GCVS vacancy

Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS) is a dynamic and forward-thinking voluntary sector development agency which provides information, advice, training and practical, professional support to 1,000 voluntary and community groups in Glasgow. As well as being a key part of the Glasgow Third Sector Interface, we coordinate the voluntary sector’s input to policy and planning and work in strategic partnerships with all the major players in regeneration, health, learning and economic development within Glasgow.

 We are now looking to recruit for the following post:




Job Title: Community Connectors Volunteer Coordinator

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary: Grade 6, points 31- 34 £25,945 – £28,260

Term: Fixed term to end of March 2019

Location: Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector 


Working collaboratively with the citywide and local Community Connectors teams, the post holder will take a lead role in supporting the area teams to develop ‘buddy’ schemes where older people can volunteer to accompany other older people to activities or services to help them to settle in.

The post holder will also be responsible for providing support and guidance to the local Community Connector teams to map, promote and link older people to appropriate volunteering opportunities within their local communities.

The Volunteer Coordinator will have regular contact with the programme volunteers and third sector organisations offering volunteering positions to ensure older people are being matched with the right opportunities for them. They will coordinate training, learning and briefing sessions and develop a volunteer polices to make sure the teams processes adhere to best practice..


Further details and an application pack are available below.

Alternatively contact GCVS on 0141 332 2444 or email recruitment@gcvs.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Sunday 24 June 2018.


GCVS strives to be an equal opportunities employer.

GCVS, a membership organisation, is the main development agency and advocate for voluntary and community organisations in Glasgow and is one of the largest Council’s for the Voluntary Sector in the UK.   We are also one of four key partners that form Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface. The interface is the partnership that supports and represents the third sector in Glasgow and through which the Scottish Government engages with the third sector.

Community Connectors Volunteer Coordinator- Covering Letter

Community Connectors Volunteer Coordinator – Job Description

Community Connectors Volunteer Coordinator – Person Specification

GCVS Application Pack


Employment term
Fixed term until end of March 2019
Full Time - 35 hours per week
Salary / grade
Grade 6, points 31- 34 £25,945 - £28,260
Start date
Application closing date
June 24, 2018
Submission process

No CVs will be accepted.
Submit completed application pack by email to recruitment@gcvs.org.uk or alternatively, post to
Farah Portela
HR Manager

Contact name
Farah Portela
Contact email
Contact number
0141 332 2444

Please note that we are only able to reply to those selected for interview. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date we regret that your application may has been unsuccessful. You are more than welcome to contact us for confirmation.

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