St. Paul's Youth Forum
St. Paul's Youth Forum

Charity registered in Scotland SC042570

Established in 1997, St Paul’s Youth Forum (Scottish Charity no SC042570) works with young people and our local community in the north east of Glasgow to provide a wide range of opportunities. We run a range of activities from a youth radio station to a fresh fruit and veg barra, to weekly wood-fired pizza nights. Our ‘Blackhill’s Growing’ project is open to everyone from the local community and was set up in autumn 2015 following demand from the young people we work with. We enable local people to move beyond foodbanks by growing, cooking and eating together.

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SPYF Community Bike Mechanic & Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,885
  • St Paul’s Youth Forum, 30 Langdale Street, Blackhill, Glasgow, G33 1DL, plus other locations across North Glasgow
  • Closing 17th March 2024

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes focusing on Eating, Education, Exercise and Empowerment.

Purpose of the Role

As part of our programme to ensure that everyone can get ‘On Bikes’ we are looking for an SPYF Bike Mechanic who will help SPYF meet its aims and vision. This will compliment wider Scottish Government policies to encourage people to actively travel instead of using private cars for transport.

The Bike Mechanic will specifically support our partnership with North Glasgow Homes (ngh) with additional support for other projects headed up by On Bikes. This will include the Free Bikes Project, the Cycle Friendly Schools Fund and the new launch of the SPYF On Bikes social enterprise shop at the Hogganfield Loch.

The post holder is key to ensuring the relationship between St Paul’s Youth Forum and ngh is positively maintained, and as such work will include not only mechanics, but also a variety of Active Travel community engagement activities dependent on the postholder’s skill set.

A crucial part of the role will also be to work as part of the wider St Paul’s Youth Forum team to build referrals and add value to other projects and activities which we run, increasing overall engagement of the wider community and maximising the ways we can help fulfil local need.

This post will entail evening and weekend working.

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Bikeability Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,259 pro-rata
  • Glasgow, G33 1DL
  • Closing 5th January 2024

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes for young people and our local community, focusing on eating, education, exercise and empowerment.

Purpose of the role

Are you passionate to ensure that everyone can get ‘On Bikes’ we are looking for a SPYF Bikeability Coordinator to teach school children and community members the necessary skills to achieve the Bikeability National Standard levels and be able to use their bikes competently and confidently.

The post holder will oversee the day-to-day running of the On Bikes Bikeability programme and will be responsible for coordinating and delivering training across the northeast of Glasgow, establishing and developing partnerships with local schools, promoting cycle training to groups and individuals, carrying out project monitoring, evaluation, writing funding reports, and carrying out associated administration tasks including updating and responding to social media posts.

We are looking for someone who is keen to work with dedicated and passionate colleagues and who is a good fit with the values of our organisation. For this role, having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important to us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not yet have all the general requirements listed, so if you feel that your current skills and experience will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.

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Bike Mechanic

  • Full time
  • £22,885
  • Glasgow, G33 1DL
  • Closing 29th November 2023

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes for young people and our local community, focusing on eating, education, exercise and empowerment.

Purpose of the role

Are you passionate to ensure that everyone can get ‘On Bikes’. We are looking for a trained SPYF Bike Mechanic. The SPYF Bike Mechanic will help SPYF meet its aims and vision. This will compliment wider Scottish Government policies to encourage people to actively travel instead of using to private cars for transport.

The SPYF Bike Mechanic will support various projects headed up by On Bikes. This will include the Free Bikes Project, the Cycle Friendly Schools Fund and the new launch of the SPYF On Bikes social enterprise shop at the Hogganfield Loch.

We are looking for someone who is keen to work with dedicated and passionate colleagues and who is a good fit with the values of our organisation. For this role, having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important to us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not yet have all the general requirements listed, so if you feel that your current skills and experience will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.

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Youth Work Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,000 – £35,000
  • Glasgow, G33 1DR
  • Closing 29th November 2023

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes for young people and our local community, focusing on eating, education, exercise and empowerment.

Purpose of the role

This is a senior leadership post in our organisation and wish passionate and skilled youth work leaders to apply for this exciting opportunity. The role involves working with young people to arrange events, activities and training to develop their ability to fully participate in forums, after school, weekend, holiday club events and consultations as appropriate. The Youth Work Manager will also engage with the Activity Team and the SPYF Molendinar Community Centre Teams to ensure that the young people have a full and varied programme of activity with SPYF.

