It is a diverse role requiring a range of skills and qualities to ensure the longer-term sustainability of Westfield Park Community Centre.
The main role of the Centre Development Manager is to achieve an increase in hall bookings and activities and help to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the Centre as a result. Core duties include:
This position requires an enthusiastic, creative individual to support the successful operation of the Centre. You will have the required drive, passion and determination to help the Centre deliver specified outputs, maximising the use of the Centre to achieve a range of outcomes for the local community. You will be able to demonstrate relevant management experience and have a successful track record of delivering quality outputs. Relevant experience of the voluntary/ community development sectors would be beneficial.
Supporting the development of sustainable income streams through creative use of the available space is also a requirement of the post. Specifically, the role will include:
The Centre Manager will be directed by and work closely with the Centre’s Board of Management, with whom ultimate responsibility for the Centre lies.
Given the nature of the post you will be subject to a PVG application.
Responsible to: Board of Management
Annual Leave: 24 days per year & public holidays & Employer pension’s contributions.
Real Life Options are looking for an experienced Volunteer Coordinator to be based in our Falkirk/Glasgow services. This is a part time role of 20 hours per week with a view to increasing the role within the next 12 months to reflect the increase in volunteer numbers across all of our Scottish services. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to really influence and drive the Real Life Options volunteer strategy and fully imbed it throughout our existing commissioned services. Do you have the experience and drive to really make a difference to the lives of the people we support?
Qualifications and Experience
GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent
Relevant experience within a secretarial or administrative role
Competent in using Microsoft office and other computer applications
Experience in recruiting / co-ordinating volunteers
Knowledge and Skills
The ability to be flexible and to work outside normal office hours on occasion
An ability to work under pressure and remain focussed on key tasks
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well with others as part of a team
Work on own initiative and be self-motivated
The ability to respect and understand confidentiality
Lone working and working autonomously
The role will require the ability to travel across the central belt/Glasgow office
Willingness to undertake training and personal development
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We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
What you’ll do:
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