Project Worker Glasgow x 2 Posts

  • Full time
  • £20,983
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th August 2022


  • Advertised from 29th July 2022
  • 5 days pw (36.25 hours) to be worked flexibly and subject to the needs of the project. Contract: 12 months (extension subject to funding).

Role

Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) is an established charity going through a period of exciting growth and development as we address increased demand for our services.

Through new funding, these new positions are required to support the delivery of our activities within our Glasgow Community Hub as we grow bike donations, repairs and distributions. We are looking for someone who can help us to promote our values, deliver our charitable aims and activities, and sustain our commitment to support New Scots.

You will work on a variety of projects including the support of volunteer bike mechanics, bike collections, repairs and distributions, and special projects and activities. You will be expected to increase our impact in the support of New Scots through improving workflow management, improving efficiency, and increasing productivity in the repair and distribution of bikes.

If you are passionate about bicycles and cycling and have an interest in human rights and supporting disadvantaged groups, then this could be the job for you. You will have proven experience of working with bikes and a recognised bike mechanic qualification such as Velotech or Cytech (or equivalent experience). Experience of working with volunteers is required, whilst experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers and/or other disadvantaged groups would be advantageous. A good working knowledge of IT and computer skills will be essential. You will be proactive in the co-ordination and safe delivery of activities and ensure the smooth running of the workshop/hub and be an effective communicator with staff, volunteers, New Scots and partners.

Application notes

The job description and application guidance is available for download below.

For further information and an informal chat about the posts contact either: Mike Kemp, Community Hubs Manager mike@bikesforrefugees.scot Information also at: - bikesforrefugees.scot

Please forward a CV and Covering Letter outlining -

  1. Why you are interested in this post?
  2. why you think you are the best person for the job?

Email both CV & Letter no later than Sunday 14th August to admin@bikesforrefugees.scot

THE CV AND COVERING LETTER SHOULD BE SENT AS SEPARATE PDF DOCUMENTS & SAVED IN YOUR NAME i.e. CV Jo Bloggs / Letter Jo Bloggs

Please note ‘essential’ and other requirements. You are unlikely to be shortlisted for interview if you do not meet the essential requirements. In your CV & Covering letter you should set out how you meet the requirements outlined to be considered for the post and by demonstrating why you are the best person for the job.


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