Outdoor Programme Leader (female)

Venture Scotland offers an outdoor-based personal development programme which empowers young people aged 16-30, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives, to create and sustain change.

We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our Young People, working with them to make lasting changes in their lives and helping them play a positive role in their communities.

We are seeking an Outdoor Programme Leader to deliver our outdoors based, long term Journey programme. This includes delivering outdoor activities and residentials and providing in depth social and emotional learning opportunities for individuals and groups.

The job will also involve reviewing our programme with young people, evaluation, supporting and developing volunteers, managing logistics and ensuring the highest standards of safety at all times.

Do you want to work in a supportive team of people, who really care about the young people we are helping? Do you want to work in an organisation who listens, values everyone views and cares about the health and wellbeing of their staff? Do you understand the transformative effect of the outdoors? Are you passionate about #ChangingYoungLives Outdoors?

Minimum NGB’s – Mountain Leader (Summer), Rock Climbing Instructor, UKCC Level 2 Canoe, FSRT and D1 licence.

This post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010).

Further Information

This position is a full-time position that is currently funded for 3 years

Location: Edinburgh
Deadline: Tuesday 28th July 2020
Salary: £23,831 – £26,929 per annum + 5% employer pension contribution (with 5% employee contribution)

For further information, details on how to apply and a full job description and person specification please contact admin@venturescotland.org.uk

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