Young Ambassadors Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £26,000
  • On site: Musselburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2024

  • Advertised from 19th June 2024
  • Salary based on relevant experience. 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation for 3 years.


Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? Do you value great employee benefits such as generous holidays and an annual training budget? Apply to join us!

Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. Since 1984, we have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education. Join our team at this exciting time of expansion as we celebrate 40 years of empowering young people!

We have a vacancy for Young Ambassadors Coordinator to be responsible for overseeing and supervising Bridges Project’s Young Ambassador Youth Participation programme.

The successful candidate will:

  • Ensure young people feel safe and supported to take part in activities that aim to put them at the centre of power, voice and agency
  • Formalise a youth participation programme of youth-led strategy, influencing and campaigning activities
  • Design, develop and run a programme which empowers the group to have greater control over the decisions that shape their lives

This is a new and exciting position in which the successful candidate will take pride in empowering the Young Ambassadors to achieve wider impact for young people and make systematic and structural changes.

It is essential that candidates have a full, clean driving licence and constant use of a car. Membership of the PVG scheme will be an essential requirement of the post. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with a 10% employer contribution.

Application notes

An application pack may be downloaded from below or from or may be requested by email: or by telephone: 0131 665 1621

Completed applications should be emailed to

Please note we do not accept CVs

Closing date: 19 July 2024 Applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis and interviews offered to suitable applicants

Bridges Project is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland SC277102

Scottish Charity Number SC036976