Project Director at SMASH

The following is a vacancy from the SMASH Youth Project.

SMASH Project Director

24 hours per week

£27,466 P/A

SMASH has transformed the lives of thousands of children and young people in the past 17 years. Our mission is to give them the chance to become everything they can be, sometimes when no one else believes they can.

We believe that “One Person can change a life”. We do this by offering young people a trained volunteer who will listen, befriend and mentor them.

The new Project Director’s goal will be to take our organisation forward and to make it sustainable, through a variety of means including fundraising events, community engagement and trust fund applications.

To find out more visit:


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Or call:

01793 729748

SMASH was recently awarded £400,000 from the National Lottery and is jointly funded by them, BBC Children in Need, The Wilshire Community Foundation and the local community. This post is also part funded by Building Bridges.

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, which has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire. The consortium has received £3.9M of funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme.

Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects, which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information about Building Bridges visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

Closing date for application is 9:00am Monday 20th February

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