Fundraising Job Opportunity

Community Fundraiser

Venture Scotland offers an outdoor-based personal development programme which empowers young people aged 16-30, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives and want help to change.

We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our young people working with them to make lasting changes to their lives and helping them play a positive role in their communities.

We are seeking a Community Fundraiser (who identifies with our values of Trust, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Environment and Personal Development) to help support the fundraising team to expand and diversify our income streams to ensure our organisations is sustainable into the future.

The role will include taking a lead on community fundraising engagement plus donor stewardship of the following funding streams –corporate, individual giving and community – and help increase income in these streams. To be successful in the role, you will have experience in securing income within the voluntary sector or another sector if you are able to demonstrate transferable skills. You will be someone who is able to identify, establish and retain new partnerships.

Do you want to work in a supportive team of people who really care about the young people we are helping? Do you want to work in an organisation who listens, values everyone views and cares about the health and wellbeing of their staff? Do you understand the transformative effect of the outdoors? Are you passionate about #ChangingYoungLives Outdoors?

Further Information

Full time: 37 hours per week

Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow (with some remote working from home)

Salary: £28,739 – £32,489 per annum + 5% employer pension contribution (with 5% employee contribution)

This role is considered ‘regulated work’ as it involves activities with both children and protected adults. Under our safeguarding policy, this role will require a PVG.

If you are applying for this role you need to prove that you have the right to live and work in the UK. If you do not possess this right, then your application will not be considered.

For further information on the job/person specs for this role and detail on how to apply, please email

Deadline: Sunday 19 February 2023