Knightsridge Adventure Project (The Vennie) is recruiting for a Manager

Published: April 16, 2023


An extremely rare opportunity has arisen to manage a dynamic youth, children & community organisation.

Knightsridge Adventure Project S.C.I.O.-The Vennie, is a registered charity.

The organisation is well established in Knightsridge area of Livingston, West Lothian. Scotland

The Vennie’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We support the community through various means, especially through our food outlet and community garden.  We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen well being of people & families from the community.

This post will attract a salary of £35,000 pro rata 37.5 hours.

Hours of employment will be 4 days or 30 hours weekly at the Vennie

Main role & task:

The candidate for this post will be able to form and develop positive and compassionate relationships with children, young people and families. Have good interpersonal skills, as well as experience in designing tailored group work programmes. You feel confident communicating, with a solution focussed attitude.

Manage/oversee established youth clubs, bike lending library, community garden, outreach work and food outlet.

As well as evidencing your work, you can prioritise and meet deadlines. You hold knowledge and practice in relation to children and young person’s issues.

Ideally; you will have experience of working within S.I.M.D. areas. You will be asked to support staff and volunteers; to utilise youth work and/or community engagement skills. Work collaboratively with partners, Local Authorities, and other public services to create new opportunities or develop existing ones

You are flexible, given the remit of the role, as some evening and weekend work will be necessary.

You should be familiar with the Capacity Building process. This will include: writing funding application, project development, monitoring & evaluation

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