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Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Girlguiding Scotland headquarters, Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd October 2020

  • Advertised from 11th September 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term until 31 March 2023


The core function of this role is to identify opportunities to establish and expand guiding opportunities for girls ages 10+ in areas of deprivation and/or where there is an increased risk of girls being impacted by crime or antisocial behaviour. The role is funded through the Scottish Government’s Generation CashBack project and the successful candidate will be required to contribute to targets associated with this Scotland-wide project. During the period of the contract, the post-holder will be expected to:

In year 1 support volunteers in target areas to: expand existing or open new Guide or Ranger units so that at least 50 girls have the opportunity to join or stay in guiding

Promote CashBack Grow funding and support volunteers to access these monies so that existing young members of Guide and Ranger age in target areas can benefit from increased opportunities

Share the work of the project using social media (in line with Girlguiding policies) to contribute to communications targets

We are looking for an individual with an enthusiastic and positive outlook. In this role you will be representing Girlguiding Scotland to a wide range of stakeholders including potential members, potential volunteers, other community groups and voluntary sector organisations. You will need to be well presented, articulate, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to build good relationships quickly with a wide range of people.

Application notes

To apply go to:

Application closing date: 1pm 2 October 2020