Job title: Hub Development Officer
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract length: two years
Location: Glasgow (home working at present)
Closing date: 2nd April 2021
The Community Ownership Hub: Glasgow and Clyde Valley (“CO Hub”) is a project of Community Land Scotland It is a support and promotion project for communities of geography who want to own land or buildings in Glasgow and the Clyde Valley. This is a pilot project, with the aim of focusing resources on the Glasgow and Clyde Valley area to accelerate urban community ownership.
The CO Hub supports community groups in their community ownership journey, We connect people and organisations, and we work closely with others to put the right expertise in the hands of the community. We provide support on community purchase from private landowners through negotiated sales, and tips on community right to buy. We have funding for specialist studies through a Support Framework, ensuring communities have access to the best advice. We also work strategically to promote community ownership and to create conditions for community ownership to thrive.
This new role is a key part of our team. The Development Officer will provide support to community ownership groups, promote community ownership, and contribute to Community Land Scotland’s strategic and policy work.