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Befriending Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,150 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th February 2024

  • Advertised from 30th January 2024
  • £15,090 (£25,150 pro rata), plus 5% from April ‘24. : 21 hours a week. Fixed term until end March 2025, then subject to further funding.


CIS seeks a Befriending Coordinator with experience in developing volunteer befriending programmes and managing, motivating and supporting volunteers.

The person needs to be organised, able to work well with others in a small team, and committed to a human rights ethos and CIS’s values.

We will guarantee an interview to anyone with lived experience of the asylum system who fulfils the essential criteria of the person specification.

The Befriending Coordinator will build upon our bespoke Befriending Programme for socially isolated people in the refugee and asylum community. Supporting volunteer befrienders who will provide meaningful connections between themselves and their befriendees, supporting emotional wellbeing and integration into the community.

Community InfoSource has secured funding from the Glasgow Communities Fund and The Henry Smith Foundation for this post. The post is part-time, 21 hours a week for just over a year, until the end of March 2025 and then subject to further funding being available.

Application notes

Phone : 07306 356 840 if you require any more information about the post

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th February 2024 by 12 NOON

Interviews will be held on Tues 5th March or Thu 7th March, 2024

Please send completed applications to: with “Confidential - CIS Befriending Coordinator in the heading. Please do not send as a PDF document.

Completed application forms are required (CVs will not be accepted).