Galgael Trust
Galgael Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC026824

GalGael create work and meaning in communities where there is little of either. All our activity creates learning and development experiences through craft skills and practical work. The difference this makes to people and communities is the primary interest of the Trust, complemented by the primary aim of Enterprise – to sustain this difference by generating income and employment. 


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Community Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,916 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th February 2024

GalGael are a community organisation who stand for health, compassion and justice for all. As part of our Making Just Futures project we are looking for a Community Support worker. You’ll add to our capacity to maintain a supportive community where people reclaim skills, agency and their wellbeing.

You’ll be good with people and have experience working in community or health and social care work. This role is for you if you have a capacity for tolerance and patience. The role will be based at our workshop premises near Ibrox Subway.

GalGael is a small community organisation. We create the conditions for people from marginalised communities to reclaim health and agency through working with their hands. This takes place within the context of community woven around woodwork, growing, cooking, eating, boat repair and rowing. Our Making Just Futures project is a practical and participatory response to poverty, poor mental health, inequality, and loneliness and a means to develop capacities necessary for a just transition to net zero carbon.

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Project Administrator

  • Part time
  • £24,403 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th June 2023

GalGael are a creative and resourceful organisation seeking an experienced project administrator to join our team on our new project Making Just Futures. We’re a small team wrestling with lots of work that’s often complex so reliable back-office skills are essential in running a ‘tight ship’, such as Word, Excel and data entry. The nature of the organisation’s work can be unpredictable so we need team members who can bring consistency and be highly organised.

You'll bring experience in office administration and be central to supporting our new project including maintaining project records and supporting compilation of reports. Maintaining a supportive environment is an integral aspect of any staff role within GalGael. Salary £24,403.57 pro rata - 21 hours per week (by agreement). The location for the post will be GalGael’s workshop premises near Ibrox Subway. This post is initially funded for two years by Glasgow Communities and Place Fund through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

With roots in Glasgow’s southside, GalGael work together on common tasks that reveal our common humanity. We strive for a just Scotland freed from scarcity, violence and loneliness. We create the conditions for people from marginalised communities to reclaim health and agency through working with their hands. This takes place within the context of community woven around woodwork, growing, cooking, eating, boat repair and rowing. We bring learning alive for people, many of whom are on the margins, in ways that are relevant to increasing wellbeing and a range of other complex needs. For over twenty-five years we have offered experiences whereby folk create meaning, connection and sense of self.

Collaborating with people from communities across Glasgow, Making Just Futures will co-produce a community curriculum of new and continuing learning experiences through which people can reclaim skills, agency and their wellbeing. Over two years, Making Just Futures will empower communities to imagine, determine and ultimately make just futures that meet their needs for living well and sustainably in an increasingly uncertain world.

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Administrative and Bookkeeping Assistant

  • Part time
  • £19,255 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th January 2022

We are a creative and resourceful organisation who is seeking an experienced administration assistant with bookkeeping experience to join our small, self-managing team. You'll bring much valued good experience in office administration. IT knowledge should include Word, Excel, (Xero and Google Suite knowledge desirable). Maintaining a supportive environment will be an integral aspect of the role, including supporting volunteer involvement in reception tasks. Contracted hours per week will be 15 to 18 by agreement, pro rata an annual salary of £19,255 (35 hours per week). The location will be at the GalGael premises near Ibrox Subway.

GalGael stand shoulder to shoulder with marginalised and disadvantaged groups, the unemployed and underemployed including those who experience mental and physical ill health, addiction, isolation and involvement in the criminal justice system. We stand for health, compassion and justice – working together on demanding common tasks that reveal our humanity. We have provided a focal point for practical skills and community at our workshop and yard in Govan for over twenty years and strive to create experiences that enable people to feel valued, respected and accepted for contributions that are within their capabilities.

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