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Applcation deadline Wednesday 8th April 2015 with interview being held on the Tuesday 14th April 2015                        


Job Title                                             :    YoMo Volunteer Support Office (over 18 years only)

Location                                             :    Young Movers Glenburn Centre 6 Glenburn Place G34 9AN

Contract                                             :    20 hours per week @£11.00 per hour

Probationary Period                           :    3 months

Accountability                                    :    Project Coordinator


  • To support and develop the volunteering opportunities at YoMo, working with and developing new relationship with partners to recruit young volunteers. 
  • To engage young volunteers in the planning, delivery and evaluation of YouthBank and other volunteer opportunities within YoMo.


  • To work as part of a team and develop positive trusting relationships with young people.
  • To make regular contact with young people in order to identify, assess, and meet their formal and informal educational needs, and to encourage higher self expectations, standards and skills.


  • Support the personal and social development of young people through creative programmes.


  • To share responsibility with members of the youth work team in planning outings/trips, and devise relevant training and educational programmes for young people.
  • To participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and one to one supervision sessions where appropriate.
  • Collate evidence and reports of activity from volunteers for monitoring and evaluation purposes 
  • Adhere to and implement all YoMo’s policies.
  • To undertake any other appropriate tasks, as identified by the co-ordinator or management committee.



Person Specification



Relevant experience in Youth Work

Relevant qualification in Youth Work

Experience of delivering Youth Achievement Awards

Training in child protection, first aid and training specific to working with young people

Excellent interpersonal skills, experience of working directly with young people and community groups and young people

Experience of completing personal development plans with young people 

Able to maintain accurate records in support of monitoring and evaluation

Experience of building relationships with community partners

A passion for working with young people

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a wider team.

Understanding the issues affecting young people


Good computer skills, proficient with ms office applications


Self-motivated, solution focued and positive thinker


Hold a current clean drivers licence


Be prepared to undergo clearance from PGV disclosure system