Outdoor Programme Leaders

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,892 – £32,342
  • Glasgow Based
  • Closing 12th August 2022

  • Advertised from 12th July 2022


This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and well-established charity, to work as part of an inclusive and supportive team culture and to make a real, often life-changing difference in the lives of young people. Our work is meaningful, varied and challenging and in return, you will be able to contribute to the organisation’s strategy and direction, have opportunities for self-development and training and benefit from our comprehensive staff support package.

Venture Scotland offers a long-term, outdoor-based personal development programme which empowers young people aged 16-30, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives, to create and sustain change.

We focus on the physical, mental and emotional well-being of our Young People, working with them both in group settings and 1-2-1, to make lasting changes in their lives and help them play a positive role in their communities.

We are seeking 3 new outdoor delivery staff who identifies with our values of Trust, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Environment and Personal Development, to help deliver programmes. This includes delivering outdoor activities and residentials and providing in-depth social and emotional learning opportunities for individuals and groups. We welcome applications from diverse communities.

These key roles within our organisation will also involve evaluation, supporting and developing volunteers and staff, managing logistics and ensuring the highest standards of safety while building on our open, collaborative and inclusive work culture.

Minimum Qualifications vary per role but Summer Mountain Leader – Assessed is required for all roles


Team leader - SJC Scale 28-32 (£28,475 - £32,342) + 5% Employer Pension & 5% Employee Contribution Pro Rata.

Senior Outdoor Programme leader - 23-27 (£24,797 - £27,601) + 5% Employer Pension & 5% Employee Contribution Pro Rata.

Outdoor Programme Leader - SJC Scale 18-22 (£21,892 - £24,151) + 5% Employer Pension & 5% Employee Contribution Pro Rata.

These roles are considered ‘regulated work’ as it involves activities with both children and protected adults. Under our safeguarding policy, this role will require a PVG.

Application notes

If you are applying for these roles you need to prove that you have the right to live and work in the UK. If you do not possess this right, then your application will not be considered.

For further information, details on how to apply and a full job description and person specification please contact admin@venturescotland.org.uk