Do you want to work for a social enterprise that thrives on making a difference to the lives of the most disadvantaged young people, adults and communities? Are you passionate about all people being able to reach their full potential and generating creative solutions to the barriers that prevent this from happening with the individuals.
We are seeking a creative, energetic and compassionate individual to fill this vacancy and work in our amazing training team.
The Larder is committed to creating a more equal and just Scotland through the alternative economic model of social enterprise and calling for a Scotland without poverty, where everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential and the right to food is enshrined in Scots law.
The role will be instrumental in the continued development of our training academy for young people and adults who experience complex and multiple barriers to reaching their full potential. Last year we support 350 learners with 100% of those that we worked with being more confident, 93% gaining qualifications and 81% reaching a positive destination where eligible.
We are recruiting for an experienced and dynamic Project Co-ordinator to join our award winning training team to develop and establish our new Youth Enterprise Support Programme (YES).
The role is instrumental in the continued development of our training academy for young people and adults experiencing complex and multiple barriers to reaching their full potential. Last year we supported 350 children, young people and adults with 100% telling us they were more confident, 93% gaining qualifications and 81% reaching a positive destination.
The Project Co-ordinator will be responsible for Developing two, co-produced enterprise training programmes with young people being involved in the design, development and delivery of the projects:
• Shooting Stars and Slippery Slopes board game, raising awareness of gambling in a fun and engaging way.
• Adapting the workplace for Neurodivergence - to raise awareness with employers on how to support young people and adults who are living with neurodivergence into sustainable employment. The programmes will be designed and delivered by young people with lived experience.
The successful post holder will be responsible for developing the project from scratch, recruiting young people and developing the ideas as enterprising projects that can be sustainable beyond the funding period of two years.
The YES programme Project Co-ordinator will recruit and support 20 young people to co-produce and deliver an enterprise project.
The successful candidate will have strong youth work skills and at least three years’ experience of working with young people in co-production. We are also looking for someone who can work on a strengths based model of youth work and has an understanding of social enterprise.
The role is full time position but we would consider part time and/or flexible working. We have a fantastic facility to deliver training and amazing team to help you become part of The Larder family. Core hours are Monday - Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm but you may be required to work alternative hours, including evenings and weekends. You will have 29 days annual leave per year, inclusive of public holidays.
Interested? If you have any questions about the role, please email Garry Walker, email@example.com to arrange informal chat.
To find out more about what The Larder do please visit our website thelarder.org or download our recruitment pack
Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023
Interview Date: Shortlisting Tuesday 5th December and interview date(s) week commencing 11th December. We will contact all candidates by Wednesday 6th December to confirm if selected for interview
The Larder are an equal opportunities organisation, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.