To support Community InfoSource’s (CIS) Board in directing the work of the organisation, assisting with taking forward its strategic vision and plans for the future, building in sustainability and developing quality standards for all involved while increasing CIS’s public profile.
We are a well respected charity, working since 2006 to support asylum seekers, refugees and others. We particularly focus on access to rights and improving lives.
Building on earlier successes, we now wish to employ a CEO to consolidate the organisation, support its sustainability and to help us use our unique knowledge to make positive change.
Funders believe in us – if you have the knowledge and experience to help us develop further we are looking for YOU!
Responsible to:Head of Sector Development
The Development Officer (Community Empowerment & Facilities) will support and develop the capacity of third sector organisations to deliver needed services for their community, with a particular focus on supporting organisations that want to play a role in the management and use of community properties and facilities.
The post-holder will have a critical role in supporting existing and emerging third sector organisations to assess their capacity and respond to development needs. They will have a particular focus on supporting organisations with planning and ensuring they have access to appropriate information and support.
Excellent organisational skills and a commitment to a resourceful approach are necessary, as well as excellent communication skills. Ability to work as part of team and to work on your own initiative will be required. The role will involve partnership working with colleagues across agencies and sectors.
Glasgow ESOL Forum are currently recruiting for new Directors and a Chair to join our Board. The organisation is undergoing a period of significant growth and we would welcome applications from individuals who would like to support us during this exciting time.
We are particularly interested in hearing from those with skills and experience in one of the following areas:
The Board meets every 6 weeks, with some additional sub-committee meetings to work on specific issues. We ask for a minimum commitment of 1 year and expect board members to be able to commit approximately 5 hours per month. The chair of the board is required to attend additional meetings and prepare the agenda for the board meetings.