Greener Kirkcaldy
Greener Kirkcaldy

Charity registered in Scotland SC041412

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change and by the impact of rising food and fuel costs. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet.


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Administrative Assistant (part-time)

  • Part time
  • £18,525 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 12th April 2021

A great job opportunity: Administrative Assistant (part-time)

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, development trust and social enterprise, working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We run a wide range of projects: tackling climate change and social injustice, and bringing our community together.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to join the Cosy Kingdom team. Cosy Kingdom is a partnership between Greener Kirkcaldy, St. Andrews Environmental Network and Citizens Advice & Right Fife. It offers free and impartial energy and debt advice, which is available to all tenants and homeowners across Fife.

Due to Covid restrictions, this position will involve working from home initially but you must be available to work Mondays and Fridays after completing training from our building in Kirkcaldy.

Reporting to the Office Manager, you will work closely with the Cosy Kingdom Administrator. You will have a strong track record of working in administration and dealing with members of the public. You don’t need to be an expert on fuel poverty – we will provide training and you will be supported by a great team. You do need to be keen to learn and passionate about making a difference to our community and the environment.

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Admin Assistant (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £19,431
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 2nd August 2021

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. Based in the heart of Kirkcaldy – with a community building, bike shop and garden – we carry out activities across Kirkcaldy and work with partners to deliver projects across Fife.

We are seeking an Admin Assistant to welcome people into our town centre community building, being the friendly face that visitors and callers have first contact with. You will also be part of a small team providing admin support to all projects within the organisation. We are looking for an individual with previous experience of working in a front of house environment and of working with people from a wide range of backgrounds. You will have a positive and enthusiastic attitude, be a pro-active team member and enjoy multi-tasking.

Download the full job description and application form (attached below).

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Community Food Team sessional worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 9th August 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Community Food Team to support our busy weekly programmes and activities.

The team are based at Greener Kirkcaldy, 8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy. Our Lang Spoon Training Kitchen is where people come to take part in cookery courses and workshops. The Lang Toun Larder is our community food pantry, which collects and redistributes surplus food from businesses, keeping good food in circulation and reducing food waste.

We are looking for an experienced sessional worker to support the team to develop and deliver a range of community food activities, cooking classes, volunteer and training sessions and the community pantry. You will have a passion for connecting food and people from all backgrounds, a willingness to get stuck in and the ability to adapt to a busy work schedule.

Our busiest days are Wednesdays and Thursdays so you will need to be available on both those days as well other times to be agreed in advance, which may include some evening work. This role is funded until March 2022.

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We run a wide range of projects: tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together.

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Cycle Shop Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,018 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 28th January 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We run a wide range of projects: tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together.

Our Lang Toun Cycles community cycle shop opened in November 2020 on Kirkcaldy High Street. It offers cycle servicing and repairs, sales of refurbished bikes and accessories, an electric-bike library loan scheme, bike maintenance training and volunteering opportunities. It is a social enterprise, with all profits invested in getting more people in Kirkcaldy cycling. The shop is part of a wider project to promote cycling in Kirkcaldy and help people reduce their car use.

We are looking for a Cycle Shop Assistant to play a key role in the operations of the Lang Toun Cycles shop. You will be part of a small team, including volunteers, taking on a customer service and admin role supporting sales and operations and ensuring the needs of customers are met.

You will be the first point of contact for anyone contacting the shop in person or by phone. You will coordinate the ebike library loan scheme and you will also be required to help run occasional events and workshops in the shop, and in community locations around Kirkcaldy.

This is a part-time (17.5 hrs per week) post and you must be able to work Fridays and Saturdays and occasional evenings.

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Administrative Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,018 – £19,110
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 27th February 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, development trust and social enterprise, working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We run a wide range of projects: tackling climate change and social injustice, and bringing our community together.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to join the Cosy Kingdom team. Cosy Kingdom is a partnership between Greener Kirkcaldy, St Andrews Environmental Network and Citizens Advice & Right Fife. It offers free and impartial energy and debt advice, and is available to all tenants and homeowners across Fife.

Reporting to the Office Manager, you will work closely with the Cosy Kingdom Administrator. You will have a strong track record of working in administration and dealing with members of the public. You don’t need to be an expert on fuel poverty – we will provide training and you will be supported by a great team. You do need to be keen to learn and be passionate about making a difference to our community and the environment.

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Cycle Mechanic

  • Full time
  • £20,372 – £21,372
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 15th April 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in our Lang Toun Cycles social enterprise community bike shop.

