Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£24,938 per annum pro rata
Contract, Part-time, 30 -37.5 hours per week – Job Share considered, Full-time
Job description

Network Engagement Project Officer (Volunteering)

£24,938 per annum

12 Month Fixed Term

 (Ref:  SUS3236)

30 -37.5 hours per week – Job Share considered

Homeworking, with regular working from the Sustrans Office


About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. 

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together!


About The Role

Volunteering is fundamental to the way Sustrans works and to the support of the National Cycle Network across Scotland. 

We now have an exciting opportunity for you to make a difference as one of our Network Engagement Project Officers.

Your role will put you at the centre of our growing Love Your Network grant scheme for community groups.

You will help us to build a vibrant wider volunteering offer and make sure that we motivate and support a diverse range of volunteers.


About You

We are looking for someone that can engage and inspire a range of audiences. Someone with experience working with volunteers and community groups or organisations.

So, if this sounds like you and you are passionate about health, sustainability or the environment, apply today!


What we Offer?

In return we can offer ongoing working from home (or a nearby Sustrans office when it’s safe to do so) and a truly flexible working environment.


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)


Equality, diversity and inclusion

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes disabled people, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.



Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 21 June 2021.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 July 2021.

To apply, please complete our online application form. 

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Posted on: 11 June 2021
Closing date: 21 June 2021
Job ref: 138448CHJ
Tags: Project Management, Operations
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