Charity registered in Scotland SC049280
Amma Birth Companions is a Glasgow-based charity that supports birthing people experiencing significant adversity on their journey to parenthood. Our mission is to improve birth, pregnancy and postnatal experiences and outcomes for vulnerable birthing people.
We provide volunteer companions to those who are facing pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood alone. This includes, but is not limited to, those who are refugees and in the asylum process. Our companions offer one-to-one emotional and practical support throughout the perinatal phase, which is complemented by peer support activities.
The CEO will develop and implement the long-term vision and strategy for Amma Birth Companions, this includes but is not limited to development and long-term planning for the organisation and its staff. It is an exciting time to join Amma as we continue to review and develop our services.
Reporting to the Board of Trustees the role will lead the organisation in the delivery of multiple projects, manage all areas of governance and risk, manage relationships with key stakeholders, ensure the financial stability of the charity and ensure that it performs in line with the strategy.
As a leader of the management team, the post holder will be required to participate with other managers, where appropriate, in monthly Board meetings and provide regular updates to the Trustees.
A full job description is attached below.
Amma Birth Companions is a registered Scottish charity that supports birthing people experiencing significant adversity on their journey to parenthood. Our aim is to create a supportive space where all birthing people feel seen, informed, and empowered in all aspects of their birth experience.
We are currently seeking a volunteer Trustee & Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. This role requires a commitment of approximately 4-6 hours per month. The outgoing Treasurer will provide an extensive handover for the role.
Amma Birth Companions is funded by a range of funders and grant providers, including the Scottish Government and National Lottery, and is on course to record £200,000+ of income this year.
Please download the Job Description below to find out more about the role.