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Youth & Events Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th October 2019

  • Advertised from 20th September 2019
  • 36 hours per week


MAF Scotland - we are hiring!

In order to position ourselves for the future, MAF UK based in Glasgow are expanding and restructuring their Scottish team. We are now seeking passionate, talented, and creative individuals who can help us grow our profile and supporter awareness networks in Scotland.

We are looking for a part time Youth & Events Coordinator to join the team.

MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) is a dynamic Christian aviation charity, operating 130 light aircraft in around 25 developing countries. Soaring over deserts, jungles and mountains, we bring help to some of the most isolated communities on earth. In the UK, MAF is a registered charity funded by voluntary donations which help finance the work of MAF worldwide.

Reporting to the Head of MAF Scotland, this role is aimed at highly collaborative team players, who will deliver in their areas of responsibility helping to organise and deliver events, coordinate volunteers, connect with our head office and overseas missionaries, and deliver MAF Youth activities.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator and influencer, passionate about the work of MAF with a strong ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks, projects or events as well as engage, enthuse and motivate volunteers.

This role will be working alongside the MAF in the Community Team for Scotland, and the wider UK Youth Team, the main aim will be to increase awareness and stimulate new growth within MAF Scotland, with a focus on youth and young people.

You will be involved in helping to organise and deliver a range MAF events using various resources available and will be key to ensuring Scottish events run smoothly.

You will take the lead to organise and deliver presentations to a younger audience, and liaise regularly with the UK youth team, to support the delivery of the MAF Youth strategy to our young Scottish audience. You will also be expected to grow our bank of Scottish MAF Youth Volunteers and support them in their roles.

This role will involve regular travel within Scotland and occasional travel to MAF UK Head office in Folkstone. It will also involve some evening and weekend work.

There is an occupational requirement for the job holder of this position to be a committed Christian. Additional information is available on request.

Key responsibilities:

  • To support the Scottish MIC Team, in their community work with a focus on working with youth, students and other young people up until 25years of age. This will include attending and sometimes presenting at church and community events, Christian festivals, schools and other youth and young person’s events.
  • To take the lead with organising, setting-up and attending Scottish events (reaching a wide range of age groups) - this will include work that involves heavy lifting and towing of mobile resources, but training will be provided, if required.
  • Liaise with MAF UK’s Youth Team, to develop and deliver MAF Youth speaking opportunities in Scotland, in line with UK Youth strategy.
  • Establish a Scottish School network, by delivering events and presentations in schools to raise the awareness of MAF, increase youth volunteering and fundraising partnerships.
  • Develop the bank of Scottish MAF Youth Volunteers and support them in their roles.

Required skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, and holding a full, clean driving license, possibly holding an event management qualification and/or a trailer license.
  • Proven experience in planning and project management with the ability to communicate clearly, assertively, and diplomatically at all levels in group and one to one settings
  • Ability to plan and work strategically
  • Ability to supervise, motivate and envision team members
  • Willingness and ability to work within organisational guidelines and corporate objectives
  • Enthusiasm and passion for learning about MAF and sharing that with others
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team


  • Annual salary £25,500 per annum.
  • 22 days annual leave plus 9 bank holidays per year
  • Additional paid leave between Christmas and the New Year office closure.
  • MAF UK provides a non-contributory pension scheme for staff of 10% salary on joining.

Application notes

How to apply: To request specific role information and an application pack go to for full details.

Closing date: Friday, 11th October 2019, 5pm

Interview dates: Monday, 28th- Thursday, 31st October