Could you offer practical support to help make a positive difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our society?
Glasgow Night Shelter is looking for enthusiastic new Trustees with specific skills, to complement our existing board.
Applications from people with expertise in HR, fundraising, operational management, and/or health & safety are particularly welcome, as are applications from people with lived experience (or informed knowledge) of refugee and asylum issues.
At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.
We are seeking an inspirational, organised, positive and engaging Volunteer Manager to manage and co-coordinate our team of approximately 200 dedicated and committed volunteers. Whilst our volunteers give their time and energy on an unpaid, ad-hoc basis supporting and championing the great work of the charity across a wide range of fund-raising activities; the Volunteer Manager position is a full-time, permanent, and salaried member of staff.
This role is responsible for creating and delivering the annual recruitment strategy for the Volunteer team, along with the ongoing training, engagement and retention of the Volunteer group. Reporting to the Head of Human Resources and managing the Volunteer Engagement Officer this role will, develop, manage, and implement the Volunteering Strategy. The Volunteer Team Manager is responsible for ensuring that the organisation recruits the highest calibre of volunteers across a wide range of disciplines and departments in terms of skills and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to enhance their performance to add value and achieve the charity’s aims within The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related projects, locations & facilities.
Could you play a vital overnight role in ensuring the safe, secure and smooth running of Glasgow Night Shelter?
We are looking for committed individuals who will provide effective overnight coordination of volunteers, guests and resources, monitoring welfare and dealing with any emergencies. Please note this is NOT a sleeping shift (11pm-8.30am).
Do you like being empowered? And empowering others? Do you have experience of successfully leading a team? Are you passionate and creative? Are you flexible, adaptable and willing to learn? We’re excited to be able to offer you an opportunity to join our team!
We’re looking for someone who loves working with people and has the ability to lead, inspire and empower those around them. Our successful candidate will be someone who is friendly and positive in their approach and attitude, with the energy to instil this in others. They will be able to work collaboratively with peers and colleagues, actively engaging with others and building strong working relationships. We also require someone with a business mind with the ability to make confident commercial decisions.
As a Shop Manager, we can offer you a challenging but enjoyable and hugely rewarding role with Save the Children. We will provide you with the right training, support and coaching you need in order to successfully manage and lead a team of volunteers in running the shop.
Save the Children shops are at the heart of the community, providing a welcoming and positive environment for people to come together to volunteer, donate and shop.
Byres Road is the heart and soul of Glasgow’s West End! It is considered the most cosmopolitan and eclectic street in the city with an exciting mix of restaurants, coffee houses, high street stores, independent fashion and lifestyle boutiques, book and vintage shops. It is near to Glasgow University, Botanic Gardens and Kelvingrove Art Gallery so is a popular destination for students, professionals and tourists. We’re looking for someone who can engage with that community, in particular to build our student customer and volunteer base and create the environment that our Byres Road Shop needs to thrive, generating much needed income for Save the Children.
Does this excite you? Have you got what we’re looking for? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
Working in more than 120 countries, Save the Children does whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.