Youth Participation Worker

Favourite Stirling Council
Ref no: STR01919
Closes: Wednesday, 28th June 2017
Published: Wednesday, 14th June 2017
Location: Wolfcraig, Dumbarton Road
Salary: £27,150 - £29,745 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Stirling Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Community Learning & Development

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Skills and Youth Employment Team for a Youth Participation Worker. The post holder will take a key role in developing youth participation across Stirling. The post holder will work alongside local young people to build their capacities as successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society. As part of the wider Skills and Youth Employment Team the post holder will help to identify appropriate volunteering ad accreditation opportunities for young people In preparation for the Year of Young People 2018, a dynamic and innovative individual is required to support youth participation locally and nationally, as well as supporting local and national partnerships within the wider youth participation arena. The post holder will offer direct support to our local MSYPs, Stirling Youth Forum, Participative Democracy Certificates in schools and develop the ongoing preparation for YOYP18. The successful applicant will have a unique opportunity to be involved in creating and developing a range of ways in which young people can have their voices heard in Stirling.

Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to be a member of the Enhanced Disclosure Scheme. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to come in to complete the form and have your details verified.