Programme Manager, Reading Friends Scotland

The Reading Agency
United Kingdom
13 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
National charity, The Reading Agency is looking to recruit an experienced project manager to support our Reading Friends programme through the roll out phase in Scotland.

You will be responsible for the development and day-to-day delivery of the programme, building on the learning from the pilot phase.

Home based, you will work with our Scottish programme partners and the London based Reading Friends team.

Reading Friends is an innovative UK-wide reading befriending programme, delivered by The Reading Agency with funding from the National Lottery Community Fund. The programme is about to start the final year of a four-year funded development and roll out phase.

Reading Friends builds social connections using reading to start conversations that combat loneliness and isolation for some of the most vulnerable members of our society; older people, people with dementia and carers. It is powered by volunteers of all ages and delivered by public libraries, community and voluntary organisations.

This is a part time (22.5 hours pw), fixed term contract to 31 August 2020

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The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Monday 5 August 2019

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 21 August 2019