Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations' Council
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations' Council

Charity registered in Scotland SC009944

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council’s (EVOC) purpose is to support, promote, develop and represent the Third Sector. We play a key role in supporting pioneering, new and innovative ways of working for Third Sector organisations and community groups that work in Edinburgh. EVOC actively promotes, participates in and contributes to partnership working between the voluntary, public, private and community sectors at a local and national level.


Current vacancies

Development Worker (Locality Forums)

  • Part time
  • £27,103 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th August 2019

Working with a remit across Edinburgh’s four localities, the Development Worker will service and support the voluntary sector forums to develop and to engage with other Community Planning Partners; enabling participation, representing third sector interests and supporting third sector representatives. One area of developing focus will be engaging with and supporting third sector participation within Locality teams.

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,249 – £26,272 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th August 2019

Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge?

This new role is designed to provide an efficient and effective financial service to EVOC. It includes the maintenance of EVOC’s financial records, day-to-day operations and preparation of financial statements for EVOC’s senior management team and Board. Additionally, for one day per week the post will provide a service of Independent Examination to small charities’ accounts.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

EVOC helps to support, develop and promote the interests and work of voluntary and community organisations in Edinburgh.

We are recruiting three roles to support an exciting new project to work to develop and deliver Edinburgh Recovery Activities - a programme of support with and for the addiction recovery community in Edinburgh; and to develop the necessary structures to commission this service in the longer term.

A good understanding of the addictions recovery community is essential and a personal or family lived experience of recovery from addiction is a desirable asset in this work.

Embedded in the Adult Health and Wellbeing Team, and working with the Senior Development Officer for Adult Health and Wellbeing, the Senior Development Officer will firstly be responsible for working in partnership with the EADP to further scope out the business case and service design of the new provision in order for it to be commissioned by the EADP for Spring 2020. This will include exploring sources of funding to supplement the core funding from the EADP and appropriate structures to give the recovery community sustainable involvement in the ongoing provision. Secondly the post holder will support two Development Officers to develop Edinburgh Recovery Activities - a programme of activities and events with and for the recovery community. Ensuring meaningful coproduction at all stages with the recovery community will be a central element of the role.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Worker (Recovery Community) x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,103
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd June 2019

EVOC helps to support, develop and promote the interests and work of voluntary and community organisations in Edinburgh.

We are recruiting three roles to support an exciting new project to work to develop and deliver Edinburgh Recovery Activities - a programme of support with and for the addiction recovery community in Edinburgh; and to develop the necessary structures to commission this service in the longer term.

A good understanding of the addictions recovery community is essential and a personal or family lived experience of recovery from addiction is a desirable asset in this work.

Embedded in the Adult Health and Wellbeing Team, and working closely with the Senior Development Officers for Recovery Community and Adult Health and Wellbeing, the two Development Workers will develop Edinburgh Recovery Activities - a programme of activities and events with and for the recovery community.

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This vacancy has now closed

Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is looking to recruit a skilled individual.

This is a dynamic job that gives you the opportunity to help shape and deliver the messages and services of EVOC across the third sector in Edinburgh and beyond. We anticipate appointing a highly disciplined, productive individual with excellent work management and planning skills, and a keen attention to detail who will flourish in this opportunity. Maintenance and development of EVOC’s comms platforms, promoting areas of EVOC’s work and delivering internal comms are key functions of this role.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Worker (Adult Health & Wellbeing)

  • Part time
  • £27,103 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th June 2019

Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is looking to recruit a skilled individual.

The Development Worker shall contribute to the development and delivery of the first phase of a multi-disciplinary, mixed model of preventative health, earlier intervention, social support and reablement which will integrate elements of the Community Led Support and Asset Based Community Development models to identify and deliver a number of test sites across Edinburgh. These sites will provide the opportunity for third, independent and statutory sector services to come together to deliver the aspirations of the incoming Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership Strategic Plan.

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