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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Becoming a Community Jobs Scotland employer has many benefits, including

  • Improving the level of service your organisation can deliver
  • Providing mentoring or supervisory experience for existing members of staff
  • Widening the pool of people your organisation would usually recruit from
  • Help you to demonstrate your commitment to supporting young people

A fund of up to £8,984.62 or £5,840 respectively is available for each completed 40 or 26 week CJS contract. You will receive an upfront payment when the start paperwork is completed.  The remaining funding is paid monthly in arrears. This is to help cover:

  • employee wage
  • employer’s NI
  • pension contributions
  • support and supervision
  • induction
  • on-the job training

A limited fund is also available that can be used to support employers towards paying the Living Wage.

Last modified on 11 July 2022
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