Greener Kirkcaldy started the Lang Toun Cycles project in 2022, a community cycle shop offering cycle servicing and repairs, sales of refurbished bikes and a small range of accessories. Since opening in November 2020, it has been enormously popular; the business is growing and our staff team needs to grow with it to meet the demand.

We are looking for an expert Cycle Mechanic to play a key role in the operations of Lang Toun Cycles. You will join the current team, including volunteers, repairing and servicing cycles of all ages and types, upcycling donated bikes for sale, and ensuring all bike and accessory sales meet the needs of our customers.

You will be one of the first points of contact for anyone contacting the shop in person or by phone and will also be required to run occasional Dr Bike events and basic and advanced bike maintenance workshops on and off site.

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We run a wide range of projects: tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together. We have delivered cycling activities, including training and group rides, since 2017. Lang Toun Cycles is part of a wider project to promote cycling in Kirkcaldy and help people reduce their car use, funded by its own social enterprise income and Paths for All’s Smarter Choices, Smarter Places Fund.

This is advertised as a full-time (35 hrs per week) position but we are happy to consider requests for part-time hours. You must be willing to work Saturdays on a rota basis and occasional evenings.

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Energy Advisor

  • Full time
  • £25,749 – £26,749
  • Fife
  • Closing 17th April 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change, social justice and community development. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet.

We lead the ‘Cosy Kingdom’ partnership of organisations who deliver energy and fuel poverty advice services for householders across Fife – including community engagement on energy efficiency and micro-renewables, and advice on tariffs and switching. The service helps people stay warm while spending a lower proportion of their income on fuel, and develops skills and confidence for participants to take more control of their energy use and bills.

Our team of Energy Advisors deliver energy advice work in south, west and central Fife, making home energy advice visits, delivering talks and workshops on saving energy and attending events to raise the profile of the service.

We are looking for an Energy Advisor with excellent communication skills and a genuine desire to tackle fuel poverty and to help our community go greener.

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Communications Lead

  • Part time
  • £25,749 – £28,250 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise. We run a wide range of projects, tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together.

We are looking for an experienced Communications Lead to play a key role in delivering Greener Kirkcaldy’s marketing, communications, campaigns and events programme.

This is a new post. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises. You will be joining Greener Kirkcaldy along with other new staff at an exciting time for the charity.

Greener Kirkcaldy’s work is diverse and includes programmes of action on climate change, fuel poverty and food insecurity. We work in Kirkcaldy and across the region of Fife, often in partnership with other charities and public-sector organisations.

You will lead a small team to develop and coordinate marketing and communications for all Greener Kirkcaldy teams and projects, coordinate the Greener Kirkcaldy events calendar and deliver engagement activities and campaigns to encourage individuals, households, community groups and businesses to make Fife a greener and fairer place to live. Campaigns will cover a wide range of topics and behaviour change themes including home energy efficiency, food, transport and waste reduction.

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Programme Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,342 – £36,342 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise. We run a wide range of projects, tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together.

We are looking for an experienced operational manager to join our team as Programme Manager.

This is a new post. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises. You will be joining Greener Kirkcaldy along with other new staff at an exciting time for the charity.

You will lead and support Project Managers and Coordinators to deliver operational objectives and you will play a lead role in quality management and impact evaluation across the organisation.

Greener Kirkcaldy’s work is diverse and includes programmes of action on climate change and food insecurity. We deliver projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet. We are based in the heart of Kirkcaldy, with a community building, bike shop and gardens. We work in Kirkcaldy and across Fife, often in partnership with other charities and public-sector organisations.

The Programme Manager will support four teams, which deliver a range of grant-funded projects and social enterprise (income-generating) activities. The post-holder will also play an organisation-wide role, leading initiatives to improve operational and quality management policies and systems, and impact evaluation.

Hours of work: 28 hours per week (0.8 full-time equivalent) but we would consider requests for fewer hours.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,749 – £28,250 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise. We run a wide range of projects, tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together.

We are looking for an experienced Volunteer Coordinator to grow and develop volunteering at Greener Kirkcaldy.

This is a new post. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises. You will be joining Greener Kirkcaldy along with other new staff at an exciting time for the charity.

Volunteers are at the heart of all of Greener Kirkcaldy’s work. We have more than 80 active volunteers supporting a range of projects and activities within the key themes of climate action, energy, food and growing, reuse & repair and transport. Current roles include growing and gardening volunteers, community food volunteers, cycle ride leaders, cycle shop volunteers, media volunteers and climate and energy champions. Each volunteer team is led and supported by a ‘volunteer lead’ member of staff. You will be responsible for coordinating volunteering across the organisation including developing and delivering Greener Kirkcaldy’s volunteer strategy, supporting the volunteer leads to deliver interesting and inclusive volunteering programmes and improving volunteer experiences through induction, training and development plans. You will also play a key role in developing employability programmes and work placements.

