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Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £19,742 pro-rata
  • Toryglen Community Base
  • Closing 22nd October 2018

  • Advertised from 10th October 2018
  • 21 hours per week. The working pattern is flexible. Some evening and weekend working will be required. Fixed term until 31st March 2019 (Cover for staff sabbatical)


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.

Reporting to: Urban Roots Project Manager

Responsible for: Freelance workers, volunteers

Application notes

Visit website to download Job Description, Person Specification and Application form:

Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 22nd October 2018

Interview date: 26th October 2018