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Project Officer (Volunteers & Community Activists)

We have a new vacancy for a Project Officer who will be responsible for coordinating the participation of volunteers and activists within LEAP Sports and for ensuring that they are effectively supported, deployed and rewarded on their pathway. 

Volunteers, community activists and equality in sport activists are central to the work of LEAP Sports; they far outnumber our staff team and contribute significantly to our work through a wide range of activities including: running events and community actions; supporting delivery of projects and groups; research, policy and advocacy; representing our work, promotion and dissemination; practical support tasks. We also have an established volunteer steering group, Volunteer Voice. 

The successful candidate will:

  • recognise and respect the place of volunteers and activists within LEAP Sports and be motivated towards their successful participation  
  • recruit, deploy and support volunteers, community activists and equality in sport activists 
  • develop learning and development routes 
  • ensure participation through supportingVolunteer Voice and undertaking targeted actions to involve marginalised communities and underrepresented geographic communities.
  • be skilled in digital work and support the development of new digital activism opportunities 

The job is based in Glasgow with regular travel across Scotland, and currently partially home-based. The job is 18 hours per week, worked across 3 days with a salary of £23,664 per annum pro rata. The contract will be initially fixed term until the end of March 2024 but with the intention to extend and develop this role. 

The closing date for applications is 15th December 2021 and interviews will be held on 20th December.

Interested? Download the pack below.