Community Resource and Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working
  • Closing 14th March 2021

  • Advertised from 23rd February 2021
  • 35 hours per week. Salary; depending on experience


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Our Community Development Team are looking for a full-time Resource and Administration Officer to:

  • To support the work of the Community Development team, providing high quality information and administration.
  • To be a central source of information and support to Age Scotland members, developing good professional relationships with members and ensuring that they are at the heart of Age Scotland’s work.
  • To support the administration of Community Development events and the Community Grants Programme.
  • To develop, monitor and review systems and procedures to ensure maximum organisational effectiveness.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

Application notes

If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.

Full details of the role are available from our website:

Alternatively, you can call 0333 323 2400.

Closing date: Sunday 14th March 2021.