Home-Start Glasgow South
Home-Start Glasgow South

Charity registered in Scotland SC030131

Home-Start Glasgow South is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 8 years of age.

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Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th October 2021

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our team at Home-Start Glasgow South, a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 8 years of age. We are looking for an enthusiastic Family Support Co-ordinator to actively recruit, train, supervise and support a team of volunteers. The successful candidate will meet with referred families to discuss their support needs before matching with a suitable volunteer befriender and will oversee ongoing support for families. We are looking for applicants who can encourage, inspire, and enable families and volunteers to work together to achieve the best possible start for children. Qualified to SVQ Level 3 or equivalent and experience of working with families and working in the voluntary sector would be advantageous.

This position is full-time, requires a full driving licence and is subject to PVG check.

This vacancy has now closed


  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd December 2021

Home-Start Glasgow South is a family support charity offering support that helps to give young children the best possible start in life.

We work with families to help them overcome issues affecting their lives with a range of family support services. Issues like isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction, physical ill-health and more. We’ve been supporting local families across the south of Glasgow since 2000.

We seek to recruit a new Treasurer who will oversee financial governance, financial practices and reporting. Turnover is approximately £650k per annum made up of a mixture of statutory and foundation grants and donations through fundraising. The Treasurer will work with the Senior Leadership Team and the Finance Officer to ensure the smooth running of the Finances for the charity.

We are looking for a qualified accountant, preferably with knowledge of the charity sector and qualified by experience candidates are welcome.

The time commitment is roughly 1.5 days a month which includes attendance at monthly Board meetings and occasional training.

This is a voluntary position with travel expenses reimbursed.