Community led environmental projects in the Southside of Glasgow.


This page lists any current vacancies or projects we have.  Please note we are always happy to accept speculative CVs.  If you think you could bring something new to our projects then please get in touch:
Urban Roots,  Toryglen Community Base,  179 Prospecthill Circus,  Glasgow,  G42 0LA
Telephone: 0141 613 2766 / 2763 or email:

Current opportunities:

Administration Officer
Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 22nd October 2018
Interview date: 26th October 2018
Hours: P/T 21 hours per week. The working pattern is flexible. Some evening and weekend working will be required.
Salary: £11,845 p.a. (£19,742 p.a. FTE).
Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2019 (Cover for staff sabbatical)
Location: Toryglen Community Base
Reporting to: Urban Roots Project Manager
Responsible for: Freelance workers, volunteers

Urban Roots is a thriving environmental and health improvement organisation. Over the past nine years, we have worked with local residents and organisations to establish a network of community gardens and woodlands across the Southside of Glasgow. We also run numerous healthy cooking projects and outdoor learning activities for children and young people. We are passionate about the benefits that our work brings to improving local environments, promoting community cohesion and supporting the health and well-being of people of all ages.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person to provide administrative support to the organisation. This will involve dealing with general enquiries, managing office resources, updating financial records and assisting the project manager and other staff with a number of tasks to ensure the smooth running of our projects. You will be required to work one Thursday evening bi-monthly to provide administrative support at board meetings. You may occasionally be required to travel to other sites.

Administration Officer Job Description and Person Specification.doc
Administration Officer Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

Administration Officer Application Form.doc
Administration Officer Application Form.pdf

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.doc
Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.pdf

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