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Vintage Vibes Friendships Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,299 pro-rata
  • Space @ The Broomhouse Hub, with agreement to also work from home, 525 Ferry Road, LifeCare offices in Stockbridge, or other such location as we consider necessary.
  • Closing 5th December 2022


  • Advertised from 9th November 2022
  • Salary based on 36hrs FT. Role hours - 28.8hrs/week.
  • 20 days annual leave in year one, increasing to 25 days in year two of employment plus 12 public holidays

Role

Vintage Vibes is an amazing city-wide charitable partnership between two longstanding Edinburgh charities, Space and LifeCare. We’re expanding our team and are on the lookout for two new Friendships Coordinators to help us tackle loneliness in the city’s older people through creating fantastic friendships.

RESPONSIBLE TO:Operations Manager – Vintage Vibes

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Edinburgh is the loneliest city in the UK for older people. Vintage Vibes is an award-winning partnership project that looks to change that. We put together volunteers with people over 60 (called our VIPs), who are matched based on shared interests, to tackle isolation and loneliness through creating long-lasting friendships.

As one of our new Friendships Coordinators you will:

  • Work city-wide meeting fantastic VIPs and volunteers in order to create and support 1:1 friendships.
  • Make a difference to Edinburgh’s isolated older people by celebrating individuality, friendship and positivity
  • Respond to evolving VIP and volunteer needs through short-term additional support, signposting and additional engagement opportunities.
  • Contribute to continual exciting and innovative service developments as part of a fun and fresh thinking team.

For more information please read our Role Description and Information Pack.

Application notes

Closing date: 05/12/2022 at noon

Interview date: 13/12/2022

Stage 2 date: 15/12/2022

To apply please submit a completed application form and cover letter to andrewainsworth@vintagevibes.org.uk

More information about Vintage Vibes and our projects can be found on our website

More information about Space and our projects can be found on the Space website

If you have any questions or any reservations about applying, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Andrew on 0778 972 2780 or andrewainsworth@vintagevibes.org.uk

For transparency, we will include answers to any non-confidential questions we are asked on our role FAQs page on our website.


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