Peeblesshire Youth Trust
Peeblesshire Youth Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC047324

Peeblesshire Youth Trust supports young people from Primary 6 across all of Tweeddale, through to S2 at Peebles High School. We help to boost confidence and self-esteem, as well as building resilience and enhancing social skills, to smoothen the transition from primary to secondary school. We deliver a variety of programmes including “Achieve Your Potential” workshops, regular group activity sessions, one-to-one mentoring, primary-secondary transition support sessions, in-school programmes and delivery of Christmas hampers to local families. Most of our activities are held in the local community, at various halls or outdoor spaces around Tweeddale. All sessions are free for young people to attend, and are planned around having fun whilst making new friends and learning new skills!.

Current vacancies

Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,500 – £32,500
  • On site: Peebles
  • Closing 19th July 2024

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a charity that is firmly embedded in the community. Based in Peebles, Peeblesshire Youth Trust supports 10-14 year olds throughout Tweeddale to build resilience and achieve their potential. We support our young people to develop good relationships with their peers and families, and to make a positive impact in our community.

The successful candidate will manage a small team of staff and have overall responsibility for its volunteers and associated support programmes. You will be an excellent communicator, and be able to engage with, and understand the issues faced by children and young people with low confidence and self-esteem.