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Community Outreach Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,000 pro-rata
  • The Crannie, Cranston Street, Edinburgh EH8 8BE will be the role’s base
  • Closing 16th August 2019

  • Advertised from 26th July 2019
  • Salary: £22,000 pro rata 21 hours a week


EOTDT is seeking an experienced person to work across the Old Town to develop engagement building events and cultural activities to bring residents together and support the development of the new community hub. The Community Outreach Worker is an outward facing and community focussed role working to build the profile of the Crannie and EOTDT among residents and partner organisations across, and in all areas of the Old Town. They will be responsible for creation and delivery of events and activities that will attract and engage residents from all ages and backgrounds. The Community Outreach Worker will be managed by the Community Development Manager and also work closely with the Crannie staffing team in planning and delivery of events and activities. Salary is £22,000 pro rata 21 hours a week.

Application notes

Applications must be made on the form provided in the application pack and will be accepted by email. You can send a CV in addition to completing the application pack but please do not just send a CV - it will not be considered.

Either download the application pack below or to request an application pack, or send in your completed application or if you have any queries, please email

Send your completed application to by 5pm on Friday 16 August. .

Interviews are expected to be conducted on Thursday 22 August.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund) for up to three years.

Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust is a registered charity committed to the revitalisation of the Old Town through stimulating growth in community participation, the arts and enterprise. It aims to support a vibrant, sustainable community in the Old Town by: developing enterprising projects to meet local needs; establishing a network of gardens and green spaces; promoting education and training; and preserving the area’s built and cultural heritage.

EOTDT is an Equal Opportunities Employer which means we make appointments based solely on ability to fulfil the duties of the post. Our Equal Opportunities Policy is available in the application pack.

Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in Scotland no. 366198 and is registered as a Scottish Charity no. SC042964