Scouts Scotland
Scouts Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC017511

Scouts Scotland is the largest co-educational youth work membership organisation in Scotland.

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Finance Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,000 pro-rata
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 28th January 2019

You will be a professionally qualified accountant with a knowledge of charity accounting, analysis against budgets, technical & analytical skills, working at a strategic level and you will have experience of managing and motivating staff.

Role Summary and Purpose

This role will be responsible for ensuring that all financial and reporting and forecasting is carried out to professional standards and in accordance with OSCR Charity and statutory regulations for finance. You will provide advice and guidance to budget holders and work with senior managers to provide accurate information to aid effective decision making. You will provide day to day management, support and professional guidance and development to finance team employees.

About you

You will have experience and a positive a track record in financial accounting with third sector charity experience being highly desirable. You will be CCAB qualified or qualified by experience. You will have experience of Sage, management accounts preparation, year-end accounts preparation, budgeting, VAT & Tax returns and knowledge of accountancy processes, statutory requirements and charity regulation in Scotland.

About Scouts Scotland

We are Scotland’s largest co-education youth movement. Each week we help almost 40,000 young people across Scotland enjoy fun, friendship and outdoor adventure.

By 2023 we will have prepared more young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders, delivering an inspiring programme. We will be growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and will make a bigger impact in our communities. For more information please visit scouts.scot

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Fundraiser

  • Full time or Part time
  • up to £24,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 31st January 2019

Role Summary and Purpose

This role will support the Head of Fundraising, Finance and Administration in the implementation and growth of our fundraising strategy. This is an exciting position for someone to provide outstanding support to our community and events fundraising activities across Scotland and to develop your trust and grant fundraising experience.

About you

We are looking for someone with broad fundraising experience to support the Head of Fundraising, Finance and Administration. You will work creatively, engaging with donors, inspiring donations among existing and future supporters and members. You will have experience of working in one of these areas of fundraising: community, events, trusts.

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Local Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Scouts Scotland HQ, Dunfermline or Home-based within East Central Scotland
  • Closing 4th March 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support, instigate and deliver focussed growth plans and opportunities across the target areas. This role enables you to engage with local communities currently under represented in Scouting and provide Scouting for them to include opening new scouting provisions in the local area and support existing provision with growth plans. Home based, in proximity to the Project area, the Development Officer will be a self-starter and an excellent communicator.

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Local Development Officer (home based)

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Scouts Scotland HQ, Dunfermline or Home-based within East Central Scotland
  • Closing 4th March 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support, instigate and deliver focussed growth plans and opportunities across the target areas. This role enables you to engage with local communities currently under represented in Scouting and provide Scouting for them to include opening new scouting provisions in the local area and support existing provision with growth plans. Home based, in proximity to the Project area, the Development Officer will be a self-starter and an excellent communicator.

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Top job! Head of Outdoors and Adventure

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 15th March 2019

As Head of Outdoors and Adventure, you will be responsible for the continued development of our Scout Adventures operational plan and for contributing to the overall strategic direction of the charity, taking a lead on outdoor learning and adventure. As strategic lead for our three centres, you will be responsible for growing internal (Scouting) and external customer use, business performance, continued development of our customer experience to ensure quality programmes and facilities for adventure, challenge and learning.

While embracing our values, you will be business focused and results driven, with a passion for excellence in customer service. Ideally, with a background in the outdoor industry you will have experience and a positive track record in business development and improvement, and working with complex groups of staff, customers and volunteers. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate your team and have excellent networking skills.

About us

As part of a UK network, Scouts Scotland currently operates three Scout Adventure Centres that deliver outdoor learning, adventurous experiences and residential programmes to both our own members and a range of partners, including schools and other youth charities.

Our Centres also offer training, advice and support to our amazing adult leaders and we are increasingly delivering training to teachers. We deliver a wide range of opportunities – everything from fully programmed and catered residential weeks to traditional camping and bush craft experiences.

As national Scout Centres, we also offer support our leaders with programme planning, and can deliver a progressive range of experiences across our three sites – from a first night away in a bunk-bedded dorm to a Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition on Loch Lomond. In fact, we are one of Scotland’s largest providers of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions.

Our three centres:

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Scouting Operations Officer (Skills and Training)

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 1st April 2019

We are seeking an experienced individual with a focus on outcomes and impact to play a key role in helping us achieve our vision of preparing more young people with skills for life by ensuring they are supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme.

The development of our adult volunteers is at the heart of our new strategy. As part of a busy team, you will work alongside volunteers and colleagues to ensure that our adult members feel valued, get the support they need, and experience a positive volunteer journey. You will create and provide opportunities and resources to support our adult volunteers to develop the skills they need in their roles. You will also work with volunteers across Scotland to support local skills and training objectives, while also supporting the wider Scouting Operations Operational Plan.

While embracing our values, you will be results driven with a strong track record of setting and meeting targets with defined outcomes. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent communication and networking skills.

for further information about this post, please download the application pack below.

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