Job vacancies at AVA

As Aberdeenshire's Third Sector Interface (TSI), our mission is to facilitate the growth of strong, resilient, and proactive communities, by connecting, supporting, and promoting Aberdeenshire’s Third Sector. Our vision is a vibrant, dynamic, and impact-generating third sector for Aberdeenshire, with a powerful, purposeful, and informed collective voice.

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Development Officer (specialising in Supported Living)

Salary: £16,210 for 21 hours per week (pro-rata'd from £27,017 fte)

AVA works in many different ways with many community, voluntary, and third sector groups and organisations across Aberdeenshire. No two days are the same, because the nature of the work we do varies for each organisation we engage with.

We are currently seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Development Officer to join our team working across Aberdeenshire.  Duties will include the promotion of, and support for volunteering, and providing support and guidance that will enable groups and organisations to deliver their services. The post will specialise in Supported Living, focussing on working with groups and organisations that provide care and support for people living independently.

The role is home-based with occasional travel within Aberdeenshire dependent on Scottish Government restrictions in place at the time.  It is offered on a 0.6fte basis (21 hours per week) although there is a short-term option to work up to 0.8fte (£21,613 for 28 hours per week) until 31st March 2022.

For further information, please contact Keith Anderson (Head of Development) for an informal conversation by phoning 07969 603595.

For a recruitment pack, please email

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th August 2021 at 1200hrs

Interview date: Thursday 19th August 2021 (this will be conducted remotely through Microsoft Teams)