YPI Scotland Programme Officer

YPI Scotland

The Wood Foundation (TWF), a Scotland based Charitable Trust with a global outlook, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Programme Officer to support the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) Scotland; TWF’s flagship education programme.

Contract Hours Salary Location
Permanent Full Time Circa £27,000 Aberdeen, with travel throughout Scotland

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) Scotland is a national education programme that actively engages young people in their local community, whilst raising awareness about philanthropy.  Each participating school, each year is responsible for directing a £3000 YPI grant to a local charity through a unique programme of teamwork, research and competition. YPI Scotland is all about creativity and passion, leaving the four walls of the classroom behind, and supporting the social issues young people care most about.

Working with more than 250 secondary schools, this is a rare opportunity to play a vital role in the support and delivery of YPI Scotland. The role requires excellent organisational capabilities, a strength in building strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders and a well-developed communication skillset. The ability to work proactively to ensure delivery of key milestones and a willingness to travel throughout Scotland are essential.

A full job description and person spec is available here.

Please submit a covering letter, along with CV to: YPI@thewoodfoundation.org.uk.

Deadline for applications is Friday 22nd June 2018 at 12pm.

Interviews for successful applicants will take place on Monday 2nd July.