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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.

Posts tagged Community Jobs Scotland

Graeme, 28, is a former CJS employee who worked with CJS employer Scottish Sports Futures. We asked him about his experience: How did you get involved with CJS? I had just finished at The University of Stirling and with an underlying health condition – Ulcerated Colitis - I was... Read more

Kevin, 21, is a CJS employee with Achieve More Scotland. Here he shares his experience of the programme: “First I was a participant so I was just like the kids we have at the Easter camp. Playing football, getting involved, making friends and stuff like that. Then after that a... Read more

Craig, 22, became a CJS employee three years ago and is now employed full time with Achieve More Scotland. Here he shares his experience: “When I left school I did a scholarship in engineering because teachers suggested it, but I didn’t enjoy it. Then I did a job for a bit and it... Read more

Paul Fletcher is a Community Jobs Scotland employer with Achieve More Scotland. Here he shares his experience of the CJS programme: “We’re a community based youth organisation that works across areas of West Central Scotland, using sport and physical activity, youth work... Read more

Ben Harman is a Community Jobs Scotland employer from Stills . Here he shares his experience with the CJS programme: "Stills was established in 1977 and is the oldest dedicated photography venue in Scotland. We have always been based in Edinburgh’s old town and most people know... Read more

Katy Hundertmark, 26, became a CJS employee with Stills a year ago. Here she shares her experience with the CJS programme and how she utilised the training fund: "I became aware of CJS in October 2017 when I stumbled across a job advertisement on Creative Scotland’s opportunity... Read more

I left school with good grades, a HNC in Media and Communications, and an offer of an unconditional into year two of Events Management at my chosen university. My dream (or so I thought at the time) was coming alive and I left high school so excited and confident about my future... Read more

A programme which creates job opportunities in the third sector for vulnerable unemployed young people across Scotland is celebrating its 8,000th employee. Zara Turner (21) – a Hospitality Assistant at Callander Youth Project – is the latest young person to secure a job via... Read more

It’s an exciting (and busy!) time for the CJS team. After six successful phases which have created 7,670 jobs, we're now into Phase 7 of Community Jobs Scotland, with the aim of creating and filling another 700 third sector jobs for unemployed, vulnerable young people by the end... Read more

An employment service run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is looking for third sector employers across Scotland to benefit young people and their communities. Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) is an employability service which aims to support vulnerable... Read more