Corra Foundation
Corra Foundation

Charity registered in Scotland SC009481

Helping change the lives of people and communities in Scotland Since 1985 Corra Foundation has distributed over £152 million and made over 15,000 grants to help improve the lives of individuals and communities experiencing disadvantage all across Scotland and in developing countries.

Current vacancies

Drugs and Alcohol Specialist

  • Full time
  • £38,965
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh with a flexible approach to carrying out an element of work from home.
  • Closing 8th November 2021

Would you like to make a difference as part of Corra’s grants team?

Our mission is to make a difference with people and communities, by encouraging positive change, opportunities, fairness and growth of aspirations, which improve quality of life.

Corra’s ten-year strategy is a response to the world we live in, and to the one we want to play a part in building. It is long term because making a difference on the big challenges will take time. At its heart is the strong belief that when people find their voice, they unlock the power to make change happen.

We now need to grow our grants team and recruit a Drugs and Alcohol Specialist.

Corra has a number of staff in Specialist roles focusing on particular areas of work, such as drugs and alcohol, international grants and community grant making.

The role of Drugs and Alcohol Specialist is as a project manager who brings expertise to Corra by having good knowledge of drugs and alcohol services for children, young people, families, and adults, insights of drugs and alcohol services, practices, and policies relating to this specialist area. This will enable them to undertake key activities such as:

• Project Management - ensuring that existing grant services and contracts are delivered to the highest possible standard and that programmes or services delivered by Corra on behalf of others are meeting all contractual obligations.

• Design, develop, deliver and review grant programmes which relate to drugs and Alcohol

• Provide essential information to stakeholders, reporting on Corra’s achievements against KPIs.

• Be Corra’s “go-to expert” for accurate information and insights of services for drugs and alcohol support

We are looking for a person who brings strong skills and experience in resource management; financial appraisal; project management, communication, relationship building and listening.

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Evaluation and Learning Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,729 – £25,821
  • Based in Edinburgh (working from home during lockdown)
  • Closing 15th April 2021

We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to join Corra Foundation’s Learning and Development Team.

The post holder will work as part of the Learning and Development Team to design and deliver monitoring and evaluation across all Corra’s work providing administration and logistical support to assist this, and support teams to develop their own evaluation activities. The role involves working closely with colleagues across the organisation, reporting to the Head of Learning and Development.

The successful candidate will be an active listener, kind and compassionate, inqusitive, has strong analytical skills, and is willing to challenge the status quo.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra Foundation’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland.

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Core Operations & Finance Officer (Financial Accounting)

  • Part time
  • £30,306 pro-rata
  • Based in Edinburgh (working from home during lockdown)
  • Closing 11th June 2021

We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to join Corra Foundation’s Core Operations Team.

The post holder will work as part of the Core Operations Team to support the delivery of the team’s objectives and overall workplan, undertaking duties relating to financial accounting.

The jobholder will report to the Core Operations & Finance Manager and work closely with colleagues across the organisation.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the accounting frameworks in Scotland, experience in a similar financial role, strong organisational skills, experience of working collaboratively, ability to absorb a wide range of information, excellent attention to detail, good ability using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, (Microsoft Office 365), consistently professional and helpful, and excellent teamworking skills.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra Foundation’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland.

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Grant Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,729
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 14th July 2021

The Grant Support Worker plays a key role in the smooth running of the grants team. They provide general and administrative support for Corra’s grant programmes and those we deliver on behalf of other grant makers.

The role involves working closely with other grants staff to ensure that the team operates effectively and efficiently. This means that the job holder must:

  • Be able to plan, organise and prioritise their own work loads.
  • Have a high level of computer literacy with a good working knowledge of Microsoft windows based programmes.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.

These roles offer an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland.

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Grant Advisors – 4 posts

  • Full time
  • £30,306
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 14th July 2021

Would you like to make a difference as part of Corra’s grants team?

Our mission is to make a difference with people and communities, by encouraging positive change, opportunities, fairness and growth of aspirations, which improve quality of life.

Corra’s ten-year strategy is a response to the world we live in, and to the one we want to play a part in building. It is long term because making a difference on the big challenges will take time. At its heart is the strong belief that when people find their voice, they unlock the power to make change happen.

We now need to grow our grants team and recruit additional Grant Advisors.

