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Bridging the Gap

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £32,000 – £35,000

Bridging the Gap is a small charity based in the Gorbals, Glasgow, set up in 1998 to work across divides in the local community and beyond. It is an exceptional community-based charity working to improve the lives of the young people and families who use their services, providing opportunities for people to discover ‘common ground’.

Our current Director is retiring, and we are now looking for an inspirational, dynamic and supportive leader to provide strategic and operational leadership to guide the charity through the next phase of its development. The Director must have the ability to be the heart of the community, facilitating engagement with sensitivity, humour and spirit.

Strong management skills, coupled with a proven track record in building and maintaining a wide range of collaborative relationships and partnerships is essential, as well as a passion and commitment to working with communities to ensure the best possible outcomes.

The post holder must have previous experience of working in a relevant third-sector organisation and/or having been a volunteer within community-based organisations. We also require financial management skills and experience of sourcing and securing funding, and maintaining strong donor relations.

For a confidential discussion, contact Catriona Mackie of Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

More information can be found within the Candidate Pack and Annual Report below:

Candidate Pack – Download here

Annual Report – Download here

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role’s criteria.

We ask that you also complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (download below) and send to

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – Download here