Charity registered in Scotland SC009569
Rosemount Development Trust (RDT) is a longstanding local community development body, working in the field of workspace provision, employment and community development in Royston, North Glasgow. It has played a lead role in creating and sustaining employment at its Charles Street and Millburn Centre premises.
Rosemount Development Trust is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a broad skill set and experience of delivering community led regeneration.
Working closely with the community of Royston and Partners on the Royston Strategy Group the Trust is seeking to address the challenging problem of vacant and derelict land and buildings in Royston.
The post-holder will develop practical and innovative approaches to bringing different types of problematic sites back into productive use, two of which are already in progress, Provanhill Street and Glenconner Park. Both projects will be an initial priority for any successful candidate to take forward.
As the Community Development Officer, you will have excellent interpersonal skills. You will work collaboratively and innovatively with the local community and businesses, our partners, Glasgow City Council and external Consultants.
This is a unique post which will require excellent negotiating and communication skills, and knowledge of funding/financing and local initiatives and regeneration projects.
The post-holder will be based at Rosemount Business Park, 141 Charles Street, G21 2QA.
Rosemount Development Trust are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Community Engagement Officer to deliver an exciting pilot project, increasing access to cycling and promoting active travel in North East Glasgow.
As the ‘Equality Cycles’ Community Engagement Officer, you will be working in partnership with a skilled Bike Mechanic who will be employed by St Paul’s Youth Forum. Together you will work with local schools and organisations to deliver this rewarding new project which will see the distribution of free bicycles to children and young people. We are looking for an individual with experience in youth work or community engagement who has a passion for cycling, to work with partners to identify young people for participation, coordinate distribution of bikes and manage tracking and reporting. Excellent people skills and a passion for working with young people are essential as you will be required to build ongoing relationships with participants.
Project management experience is preferred, and as this is a new project, we need someone who can take the initiative and who isn’t afraid to get stuck in!
The successful candidate will be based in Royston and will be required to undergo a PVG check.
This position is funded through the Transport for Scotland until 16/08/2022.
Rosemount Development Trust (RDT) is a local charity set up in 1989 to foster community regeneration and to alleviate poverty and unemployment in Royston, Glasgow.
The Trust manages workspace resources at Rosemount Business Park on a full-time basis, with profits reinvested back into the community via a small grant making system, donations and in kind provision.
As lead organisation of the Royston Strategy Group, RDT is currently engaged in a number of regeneration initiatives, including greening and mural projects, community social enterprises and continual exploration of the community ownership of local assets.