Grant Advisors work at the heart of Corra’s grant making. They listen and build relationships with organisations and communities to help make sure Corra does the best for the people it exists to serve. The roles can include:

  • Designing and promoting new funds.
  • Providing advice and support to potential applicants.
  • Assessing or reviewing funding applications and monitoring reports.
  • Providing capacity building support.

We are looking for people who want to make a positive difference and who bring strong skills in: resource management; financial appraisal; communication, both written and oral; relationship building and listening.

In addition to these skills, we are interested in applications from people who have a working knowledge of the voluntary sector in Scotland. An awareness of services for people affected by drug use would be beneficial; A number of funds we deliver are focused on drug support services.

Grant Advisors will usually be involved in more than one grant programme. That means a commitment to teamwork and a willingness to operate in a flexible and adaptable way is vital.

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Programme Officer (People in Place)

  • Full time
  • £30,306
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 12th August 2021

Would you like to make a difference as part of Corra’s team?

Corra Foundation exists to make a difference to the lives of people and communities. It works with others to encourage positive change, opportunity, fairness and growth of aspirations which improve quality of life. Corra wants to see a society in which people create positive change and enjoy fulfilling lives.

In 2020 Corra launched a ten-year strategy. It is long term because making a difference on the big challenges will take time. At its heart is the strong belief that when people find their voice, they unlock the power to make change happen.

We are looking for a Programme Officer to join the People in Place team. This exciting role is central to helping all aspects of the programme be delivered to the highest possible standard.

The Programme Officer is critical to supporting effective operation and delivery of the People in Place programme – helping to ensure that all aspects of the programme are delivered to the highest possible standard.

The Programme Officer will assist in the overall co-ordination of People in Place as well as providing focused support for Getting Alongside Communities and Appetite for Change. This includes:

· Programme support and co-ordination

· Learning and evaluation

· Communications

· Communities research

We are looking for someone who wants to make a positive difference and brings strong skills in: organisation and attention to detail; active listening; communication; facilitation; coding and analysing data; absorbing and prioritising a wide range of potentially complex information.

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Families & Early Intervention Specialist

  • Full time
  • £38,965
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 20th August 2021

Would you like to make a difference as part of Corra’s grants team?

Our mission is to make a difference with people and communities, by encouraging positive change, opportunities, fairness and growth of aspirations, which improve quality of life.

Cora’s ten-year strategy is a response to the world we live in, and to the one we want to play a part in building. It is long term because making a difference on the big challenges will take time. At its heart is the strong belief that when people find their voice, they unlock the power to make change happen.

Corra delivers its own grant funding programmes, as well as delivering grant programmes and services on behalf of others. We are growing and developing our grants team and now need to recruit a Families and Early Intervention Specialist.

Corra has a number of staff in Specialist roles focusing on particular areas of work, such as drugs and alcohol, international grants and community grant making.

The role of Families and Early Intervention Specialist is a project manager who brings expertise to Corra by having good knowledge of support services provided or required for families and children, good understanding of the benefits and impact of early intervention work; and familiarity with current practices and policies relating to this specialist area. This will enable them to undertake key activities such as:

  • Project Management - ensuring that existing grant services and contracts are delivered to the highest possible standard and that programmes or services delivered by Corra on behalf of others are meeting all contractual obligations.
  • Design, develop, deliver and review grant programmes which relate to Families & Early Intervention
  • Provide essential information to stakeholders, reporting on Corra’s achievements against KPIs.
  • Be Corra’s “go-to expert” for accurate information and insights of services for families and early intervention support

We are looking for a person who brings strong skills and experience in resource management; financial appraisal; project management, communication, relationship building and listening.

The role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland.

The role will be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow, with a flexible approach to carrying out an element of work from home.

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Grant Support Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £30,306 pro-rata
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd September 2021

The Grant Support Co-ordinator plays a key role in the smooth running of the grants team. They provide general and administrative support for Corra’s grant programmes and those we deliver on behalf of other grant makers.

The role involves working closely with other grants staff to ensure that the team operates effectively and efficiently. This means that the job holder must:

· Be able to plan, organise and prioritise their own work loads.

· Have a high level of computer literacy with a good working knowledge of Microsoft windows based programmes.

· Have good verbal and written communication skills.

These roles offer an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland. For further information and to download an application pack please visit corra.scot/join-the-team

The roles will be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow, with a flexible approach to carrying out an element of work from home.

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