The Fraser Centre
The Fraser Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC043597

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Development Officer (p/t)

  • Part time
  • £20,930 pro-rata
  • The Fraser Centre, 3a Winton Place, Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1AF. Local travel will be required.
  • Closing 7th July 2023

The Fraser Centre Community Trust is a registered charity in the heart of Tranent, East Lothian. The charity was created in 2011 to regenerate a former picture house into a Community Hub.

In 2019 the vision was realised with the opening of our Community Hub which focuses upon: tackling poverty in Tranent; learning & development; arts & culture; health & wellbeing; recruitment, training & volunteering.

This new, fixed term part time role will focus upon key areas of development for the Trust:

  1. Climate Action
  2. Poverty
  3. Education
  4. Community Engagement

Climate Action:

The Fraser Centre Community Trust is committed to minimising our environmental impact and inspiring others in our community.

This role will:

  • Continue our carbon footprint review.
  • Represent the Trust as a member of East Lothian Climate Network.
  • Work with partners to improve our carbon footprint and inspire others.
  • Develop a climate action plan to guide the Trust.
  • Record and review the impact of our services.
  • Create community opportunities.


The Fraser Centre Community Trust is committed to tackling poverty in Tranent and surrounding areas.

  • Oversee our poverty focused activities/events including our Community Pantry.
  • Work with other local groups to represent the Trust to tackle local poverty.
  • Record and review the impact of our services.
  • Create opportunities to tackle poverty in the community.


  • Develop links with local and regional High Schools, Primary Schools, Nurseries, Playgroups, Colleges and Universities.
  • Investigate links and opportunities.
  • Create partnerships.
  • Identify opportunities to visit The Fraser Centre.
  • Provide updates to contacts on upcoming events.

Community Engagement

This role will play a key role in the understanding of the needs and demands of our community.

  • Gather feedback, opinions, ideas from the community to identify opportunities and improvements.
  • Organise trial and test events open days, open day
  • Conduct visitor analysis
  • Record engagement information and visitor profile.

Skills / Experience Required:


  • Knowledge of The Fraser Centre community Trust our history, services and events
  • Evidence of commitment to climate action / tackling poverty
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Social Media
  • Local Knowledge of the area, groups, etc
  • Driving Licence


  • Experience of representing an organisation at meetings and events
  • Experience of customer engagement
  • Experience of building partnerships with community groups
  • Experience of reviewing and analysing data
  • Experience of Fundraising

Additional Information:

  • This role will require the applicant to own or have access to a car.
  • Fuel shall be paid at 45p per mile for travelling to approved work-related purposes.
  • This role is funded by the Scottish Government: Investing in Communities fund.
  • This role will be expected to work alongside colleagues to find and apply for relevant funding.
  • The Fraser Centre Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and has a Equal Opportunities Policy.

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

This vacancy has now closed

Cook (P/T)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • The Fraser Centre, 3a Winton Place, Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1AF
  • Closing 25th November 2022

The Fraser Centre Community Trust is recruiting for a Cook (p/t) to join our team.

Situated in the centre of Tranent The Fraser Centre opened in 2019 with an award winning hub featuring a cafe, cinema, activity rooms and offices.

The Café is the heart of our hub serving as a popular place to meet friends, family and colleagues over breakfast, lunch or a coffee.

The café also caters for events as well as our own cinema programme.

The role will include:

  • Assisting the Catering Manager.
  • Cooking, baking and food preparation;
  • Preparing coffee and other drinks.
  • Representing the Trust and our high standards of customer service;
  • Ensuring the café is clean and safe;
  • Welcoming & assisting customers;
  • Taking payments;
  • Acting as Duty Supervisor in the absence of the Catering Manager
  • Assisting the Catering Manager in any other aspect of the café operation.

Training in Food Hygiene and First Aid will be provided as part of our training.

We are looking for a dedicated employee with high standards in service, excellent customer service skills, enjoys working with the public and part of a team, excellent communication skills and keen to work for a community focused charity in our vibrant community hub.

Previous cooking experience essential.

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