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PeaceBuilders Programme Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,067 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th April 2021

Peace & Justice (Scotland) seek a Coordinator to lead the delivery and development of both the teaching resources and the team of sessional worker Facilitators on our Peacebuilding in Primary Schools programme.

The PeaceBuilders programme consists of two components, Cooperative Games and Conflict Resolution, and Collaborative Classrooms. We have delivered the 8 week Cooperative Games course to 52 class groups in 25 schools. The course helps children in primary schools gain the skills required to establish positive relationships and address conflict constructively.

The new in development Collaborative Classrooms course builds on Cooperative Games. We provide teachers, staff and pupils with bespoke trainings in Nonviolent Communication, a Restorative Approach to Conflict Resolution, Circle Keeping and Peer Mediation while building toward a whole school approach. The post holder will lead on completing development and delivery of this part of the programme.

This is an open contract - initially for one year - extension subject to funding. Due to COVID restrictions this role can be carried out remotely in the first instance. though the post holder will need carry out some in person work in Central Scotland in the long term, probably starting from 2022.

Note also that the Person Specification has been updated since initial publication, with “Knowledge of NVC, Restorative Approach etc. moved from Essential to Desirable.

A full Programme Description and Job Description are available for download below.

This vacancy has now closed

Treasurer (voluntary role)

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th January 2022

Peace & Justice (Scotland) works to build a culture of peace through creative events, teaching peacebuilding and conflict resolution in schools and working with others to campaign to end the culture of militarism in our society. We are a small team of three part-time staff as well as volunteers and currently five Trustees.

We need a Treasurer with basic accounting skills and an understanding of finance practice relevant in voluntary organisations, to support our work. An understanding of Quickbooks online (the financial accounting system we use) would be helpful – but training can be given.

Minimum commitment would be about 1 hour per week, and includes attending bi-monthly trustee meetings which are currently held online via zoom. The work will include:

  • Oversight of accounts and financial risk management
  • Supporting the Coordinator in preparation of programme and organisational budgets as needed
  • Supporting the work of the finance officer
  • Financial Reporting to our AGM annually