Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire
Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

Charity registered in Scotland SC041224

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) exists to foster dynamic, inclusive communities by promoting and supporting volunteering and the development of the voluntary and community sectors, improving the quality of life for all North  Lanarkshire citizens. Our wide range of services  offer development supports to volunteers, voluntary and community organisations and organisations  engaging volunteers.  


Current vacancies

Programme Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £32,000
  • Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.
  • Closing 3rd October 2022

Do you have previous experience of working at programme officer level or working within community solutions? Are you interested in working in the community and voluntary sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve supporting the Community Solutions programme, supporting social prescribing, and supporting people affected by cancer. For more information, please see the JD and Person Specification below.

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata (increasing up to 27 days after 5 years, 29 days after 8 years and 30 days after 10 years) and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping)
  • 12 public holidays pro rata.
  • 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working
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Volunteering Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Remote working from home until COVID-19 restrictions ease and then based in Airdrie with travel across North Lanarkshire (ongoing flexible working arrangements possible, including some ongoing home-based working.
  • Closing 26th March 2021

Are you passionate about volunteering to improves people’s well-being and quality of life? Do you have an interest in supporting young people’s employability through volunteering? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is recruiting a new Volunteering Officer to develop and support volunteering across North Lanarkshire on two key projects with opportunities to link both.

1. Youth Volunteering as part of North Lanarkshire Council’s Youth Guarantee Programme. The purpose of this project is to help identify and match up to 25 unemployed young people into volunteering roles for up to 6-months so they gain skills and experience that will help them transition into paid work, education or training.

2. Green Health Volunteering as part of Lanarkshire’s Green Health Partnership. The purpose of this project is to increase the number of green health volunteering opportunities and number of volunteers in North Lanarkshire.

The post-holder will work closely with community and voluntary organisations, schools, New College Lanarkshire and other organisations to deliver these projects.

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the umbrella support organisation for the community and voluntary sector and volunteering in North Lanarkshire. Please visit our websitehere for more information.

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Senior Officer, Income Generation

  • Part time
  • £27,000 – £32,000 pro-rata
  • Home working and with visits to VANL’s office and other locations in North Lanarkshire when safe to do so and as required
  • Closing 23rd April 2021

Do you have previous experience of fund-raising or generating income for a charity or social enterprise? Are you passionate about working within the community and volunteering sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is recruiting a part time, temporary Senior Officer to support our income generation activities, including researching funding opportunities and preparing proposals.

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the umbrella support organisation for the community and voluntary sector and volunteering in North Lanarkshire. Please visit our website here for more information.

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Business Support and Human Resource Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 – £35,000 pro-rata
  • Home working and with visits to VANL’s office when safe to do so and as required
  • Closing 23rd April 2021

Do you have previous experience of providing corporate support to manage business support and HR functions? Are you passionate about working within the community and voluntary sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is recruiting a part time, temporary Business Support and Human Resource Manager to manage VANL’s internal Business Support and HR functions and to help with the development of a Business and HR support service for the NL Community and Voluntary sector.

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the umbrella support organisation for the community and voluntary sector and volunteering in North Lanarkshire. Please visit our website here for more information.

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Senior Manager, Community Solutions

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £45,000
  • Blended working between home, office and community locations as required.
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Do you want to work with a values driven, community led employer that offers great benefits and huge working flexibility?

Community Solutions is an innovative, community led, health and social care investment and improvement programme for North Lanarkshire which is committed to building community capacity and individual capabilities to help people live healthier and better lives.​

The programme, which was established in 2012, is a partnership between Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire (HSCNL)​ and the vibrant community and voluntary sector of North Lanarkshire and hosted by Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL).

About the role

As host organisation, Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is recruiting to the role of Senior Manager to manage all aspects of the Community Solutions programme and contribute to wider community and voluntary sector development across North Lanarkshire.

The postholder will be part of the Senior Management team in VANL.

