Charity registered in Scotland SC043210
LEAP Sports are looking for a new Project Officer to lead on our Trans Active Glasgow project.
Trans Active Glasgow provides the trans & non binary community with sport and physical activity opportunities within the city. Participants also get support to continually access sport and we work closely with sport stakeholders to make their services become more trans inclusive.
If you are passionate about making sport more inclusive for the trans community and want to help more trans people get into sport, we are wanting to hear from you!
LEAP Sports are looing for an enthusiastic Project Assistant to work closely with our Community and Events team.
The Project Assistant will play an important role in working on our Glasgow community projects and other national initiatives. The successful candidate will be expected to support the team with administration, communications and event organising.
If you are passionate about LGBTIQ+ inclusion in sport, we are looking to hear from you!
We are looking for a new full-time Project Officer to develop and deliver our Glasgow based work. The successful candidate will have a key role in supporting our work to improve equality & human rights for LGBTIQ+ people in Scottish sport. Would you like to:
If so, we want to hear from you.
We are looking for a new Community Development Officer will lead a programme of activity aiming to increase LGBTIQ+ people’s engagement with sport and physical activity, and to improve health, mental wellbeing and social connectedness of LGBTIQ+ people across Perthshire. Through this work we aim to build a vibrant and connected local LGBTIQ+ sport and physical activity community, and to ensure this is connected to similar activity around Scotland.
The successful applicant will:
●Support and promote the engagement of LGBTIQ+ people across Perthshire in physical activity, sport and the outdoors.
●Work in partnership with LGBTIQ+ people in Perthshire ensuring that their experiences and views are directly embedded into the project and to the wider work of LEAP Sports.
●Develop leadership, volunteering and activism skills and opportunities for LGBTIQ+ people.
●Create local networks and engage with them in the planning of the Qeltic Games event that is scheduled for August 2023.
●Work with local stakeholders to organise and support key events locally to raise awareness of equality issues, improve access and participation and to develop opportunities for LGBTIQ+ people.
●Share relevant learning through local networks, digital platforms and national projects.
Thanks to funding from Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, we are creating a brand new full-time role of Policy Manager who will lead our policy and influencing work, improving the equality, inclusion and human rights situation of LGBTIQ+ people in sport and physical activity in Scotland. Our new Policy Manager will work with a network of policymakers; work collaboratively with stakeholders across Scottish society; and work with the LEAP Sports team across our existing areas of work, to build and to influence inclusive and rights-based policy.
If you are passionate about equality in sport for LGBTIQ+ people and have previous experience in working in a policy role or environment, we want to hear from you.
This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week, which will initially be funded for 2 years. Main hours will be Monday to Friday but working outside of these hours including occasional evening and weekend work will be required.
The role is based in our Glasgow office, though some home based work is also likely. The salary will begin at £29,512 per annum.
Could you be our first ever Trans Policy Officer? The Trans Policy Officer will work with the existing LEAP Sports team on key aspects of pathways, practice and policy to improve the inclusion and participation of trans people in sport, and to develop the confidence and skills of the sports sector to make this happen.
LEAP Sports works with trans people to ensure that it is their lived experience which is informing the data and learning we use in our policy and influencing work and to empower and support trans people to be directly involved in that work.
The successful candidate will:
• Work in partnership with trans people across Scotland to enable improved participation and engagement in sport and physical activity.
• Develop and contribute to evidence-based consultation responses, presentations and publications for a range of external stakeholders.
• Create engaging briefings and information for stakeholders to communicate our work.
• Identify and deliver on opportunities to influence sports policy.
• Represent our work externally including through meetings, conferences and seminars.
We have a new vacancy for a Project Officer who will be responsible for coordinating the participation of volunteers and activists within LEAP Sports and for ensuring that they are effectively supported, deployed and rewarded on their pathway.
Volunteers, community activists and equality in sport activists are central to the work of LEAP Sports; they far outnumber our staff team and contribute significantly to our work through a wide range of activities including: running events and community actions; supporting delivery of projects and groups; research, policy and advocacy; representing our work, promotion and dissemination; practical support tasks. We also have an established volunteer steering group, Volunteer Voice.
The successful candidate will:
• recognise and respect the place of volunteers and activists within LEAP Sports and be motivated towards their successful participation
• recruit, deploy and support volunteers, community activists and equality in sport activists
• develop learning and development routes
• ensure participation through supportingVolunteer Voice and undertaking targeted actions to involve marginalised communities and underrepresented geographic communities.
• be skilled in digital work and support the development of new digital activism opportunities
We are looking for a new Project Officer who will lead the OUT and About in the Highlands project. The project aims to increase LGBTIQ+ people’s engagement with sport and physical activity, improve mental wellbeing and develop social connectedness.
The Project Officer will work with a range of partners to improve relevant services and opportunities for LGBTIQ+ people, and will work directly with colleagues from University of Highlands and Islands (UHI) who will guide and support the learning of the project and ensure the work is informed by existing research in mental wellbeing and physical activity.
We are looking for a new full-time Participation & Engagement Manager to lead our work with sports groups, LGBTIQ+ communities and events. The successful candidate will have a key role in supporting LEAP Sports work with equality & human rights, LGBTIQ+ and sport stakeholders in Scotland.
If so, we want to hear from you.
We are looking for a new team member to lead on a portfolio of small projects designed to engage LGBTIQ+ young people in physical activity and sport, and to work with a range of partners to improve relevant services and opportunities for LGBTIQ+ young people.
The job will initially be home based, but a future blend of remote, office based (Glasgow) and on location work is envisaged.
LEAP Sports is looking for a new team member to develop and run a service for gender diverse children and their families. The service will develop a programme of regular activities offering physical activity opportunities for children, and information, peer support and networking for families.