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Employment, Training, Volunteering and Work Experience Opportunities

These are opportunities that external organisations have asked us to promote to our members and who welcome applications from disabled people.

These opportunities are presented for information only and are the sole responsibility of the organisation named.  Please contact them directly with any enquiries.

GDA offers employability support.

If you have an opportunity that you would like us to post – contact [email protected]

BBC Scotland job: Designer

The BBC are advertising a vacancy for a Designer as part of their Extend programme, which offers dedicated support for disabled job seekers and employees.

The Designer would be working within the Graphics Department of BBC Scotland as part of a larger creative team of designers. The team at BBC Scotland develop and deliver content across a variety of platforms but mainly TV output from News, Politics, Sport, Current affairs and Entertainment. The role would involve working shifts as set out by the scheduling department. This would include weekend and evening working. Workplace adjustments to accommodate impairments will be made on a case by case basis.

More information at this link:…/Designer-Extend/66288

This is not a GDA job, so we cannot answer any questions in relation to this vacancy.

The Glasgow Guarantee

If you are unemployed and live in the Glasgow City Council area you can register with the Glasgow Guarantee to get instant access to a large number of permanent vacancies (paying the Glasgow Living Wage) and Modern Apprenticeship opportunities. 

For more information see the website:  Home – Glasgow Guarantee

As an approved employability provider GDA can help our members to complete the registration process.  Contact [email protected] for more information.

Young Person’s Guaranteevolunteering opportunities with Glasgow Life.

Glasgow life are currently recruiting young people aged 16 – 25 years to participate.

Working with our partners Glasgow Council Voluntary Sector (GCVS), Glasgow Life are proud to offer funded and supported volunteering placements for young people who often face barriers.

Recognising that some individuals are not yet ready for a work placement it offers an opportunity to develop confidence, skills and experience to move onto a positive destination. Designed to match personal interests, priorities, skills and experience, there is a wide range of opportunities to choose from across the city.  

To register or refer a young person please email: [email protected]