Berwickshire Association of Voluntary Service
Berwickshire Association of Voluntary Service

Charity registered in Scotland SC016309

Bavs (Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Services) is an independent voluntary organisation, established in 1971, with the task of supporting, informing, representing and providing services to community and voluntary groups in the Berwickshire District Area of the Scottish Borders.

Current vacancies

Administrator – Business Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £18,800 – £19,364 pro-rata
  • Office Based, Duns, Berwickshire.
  • Closing 3rd October 2022

To provide efficient, flexible and proactive support to the Chief Executive and to assist and provide support to Bavs key departments: Community Development, Shops and Berwickshire Wheels by providing administrative and clerical support while helping to ensure that the charity meets its goals and objectives.

The Business Support Officer will be tasked with handling a wide range of duties, from managing emails, answering phones and scheduling appointments to filing paperwork and managing our membership and engagement databases.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Development Officer – Bavs About Project (Two-year project)

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Home based but with a Berwickshire -wide working brief
  • Closing 26th April 2021

This Development Officer post will deliver a two-year National Lottery funded project to support the recovery and growth of the community sector in Berwickshire as we come out of the current pandemic. The overall aim of the project is to support local capacity building to reduce social isolation and increase well-being in our rural communities across Berwickshire.

Using a repurposed minibus as a mobile community hub, the Development Officer will work with communities across Berwickshire to plan a programme of community events tailored to meet the needs of different geographic and thematic communities. The Development Officer will work will local communities, local and national 3rd sector organisations, and other service providers to support the establishment and the longer-term sustainability of local groups/ activities.