Glasgow’s Golden Generation
Glasgow’s Golden Generation

Charity registered in Scotland SC008200

Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults across Glasgow since 1948 when it was founded as Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Committee. The charity was set up initially to alleviate loneliness and isolation in the elderly, while these services still exist today, Glasgow’s Golden Generation provides so much more including: Day Centre’s, Befriending Services, Weekly Clubs and Welfare Services. Glasgow’s Golden Generation need to raise £1 Million pounds annually to support the thousands of service users across Glasgow that need our help.

Current vacancies

Fundraising Manager

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Based in Glasgow (home working also allowed)
  • Closing 17th July 2020

Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults across Glasgow since 1948 when it was founded as Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Committee. The charity was set up initially to alleviate loneliness and isolation in the elderly, while these services still exist today, Glasgow’s Golden Generation provides so much more including: Day Centre’s, Befriending Services, Weekly Clubs and Welfare Services. Glasgow’s Golden Generation need to raise £1 Million pounds annually to support the thousands of service users across Glasgow that need our help.

GGG are recruiting for an existing position of Fundraising Manager. GGG are looking for candidates with experience within a similar role and will allow for flexible working hours/conditions.

To support this role, GGG have a realistic income strategy during the 20/21 financial year and Covid-19. GGG have benefited from recent growth within a strong service delivery and increase of thousands of new supporters in Glasgow.

This post will report directly to the CEO and there is significant support within the team to work alongside the successful candidate including a communications team and various departmental heads of services. Support is available to hand over an up-to-date portfolio of all current fundraising initiatives within this department.

This post is permanent (allowing for a 3-month probationary period).

The role is flexible 15-20 hours per week over 3 or 4 days. The role is ideally office based (once covid-19 restrictions have lifted) but there will be the opportunity to work certain days from home as agreed and in accordance with the CEO.

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Charity Shop Manager (Shawlands)

  • Full time
  • £16,500
  • Shawlands, Glasgow
  • Closing 20th March 2020

A fantastic opportunity has arisen here at Glasgow’s Golden Generation for a ‘Charity Shop Manager’ working 5 days per week (including some Saturdays) mainly based in our southside Shawlands shop.

The main role is to manage the above charity shop, ensuring efficient & effective management of volunteers, premises & stock to provide a high-quality retail service and achieve pre-arranged & agreed sales targets.

Note: the candidate must adhere to flexible working conditions and be available to work at the Partick shop at: 185 Dumbarton Road, as & when required.

Responsibilities

To ensure that all appropriate standards of security and health and safety are met.

Main Duties

  1. To maximise shop income and achieve sales targets.
  2. To ensure that the shop premises are clean and tidy at all times and that goods are displayed in an attractive and presentable manner.
  3. To act as key holder, to open and close the shop for agreed trading hours and ensure that the premises are secure on leaving.
  4. To supervise and support the Charity Shop volunteers, liaising with them concerning volunteer rotas etc.
  5. To recruit, train, support and supervise the work of the volunteers in the charity shop, encouraging them to support and take an interest in the work of Glasgow’s Golden Generation.
  6. To ensure that the shops are adequately staffed at all times and establish appropriate rotas for volunteers.
  7. To generate stock donations to meet sales requirements: accept, sort, price and display stock.
  8. To take responsibility for stock control, including disposal of unsold donations at the best possible return.
  9. To manage and promote Gift Aid procedures.
  10. To work with Glasgow’s Golden Generation in publicising and enhancing the image of the Charity Shops.
  11. Ensure that all queries about Glasgow’s Golden Generation services are signposted to its’ main office and that information held at the shop is up to date.
  12. Maintain good relations with their public, trade councils, landlords and neighbouring retailers.
  13. To develop a programme of themed window displays.
  14. To work with the charity to incorporate other aspects of the charities work at regular intervals in these displays.
  15. To attend monthly management meetings.
  16. To make monthly reports to the CEO on the performance of the shop and its staff.
  17. To ensure that all Glasgow’s Golden Generation’s administrative and financial procedures are followed including banking, cash register reconciliation, weekly returns and volunteer records.
  18. To work closely with the Shop Area Manager to ensure that any problems in the shop are resolved quickly and effectively.
  19. To ensure that staff and volunteers are aware of and comply with Glasgow Golden Generation’s Health and Safety Policy.
  20. To ensure statuary responsibilities are met concerning fire regulations.
  21. To report to the CEO any incidents or potential incidents in the charity shop’s premises.
  22. To ensure that Glasgow’s Golden Generation Equality and Diversity Policy is adhered to.
  23. Any other duties which are consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the post.

Other features of the job

This job description will be reviewed from time to time and may be updated on the changing needs of the charity.

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Trusts and Foundations Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £32,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th July 2020

GGG are recruiting for an existing position of Trusts and Foundations Manager. GGG are looking for candidates with experience within this role and specifically within researching new trusts, writing applications, relationship building, admin and writing of final evaluations to funders. This role allows for flexible working hours/conditions.

To support this role, GGG have long term relationships with many existing trusts and foundations such as: Life Changes Trust, SCVO, Lottery Community Fund, SP Energy Networks, Bank of Scotland Foundation, The Robertson Trust, and Impact Funding Partners. GGG have long term relationships and statutory funding via Glasgow City Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

This post will report directly to the CEO and there is significant support within the team to work alongside the successful candidate i.e. a Finance Director, various departmental heads of services and a Communications Manager. An existing Trust and Foundations Consultant is available to hand over an up-to-date portfolio of applications and historical information within this department.

This post is permanent (allowing for a 3-month probationary period).

The role is 35 hours per week, Mon to Fri, 9am to 4.30pm. GGG are willing to consider reduced hours of 25 hours per week and are open to flexible working hours and location. The role is ideally office based (once covid-19 restrictions have lifted) but there will be the opportunity to work from home as agreed and in accordance with the CEO.

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