get2gether
get2gether

Charity registered in Scotland SC043027

At get2gether we believe that everybody should have opportunities for love and friendship.

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Top job! Director

  • Full time
  • £29,300
  • Edinburgh (currently working from home)
  • Closing 28th June 2021

We are a dynamic and forward looking charity. We respond to the social isolation regularly reported and experienced by people with disabilities looking for opportunities to find friendship and love in adult relationships. We run events, develop courses, and create other opportunities that enable social connection and personal development. We use a mentoring and coaching approach to encourage adults with disabilities to self-reflect, take responsibility for their own actions and to lead their own lives.

This exciting new role of Director will be responsible for the promotion and development of get2gether. Reporting to the Trustees, they will lead and manage the staff and volunteer team, develop the organisational plan and activities, develop and implement a strategy for income generation, manage the operational budgets and ensure reporting obligations are met.

For this role you will need to be a highly organised and ambitious collaborator, able to work under pressure to deadlines whilst motivating those around you. If you have a commitment to promoting the inclusion of people with learning and other disabilities and believe you have the skills to lead get2gether into the future, we would love to hear from you.

Initially funded for 2 years and working 35 hours per week.

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Communications & Events Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,390 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh office with a flexible approach to working from home
  • Closing 9th August 2021

get2gether is a Scottish Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) charity. You can find out more about us in our most recent annual report on the OSCR website.

Role: We are a dynamic and forward looking charity. We respond to the social isolation regularly reported and experienced by people with disabilities looking for opportunities to find friendship and love in adult relationships. We run events, develop courses, and create opportunities that enable social connection and personal development. We use a mentoring and coaching approach to encourage adults with disabilities to self-reflect, take responsibility for their own actions and to lead their own lives.

This exciting new post of Communications & Events Coordinator will play a key role in creating a programme of activities, combining the best of our online events developed in response to lockdown, with the safe return to meeting up in person. This role also includes all aspects of communications with our members and other stakeholders.

For this role you will need to be a creative communicator, highly organised, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. If you have a commitment to promoting the inclusion of people with learning and other disabilities and you believe you have the skills to be part of our dynamic team we would love to hear from you.

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Join get2gether’s Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th January 2022

get2gether recently conducted a board skills survey which highlighted areas where knowledge could be strengthened. We are looking to add a trustee with general business skills, ideally combined with finance and/or fundraising. The Board meets 6 times per year, in addition to the Annual General Meeting, plus ad hoc as necessary (e.g. planning and strategy days)The board meetings are typically 10-12 pm on Fridays, currently virtually.

More about get2gether:

Established in 2012, get2gether is a SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation). People with disabilities have the same emotional experiences as everyone else. At get2gether, we use a mentoring and coaching approach to encourage adults with disabilities to self-reflect, take responsibility for their own actions, and lead their own lives. We believe that everyone has the right to love and friendship. We also believe that people meeting each other should be easy, fun, and accessible. That’s why we arrange social activities for people with disabilities online and in safe and friendly places in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Our members tell us what they’re interested in – and that’s what we do, encouraging self-determination and opportunities to step into leadership roles.

More details can be found on the website get2gether.org.uk

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