Membership and Networks Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,390 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders – YouthBorders is a home working organisation, regular travel within the Scottish Borders should be anticipated.
  • Closing 24th May 2022


  • Advertised from 9th May 2022
  • 28 hours (0.8FTE) (available as 1 post; or as a shared post of 17.5 hours and 10.5 hours). Availability to work flexibly, including 1 evening per week, is desirable. 28 hours (0.8FTE) (available as 1 post; or as a shared post of 17.5 hours and 10.5 hours. Availability to work flexibly, including 1 evening per week, is desirable. Fixed term. Likelihood of continuation, subject to ongoing funding.

Role

YouthBorders is the network of voluntary and community-based youth organisations in the Scottish Borders, supporting and promoting good quality youth work.

YouthBorders is growing our team to respond to increased demand for our support; and following sustained membership growth over the past 2 years. We are recruiting flexibly for staff to join us to further our Membership and Networks support. This opportunity is available as 1 post of 28 hours/week; or could be split in to two positions, one of 17.5 hours and one of 10.5 hours per week.

Successful applicants will be motivated and driven, with a commitment and passion to strengthening communities. You will be membership focused and deliver outputs and achieve outcomes which advances the relationship between YouthBorders and our members. You will support our aim of improving young people’s lives through quality youth work.

You will work alongside our Senior Membership Development Officer to fulfil the organisation’s requirements for membership support, development and growth. You will establish and support a Voluntary and Community Services Network which engages with third sector organisations (specifically those providing emotional health and wellbeing support to young adults aged 16-25) to further collaboration, partnership, and to amplify the voice of organisations and their service users.

Pre-employment Checks: PVG and Satisfactory References

Application notes

Applications should be made on the YouthBorders Job Application Form: available at youthborders.org.uk/vacancies

Completed forms should be submitted by 9am on Tuesday 24th May 2022 to: info@youthborders.org.uk

If you would like to speak to our team prior to applying please email our Chief Officer, susan@youthborders.org.uk or call 07725 075 458.