Communities’ Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,500 pro-rata
  • Clackmannanshire
  • Closing 6th May 2019

  • Advertised from 11th April 2019
  • 30 hours - Worked flexibly as required by the role. 2 years funded post.


Main purpose of the job

The post holder will aim to support, connect and enable five volunteer-led organisations in their journey through the asset transfer process where they take ownership of community hall facilities. To support each group to identify their client market and community activities for their community facilities. Working together with the groups you will aim to encourage them to build a consortium, work collectively to save on overhead costs and engage more with their local communities and build partnerships. You will support their liaison with the local authority around the asset transfer of their community facilities.


  • Identify support for each group and their key priorities
  • Develop business and marketing plans for each individual group
  • Coordinate a programme of support and training including liaising with Clackmannanshire Council, COSS/DTAS and other support national organisations
  • Liaise with the local community to build membership for each organisation through community events and engagement programme
  • Liaise with Clackmannanshire Council and legal department around asset transfer of the community facilitates
  • Work closely with the CTSI team and in particular the Team Leader - Membership, Enterprise and Community Capacity to seek additional funding and support if required

Location: The post will be based in the offices of Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface (CTSI) in Alloa - however, the post holder will be required to work throughout Clackmannanshire between the five community facilities.

This role will involve geographically working across Clackmannanshire on a regular basis – access to personal transport would be beneficial.

Application notes

For a full job description, person specification and application form visit or download below and return the completed application form and equality monitoring form to by the closing date.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 6th May 2019