Through funding from the Climate Challenge Fund we are recruiting a part time supervisor to run our Bike Punks project

Through funding from the Climate Challenge Fund, a Scottish Government funded programme administered by Keep Scotland Beautiful, we will shortly start running an exciting climate challenge project until April 2017. Through this project we will be restoring and up-cycling bikes, cooking and growing in a variety of locations throughout Tweeddale and up-cycling, mending and swapping clothes and textiles. To deliver this project we are looking to recruit a part time up-cycling project supervisor for our Bike Punks project.

Bike Punks Project Supervisor job description

Bike Punks supervisor has responsibility for overseeing the bike project and will liaise with the overall project co-ordinator.

Responsibilities will include the training and development of volunteers and young people participating in the project, sourcing materials, tools and equipment, monitoring and reporting on the project’s progress, youth engagement and project promotion through our partners and networks.

Essential skills

Experience of youth and community engagement

Experience and/or knowledge of working with children and young people

Good knowledge of bike mechanics with appropriate accreditation

Excellent communication skills

Full driving licence and willingness to drive a mini-bus

Desirable skills

IT skills, including the ability to write clear and concise reports

Experience of recycling and up-cycling bikes

Experience of welding


Salary is £11.54 per hour for 12 hours per week and the post will finish at the end of March 2017

This post is subject to a full disclosure check and the successful candidate will be required to attend training and supervision sessions

To apply for this position, please  download, complete and send the application form and self declaration form to

The application form and self declaration form can be found at the foot of this article. 

The deadline for applications is 3pm on Monday 25th of April