Job vacancy | Local Development Officer (East Central Scotland) – Maternity Cover

Job vacancy | Local Development Officer (East Central Scotland) – Maternity Cover

14 January 2020

We have a really exciting opportunity to help grow and develop Scouting in East Central Scotland.

Can you inspire people to volunteer to do something great?
Do you enjoy working with lots of different people from different backgrounds and experiences?
Are you up for making a real difference to the lives of young people?

We’re looking for a Local Development Officer (East Central Scotland) – Maternity Cover).

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Base Location: Home based
Term: 6-9 months
Starting Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 (pro rata)
Hours: 37 per week, including evening and weekends (we are open to part time applications)

This exciting role is all about bringing Scouting to more young people in the most deprived areas of East Central Scotland. You’ll continue the excellent work that we’ve been doing in Fife and West Lothian to shout about Scouts, open new groups, bring in more adult volunteers, and work with new communities.

You will be out meeting new people, forming relationships, and working with our local volunteers to bring Scouting to the young people who can benefit most in the area.  You’ll be finding and supporting new volunteers, working with local decision makers, and always on the look out for where we can make the biggest difference in the wider East Central Scotland area.


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The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 31 January 2020

Applications should be emailed to or sent by post to Scouts Scotland Headquarters (Recruitment), Fordell Firs, Hillend, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ.


Interviews will be held at Scouts Scotland Headquarters, KY11 7HQ later in early February 2020.