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Volunteer Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,739 – £30,452
  • Paisley
  • Closing 29th September 2023

  • Advertised from 22nd August 2023
  • 35 hrs per week (part-time considered)


Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We are part-way through our 5-year strategy “A Time to Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

Partly funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, we are seeking an experienced Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and support Volunteers across different functions. This will include support group facilitators, and lived-experience peer volunteers, as well as working alongside senior colleagues to recruit fundraising and social media volunteers. The successful candidate will be a proactive, passionate individual with the drive and initiative to be part of a forward-looking organisation. The ideal candidate will have direct experience of recruiting and supporting Volunteers, including excellent record keeping skills and a strong commitment to compliance with due process for the protection of vulnerable groups. Knowledge or experience of working with mental health conditions is not essential but will be helpful in appreciating the context of our work.

The successful candidate must have a current driving licence and access to a vehicle. The role covers the whole of Scotland and will be based at our new office in central Paisley, with the opportunity for hybrid working. Part-time applications will be considered.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website for further information.

Application notes

For an informal discussion or further information please contact Maja Mitchel-Grigorjeva, Impact and Development Manager at

To apply, please submit your CV with covering letter showing how you meet the criteria to

Applications from those with lived experience of a mental health condition are welcomed.

Closing date: Friday 29th September at midday.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 5th October in Paisley.