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Business Outreach Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £27,250 – £28,250 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 6th June 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We deliver a range of projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet.

This is an exciting time to join Greener Kirkcaldy. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises. You will also be a part of an exciting 5-year Fife-wide partnership project – Climate Action Fife, of which Greener Kirkcaldy is the lead partner. The project will encourage individuals, households, community groups and businesses to make Fife a greener and fairer place to live.

We are looking for a part-time Business Outreach Coordinator to join our team and lead on the delivery of the ‘Climate friendly business’ strand of our work. This is a new post. You will engage and support micro and small businesses, community buildings and third sector organisations on energy efficiency, renewable energy generation and waste reduction.

You will have a strong track record of working with micro and small businesses and/or social enterprises and community buildings. Experience of developing and delivering training or events is also essential. You do not need to be an expert on the climate emergency or a technical expert on energy in buildings – we will provide training and a great team will support you. You do need to be keen to learn and passionate about making a difference to our community and the environment!

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Communications Lead

  • Part time
  • £27,250 – £28,250 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 6th June 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We deliver a range of projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet.

This is an exciting time to join Greener Kirkcaldy. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises. You will also be a part of an exciting 5-year Fife-wide partnership project – Climate Action Fife, of which Greener Kirkcaldy is the lead partner. The project will encourage individuals, households, community groups and businesses to make Fife a greener and fairer place to live.

We are looking for an experienced Communications Lead to play a key role in delivering Greener Kirkcaldy’s marketing, communications, campaigns and events programme.

You will lead a small team to develop and coordinate marketing and communications for all Greener Kirkcaldy teams and projects and coordinate the Greener Kirkcaldy events calendar. You will also lead and coordinate communications for the Climate Action Fife partnership project.

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Handyperson

  • Full time
  • £21,720 – £22,720
  • Fife
  • Closing 5th June 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We deliver a range of projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet.

We lead the ‘Cosy Kingdom’ partnership, providing a home energy advice service across Fife. The partnership has been delivering energy advice since 2012 and currently helps over 2,000 homes a year keep warm and save money. We work closely with Citizens Advice & Rights Fife, Home Energy Scotland, Fife Council and many other local partners.

We are looking for a skilled Handyperson to support people in, or at risk of, fuel poverty, by fitting simple energy-efficiency measures in their homes. This is an exciting time to join Greener Kirkcaldy. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises.

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Development Worker (Cycling Outreach)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,749 – £26,749
  • Fife
  • Closing 6th June 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We deliver a range of projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet.

This is an exciting time to join Greener Kirkcaldy. Our staff team is growing as we expand our programme of work to meet the needs of our community and tackle the twin climate and cost-of-living crises. You will also be a part of an exciting 5-year Fife-wide partnership project – Climate Action Fife, of which Greener Kirkcaldy is the lead partner. The project will encourage individuals, households, community groups and businesses to make Fife a greener and fairer place to live.

We are looking for two people with proven experience of delivering practical cycling activities, and a passion for engaging communities in active travel to lead on the delivery of Greener Kirkcaldy’s cycling behaviour change activities. You will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to work with a range of people, work well in a team and use your own initiative too. Experience working with volunteers is also essential. You will have good knowledge of the climate emergency and sustainable transport and be enthusiastic about engaging people in carbon reduction.

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Community Chef

  • Full time
  • £25,749 – £28,250
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 17th October 2022

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We deliver a range of projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet.

We launched The Lang Spoon Community Kitchen in 2019 – place to grow, cook, eat, and learn. We offer courses and workshops on a large range of world cuisines and cooking skills such as bread making, baking, and lots more. We also offer basic cooking classes, training, volunteer and work experience opportunities, community meals and engagement with our community on healthy, sustainable food.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative Chef who will play a key role in the operation and development of the Lang Spoon Community Kitchen. The Community Chef will be involved in leading, coordinating and delivering courses, workshops and events for community, and for paying members of the public. We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in food and cooking, and a passion for sharing it widely.

You will be imaginative, with lots of ideas about how we can grow our community kitchen, and be motivated to work with a range of partners to make this happen. You will have some experience of working or volunteering in community or educational settings. You must be able to run a kitchen to a high standard.

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