Paid Opportunity! Volunteer Coordinator for Black Isle Repair Cafe

02 July 2024

Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator for Black Isle Repair Cafe

Position: Volunteer Coordinator (Independent Contractor)

Location: Home-based with travel within the Black Isle

Hours: Approximately 17 hours per month, flexible

Compensation: £15.00 per hour (fixed at £255 per month)

Contract Duration: August 2024 - June 2025 (with potential for extension subject to funding)

The Black Isle Repair Cafe (BIRC) seeks a self-motivated and community-oriented individual to co-ordinate and support our volunteer team, ensuring the smooth operation of our monthly repair cafes. This role involves flexible hours, working from home, and some in-person attendance.


  • Coordinate and communicate with volunteers.
  • Attend monthly Repair Cafes and Steering Group meetings.
  • Book venues and arrange necessary equipment.
  • Maintain social media presence and advertise events.
  • Organize volunteer evenings and bring onboard new volunteers.


  • Excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Passion for repair, circular economy, and community development.
  • Friendly and approachable personality.
  • Access to a vehicle.

For a more detailed description of the Black Isle Repair Cafe Volunteer Coordinator opportunity, please click here or email

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the environment and have the skills to support our community-driven initiative, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to by 10am on 29th July 2024. 

Join us in creating a sustainable future for the Black Isle community!

We are part of the rapidly expanding worldwide Transition Towns movement. The Black Isle is a peninsula of about 100 sq miles ENE of Inverness in Scotland, UK.