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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £19,397 – £21,416 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2021

  • Advertised from 2nd November 2021
  • 22 hours per week


Fresh Start provides support to people moving on from or those at risk of homelessness through the provision of goods and services. Our Services are offered at the stage when clients have been offered a tenancy, with the services being delivered by volunteers who provide clients with practical and social benefits.

Fresh Start have worked with people moving on from homelessness for over 20 years and are developing our services to offer support to those at risk of homelessness with the opening of our new community hub in North Edinburgh. The renovated space includes a charity shop and a community pantry, meeting/training spaces for local people and organisations to use and a community kitchen housing our cooking classes.

The community pantry – ‘Fresh Start Pantry’, part of ‘Your Local Pantry’ franchise provides 250 memberships to the local community of North Edinburgh with the aim of providing food with dignity. Fresh Start Shop provides low-cost homewares to customers Edinburgh wide as well as the local community, in keeping with Fresh Start’s mission, ‘helping people make a home for themselves’. The community hub will offer, in partnership with other organisations, advice and information and other support services to those at risk of homelessness

The Volunteer Coordinator will work alongside a team of volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the community hub.

The role is part-time, working 22 hours per week, with the requirement to work Monday, Tuesday and Friday, however, there will be flexibility around the remainder of the hours.

For further information on the role, please contact Abi –

Application notes

To apply, please read the attached job description and person specification and complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and return to Carrie-Ann Scougall, Business Manager via email –

The closing date for all applications is Friday 26th November at 5pm and interviews will be take place on Thursday, 9th December.