Foundation Scotland
Foundation Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC022910

Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that strengthens local communities by providing a source of funding to community led projects the length and breadth of Scotland. It was established to help people and organisations give to good causes effectively and inexpensively.

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Community Fund Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £33,203 pro-rata
  • Flexible within North East Scotland, with regular travel throughout North East Scotland
  • Closing 24th February 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a well organised and motivated individual to join our Communities team, coordinating a portfolio of community benefit funds in north east Scotland. Key responsibilities include supporting volunteer Advisory Panels, co-ordinating grant-making and other community fund activity, and engaging communities in maximising fund opportunities and impact.

Foundation Scotland enables and empowers communities to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably onshore and offshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches to fund strategy and distribution.

If you have excellent communication skills, practical experience in grant-making, community facilitation and capacity building then we’re keen to hear from you.

The post will primarily cover parts of North East Scotland including Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray. However, there is a requirement to occasionally travel more widely in Scotland, including occasional overnight stays. The post is ideally home based in the North East but a leased desk space in a shared office facility or community venue may be possible.

Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.

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Community Funds Administrator (South Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £23,572 pro-rata
  • Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway (home-based during coronavirus crisis)
  • Closing 13th April 2020

Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that provides funding to charities, social enterprises and community organisations. We do this on behalf of over 400 individuals, charitable trusts and companies.

Our Communities Team enables and empowers communities across Scotland to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably community benefit arrangements with onshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches.

We are looking for a well organised, adaptable and motivated Administrator to join our South Scotland team.

Working closely with the Community Funds Manager and three Community Fund Coordinators the post will help ensure quality grant-making and fund distribution that serves clients and communities.

You will be the first point of contact for South Scotland grant application enquiries and implement a high volume of grant-making administration, working routinely with Salesforce and supporting ongoing systems innovation and development.

If you have excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills, interest in grant-making and can work proficiently and with attention to detail – we’re keen to hear from you.

The post is based in our Gatehouse of Fleet office and involves a job-share arrangement with an already established job share partner.

Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Funds Administrator (South Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £23,572 pro-rata
  • Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway (home-based during coronavirus crisis)
  • Closing 13th April 2020

Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that provides funding to charities, social enterprises and community organisations. We do this on behalf of over 400 individuals, charitable trusts and companies.

Our Communities Team enables and empowers communities across Scotland to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably community benefit arrangements with onshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches.

We are looking for a well organised, adaptable and motivated Administrator to join our South Scotland team.

Working closely with the Community Funds Manager and three Community Fund Coordinators the post will help ensure quality grant-making and fund distribution that serves clients and communities.

You will be the first point of contact for South Scotland grant application enquiries and implement a high volume of grant-making administration, working routinely with Salesforce and supporting ongoing systems innovation and development.

If you have excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills, interest in grant-making and can work proficiently and with attention to detail – we’re keen to hear from you.

The post is based in our Gatehouse of Fleet office and involves a job-share arrangement with an already established job share partner.

Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.

Shortlist