Charity registered in Scotland SC015567
Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of WSHA and has been working to tackle social disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer additional support and opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives. The
Reporting to the Community and Support Services Manager, you will identify new projects, services and external funding opportunities which align with the priorities identified within our Supporting Communities Strategy and offer support to WSHA tenants and communities. You will work within a planned programme to create high-quality written applications to raise external funding for Willowacre Trust and WSHA. In particular, you will play a key role in the maximising the leverage of external funding to improve services which impact on tenancy sustainment.
With a proven track record of working in fundraising, you will have a good experience of preparing funding applications, along with knowledge of relevant funding trusts, foundations or businesses. You will be methodical in organising your workload with excellent project management and ability to met funding deadlines.
In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days (pro rata) holiday and flexi-time working.
Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) and has been working to tackle social and economic disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer holistic support and increased opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives.
Services delivered within communities include:
• Community centres, multi-use games areas and urban green spaces.
• Starter packs, food parcels, upcycling and fuel top ups
• Older People’s Services (includes sheltered housing)
• Tenancy Sustainment Services (includes Money, Energy, Digital, Handy Person Services)
• Community Engagement Services
We are currently seeking Board members who are passionate and committed to making a meaningful difference for people and communities. If you have experience of one of the following:
• Accountancy and Financial Management (Charitable Sector)
• Governance (Charitable Sector)
• Public Sector – Local authority/Health/Social Care
WSHA provides around 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and goes further to provide housing you can call home.