SSF Youth Development Coordinator (Young Leaders)

Salary: £22,582 - £27,082 

Status: Full time (35 hours per week)

Contract: Fixed-term contract until end of March 2023, with possibility of extension

Closing date: 1pm on Wednesday 20th October 2021

Location: Glasgow (G40 3LJ)


Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

SSF coordinators have responsibility for achieving strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing, and Strengthening Communities. 

SSF Youth Development Coordinators are responsible for the ongoing coordination of service delivery for a specific area of work. They will act as a critical conduit between strategy and delivery and be responsible for the recruitment and retention of sessional delivery staff and volunteers.

The Young Leaders Coordinator will have a national remit supporting all teams with the recruitment and training and support of young leaders. This role will involve regular travel across Scotland as well as evening and weekend work.

SSF, in carrying out its functions as a “sport for change” charity delivering programmes to young people across Scotland, is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, and to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against in the planning and delivery of any activities.

A full job description, person specification, and application form can be downloaded from the Vacancies page of our website. 

Please provide your application form to demonstrate how you meet the person specification, highlighting the relevance of your skills and experience and suitability for the post. Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

For further information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Sean Brady at / 07912 760 287

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form to:

Please include “Youth Development Coordinator – YOUNG LEADERS” in the subject line

The closing date for applications is 1pm on Wednesday 20th October

If selected for interview, these will take place on Thursday 28th October

Date published: 29 September 2021
Date updated: 29 September 2021


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