Fresh Start
Fresh Start

Charity registered in Scotland SC029184

Fresh Start's mission is to help people make a home for themselves. From our 2 bases in Edinburgh we provide services to those who have experienced homelessness and we have four key aims: • To enable people who have been homeless to resettle in their community. • To provide volunteering opportunities that offer practical and emotional support to our clients. • To help our clients develop life skills • To involve church members and the wider community in our work to end homelessness The charity’s aims are achieved through services that are delivered in three categories: Provision of Goods; Social and Practical Support; and Employability. The services are delivered throughout Edinburgh and support over 2,000 households per year.

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Corporate Community Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £21,416 – £23,181 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th August 2021

Fresh Start provides support to people who have previously been homeless through the provision of goods and services. Our Services are offered at the stage when clients have been offered a tenancy, with the services being delivered by volunteers who provide clients with practical and social benefits.

The Corporate Community Fundraiser will help Fresh Start develop partnerships with corporate supporters, community groups and maximise income opportunities through a variety of different mediums. The CCF will develop robust, long term relationships with partners and assist them to identify maximum use of their corporate social responsibility to create an environment that offers added value to all of Fresh Start’s services and developments.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £19,397 – £21,416 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Fresh Start provides support to people moving on from or those at risk of homelessness through the provision of goods and services. Our Services are offered at the stage when clients have been offered a tenancy, with the services being delivered by volunteers who provide clients with practical and social benefits.

Fresh Start have worked with people moving on from homelessness for over 20 years and are developing our services to offer support to those at risk of homelessness with the opening of our new community hub in North Edinburgh. The renovated space includes a charity shop and a community pantry, meeting/training spaces for local people and organisations to use and a community kitchen housing our cooking classes.

The community pantry – ‘Fresh Start Pantry’, part of ‘Your Local Pantry’ franchise provides 250 memberships to the local community of North Edinburgh with the aim of providing food with dignity. Fresh Start Shop provides low-cost homewares to customers Edinburgh wide as well as the local community, in keeping with Fresh Start’s mission, ‘helping people make a home for themselves’. The community hub will offer, in partnership with other organisations, advice and information and other support services to those at risk of homelessness

The Volunteer Coordinator will work alongside a team of volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the community hub.

The role is part-time, working 22 hours per week, with the requirement to work Monday, Tuesday and Friday, however, there will be flexibility around the remainder of the hours.

For further information on the role, please contact Abi – abigail@freshstartweb.org.uk

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