Charity registered in Scotland SC030131
Home-Start Glasgow South is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children. To expand our volunteer base, we are looking to recruit a Volunteer Co-ordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will have experience promoting volunteering and recruiting volunteers. The role requires a strong communicator with an exceptional personality.
Home-Start Glasgow South (HSGS) is a family support charity, helping give children the best possible start in life. Families, with at least one child under 8 years of age are supported by trained volunteers who understand how difficult raising children can be. Families are supported in their own homes for up to 3 hours each week or through group work across the southside. We help families experiencing issues including isolation, mental health issues, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction and physical ill-health.
We operate across the south of Glasgow as an independent charity which is also part of a loosely federated charity structure (Home-Start UK). We have been operating for 22 years and grown steadily to become the largest Home-Start in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.
HSGS are seeking a dynamic, experienced Grants and Trusts Officer to maximise income through compelling and persuasive applications to support delivery of HSGS services. This post involves extensive proposals and reporting, often to tight deadlines. The post requires exceptional copy writing skills, attention to detail and creativity. Joining a small fundraising team, the successful applicant will have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills.
The successful candidate will be an experienced Grants and Trusts fundraiser who enjoys new challenges. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to create new income streams for the organisation and have a pivotal role in the charity’s planned expansion to support more families and children. You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop relationships through proposals, presentations and budget management.
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Reports to: Senior Grants and Trust Officer
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Home-Start Glasgow South is a family support charity offering support that helps to give young children the best possible start in life.
We work with families to help them overcome issues affecting their lives with a range of family support services. Issues like isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction, physical ill-health and more. We’ve been supporting local families across the south of Glasgow since 2000.
We seek to recruit a new Treasurer who will oversee financial governance, financial practices and reporting. Turnover is approximately £650k per annum made up of a mixture of statutory and foundation grants and donations through fundraising. The Treasurer will work with the Senior Leadership Team and the Finance Officer to ensure the smooth running of the Finances for the charity.
We are looking for a qualified accountant, preferably with knowledge of the charity sector and qualified by experience candidates are welcome.
The time commitment is roughly 1.5 days a month which includes attendance at monthly Board meetings and occasional training.
This is a voluntary position with travel expenses reimbursed.
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Home-Start Glasgow South Family Support Communications Officer
Responsible to: Assistant Director
Home-Start Glasgow South is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children. We are delighted to be adding new roles to our organisation and are looking to recruit a Communications Officer.
In this varied role, you’ll work closely and actively engage with colleagues to develop and implement our communication plans and campaigns.
Responsible for our website and social media, you’ll know how to create engaging content and take a proactive and creative approach across all digital channels. Your excellent written communications skills mean you’ll be comfortable writing, editing, and designing a range of materials, including leaflets, posters, news stories, and case studies. Naturally, you’ll bring working knowledge of software such as Canva/Adobe Creative Suite to create content, including short videos.
Additional duties will be to produce and distribute our newsletter, support the production and dissemination of our annual report content, and to monitor and evaluate all communications activity. You’ll also contribute to the work of our Fundraising Team to support the strategic management of the scheme.
For this role, experience of using a website content management system such as WordPress would be an advantage. The role demands a high level of accuracy and attention to detail as well as excellent organisational and admin skills. And, if you can bring knowledge of the voluntary sector and can drive your own car, that would be helpful. Please note that there may be occasional evening and weekend work required from time to time.