The Penicuik Community Alliance Ltd trades under the name of Penicuik Storehouse. We are a vibrant and dynamic social enterprise situated in the town centre of Penicuik. As a Community Benefit Society, we are working to create a sustainable community hub which includes a grocery store, where we concentrate on low mileage good quality and environmentally friendly products, café, indoor market and events space. This year we are delighted to receive funding from the Scottish Government for a Climate Challenge two year project which is currently underway.
Currently we have four employees and a team of enthusiastic volunteers. The enterprise is overseen by a volunteer management committee of ten who, individually, have a variety of skills and experience to match their roles. Our meetings currently take place virtually every fortnight.
We are looking for someone who has sound experience of the third sector and can bring out the best in our committee by steering the meetings constructively and effectively. The following list describes the tasks required:
To develop, manage, implement and report on a 2-year project ‘The Penicuik Community Climate Action Challenge’ that aims to raise people’s understanding of the climate emergency and what they can do towards low carbon, zero waste living.
The post-holder will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.