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HOPE Project Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,862 pro-rata
  • Stevenston, North Ayrshire
  • Closing 19th August 2021

  • Advertised from 13th August 2021
  • 28 hours per week. 9am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday (degree of flexibility required). Evening & weekend work may also be required. This post is funded until 31st October 2023 (Subject to meeting agreed outcomes)
  • +10% Pension Contribution & Mileage Allowance


CLASP is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Manager to recruit, train, support and place a team of volunteers in the delivery of our HOPE Project services. The HOPE (Helping Older People Evolve) Project supports older adults aged 50+ across North Ayrshire. Our services include one to one befriending in the person’s own home, telephone/digital befriending, weekly lunch clubs, social activities/outings, health and fitness classes, and information sessions. We have also introduced a digital participation service providing one to one and small group tuition for older adults in the use of digital technology utilising the essential digital skills framework which will be managed by a new Digital Participation Manager.

We are ideally looking for a candidate who is sympathetic to the needs of the client group. A good working knowledge and recent experience of volunteer recruitment and management, general management and project management is essential. The HOPE Manager will be responsible for the day to day management of the Project and staff and volunteer teams,reporting directly to the CLASP Board of Directors. You will therefore ideally have a relevant qualification at management level. There will also be a requirement to source and complete funding applications to help expand and develop the Project’s activities so a knowledge or experience of this would be advantageous.

Application notes

An application pack including a job description, is available to download below.

Please return completed applications to highlighting the position you are applying for.

Completed applications must be submitted by no later than 5pm on Thursday,19th August 2021.

Interviews for the HOPE Manager post will be held week commencing 23rd August 2021.

The HOPE Project is 'Supported by the National Lottery Community Fund'