Charity registered in Scotland SC009481
For 30 years, the Corra Foundation has contributed to improving the lives of individuals and communities experiencing disadvantage all across Scotland and in developing countries.
Our vision is for a society in which people create positive change and enjoy fulfilling lives.
Our mission is to make a difference to people and communities in Scotland, by encouraging positive change, opportunities, fairness and growth of aspirations, which improve quality of life.
We are seeking a committed individual who will work as part of the Core Operations team to support the delivery of the team’s objectives and overall workplan. The jobholder will report to the Head of Core Operations and work closely with colleagues across the organisation.
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, good communication skills, highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, mail merges (Microsoft Office 365), consistently professional and helpful, and excellent teamworking skills.
Corra Foundation is delighted to be Comic Relief’s intermediary funding partner in Scotland. This will involve Corra delivering a grant-making programme for small grassroots organisations which are actively working on issues that sit within Comic Relief’s strategic themes of:
· Children Survive & Thrive
· Fighting for Gender Justice
· A Safe Place to Be
· Global Mental Health Matters
We are looking for two people to work on the programme as Grant Advisors, providing excellent information and advice to potential applicants in addition to carrying out fair and thorough assessments of funding applications. The successful post holders will have a working knowledge of the voluntary sector and hands-on experience of assessing funding applications. We will expect you to have a commitment to supporting small charities and communities and for you to be open to testing new ways of grant making.
Corra Foundation delivers grant-making programmes which support a range of organisations working to improve the quality of life for people across Scotland and beyond. We deliver our own grant programmes as well as delivering on behalf of others, such as the Scottish Government.
We are looking for a Grant Advisor to join us and be part of our team providing excellent support to potential applicants from their first contact with Corra through to the assessment of applications and the monitoring of grants.
The successful post holder will have a working knowledge of the voluntary sector and hands-on experience of assessing funding applications. Grant Advisors also provide organisations with capacity building support and so applicants should have the ability to work closely with organisations in order to develop their skills around monitoring and evaluation methods, financial planning, funding strategies, etc.
Are you passionate about supporting people to develop their voice, skills, confidence and ideas? Do you have a background in community development? Are you keen to work alongside the community in Castlehill, Dunbarton?
If the answer is yes, then Corra Foundation’s People in Place team wants to hear from you now as our local co-ordinator will soon be going on maternity leave.
Community Co-ordinators work to build trusting relationships with the local people, key partners and stakeholders to facilitate, identify and help develop ideas for long lasting community owned change.
If you have previous experience of working in and with a community or managing a local community group, or project on a paid or voluntary basis, this could be the role for you!
Can you demonstrate an ability to form positive working relationships with a range of individuals and groups? Have you provided support and managed volunteers?
We need someone with energy and enthusiasm, who has an ability to work flexibly within the community, is self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
The People in Place programme ‘getting alongside communities’ is currently working in 9 communities across Scotland. We are looking for one full time postholder in Castlehill, 35 hours per week.
Corra Foundation is committed to being a great place to work. Flexible working and part-time requests will be considered. The role includes regular travel across East Renfrewshire re as well as some travel across Scotland. The post is subject to PVG Scheme registration.
For an informal chat about the post please contact Gordon McLean, National Co-ordinator, 07808 314 671 or 0131 4444045