Vital to the culture of the Youth Work Team and the practice are that the SPYF service is Youth-led and that young people's voices are central to the provision offered to them. SPYF also wants to ensure that the youth work team is:

Inclusive, equal and diverse.

  • Has respect for all.
  • Works in a quality and safe environment and ensures the well-being of the young people and the staff.
  • Empowers its staff and young people.
  • Creates an environment of Positivity.

Working closely with staff, Trustees, local authorities, funders and external commercial organisations, the Youth Work Manager will work to ensure that the SPYF youth work team will be vibrant, welcoming, well-managed that operates for the benefit of, not only local residents, but young people throughout Provanmill, Blackhill and the surrounding localities.

We are looking for someone who is keen to work with dedicated and passionate colleagues and who is a good fit with the values of our organisation. For this role, having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important to us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not yet have all the general requirements listed, so if you feel that your current skills and experience will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.

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Social Enterprise Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £19,838
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th November 2023

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes for young people and our local community, focusing on eating, education, exercise and empowerment.

Purpose of the role

Are you passionate about local food, social enterprise and maximising the benefits to local communities?

As our Social Enterprise Development Officer you will work with our Blackhill’s Growing Coordinator to build a social enterprise element within the community growing project strand of SPYF.

This is a year-long position funded by the Rank Foundation as part of their Time to Shine programme. Time to Shine provides a unique learning and development opportunity for a candidate who is underemployed or looking for a career change to grow their leadership potential. The programme’s distinctive culture incorporates a range of personal and professional development activities for the Time to Shine leader.

We are looking for someone who is keen to work with dedicated and passionate colleagues and who is a good fit with the values of our organisation. For this role, having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important to us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not yet have all the general requirements listed, so if you feel that your current skills and experience will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.

For further information, please contact Joe Lowit on joe@stpaulsyouthforum.co.uk or 07719328018.

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SPYF Youth and Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th September 2023

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes focusing on eating, education, exercise and empowerment.

Purpose of the role

Are you passionate about working with people to make a positive difference to their lives?

As a Youth and Community Development Worker you will work with the young people and the community of Blackhill/Provanmill to provide high quality development opportunities focusing on our themes of eating, exercise, education and empowerment. At St Paul’s Youth Forum (SPYF) we work tirelessly to combat the worst effects of poverty in our community - if you are driven, enthusiastic and thrive from helping others realise their potential then we want to hear from you!

You will have experience of planning and delivering engaging impactful youth work and/or community development programmes and activities, and will take an approach in line with SPYF’s values of inclusiveness, accessibility and support. You will have experience of working with people who have experienced barriers to participation in community life.

The Youth and Community Development Worker will work across all SPYF activities, including on our Diversionary youth work project and at the SPYF Molendinar Community Centre.

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SPYF Training Cafe Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,259
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th September 2023

About the Organisation

St Paul’s Youth Forum is changing lives in north-east Glasgow! We are a dynamic community and youthwork organisation, working with our local community to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in Blackhill/Provanmill and maximise opportunities for education, exercise, healthy eating and empowerment.

Thanks to significant funding from Glasgow City Council, and the support of the People Make Glasgow Communities team and Glasgow Life, we are thrilled to be able to reopen our local Community Centre and establish a community hub in the heart of Blackhill. The Café will be at the heart of this new venture.

Purpose of the Role

Are you passionate about the power food has to bring people together? Would you love to develop a new social enterprise? At SPYF, food has long been at the core of many of our programmes and we are hugely excited for the potential of this new cafe.

The Molendinar Cafe Manager will set up and manage the cafe within the SPYF Molendinar Community Centre, providing a vital service for the local community. A key purpose of the cafe will be to provide a free healthy meal for anyone in need, alongside other menu options.

The Molendinar Cafe Manager will be responsible for developing all protocols, ensuring they are adhered to, and managing a team member who will look after the cafe during late afternoon and evening shifts.

Working closely with staff, Trustees, local authorities, funders and external commercial organisations, the Molendinar Cafe Manager will work to ensure that a welcoming space operates for the benefit of, not only young people and local residents, but people throughout Glasgow.

Thanks to funding from Glasgow City Council’s Place Fund, this post is funded for 1.5 years with a view to extend this subject to further funding.

