This vacancy has now closed

Buddy Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • CIS office, Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS and from home by arrangement and as Scottish Government guidelines
  • Closing 17th September 2021

  • Advertised from 27th August 2021
  • £13,800 a year (pro rata of £23,000 a year). 21 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, with time off in lieu for occasional evening or weekend working. Length of post: 1 year minimum (subject to further funding availability)


Purpose of the post

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for further developing our Buddy Programme for asylum seekers with support needs and involved with the Wellbeing Project. The coordinator will develop and update policies and procedures and recruit, train and coordinate a network of volunteer buddies who will work with asylum seekers.

The Buddy befriending service will be available to asylum seekers who require support to attend medical, legal and other appointments, access foodbanks and additional services, overcome social isolation and become involved in activities in their communities where appropriate.

Job Description, Person Specification & application form with this page or on the website

Community InfoSource has been working, since 2006, with marginalised people to overcome the barriers they face to integration, and supporting them to put their own ideas into action. Six of our eight directors came here as refugees and the others have worked in this field.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th September 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews will be within the following two weeks.

Applications by email to: with “Confidential” in the heading of the email. Application are required (CVs not accepted).

Phone: 07718896041 for more information