Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire
Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire

Charity registered in Scotland SC037696

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshirewas set up as the Third Sector Interface for the region in early 2011, following the Scottish Governments desire to build stronger partnerships between the Third Sector and local authorities, in order that Single Outcome agreements are delivered in the most effective way.

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire is committed to: maximising volunteering; strengthening communities; enabling performance and growth for the sector; supporting and accelerating social enterprise; promoting social and economic impact and partnerships; enabling positive partnerships; and recognising and evaluating volunteer’s contribution.

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East Kilbride Volunteering Collaborative Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,740 pro-rata
  • Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 15th February 2019

As part of the East Kilbride Volunteering Collaborative, there is a vacancy for an East Kilbride Volunteering Collaborative Development Officer. The post will be hosted by Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire.

The Post holder will:

  • Contribute to the achievements of the East Kilbride Volunteering Collaborative and Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire with particular responsibility for the development of a Volunteering in Health passport.
  • Provide evidence based recommendations and feasibility report of initial passport concept and progress development using a multi-agency/collaborative approach.
  • Identify overlap/duplication within training and induction practices through the application of improvement science methodology, test and develop evidence base for a standardised/centralised approach.
  • Explore and test an asset sharing/volunteer entry point methodology which is both innovative and complementary to the agendas of all parties involved.
  • Facilitate agreement upon data sharing and ownership practices in line with national legislation prior to commencing test of change.
  • Develop a standardised approach to volunteer recruitment which reduces barriers to accessing volunteering opportunities (particularly within a healthcare setting) across all EK-VC organisations and coordinate the promotion of opportunities and recruitment of volunteers
This vacancy has now closed

Communications and Marketing Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,389 pro-rata
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 6th May 2019

VASLan has an exciting opportunity for a creative thinker with a talent in both communications and marketing. The Communications & Marketing Officer role has a key part in raising awareness of the VASLan’s activities both internally and externally with a key role in developing an integrated communications strategy for the organisation.

Applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships internally and with outside agencies to ensure effective promotion of the VASLan and South Lanarkshire’s Third Sector.

You should have experience in both developing and producing written publications, producing content and images relevant for websites, social media, publications and leaflets to a range of audiences.

You will have a good grasp of digital communication channels and be a confident user over a range of software applications including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, mail-chimp and Google analytics.

If you feel you could contribute in this way, we look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy has now closed

We’re looking for a candidate with strong volunteer development credentials to take a hands-on approach to developing our volunteering support programme.

The successful candidate will deliver key volunteering projects and as well as supporting volunteer involvement across South Lanarkshire, operating with a wide and flexible remit to harness opportunities and deliver maximum impact.

You will support with the development and delivery of strategic volunteering action plans, as well as development of inspiring volunteering opportunities for new supporters to volunteer and leading on specific volunteering communications and engagement initiatives.



Mentoring Project Mentor

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Befriending / Mentoring

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UWS Recruitment Advisor (Volunteers)

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Advice / Information Giving

1st June 2017

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