Springboard Youth Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,500 pro-rata
  • Awaz FM 64 Darnley Street, Glasgow, G41 2SE
  • Closing 14th April 2021

  • Advertised from 31st March 2021
  • 25 hours per week. Funded by The Robertson Trust for 2 years.


Springboard will work with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) young people including refugees/asylum seekers, aged 16-25, experiencing homelessness or insecure housing and with BME young offenders/ ex-offenders / those at risk of offending.

The aim is to provide a safe nurturing space and supports that can enable young people to develop and achieve their potential, reaching positive destinations such as a stable home, college or employment.

Group activities will help overcome isolation, build skills and confidence and promote health and wellbeing - to include music, photography, film, fun English language learning, in accordance with the young people’s needs/interests.

Young people will receive 1:1 mentoring and coaching support as and when needed. Practical supports will include accompanying young people to appointments as required.

The role of the Development Worker is to support and empower young people from BME backgrounds to become active and valued members of society. To develop and deliver a high-quality service which provides groupwork activities and 1:1 individual, person-centred support empowering young people to overcome disadvantage and reach positive destinations. To ensure service outputs are delivered effectively and outcomes achieved.

Reports to: Project Manager

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply please send CV and covering letter to ali@awaz.org.uk

Closing date: 14 april 2021