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Partners in Play is a registered charity, providing growing services for children and young people with disabilities across Lanarkshire.
We are currently seeking board members with life skills or business experience to assist with the continuous improvement of our work.
Whilst being a trustee is a voluntary position with responsibility for the strategic development of an organisation, it provides a rewarding and satisfying experience.
Board members meet bimonthly and any out of pocket expenses will be provided.
If you are new to charity work, support and training will be provided.
For over twenty years, CHAS has been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. We are committed to making sure that no matter how short their time together may be, it is a time filled with happiness and fun. And our expanding volunteer force is at the heart of that ambition.
It’s crucial that we create a positive experience for all our volunteers and we are passionate about inspiring more people to join us. To help us grow and develop our volunteering programme, we are recruiting a Volunteering Team Coordinator to join our central volunteering function at CHAS.
You’ll be joining a dynamic team of values-driven professionals, passionate about inspiring people to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and families.
Working within the Volunteering team, you will coordinate Scotland-wide volunteering initiatives and projects. You will support the delivery of volunteer recruitment campaigns, training requirements and methods of reward and recognition in order to deliver the CHAS volunteering strategy.
Your passion for volunteering, coupled with your outstanding organisational skills will allow you to manage the digital volunteer communications platform and the volunteer e-learning system. Your attention to detail and commitment to providing exemplary customer service will mean that every enquiry is handled professionally and timeously.
You will be a confident presenter with a track record of building positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
If you’re an enthusiastic team-player, with a strong work ethic and passion for volunteering, we’d love to hear from you.
The role is based in our office in Stepps. We will provide you with the equipment you need to be able to work remotely and flexibly as occasional travel within Scotland is required.
Further information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.
For more information contact Morven MacLean, Head of Volunteering, on 07483 453922.
Are you an experienced fundraiser with a passion for relationship development, and the drive to recruit and steward strategic corporate partnerships? Then we need you to join our expanding team to transform the provision of children’s palliative care across Scotland and keep joy alive for every child and family that needs us.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed professional with creativity, fantastic communication skills, and corporate knowledge to join our successful Corporate Partnerships Team. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to take their development to the next level - ensuring we capitalise on CHAS’s compelling case for support and strong prospect pool to attract, cultivate, and retain high-level transformational corporate partners.
You will be an innovative and tenacious individual with a real team-working ethic that identifies with CHAS’s core values, vision and purpose.
· Attract and Retain new high level, transformational corporate partners through effective relationship management.
· Supporting the Corporate Partnerships Manager on strategy development.
· Lead on acquisition of transformational corporate partnerships.
· Prepare, develop and deliver professional high quality and persuasive pitches and present them to key corporate contacts.
· Act as the central contact for large national partnerships, helping to develop a national fundraising strategy for the company to be supported by the Corporate Partnerships team.
· Support the Corporate Partnerships Manager in the development and improvement of fundraising practice in the area of corporate fundraising.
· Develop relationships with key stakeholders, supporters, and Senior Staff in order to involve them appropriately in our Corporate Partnerships programme
· Acts as an engaging and inspiring ambassador for CHAS and displays positive behaviours
· Self-motivated with proven ability to engage and motivate others
· Professional and proactive attitude with a real pride in quality of work
· Forms meaningful relationships with others
· Accountable for own actions and decisions
· Commitment to ongoing learning and development
· Commitment to CHAS core values, vision and purpose
· Commitment to working with/supporting volunteers
· Views change as a natural, positive and continuing process
At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.
The Moira Anderson Foundation (MAF) is looking to recruit someone with excellent inter-personal and organisational skills for the position of Administrator. Our charity supports survivors of childhood sexual abuse therefore a warm nature is very important; previous admin experience is essential. The permanent post is for 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, regular evening work required. The post attracts an annual salary of £16569, an excellent pension scheme (post probationary period) and attractive holiday leave benefits. Interviews (including a short pc based task) for the post will be held on Tuesday 6th August. Only candidates chosen for interview will be notified.
Re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not re-apply.
Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to supporting families and children under 5 who are facing a variety of different challenges. As one of Scotland’s largest Home-Starts, we currently support many families across the North of Glasgow and North Lanarkshire and there is increasing demand for us to do more.
To meet this need, we are now looking forward to welcoming additional staff who have the passion, vision and enthusiasm to complement our current North Lanarkshire team based in Bellshill.
Key responsibilities -
Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.
This is a strategic role leading the development of the North Lanarkshire area in line with the Personalisation agenda, actively promoting and implementing a human rights based approach. It is an exciting opportunity to bring creativity and flair to the role of Leader with the scope to positively impact on the wider community in North Lanarkshire.
Your creativity will be valued and your most frequent question will be ‘What will it take?’ as you design and deliver services that support people to live their best lives. You will be courageous, motivated and confident, holding a vision for the work done by the teams you lead. You will be able to work on your own and will appreciate the joy of working together with your colleagues to get the idea born or the job done. The aims, ethos and values of C-Change will guide what you do and how you do it.
At C-Change we believe that the best work is done when people experience positive, supportive relationships and you will have a proven ability to develop and maintain such relationships. Your Partnership Working and Service Development skills will be excellent. You will demonstrate confidence and proficiency in the use of electronic information and communication technologies.
Desirable candidates will require to register with the SSSC and obtain relevant qualifications.
As part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE. You will be a Human Rights Defender. Your work will contribute to the changing face of Scottish society as we work together to create communities that work for everyone. 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and a contributory Pension Scheme seems a small measure of the worth of the work that you will do but it’s what we can offer… Is this the job for you? If so, come and join us!
Motherwell women’s aid is a voluntary organisation that provides safe housing, advice and information to women who have been affected by domestic abuse.
We are currently looking to recruit a women’s support worker who has experience of delivering support, advocacy and information to women experiencing domestic abuse. You must have an understanding of the issues affecting women experiencing domestic abuse and share our commitment to feminism and equality.
Applicants must be highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to supporting women who have been affected by domestic abuse.
A minimum Qualification of HNC in Social Care or relevant SSSC Recognised qualification.
A driving licence and access to a car is essential.
Motherwell Women’s Aid positively welcomes applications from women within all sections of the community.
We have live vacancies across various locations in Scotland. And they’ll be a steady flow of new vacancies released over the coming months. Please search for a job in your postcode by clicking apply, and if there’s not a job near you right now then remember to sign up for alerts and we’ll notify you when we have one in your community.
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:
This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.
Do you want to work with an awards winning organisation?
Do you share Aspire values in respect of the rights of vulnerable people to live ordinary lives?
Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic and committed to supporting people in the community who may have additional support needs?
A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential, as travel throughout the service area is an expectation of the post.
Salary is dependent on service and shift pattern.
Your role may include:
· Assisting with personal care;
· Working with individuals to participate in community based social activities of their choice; and/or
· Assisting people with clinical and health care needs.
Additional desirable qualities, qualifications and experience of the post holder include:
· Hardworking, flexible, motivated and driven to do the right thing by the people we support;
· SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ; and
· Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.
Employee benefits include:
· Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership;
· Employee Discount Schemes and Referral Recruitment Bonus;
· Contributory Pension Scheme and 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance benefit; and
· Employee Health Assured assistance programme.