Charity registered in Scotland SC009944
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council’s (EVOC) purpose is to support, promote, develop and represent the Third Sector. We play a key role in supporting pioneering, new and innovative ways of working for Third Sector organisations and community groups that work in Edinburgh. EVOC actively promotes, participates in and contributes to partnership working between the voluntary, public, private and community sectors at a local and national level.
Can you see the potential in bringing together an Edinburgh community with a citywide network of cultural organisations? Are you passionate about the community & voluntary sector participating in collaborative cultural planning? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy working with community organisations, sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then the partnership of Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) and Festivals Edinburgh are looking to recruit: Development Officer - Connect Project.
This post would be suitable for secondment with the agreement of the existing employer.
Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to net zero targets, in addition to poverty and inequality? Are you passionate about the community & voluntary sector? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with community organisations, sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then the partnership of Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) and Our Future Edinburgh (OFE), are looking to recruit a Coordinator for a Community Climate Forum.
The Coordinator of Edinburgh’s new Community Climate Forum will develop spaces within which to maximise the contribution of Edinburgh’s citizen’s, community, voluntary and third sector, and citizens, to the planning for and progress towards a net zero city by 2030. The Coordinator will develop and support the role of communities in tackling climate change and enabling the development of community sector projects to tackle climate change, in addition to influencing policy and people’s knowledge and action.
The post-holder will be part of a small team working nationally with the network of Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) to improve equalities and human rights practice within the third sector. They’ll play a key role in delivering training, guidance and resources for TSIs and other third sector organisations.
The programme is funded by Scottish Government through the Equality and Human Rights Fund. To ensure national coverage different posts will be employed by Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS), Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council (EVOC) and Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI).
Strong understanding of legislation, good practice, and challenges in the fields of equalities and human rights and their practical application is essential as well as experience of developing and delivering training, ideally in the fields of equalities and/or human rights.
Responsible to: Both the TSI EHR Project Manager (hosted by GCVS) and the EVOC Deputy Chief Executive