Community Jobs Scotland is open to third sector organisations in Scotland. The third sector includes a diverse range of organisations.

Examples of third sector organisations who would be eligible to apply include:

  • Voluntary organisations
  • Charities
  • Social enterprises
  • Community organisations
  • Volunteering bodies
  • Co-operatives
  • Trade unions
  • Mutuals
  • Housing associations
  • Credit unions
  • Community Interest Companies (CICs) – if no profit distribution
  • Charitable trusts (if the trust was set up by a local authority, the trust must be fully independent from the local authority)
  • Community Enterprise Trusts

Examples of organisations who would not be eligible to apply include:

  • Arms length council bodies including trusts (defined by clauses in the constitution that concede control to the local authority).
  • Community Interest Companies where there is profit distribution
  • Private sector
  • Local Authorities