Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway
Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

Charity registered in Scotland SC043832

Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway is a third sector interface and is funded by the Scottish Government and Dumfries and Galloway Council to meet four objectives: supporting and developing a strong third sector; developing social enterprise; developing volunteers and volunteering; and, connecting the third sector to community planning.


Current vacancies

Programme Administrator - External Funds

  • Full time
  • £21,455 – £24,292
  • Dumfries or Stranraer / home working initially
  • Closing 10th December 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s vision is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Dumfries and Galloway, by working in partnership with third sector organisations and public sector agencies.

The role of the Programme Administrator - External Funds is to support the Programme Manager- External Funds to investigate and secure funding sources for the third sector which can be administered by TSDG and to manage the administration. Together these two posts form the Fund Programme Management team within TSDG.

The Fund Programme Management team will work with local, Scottish and UK government, large funding programmes such as the National Lottery and Borderlands, economic development agencies such as South of Scotland Enterprise, third sector organisations (TSOs) in Dumfries and Galloway and beyond, health and social care partnerships and other third sector interfaces (TSIs). The first confirmed programme to be administered by TSDG is the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund (CMH&WBF) for the South of Scotland, valued at £1.52m over two years. This fund will be administered by the Fund Programme Management team.

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Programme Manager – external funds

  • Full time
  • £26,891 – £28,524
  • Dumfries or Stranraer / home working initially
  • Closing 10th December 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s vision is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Dumfries and Galloway, by working in partnership with third sector organisations and public sector agencies.

The role of the Programme Manager- External Funds is to investigate and secure funding sources for the third sector which can be administered by TSDG and then to manage their administration.

This will require working with local, Scottish and UK government, large funding programmes such as the National Lottery and Borderlands, economic development agencies such as South of Scotland Enterprise, third sector organisations (TSOs) in Dumfries and Galloway and beyond, health and social care partnerships and other third sector interfaces (TSIs). The first confirmed programme to be administered by TSDG is the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund (CMH&WBF) for the South of Scotland, valued at £1.52m over two years.

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Digital Inclusion Officer (fixed term for 2 years)

  • Full time
  • £26,891 – £28,524
  • Dumfries or Stranraer
  • Closing 17th May 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) works with third sector partners and public agencies to support voluntary organisations and our local communities. We are looking for a motivated and energetic Digital Inclusion Officer to work as part of our management team. You will create and deliver our strategic approach to digital inclusion in this large rural area where digital exclusion is a real barrier to growth and well-being. TSDG has a central role to play in breaking down this barrier by working with local communities to identify the impact of digital exclusion and enabling the third sector to respond through additional funding and support. Volunteers will play a major part in delivering our digital strategy.

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Engagement Officer (Funding)

  • Full time
  • £21,455 – £24,292
  • Flexible home working with base in either Dumfries or Stranraer
  • Closing 25th June 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway works with third sector partners and public agencies to support voluntary organisations and our local communities. The Engagement Officer (Funding) is vital in providing information and expertise about funding opportunities to the team and the wider third sector. We are looking to recruit an excellent communicator who has a methodical and organised approach to gathering, collecting, managing and disseminating large amounts of information.

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This vacancy has now closed

Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive

  • Part time
  • £21,455 – £24,292 pro-rata
  • Flexible home/office working. Our offices are Dumfries or Stranraer
  • Closing 9th July 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s vision is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Dumfries and Galloway by working in partnership with third sector organisations and public sector agencies. We now require an organised, professional, pro-active person to provide executive support for the Chief Executive. We are looking for someone with a helpful, ‘can do’ attitude, a problem solver with excellent communication, time management and customer care skills.

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This vacancy has now closed

Senior Engagement Officer (Health and Social Care)

  • Full time
  • £26,891 – £28,524
  • Based in either Dumfries or Stranraer, with some opportunity for working from home
  • Closing 25th August 2021

The purpose of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged within Dumfries and Galloway. This Senior Engagement Officer post is vital to manage TSDG’s services and relationships within health and social care. This involves working directly with voluntary organisations and statutory partners, in particular the health and social care partnership.

We are looking to recruit an excellent communicator with a firm understanding of health and social care at national and local levels.

