Youth Engagement Managers x 3

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,000
  • Dundee, Glasgow and Dumfries & Galloway
  • Closing 4th December 2020

  • Advertised from 18th November 2020
  • Fixed term contract until 31st March 2021


Project Scotland, is delighted to announce that it has been asked to support the delivery of the Young Persons Guarantee by the Scottish Government, this will enable us to reach more young people and support them in their journey to a positive destination through volunteering.We are therefore looking to grow our team.

We are looking to recruit 3 youth engagement managers to cover Dundee, Glasgow and Galloway. All of our staff are working from home just now, but we expect the Youth Engagement Managers to be locality focused going forward. We are looking to extend our services in Glasgow, and Galloway, and establish a new presence in Perth.

All the posts have the potential to be full time but we are willing to offer more flexible arrangements to suit individual circumstances. Roles will be offered until 31st March 2021 when the posts will be reviewed. We are anticipating further demand for our services, and we are therefore also looking to develop a pool of potential candidates.

Job Purpose

  • To support people who engage with our service and identify and support any barriers or challengers highlighted by them.
  • To identify, develop, and manage partnerships with charitable and not-for-profit organisations across your designated area.
  • To create diverse, high-quality structured volunteering opportunities with partner organisations, ensuring that roles reflect the needs and interests of the various people who want to volunteer.
  • To create, develop and manage partnerships with referral partners across the third sector.

Main duties

  • To meet specified annual targets in placing volunteers, and achieving positive outcomes for people in those placements
  • To develop and maintain excellent relationships with charity partners and local referral partnerships who both refer and host people who could benefit from our services.
  • To identify and develop relationships with new partners to provide additional volunteering opportunities as required
  • To research and engage with partners to provide required coverage of placement sector and geography
  • To manage the risk assessment, quality assurance and audit of partners as appropriate
  • To manage all elements of the volunteer experience from application to completion of their volunteering opportunity, and beyond
  • To speak directly to volunteers and understand their wants, needs and aspirations and determine the best opportunity for each volunteer
  • To lead on the monitoring and evaluation of projects and the volunteer/partner experience.
  • To ensure all the above is done with excellent record keeping, in accordance with compliance requirements of the funder.

Please download the Job Description below to find out more about this role.

Application notes

If you are interested in any of these posts, please submit a CV with a covering letter of no more than one page, setting out how you meet the person specification for the post(s) you are applying for. Candidates should set out in their letter which post{s) they are interested in, by Friday 4th December to

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