Place for Hope
Place for Hope

Charity registered in Scotland SC045224

Place for Hope is a Scottish Charity, passionate about developing peacemakers in faith communities. We accompany people experiencing conflict and equip and train people to navigate conflict well. To deliver this service, we are privileged to have a highly trained, multi-denominational team of volunteer Practitioners who have expertise in mediation, training and facilitation. The Practitioners are supported by our small, dedicated staff team.

Current vacancies

Trustee - finance and funding

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • UK wide
  • Closing 1st September 2022

Place for Hope is a charity which accompanies and equips people and faith communities so that all may reach their potential to be peacemakers, able to navigate change and conflict well. We are rooted in Scotland but work collaboratively in partnerships with faith communities across the UK and beyond.

We are seeking a new Trustee with skills and experience in finance and fundraising to join the Board of Trustees and to Chair our Finance and Funding Forum (a sub-committee of the Board) as we look to grow our work and income in new directions and to develop a detailed 5-year funding strategy. Experience of overseeing financial governance and planning in a charity is advantageous.

This is a voluntary role with a commitment to attend about 10 meetings a year, mainly by Zoom, with some work in between, probably totalling about 10 days’ work annually. A location anywhere in the UK is possible as most meetings are online.

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Training Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,480 – £36,596 pro-rata
  • Home Working, with travel for events throughout Scotland
  • Closing 19th May 2021

Job Summary

The role of Training Manager is a key position in supporting the charity’s strategic goal of growing our outstanding training programmes to equip more people and faith communities to reach their potential as peacemakers. The Training Manager has particular responsibility for enhancing and delivering our external training programmes, including our set programmes and those we tailor for clients. In addition, they will oversee the recruitment and ongoing training (CPD) of our Practitioners. Previous high-level experience of training, resourcing and equipping in the charity sector, as well as a passion for peacemaking is essential. This is an exciting time to join Place for Hope and play a pivotal and strategic role in equipping faith communities to choose peace in times of fear and division.

Organisation Profile

Place for Hope is a Scottish Charity, passionate about developing peacemakers in faith communities. We accompany people experiencing conflict and equip and train people to navigate change and conflict well. To deliver this purpose, we are privileged to have a highly trained, multi-denominational team of volunteer Practitioners who have expertise in mediation, training and facilitation. The Practitioners are supported by our small, dedicated staff team.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Place for Hope, as an independent Scottish Charity (SCO45224), is an equal opportunity organisation and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, gender, disability, sexual orientation or age. For more information about us, please visit placeforhope.org.uk

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Training Officer – Conflict Transformation & Reconciliation

  • Part time
  • £29,394 – £31,182 pro-rata
  • Home Working, with travel for events throughout Scotland & UK
  • Closing 9th June 2022

Job Summary

The role of Training Officer is a key new position in supporting the charity’s strategic goal of growing our outstanding training programmes to equip more people and faith communities to reach their potential as peacemakers. The Training Officer will support all work related to our Training Programmes, internal and external, both online and in-person training. The role will have a particular responsibility for the delivery and ongoing development of the ‘Positive Working Together’ training programme for the Methodist Church in Britain, in collaboration with colleagues in the Methodist Church Learning Network, and under the co-ordination of the Training Manager.

Previous experience of training, resourcing and equipping in the charity sector, as well as a passion for peacemaking is essential. This is an exciting time to join Place for Hope and play a pivotal role in equipping faith communities to choose peace in times of fear and division.

Organisation Profile

Place for Hope is a Scottish Charity, passionate about developing peacemakers in faith communities. We accompany people experiencing conflict and equip and train people to navigate change and conflict well. To deliver this purpose, we are privileged to have a highly trained, multi-denominational team of volunteer Practitioners who have expertise in mediation, training and facilitation. The Practitioners are supported by our small, dedicated staff team.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Place for Hope, as an independent Scottish Charity (SCO45224), is an equal opportunity organisation and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, gender, disability, sexual orientation or age. For more information about us, please visit placeforhope.org.uk

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