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Community Development Officer - Stronsay Development Trust

Stronsay Development Trust
Community Development Officer
17.5 hours per week

The Stronsay Development Trust is looking to appoint a Community Development Officer to support the trust and other Community Groups in taking forward specific community projects. This post will run initially till 31st March 2018.

This role will include taking forward projects and priorities identified by the local community and Stronsay development trust and assisting with the development of the community in accordance with the priorities identified in the island development plan. This role will also help promote local projects and assist in sourcing funding for potential projects.

The successful application will be flexible, be computer literate, have excellent communication skills and preferably have experience in project management. You will have a strong interest in the community of Stronsay and will have the ability to use your own initiative. It would be preferred the candidate lived on Stronsay.

To discuss this role, please contact Applications are available at Voluntary Action Orkney, Anchor Buildings, 6 Bridge Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1HR, online below or at

The closing date for all applications is 31st May 2017 at 5pm. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7th June 2017 in Stronsay.

This post is funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Government
A company limited by Guarantee Registered in Scotland,
Company Number SC271553
A Scottish charity, Charity Number SC038888

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