Project Development Assistant

  • VO74602


LINKnet is looking for minority ethnic volunteers (from all ethnic groups) to become development assistants to support the development team in the evaluation and prioritization of volunteer mentoring and befriending services. Through a range of support structures, the voluntary job is likely to include: Assisting the development process of various projects, Helping in completing all project-related documentation, Working with the development team in project initiation.

Organisation aims and objectives

LINKnet Mentoring Ltd is a voluntary sector mentoring project established to help minority ethnic people living in Edinburgh and the Lothian. We aim to help people from Ethnic Minorities get into jobs, education and also with their Personal Development and integration into the society. LINKnet aims to increase representation of minority ethnic people in further and higher education, employment, public and civic life of Scottish society through a structured one to one mentoring programme which is free to join. One of the main aim of LINKnet is to enhance the quality of life of individuals by improving their personal circumstances so that they are better able and better prepared to attain their goals in the areas of education, employment and personal development. The project also hopes to achieve a collective impact on the minority ethnic community as a whole in their struggle to be better represented in all spheres of life. LINKnet's long-term ambition is to see an equitable Scottish society in which everyone can plays their part and feels part of the wider Scottish community.










Minimum commitment 5 hours per week.


Experience required: Project development assistant will undertake a range of administration and support tasks. The candidate needs to be adaptable and a team player with good IT skills. The role will require to liaise with partners, staff and volunteers.
Travel details: 31, Guthrie Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JG.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses details: No expenses paid.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Training is not certified and will cover the concept of volunteering, LINKnet policies and procedures etc.