Community Jobs Scotland - New Fund


19th July 2011

Supporting young unemployed people into opportunities in the voluntary and charity sector.

The Scottish Government is to invest £10 million in 2011-12 to support unemployed young people into work and training opportunities in a new programme, Community Jobs Scotland.

At least 2000 jobs will be created in the third sector in 2011/12, with opportunities in all 32 Local Authority areas in Scotland.

All opportunities must be for at least six months, pay at least minimum wages and be for a minimum of 25 hours per week.

To find out more, contact Mai Hearne at AAVO on 01241 430349 or email

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