Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation and youth work charity. For more than 20 years, we have been providing life-changing youth work experiences to young people aged 12-25 through youth work on the waves.

Whether you’re part of our office team or at sea with young people, your input could make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people from across Scotland. 

To become part of youth work on the waves, check out our current vacancies below.

Our People

From our Board of Trustees to our Sea Staff, meet the individuals that keep OYT Scotland sailing.


Discover the impact of sail training from the perspective that matters most - the young people we support!

Current Vacancies

Youth Development Worker

Working Pattern: Full time

Salary: £26,000

Location: Greenock, although extensive travel throughout Scotland is required

Closing Date: 27th October 2023


We have an exciting new role as Youth Development Worker that will be key to delivering a national funded project in line with the Scottish Government’s initiatives to support young people.

Building on the success of our highly lauded previous programmes, this will be a longer-term personal development journey aimed specifically at supporting young people most at risk of being involved in anti-social behaviour and/or offending or entering the criminal judicial system with through a trauma informed and person-centred services and activities.

Please see below to download the Job Description and Person Specification.

Job Description

Person Specification

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to

Potential Interviews between Monday 13th November to Wednesday 15th November

Start date To be confirmed with successful candidate but likely to be early 2024.

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