Volunteering Matters
Volunteering Matters

Charity registered in Scotland SC039171

We develop and deliver high impact volunteer-led solutions across the UK in response to some of the most difficult challenges facing individuals and their communities today.

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Participation Manager

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Across Scotland
  • Closing 7th May 2021

Volunteering Matters is a national volunteering and social change charity. We use the unique power of volunteering to resolve some of the UK’s most pressing social issues. We have made a public commitment to “Keep the Promise” and we are thrilled to have received funding from The Promise Partnership.

The Promise Partnership is responsible for driving change demanded by the findings of Scotland's Independent Care Review. The review issued its vision for Scotland in February 2020, this was titled ‘The Promise' .

The Partnership works with all kinds of organisations to support shifts in policy, practice, and culture so Scotland can “Keep The Promise” it made to care experienced infants, children, young people, adults and their families - that every child in Scotland grows up loved, safe and respected, able to realise their full potential.

Role Purpose

As our Participation Manager you will lead to deliver organisational change in line with Scotland’s commitment to creating capacity in the ‘care system’ to Keep the Promise and provide holistic family support.

The role involves working across Volunteering Matters and ProjectScotland’s portfolio of programmes across Scotland. Working closely with a wide range of colleagues across our Delivery, Impact, HR and Comms teams, you will ensure that our projects and day-to-day practices align with the work and vision of the Promise and encorporate a rights based approach as now legislated in Scotland through the UNCRC.

You will also support our internal Diversity, Inclusion and Equality network.

You will audit and assess the organisations current delivery and development landscape - evaluating, facilitating, reflecting, and then implementing measures to ensure we live and breathe the values of the Promise. This includes internally within our organisation and externally across the communities we reach.

For further details about the role, please download the Job Description below or visit our website.

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Delivery Leader – Glasgow & West Scotland

  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Glasgow and West Scotland
  • Closing 25th April 2021

You will be home or office based. Post Covid-19 with the expectation to travel across Glasgow and West Scotland.

BAME Recruitment are working in partnership with Volunteering Matters to support the recruitment of Delivery Leaders based in Glasgow and West Scotland.

About Volunteering Matters

Volunteering Matters is the UK’s leading volunteering charity that brings people together to overcome some of society’s most complex issues though the power of volunteering. They engage over 20,000 volunteers every year through more than 100 programmes across England, Scotland, and Wales.

They partner with communities to overcome adversity, tackling social isolation and loneliness, improving health, developing skills and opportunity and ensuring young people can change.

Their local knowledge and energy is used to make action and progress, build stronger communities, and create a better future for all.

About the role

As a Delivery Leader, your role will be to develop and facilitate a high performing team that delivers inclusive and impactful volunteering and social action activities across Glasgow and West Scotland whilst meeting the needs of the communities that they are part of. You will be leading both the joint staff and volunteer team.

You will be the main leads for local commissioners, funders and partners. You will be responsible for maintaining pre-existing relationships with partners and securing renewals, as well as discovering and creating potential new business and collaboration opportunities.

You will be trustworthy, respect your team members and promote a culture of collective accountability. As a Delivery Leader, you will play a leading role in ensuring that Volunteering Matters is an inclusive, happy and rewarding place to work and volunteer.

About You

We would like to hear from you if you have experience of:

• Building, facilitating and managing high performing teams.

• Using the power of storytelling to evidence impact and influence stakeholders.

• Building effective relationships across organisations.

• Place based delivery and development.

• Managing external stakeholder networks.

• Reporting on projects, including budget management.

Together with:

• Willingness to empower volunteers to deliver local services.

• Previous management or leadership experience in the community.

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Delivery Leader – Tayside and Highlands

  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Tayside and Highlands
  • Closing 25th April 2021

You will be home or office based. Post Covid-19 with the expectation to travel across Tayside and Highlands.

BAME Recruitment are working in partnership with Volunteering Matters to support the recruitment of Delivery Leaders based in Tayside and Highland.

About Volunteering Matters

Volunteering Matters is the UK’s leading volunteering charity that brings people together to overcome some of society’s most complex issues though the power of volunteering. They engage over 20,000 volunteers every year through more than 100 programmes across England, Scotland, and Wales.

They partner with communities to overcome adversity, tackling social isolation and loneliness, improving health, developing skills and opportunity and ensuring young people can change.

Their local knowledge and energy is used to make action and progress, build stronger communities, and create a better future for all.

About the role

As a Delivery Leader, your role will be to develop and facilitate a high performing team that delivers inclusive and impactful volunteering and social action activities across Glasgow and West Scotland whilst meeting the needs of the communities that they are part of. You will be leading both the joint staff and volunteer team.

You will be the main leads for local commissioners, funders and partners. You will be responsible for maintaining pre-existing relationships with partners and securing renewals, as well as discovering and creating potential new business and collaboration opportunities.

You will be trustworthy, respect your team members and promote a culture of collective accountability. As a Delivery Leader, you will play a leading role in ensuring that Volunteering Matters is an inclusive, happy and rewarding place to work and volunteer.

About You

We would like to hear from you if you have experience of:

• Building, facilitating and managing high performing teams.

• Using the power of storytelling to evidence impact and influence stakeholders.

• Building effective relationships across organisations.

• Place based delivery and development.

• Managing external stakeholder networks.

• Reporting on projects, including budget management.

Together with:

• Willingness to empower volunteers to deliver local services.

• Previous management or leadership experience in the community.

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