This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer Co-ordinator - Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £25,669.74 – £28,165.38 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th March 2024

  • Advertised from 21st February 2024
  • permanent contract. 18 hours per week.
  • Reference R001400


We are looking for a unique individual to manage Alzheimer Scotland’s ‘Connect 2’ Befriending service in Edinburgh.

The Volunteer Co-ordinator is responsible for the recruitment, selection, induction and ongoing support to our team of much valued Volunteers. Managing referrals and carrying out assessments to best meet the needs of people living with dementia.

The key role of the Volunteer Co-ordinator is to identify suitable ‘matches’ for befriending relationships which will provide companionship to people living with dementia.

Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training (including SVQ’s) is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.

Application notes

For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role. CV applications will not be considered.

This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period. And the successful candidate will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Closing date: Monday 11 March 2024

Interview date: Monday 18 March 2024