This exciting and dynamic role provides a fantastic opportunity for someone who can demonstrate:

· the drive and passion work with others to improve community-led services in North Lanarkshire

· knowledge of and commitment to the community and voluntary sector

· ability to communicate and work well with diverse stakeholders to support joint planning and delivery of agreed work

· excellent programme and project management skills, with ability to manage a complex range of work

For further information about this role and the attractive benefits package please download the Job Description below.

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Programme Officer, Community Solutions

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Blended working arrangements between home, office and community locations as the role requires
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Do you want to work with a values driven, community led employer that offers great benefits and huge working flexibility?

Community Solutions is an innovative, community led, health and social care investment and improvement programme for North Lanarkshire which is committed to building community capacity and individual capabilities to help people live healthier and better lives.

The programme, which was established in 2012, is a partnership between Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire (HSCNL) and the vibrant community and voluntary sector of North Lanarkshire and hosted by Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL).

About the role

As host organisation, VANL is recruiting to the role of Programme Officer to support the Community Solutions programme and contribute to wider community and voluntary sector development across North Lanarkshire.

This exciting and dynamic role provides a fantastic opportunity for someone who can demonstrate:

• The drive and passion to work with others to help improve local services and peoples’ lives

• Knowledge of and commitment to the community and voluntary sector

• Great organisational and communication skills

Reports to: Senior Manager, Community Solutions Programme

For further information about this role and the attractive benefits package please download the Job Description below.

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Human Resources and Business Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Blended with a combination of home and office working.
  • Closing 29th October 2021

Do you have previous experience of providing managing corporate functions such as HR and business support? Are you interested in working in and helping the community and volunteering sector to help others? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

· 25 days annual leave and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping)

· 12 public holidays pro rata.

· 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution

· Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire and this post is a key role which supports our ability to deliver all our work.

The HR and Business Support Manager will manage our internal HR and Business Support functions and lead development of an HR Business and support service for the NL Community and Voluntary sector. For more information see the JD and Person Specification which is available on VANL’s website here.

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact maddy.halliday@vanl.co.uk

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HR and Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.
  • Closing 15th May 2022

Do you have previous experience of providing HR and Business Operations support at manager level? Are you interested in working in the community and voluntary sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve providing VANL with corporate support on HR and business operations matters and developing and managing a HR and Business Operations Support Service for the NL Community and Voluntary Sector. For more information, please see the JD and Person Specification which is available on VANL’s website here.

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

• 25 days annual leave (increasing up to 27 days after 5 years, 29 days after 8 years and 30 days after 10 years) and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping)

• 12 public holidays pro rata.

• 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution

• Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working

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Senior Development Officer: Social Prescribing

  • Part time
  • £27,000 – £32,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.
  • Closing 17th May 2022

Do you have previous experience within a Social Prescribing role? Are you interested in working in the community and voluntary sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve establishing, convening and supporting a NL Social Prescribing Working Group and supporting planning and delivery of a linked Community Solutions Prevention and Early Intervention fund.

For more information, please see the JD and Person Specification which is available on VANL’s website

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata (increasing up to 27 days after 5 years, 29 days after 8 years and 30 days after 10 years) and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping)
  • 12 public holidays pro rata.
  • 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working
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Resettlement & Equalities Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,632 pro-rata
  • Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.
  • Closing 19th August 2022

Do you have previous experience of co-ordinating social and community supports for refugees, asylum seekers or other displaced people? Would you like to be part of this work in the North Lanarkshire area? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve building relationships with local community and voluntary sector organisations and community groups to create capacity that can support individuals, their families and carers to take control of their own health and wellbeing, integrate into the local area and live independently. It will also support the provision of practical and emotional support to refugees and asylum seekers that assist with issues such as finances, health, housing, life skills, personal safety, legal / family reunification issues, parenting and ESOL.

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping
  • 12 public holidays pro rata
  • 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working
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