Top job! Volunteers Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,917 – £40,736
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th May 2021

  • Advertised from 29th April 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • + Pension


Scotland’s first modern hospice, St Columba’s first opened its doors in 1977. Over the years it has grown and evolved into an exemplary provider of specialist palliative care for thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses in Edinburgh and the Lothians annually, while also providing support to their relatives and loved ones. We currently have the following opportunity:

Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and capable?

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

We’re looking for a creative and passionate Volunteer Services Manager to join St Columba’s Hospice Care, as we roll out our exciting strategy, expanding our end of life care services to the Edinburgh & Lothians community. Volunteering is critical to the success of St Columba’s. We value the unique role that volunteers play in all parts of the organisation and believe that the skills and experiences of volunteers help St Columba’s to deliver a high quality of care to our patients, their families and loved ones.

Volunteers enhance and enrich the work of our staff and allow St Columba’s to develop strong

links with communities which raises awareness of St Columba’s and of the care and support that we provide. We are looking for someone dynamic, enthusiastic and capable to:

  • Be responsible for the recruitment, placement and retention of all volunteers across St Columba’s services and fundraising efforts
  • Manage and support volunteering across St Columba’s in conjunction with other leaders and service managers
  • Ensure St Columba’s attracts and retains a diverse volunteer workforce and offers an exceptional volunteer experience.
  • Develop new opportunities for volunteers to make a difference

Application notes

Interested? If so, we would love to hear from you. For an informal discussion, please don’t hesitate to contact Jackie Stone, Chief Executive, on 0131 551 1381.

For an application form and job description, download the Job Pack below or visit our website at or email

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 13th May 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 21st May 2021