This vacancy has now closed

  • Advertised from 8th November 2023
  • Pay award pending. Fixed term - one year from start date (any continuation subject to funding).


Working with a remit across Edinburgh’s four localities, the Senior Development Officer will service and support the work of the city’s voluntary sector forums to develop and to engage with other Community Planning Partners.

You will enable participation, represent community and voluntary sector interests and support sector representatives. Two days per week of the job will have a particular focus developing community and voluntary capacity and participation in the Liberton/Gilmerton area of South East Edinburgh.

About You

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, tenacious person with great communication skills who enjoys building relationships with people from a variety of organisations and sectors. You will be passionate about the community and voluntary sector and believe that by working together we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality in Edinburgh.

About Us

EVOC (Edinburgh Voluntary Organisation’s Council) is committed to reducing poverty and building wealth in communities by providing a range of support opportunities for community and voluntary sector organisations in Edinburgh and advocating for change that allows them to thrive.

By joining the EVOC team you will:

  • Receive 26 days annual leave and 11 public holidays per annum
  • Have access to an Employee Assistance Programme designed to support your health and wellbeing
  • Take a hybrid working approach and be provided with all the equipment you need to work remotely/from home

Application notes

Deadline: 12 noon Monday 27 November 2023

Interviews: w/c 4 December 2023

Recruitment packs for all posts are available at

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is a company limited by guarantee SC173582 and is a registered Scottish charity SC009944