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This vacancy has now closed

Business Manager

  • Part time
  • £26,891 – £28,524 pro-rata
  • Dumfries or Stranraer, with some opportunity for home working
  • Closing 17th September 2021

The purpose of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged within Dumfries and Galloway. The Business Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of ‘back office’ operations including finance, HR, health and safety, property and general compliance. Other areas of responsibility include assisting the Chief Executive with governance, funding and reporting.

The post holder will manage and delegate work to the Business Support Team who are responsible for the administrative internal processes and procedures underpinning the day-to-day work of TSDG, and will provide higher level/more complex administrative support to the Management Team and Board members.

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This vacancy has now closed

Employability Officer (Community Transport PSP)

  • Full time
  • £25,070
  • This post is available for blended office (preferably the Dumfries Office)/home working.
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s vision is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Dumfries and Galloway, by working in partnership with third sector organisations and public sector agencies.

We are leading on the development of the Community Transport Public Social Partnership (PSP), working with Statutory and Third Sector Community Transport partners.

One of the key workstreams of this PSP is capacity building the community transport sector in Dumfries and Galloway. This includes the development of an employability pathway programme. The programme will develop a model for unemployed people, particularly young people, to gain skills, qualifications and employment in the transport industry.

We are recruiting an Employability Officer to be part of our team. The Employability Officer will develop, implement and oversee the pathway, and will work with colleagues to develop a sustainable funding model for the project.

We are looking for someone who has a good knowledge of employability programmes, project development skills and who wants to assist people and make a difference to people’s lives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Business Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,455
  • This post is available for blended office (Dumfries or Stranraer) / home working initially, dependent on Scottish Government guidance in relation to working at home.
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s vision is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Dumfries and Galloway, by working in partnership with third sector organisations and public sector agencies.

The Business Support Team is responsible for supporting TSDG core business activities thus enabling engagement and relationship-building to flourish across the third sector community in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Business Support Co-ordinator will deputise for the Business Manager and provide administrative support to the Finance and HR functions of TSDG in addition to providing core business and adhoc project support.

We are looking for an experienced administrator who is highly organised, demonstrates attention to detail and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. They must be trustworthy and reliable, with a proactive approach to work.

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Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,455 – £24,292
  • Based in the Dumfries or Stranraer office, home working may be required
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

The purpose of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged within Dumfries and Galloway. We do this by working with third sector partners and public sector agencies to identify areas and communities of greatest need, design responses and create an environment for innovation and growth.

Our core services are:

  • Helping third sector organisations start, develop, and grow through training and events
  • Encouraging and involving volunteers
  • Finding suitable funding sources and administering funding for third sector organisations
  • Creating and delivering sustainable business plans
  • Identifying the best way to manage people and money
  • Connecting the sector with Community Planning and Health and Social Care Integration

The role of Engagement Officer is the outward-facing role of the organisation; the role which works directly with voluntary organisations, charities, and volunteers to deliver our strategic objectives.

The Engagement Officer will work as part of a team led by the Senior Engagement Officer. The team’s main responsibility is to deliver our core services in line with our business plan.

All Engagement Officers will be linked to a geographical area of Dumfries and Galloway and travel will be an important aspect of this work.

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This vacancy has now closed

Engagement Officer (Health and Social Care)

  • Part time
  • £21,455 – £24,292 pro-rata
  • Based in the Dumfries or Stranraer office, home working may be required
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

The purpose of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged within Dumfries and Galloway. We do this by working with third sector partners and public sector agencies to identify areas and communities of greatest need, design responses and create an environment for innovation and growth.

Our core services are:

  • Helping third sector organisations start, develop, and grow through training and events
  • Encouraging and involving volunteers
  • Finding suitable funding sources and administering funding for third sector organisations
  • Creating and delivering sustainable business plans
  • Identifying the best way to manage people and money
  • Connecting the sector with Community Planning and Health and Social Care Integration

The role of the Engagement Officer (Health and Social Care) will be to support the Senior Engagement Officer (Health and Social Care) in the management of TSDG’s services and relationships in relation to health and social care. This may involve working directly with voluntary organisations and statutory partners, in particular the health and social care partnership. This role works alongside the existing engagement team.

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