Do you want to be a part of an exciting, inclusive and forward thinking organisation? Abertay Students’ Association has an immediate vacancy for 2 external trustees to join our Board. We are looking for people who have strategic thinking, independent judgement and an ability to think creatively. Experience of a governance role in the public, private or voluntary sector and/or experience of human resources and business processes would be especially desirable. We are looking for someone with skills and experience to complement those of existing Board members so please share with us how your background can help influence to ongoing direction of a small, enthusiastic charity dedicated to improving and enhancing the lives of students.
Abertay SA is a value-based organisation that is strongly committed to being democratic, participative and student-led, supporting and representing around 4000 students on a small and close-knit city centre campus. We are looking to have an enthusiastic individual who shares our values and passion to have a positive impact on the lives and experiences of the students we work with.
The Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the association, strategic leadership and evaluating progress. The Board is comprised of both elected student representatives and external trustees.
This appointment is for two years and is renewable for a further term of 2 years.
V&A Dundee is seeking an experienced Major Gifts Manager to work to ambitious funding targets in support of the museums core funding, exhibitions and learning programmes.
V&A Dundee is a charity and we have recently set out to raise approximately £10 million over 5 years from private sources to sustain the successful operation of the museum. The Philanthropy & Partnerships (P&P) team are responsible for delivering this income by working with individuals, corporates, trusts and foundations and through various annual giving programmes to secure support by demonstrating the value and impact of V&A Dundee. We offer a range of ways for supporters to engage with us, this includes – partnerships, sponsorship, patrons’ schemes, individual membership and corporate membership schemes.
As a member of the Philanthropy & Partnerships team, this role will maximise income to V&A Dundee by securing and sustaining financial support for the museum from high net-worth individuals. Working closely with the Director of P&P, other key staff and advocates such as the museum Director and Board, the post-holder will develop relationships with and solicit major gifts from individuals in order to meet agreed fundraising targets, ensuring sustained charitable giving and donors’ deepening association with V&A Dundee.
Dundee Women’s Aid positively welcomes applications from women within all sections of the community. Women only need apply as this is an excepted post under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.
Dundee Voluntary Action is a leading, trusted and flourishing organisation, working to make a difference to lives of people and communities in the city. An exciting opportunity has arisen to promote and champion Good Governance in Scotland’s Third Sector. Working with the Good Governance Award Manager, initially you will assist with assessing evidence submitted and provide constructive feedback to charities undertaking the Introduction to Good Governance Programme, a nationwide, evidence based e-portfolio confirming that they meet 12 criteria deemed essential for good governance. A good knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of Scottish Charity Trustees and confidence to provide constructive feedback to people at this level is therefore essential. You may have previously worked in an organisational development, training or capacity building role, reported to or trained Charity Trustees or have been a Trustee yourself for example. Or perhaps you have experience working in HR. You will be passionate about governance with a desire to help Scottish Charities run efficiently and effectively using best practice throughout.
Additional tasks may include helping to organise events, attending events, report preparation, creating a newsletter, press releases, promoting the award and recruiting prospective organisations. As such you will need to be a confident communicator both verbally and in writing with the ability to prioritise your workload under minimal supervision. You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications and experience of online assessment tools such as Onefile would be an advantage.
Izzy’s Promise is a charity based in Dundee but working across Scotland and the UK which provides confidential support and information to survivors of ritual and organised abuse. This charity is survivor led, works to raise awareness about ritual and organised abuse and its effects on survivors, provides research, training and consultancy and works in close partnerships with other survivor organisations.
The core purpose of the role is to generate income to sustain and grow Izzy’s Promise and partner charities. We are particularly interested in developing a diverse source of income including corporate, legacy and individual donor fundraising.
Eighteen And Under (18u) is a charity based in Dundee which provides confidential support and information to young survivors of any kind of abuse. This multi award winning charity is innovative in its approach and led by the needs and wishes of young people and research-based evidence of what really works for young survivors. In addition to providing support and information, 18u has also developed a research-based violence and abuse prevention programme for use with children, young people and vulnerable adults in schools, sheltered housing complexes and communities.
We are currently recruiting a full time (fixed-term one year) Peer Volunteer Coordinator.
The core purpose of the role is to inspire young people. The worker will be expected to recruit, train and provide support to a minimum of 25 young people not in education, employment or training, and other disadvantaged young people, to assist them to increase their skills and experience through volunteering with 18u. This is with the aim of improving their access to accredited training and learning, increasing their employability and employment options and increasing their leadership skills.