To set up an informal chat about the role, please email debbie@stpaulsyouthforum.co.uk

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SPYF Community Centre Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,000 – £35,000
  • Blackhill, Glasgow
  • Closing 10th April 2023

The SPYF Molendinar Community Centre Manager will play a key role in the day-to-day management and ensure the smooth running of the SPYF Molendinar Community Centre in Blackhill, which has been closed for the last three years. Thanks to funding from Glasgow City Council’s Place Fund, the manager will have six members of staff to lead.

Organisation profile:

St Paul’s Youth Forum aims to alleviate the worst effects of poverty in the Blackhill/ Provanmill area of Glasgow through our programmes focusing on Eating, Education, Exercise and Empowerment. We are part of the People Make Glasgow Communities, working in partnership with the City Council and Glasgow Life to reopen our local.

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On Bikes Apprentice Bike Mechanic

  • Part time
  • £18,000 pro-rata
  • St Paul’s Youth Forum and Seven Lochs/Hogganfield Loch
  • Closing 25th August 2022

St Paul’s Youth Forum are seeking a passionate and committed individual to help us kick-start a cycling revolution at the Seven Lochs Hogganfield Loch. St Paul’s have gained funding to start and run a bike repair shop/hire venue.

As the On Bikes Apprentice Bike Mechanic you will be leaning or refining skills to repair and maintain bikes. You will have the chance to go through training that will give you an industry standard qualification. You will then be supported by a community engagement officer and experienced and trained bike mechanic to use these skills in a bike hub at the Hogganfield Loch. You will help a community development officer to lend out bikes for a small fee, talking to the public to gain interest in the project.

As this is a new project, we need someone who isn’t afraid to get stuck in, learn and have fun!

This position is funded through the Rank foundation for 6 months from the start of employment.

For more information please see attached Job Description or contact Ben Raw via ben@stpaulsyouthforum.co.uk or 0141 770 8559 / 07874 058504.

Organisation profile:

Established in 1997, St Paul’s Youth Forum works with young people in the north east of Glasgow to provide a wide range of opportunities for their growth and development. We run a wide range of activities from a youth radio station to weekly pizza nights.

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On Bikes Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Hogganfield and Blackhill, Glasgow
  • Closing 11th August 2022

St Paul’s Youth Forum are seeking a passionate and committed individual to help us kick-start a cycling revolution at the Seven Lochs Hogganfield Loch. St Paul’s have gained funding to start and run a bike repair shop/hire venue.

As the On Bikes Community Development Worker you will be working to support apprentice bike mechanics thrive and learn in a supportive atmosphere. You will also have a public facing role in which you will engage with the local community in how best to support them use active transport as a way of moving around the City.

Strong communication and people skills are essential for this role as you will be working with young people to set them up to be able to cycle to and from school.

As this is a new project, we need someone who can take the initiative and who isn’t afraid to get stuck in!

This position is funded through the Rank foundation for 6 months from the start of employment.

For more information please see attached Job Description or contact Ben Raw via ben@stpaulsyouthforum.co.uk or 0141 770 8559 / 07874 058504.

Organisation profile:

Established in 1997, St Paul’s Youth Forum works with young people in the north east of Glasgow to provide a wide range of opportunities for their growth and development. We run a wide range of activities from a youth radio station to weekly pizza nights.

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On Bikes Pilot Project Mechanic

  • Part time
  • £26,000 pro-rata
  • Royston, Germiston, Blackhill in Glasgow
  • Closing 20th October 2021

St Paul’s Youth Forum are seeking a passionate and committed individual to help us kick-start a cycling revolution in the North East of Glasgow!

As the On Bikes Pilot Project Mechanic you will be working in partnership with a Community Development Worker who will be employed by Rosemount Development Trust. Together you will work with local schools and organisations to deliver this exciting new project. We are looking for an experienced individual who has a passion for cycling, to provide free bikes to young people of school age who can't afford them, so that every child in Scotland leaves school able to cycle safely. Strong communication and people skills are essential for this role as you will be working with young people to set them up to be able to cycle to and from school.

As this is a new project, we need someone who can take the initiative and who isn’t afraid to get stuck in!

This position is funded through the Transport for Scotland until 16/08/2022.

For more information please see attached Job Description or contact Ben Raw via ben@stpaulsyouthforum.co.uk or 0141 770 8559 / 07874 058504

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