Burntisland Community Development Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC000000

he Community Development Trust is looking to take forward popular local projects that will strengthen the social, environmental and economic future of our town. These projects will be guided by the Burntisland Community Action plan that was prepared summer 2016 after extensive consultation of over 1,000 residents and visitors to the town. We want to make Burntisland an even better place to live and work, and help local tourism, retail and service businesses attract new custom. Our vision for the future of Burntisland is that it will be: "A vibrant and forward looking seaside town with great community spirit, working together to make the most of our cultural and natural assets, providing quality services and facilities for visitors and locals."

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Development Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • This post will be home based (if possible) and will require regular face to face meetings in Burntisland.
  • Closing 7th February 2022

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with relevant skills and experience to work with the Board and wider the community to review and update Burntisland’s Community Action Plan and to help build the capacity of the Trust to facilitate and support its implementation.

Burntisland Community Development Trust (BCDT) was formed out of Burntisland’s first Community Action Plan. We work on behalf of the community to take forward the elements of the CAP that focus on community development and urban and rural regeneration. We are now at a stage of needing to work in partnership with Burntisland Community Council to review the Community Action Plan and update as required with new goals and activities as identified by the community. Funding has been secured from the Strengthening Communities Programme to employ staff to help take this forward.

This is an exciting opportunity to bring the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from working in a community setting, supporting volunteers, engaging with local groups and other stakeholders and taking forward the development and delivery of local community-led plans. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.