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Current Opportunities

Partnerships Project Lead

Full time, 35h/week.

Building on the successful delivery of the Youth Empowerment Programme (in partnership with Action for Children) and the Findhorn Bay Care Farm, we are seeking a project lead to initially support the pilot Moray Food Systems and Livelihoods programme based in Cullerne Garden. This new initiative is a partnership with the University of the Highlands and Islands and will work with local young people, teaching them how to grow their own food in co-creation with the intelligence of nature and gain skills to develop and build their own business. As part of our strategic direction in Education for the Foundation, we are planning to expand our work locally and together create community solutions to the issues we are currently facing. This is an expanding area of work for the Foundation with a number of local statutory and Third Sector organisations wanting to partner with us.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hold the overview for a number of partnerships, including established projects, and help support new initiatives
  • Provide day to day support to participants who are attending the projects
  • Support the current team in their tasks where needed
  • Establish links with local agencies in order to create new opportunities
  • Oversee the coordination of all of the partnerships to ensure smooth delivery

SKILLS

  • Ability to work with a diverse range of individuals and groups, including those from marginalised backgrounds
  • Have experience with at least one target group: young people, adults with a learning disability, older people, children
  • Hold a qualification in teaching, youth work, community work or other related field
  • Previous experience of, or training in: safeguarding, person centred work and ability to demonstrate adherence to good practice
  • Good basic IT skills including Google Drive and email
  • Embody the spiritual ethos of the Findhorn Foundation
  • Excellent organisational skills

CV and cover letter of no more than two pages indicating how you fit the requirements to Sara, [email protected]

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th April