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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Volunteer Officer - Jupiter Growing Together

Jupiter Growing Together project operates within Jupiter Urban Wildlife, providing a green sanctuary within the industrial setting of Grangemouth. Our project invites volunteers to participate in managing our TCV site, focusing on sustainable gardening practices, biodiversity enhancement, and the repurposing of items through our woodshed.
Our primary goal is to enhance the mental and physical well-being of individuals facing enduring health issues or socio-economic challenges. We seek a dedicated individual centred on people to assist the Senior Project Officer in planning, organising and overseeing sessions. This role aims to expand our capacity and activities while maintaining a secure, safe and encouraging environment for our groups.
Key Responsibilities:
• Coordinate and supervise volunteer engagement, ranging from nature-based activities to site maintenance tasks
• Support volunteer training and development
• Manage volunteer information and record activity tasks
• Ensure volunteer safety and well-being through effective risk assessing
• Assume the responsibility of being a key holder for the site.

Experience required

Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively engage and motivate volunteers, fostering inclusivity within the team. • Demonstrates confidence in both independent work and collaborative team settings. • Exhibits enthusiasm coupled with a positive, non-judgmental demeanour. • Demonstrates adaptability and problem-solving skills. • Approachable with good listening skills. Successful candidates will be required to complete a Disclosure Scotland application (costs will be covered by TCV). No prior Volunteer Officer or conservation experience is necessary as full training will be provided.


Minimum age: 18

Frequency & commitment
1-2 days per week on days we deliver sessions which are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for a minimum of 6 months.

Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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