This vacancy has now closed

Community Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,000 pro-rata
  • Falkirk, with flexibility to work remotely for part of the week
  • Closing 14th March 2024

  • Advertised from 15th February 2024
  • 21 hours per week. Duration: 18 months. Reports to: Team Leader.
  • plus 6% pension contribution


Funded by Foundation Scotland, CVS Falkirk has created a new role and a unique opportunity to work within the communities of Denny, Dunipace, Dennyloanhead and Head of Muir to build capacity, encourage and increase community engagement, volunteering and participation by local people for local people.

Through a place based approach, the Community Development Officer will support and be a catalyst to increasing community activity in Denny, Dunipace, Dennyloanhead and Head of Muir, building on residents’ skills and knowledge, and stimulating community capacity and increasing volunteerism amongst new and existing community groups.

Providing community engagement and development opportunities to support new and existing groups to collaborate and take their ideas forward, bringing to fruition key community projects, and contributing to the local Community Action Plan.

Application notes

An application pack can be downloaded below, or from CVS Falkirk website.

To apply, please complete the application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and criminal convictions form and send to Victoria McRae by email:, CVs will not be accepted.

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Thursday 14th March 2024. Please note that late applications cannot be accepted.

Please note all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and, if applicable, must hold any necessary work permit and/or visa. The post is subject to a satisfactory PVG and references.

CVS Falkirk & District is an accredited Real Living Wage Employer and strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

CVS Falkirk are recognised by Scottish Government and Falkirk Community Planning Partnership (CPP) as the third sector interface for the full Falkirk District area and have a primary role in ensuring the continuation and development of a vibrant third sector (charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups etc).