Community Work

Sector overview

Overview of the social care sector


Typical job profiles

Community art worker

Community development worker

Community education officer

Youth worker


Useful online resources

Chartered Institute of Housing

Children and Young People Now

Community Care

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Impact Arts

Institute of Money Advisers

Jobs In Advice

Law Centres Network Offering free legal advice to disadvantaged people

Playwork - Skills Active and Skills Active Careers

Scottish Association of Law Centres Representative body for law centres in Scotland

UnLtd Charity which supports social entrepreneurs

Voluntary Arts

Young Scot


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Impact Arts Community arts organisation in Glasgow

Jobs In Advice


Play Scotland including list of organisations and job vacancies 


Professional bodies

CLD Standards Council for Scotland

International Association for Community Development (IACD)

Play Scotland

Refugee Council

Scottish Refugee Council


See also our resources on human rights