Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Flexible – initially homeworking, potentially office based in future.
  • Closing 1st March 2021

  • Advertised from 17th February 2021
  • Hours: 17.5 hours, with flexible hours by agreement. There are regular evening group support sessions. Salary: £25,000 per annum pro rata plus pension scheme. This is a 12 month fixed term post, with continuation subject to funding.


SupportED is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to assist the Development Manager to develop and expand the volunteer led services. The charity is the leading community eating disorder charity in Scotland and supports people with eating disorders, their carers and families in a growing number of geographical areas across Scotland, with face-to-face groups prior to Coronavirus, and currently by Zoom.

The charity recruits, trains and supports volunteers who facilitate support groups for people with eating disorders and carers and has also introduced a 1 to 1 befriending service.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and well organised self-starter with drive and a passion for helping others. Full training will be given and ongoing development and support provided.

The ability to attract, train, manage and motivate volunteers is essential and a good understanding of eating disorders and/or related mental health conditions is desirable.

For this post it is essential to have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

Further details of the post are set out in the Job Description.

Application notes

Please e-mail completed applications to: robert.davidson@supportedscotland.org

We do not accept CVs or faxed Application Forms.

Selected applicants will be invited to attend for interview. Subject to satisfactory interview and references a selection and appointment will be made from suitable applicants. A PVG check will be required due to the nature of the post.

Closing date for applications is: Monday 1st March 2021, 12 noon

Interviews planned for: Friday 5th March 2021

Anticipated start date: By agreement but expected to be within 5 weeks.

Contact Details: robert.davidson@supportedscotland.org

Based at: Flexible – initially homeworking, potentially office based in future. Some travel around Scotland is required. Access to a car and a driving licence is required, with mileage reimbursement in accordance with the charity’s travel policy