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Do you love tartan and supporting vulnerable people? We are looking for you

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Tartan Coordinator to support our Greyfriars Tartan Social Enterprise Project. Greyfriars Tartan was designed in 2011 by a member of the Grassmarket Community Project. The Tartan is on the Scottish register of tartans, and is woven by Bute Fabrics on the iddyllic Isle of Bute. In the […]

Join our awesome catering team and help us increase our social impact

Join our amazing ever expanding team and cook not just for customers (though that can be satisfying enough) but as part of our vision to help people re-connect with themselves, others and the wider society. Go home each day knowing you have made a huge difference to the lives of some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable and […]

Social In the Gardens

We are delighted to be participating in Edinburgh Social Enterprises exciting Social in the Gardens 2017 on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd August an event aimed at informing, inspiring and entertaining.  Its a free two day, family friendly event showcasing high quality goods and services from a selection of Edinburgh’s 260 social enterprises – businesses where profits […]

The Scotch Whisky Experience Supports Grassmarket Charity

We are delighted to have received a generous donation of One thousand pounds from the Scotch Whisky Experience local attraction.  Support from local businesses are vital to us ensuring we continue to support our most vulnerable and social isolated. £1000 will meet many costs for example the cost of two of our self-esteem 6 week courses, […]

Recruitment of a Finance Officer

The Grassmarket Community Project is an Edinburgh based charity that supports vulnerable adults. We are recruiting a finance officer to help us manage the increasing complexity, size and breadth of our operations including an activity programme 7 days a week and 5 social enterprises. The post is 12 hours a week – which should reflect the priorities of […]

Edinburgh Uni Medical Students Committee Donate to our charity

We are delighted to announce that Edinburgh University Medical Students donated he proceeds from their ball to our project. Many of the students were involved in a visit to the project with Doneil McCleod, Psychiatric Nurse and Head of the NHS Access Centre Clinic. They were so impressed by the project and moved by our […]

Grassmarket Volunteer wins Inspiring Volunteer Award!

We are delighted to announce that Grassmarket Community Project’s very own Candela Sanchez who volunteers at our Job Club every week, supporting our members into work or assisting them with updating CV’s applications and searches, has been selected for an Inspiring Volunteering Award. She’ll be presented with the Award by The Rt. Hon Lord Provost of […]

Grassmarket Walking wedding fair and the joys of marrying in an ethical venue

GREATER GRASSMARKET WALKING WEDDING FAIR takes places this Saturday 8th April, 11am until 5pm and features our wonderful Grassmarket Centre Back by popular demand, walk around the lovely area nestled beneath Edinburgh Castle and browse, sample and enjoy some special treatment from a long list of independent high end suppliers ready to welcome you and give […]