This vacancy has now closed

Education Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th February 2022

  • Advertised from 7th January 2022
  • 35 hours per week (including some Saturdays for events if required)


Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is one of Scotland’s oldest and most loved animal welfare organisations. Established in 1883, every year we rescue, reunite, and rehome hundreds of lost, stray, and abandoned dogs and cats in Edinburgh, the Lothians and beyond.

The Education Officer is a pivotal role within the Community Engagement team and will be a key player in the delivery of the Home’s community outreach strategy supporting pets and their owners through education to keeping pets in their homes.

Building on the successes of our education service, Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is looking for an exceptional Education Officer to drive and develop the programme further as part of our community engagement plan. In the role you will create interactive and engaging educational workshops, liaise with partner organisations and schools, support pet owners through education and lead on educational campaigns.

An excellent communicator, you will have the ability to communicate at all levels as well as deliver educational content in a fun and engaging manner whilst delivering key messages about animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.

Application notes

Closing date: 4 February 2022

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form available on our website and send it to

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview, we will contact you within 2 weeks from the closing date.