An exciting new part-time post (21 hours/week) with Scotland's creative ageing organisation.
Luminate's programme is growing, and the Communications and Policy Manager is a key post as our organisation continues to change and evolve.
The postholder will be responsible for planning and implementing a range of marketing, PR and audience development activities that support the delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals. They will research, monitor and analyse policy developments that affect the creative lives of older people in Scotland, and will plan, implement and support advocacy and influencing strategies to support Luminate’s vision that all older people in Scotland are able to access high quality arts and creative activities whatever their background and circumstances and wherever they live.
Luminate is one of Creative Scotland’s regularly funded organisations, and is supported by the Baring Foundation, Age Scotland and a range of other trusts and foundations. The charity has a small staff team and the Communications and Policy Manager will work closely with the Director, General Manager and other project staff. Luminate is based in Age Scotland’s Edinburgh office, and we also work closely with Age Scotland colleagues.
There will shortly be a vacancy for the position of Treasurer/Book-keeper with the Dog Aid Society of Scotland.
The post is part-time with working hours as required, averaging around 10 hours per week. A flexible pattern of work attendance can be agreed.
Dog Aid Society is a small Edinburgh based charity established in 1956. It re-homes dogs, undertakes a variety of dog welfare matters and, through various schemes, offers veterinary support to dog owners on low income throughout Scotland. There are three full-time members of staff in addition to the Treasurer. The charity is governed by a Board of Trustees which holds monthly meetings with staff participation.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain accurate records of the finances and assets of the charity and keep the charity’s trustees apprised of the charity’s financial position by regular reporting. Candidates should be numerate, computer literate, able to work on their own initiative and have good communication skills. Although training will be given if required, it would be advantageous to have a working knowledge of payroll, pensions, VAT, gift aid and charity regulation.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
Age Scotland is looking to recruit a number of new Trustees with a wide range of skills and experience to support the direction of the organisation. Candidates skilled in the areas of Third Sector leadership, Diversity Championing, Social Care and Housing, Digital Strategies, Fundraising, or Legal, would be of particular interest, as would those with an inter-generational perspective.
We also welcome candidates who do not have board room experience. Full induction and training will be provided.
As a Trustee Board Member, you will be responsible for the strategic direction, control and accountability of the Charity ensuring that its activities are in the interests of its beneficiaries and to ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
A time commitment of around 1 day per month is required. The Board currently meets 4 times a year (March, June, September and December) in Edinburgh).
These posts are not remunerated but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
Nourish Scotland works to create a fair, healthy and sustainable food system that truly values nature and people. We campaign for the necessary changes to law and practice, and advocate for a rights-based approaches to make this a reality. We work in partnership with others, and learn from the perspectives of those with lived experience of food system problems.
We are looking for an experienced project officer to take forward our work on the food insecurity and right to food agenda.
The successful candidate will work with colleagues across a number of initiatives in the area including the Dignity Project, the Good Food Nation campaign and other projects. The work will include:
Support in Mind Scotland provides support for people whose lives are affected by mental health problems or illness. We do this throughout Scotland, by offering a range of services to people directly affected by a mental health issue and to those who care for them, whether family, friend or supporter.
About the Role:
We are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Administrator to join our small and friendly team, based in our National Office in Edinburgh. Working closely with colleagues, you will provide a comprehensive administrative and human resources’ support function across the charity.
The role would suit an experienced office professional with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, who relishes a diverse workload and a busy working environment.
The role on offer is for a full time position working 5 days a week. We are happy to talk about adjusting these hours for the suitable candidate.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Standard Disclosure Scotland check.
Who are we looking for?
As the Senior Administrator you will be responsible for ensuring that the work of the National Office is carried out efficiently and to a high professional standard, supporting staff and volunteers across the organisation, and the Board of Directors with administrative requirements, and providing practical support and assistance to the professional staff team.
I will have a specific role to assist with the HR and Finance functions within the office, carrying out administrative duties attached to these roles to maximise the capacity and efficiency of the core team.