Soirbheas Job Vacancies

Assistant Community Development Officer

Soirbheas are looking for an experienced and capable individual to join our small but ambitious charity.
In this role you will support our Community Development Manager and volunteer board to manage the grant programmes, deliver projects and events within the communities of Glen Urquhart & Strathglass.

You will bring excellent administration skills, have event co-ordinating experience and an interest in community development.

A good knowledge of challenges faced by the rural community and the voluntary sector within this area is desirable.
37.5 hours per week (part-time work or job share possible).

Salary: £23,400 – £27,105 per annum pro rata
Annual Leave: 35 days including public holidays
Location: Working from home but in easy reach of Glen Urquhart/Strathglass
Duration: Permanent Post (subject to a three-month trial period)

For the full job description please click here.

For more information on Soirbheas some suggested links are:
About us
Staff & Directors
Soirbheas Grant Programme

If you are interested in applying please email your CV and a supporting letter to or send by post to Carol Masheter – Hill Crest, Crask of Aigas, Beauly, Inverness-shire, IV4 7AD.

If you have any queries in advance of submitting an application you can email carol or phone on 0751 445 2783 for an informal discussion.

Closing date: 30th April 2019
Interviews: week commencing 13th May 2019


Become a Soirbheas Director 

Soirbheas is a local community company and charity established in 2009 to invest in the communities of Glen Urquhart & Strathglass by distributing funding generated from renewable energy schemes. We are on a journey to make our communities a more attractive place to live, work and to protect our environment for future generations. The significant funds being raised from a range of renewable energy schemes are being invested within the community via grants and community development projects.

To support the charity in its next phase of activity, we are seeking applications from enthusiastic individuals with a passion for our area to join our diverse and capable Board. As a Director, you will be jointly responsible for ensuring that the Charity complies with its objectives and governing document as well as all relevant legislation and regulations. You will participate in Grant Assessment and use your skills and experience to assist the Charity in delivering its aims for the benefit of communities and groups across Glen Urquhart and Strathglass.

Joining our board provides an opportunity to serve your community and to give something back that benefit many groups and individuals in our area.

We are inviting candidates who reside in either Glen Urquhart and Strathglass to apply. We are particularly interested in attracting community spirited candidates with the following attributes and availability:

  • Good knowledge of the community/voluntary/charity sectors.
  • Good knowledge of the needs of our communities.
  • Good understanding of finance and governance.
  • Willing and able to commit the time and effort (only 10 meetings per year).

Meet the rest of the team!

For further information please contact the Carol Masheter, Soirbheas Community Development Officer – by email or phone 0751 445 2783