Who we are:
Scripture Union Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.
We are seeking to recruit a Fundraising Coordinator to join our Fundraising Team. This is a newly created role to support the development of our fundraising activities.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Fundraising Coordinator will work closely with the Fundraising Team to help deliver our fundraising and development priorities. The role will work across all income streams – trusts, major donors, individual giving and legacies with a strong focus on securing trust and foundation income, fundraising administration, supporter care and the coordination of fundraising materials and resources. The role will also contribute to reporting of Scripture Union Scotland’s impact - collecting data, case studies and updates from across our ministries to report back to funders. The post holder will also be involved in research to find new funding sources and prospects.
· Maintain administrative systems, fundraising CRM, and databases, keeping up-to-date records of opportunities, applications, and results.
· Provide support to the Major Donor and Trusts Manager by conducting detailed, compliant research, including identifying new potential high-value supporters and trust funding sources for SU Scotland.
· Provide support to the Individual Giving Manager across a wide range of income streams: appeals, legacy fundraising, regular giving programme, donor acquisition and supporting the wider staff team in fundraising.
· Contribute to the administration and stewardship of donors and work with the Fundraising team to coordinate and improve supporter care processes.
· Develop and update fundraising materials and resources.
· Be the first point of contact for all fundraising enquiries, responding promptly to all supporters.
· Participate fully in the life and ministry of Scripture Union Scotland.
Who we are looking for:
We are seeking applicants who have experience of working in a fundraising team and have good research and analytical skills, with the ability to contribute to the development of new prospects and funding pipelines. The successful applicant will be able to develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. An ability to project manage and multi task is also critical.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and can demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
We are seeking a Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with autism and learning disabilities, within their homes (Supported Living), to access meaningful work, and to have fun and develop relationships.
Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.
Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.
• To build relationships with people using a person-centred approach founded on dignity and respect for individuality, and that enables choice and control
• To provide shared support, 1:1 and 2:1 support.
• To work positively with any behaviours of concern.
• To provide care and support with personal / intimate care tasks, administering medication safely, assisting a person’s mobility safely including using equipment, supporting meals, social activities, outings and attending appointments.
• To support people to live in a rich environment, manage a tenancy and build a home.
• To share and support members with daily cleaning tasks and maintain safe and aesthetically pleasing working/living environments
• To support people to participate as fully as possible in tasks and activities that interest and engage them, developing skills and a sense of purpose and value
• To act as keyworker for some people taking a lead role in ensuring outcomes, support plans and risk assessments are reviewed at least every 6 months.
• To build good relations with families, carers, and other relevant professionals.
• To plan, organise and facilitate group and individual activities
• To work as an effective member of a team following agreed procedures, and contributing to professional discussions and a positive team working environment
• Support members both inside the home, but also to utilise the outside spaces, supporting gardening, growing vegetable and plants, and enjoying nature.
We are looking for one or two Catering manager(s) to lead the Swing Café located within Colinton Parish Church. The café is staffed by a team of volunteers, who will be led by the Catering manager(s).
About the Role
The Swing Café opened in 1999 and is run as a not-for-profit venture to reach out to the local community and visitors to the Colinton area. It is currently open on Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00am to 2.00pm.
The role of Catering Manager will be a 24-hour per week role, to be carried out either by one person, or by two people job-sharing. The working hours are flexible. Administration and planning time can be either within or outside the opening hours of the Café but there will need to be some time on site during opening hours to interact, supervise and manage the team of volunteers on a regular basis.
The Catering Manager(s) will be responsible for managing their own time.
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the Swing Café
• Support the Minister and Kirk Session to develop outreach activities involving the Swing Café
• Manage the team of volunteers including staff rotas, training, supervision and additional volunteer recruitment
• Ensure that the kitchen equipment is sufficient and in good working order
• Ensure all Environmental Health requirements are met
• Develop and propose new menu ideas, reflecting demand ensuring the Café covers its costs
• Oversee stock control and manage the weekly and bulk shopping requirements
• Liaise with the volunteer finance assistants to assist in book-keeping activities
Key skills, knowledge and experience:
• Excellent interpersonal skills to engage with a wide cross section of people
• Enthusiasm for working with and developing volunteers
• Interest in food and healthy eating, preferably with experience of working in the catering industry either paid or as a volunteer
• A good standard of computer literacy
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to plan, prioritise and work as part of a team
• Sympathetic to the church and community ethos and values of the Café
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
• Experience of working in a catering environment
• Knowledge of health and safety in the workplace
• Up to date knowledge of food hygiene procedures
• Till operation and payment handling