Charity registered in Scotland SC030131
An introduction to Home-Start Glasgow South
Home-Start Glasgow South is a leading family support charity striving to give young children the best possible start in life. We help families experiencing issues including isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown and ill health. We have been operating across South Glasgow for 19 years and have grown to become the largest Home-Start in Scotland.
This role is part funded by The Robertson Trust, established to expand volunteering opportunities across South Glasgow within Home-Start Glasgow South. The successful candidate will have experience promoting volunteering and recruiting volunteers. The role requires a strong communicator with an exceptional personality.
This position is full-time, requires a full driving licence and is subject to PVG check.
Home-Start Glasgow South is a leading family support charity striving to give young children the best possible start in life. We help families experiencing issues including isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction and physical ill-health. We have been operating across the south of Glasgow for almost 20 years and have grown to become the largest Home-Start in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.
This is a key role to support the growth of our income from Grants and Trusts. The candidate will:
The successful candidate will demonstrate successful Grants and Trusts fundraising experience, a dynamic personality who enjoys new challenges and has the ability to ‘think outside the box’.
This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative candidate to identify and implement new income streams for the organisation and have a pivotal role in the charity’s planned expansion to support more families and children. They will be a strong communicator with the ability to relate, with personal credibility, to community members and senior personnel in the private sector.
They will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop relationships through proposals, presentations and budget management. You should be able to inspire and engage current and new funders about the value of HSGS services to help us continue to make a difference to the lives of children and families in South Glasgow.
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