Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for?
If you answered yes, please read on……
Who we are
Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
What the role is
Our Community Climate Officer will support a diverse range of communities to understand the climate emergency, envision a low carbon future and develop and deliver plans to reduce their carbon emissions and foster a more sustainable community. This role will also provide capacity building support and climate emergency training as part of our wider portfolio of community and training programmes.
Building on successful pilots in Kirriemuir and Tayvallich and working across our wide network of community groups and organisations, we will support seven communities to produce a tailored community climate action plan. The post holder will monitor the progress of the two existing communities in the implementation of their plans so that we can learn from their experiences and feedback learning into the process for new groups. We will work with other partners working on place-based approaches and in particular explore links with the Improvement Service and Architecture and Design Scotland. In addition, the post holder will help develop, promote and deliver our community-facing Climate Emergency training across Scotland.
Please note: Salary and priorities for this role will be determined following interview.
What you’ll need to have
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of supporting communities, organisations and businesses on climate action and sustainable development including the provision of training on a range of environmental topics (climate change in particular).
You will have project management (including budget) experience, a good understanding and awareness of climate change policy and science within Scotland, UK and internationally and a proven track record of presenting complex information clearly to a range of audiences.
You will be working with a range of communities therefore having the ability to create, maintain and enhance working partnerships is essential for this role as is strong facilitation and groupwork skills.
The post holder will require to have a full, valid UK driving licence and this post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.
A hugely exciting and challenging opportunity to support a portfolio of Cycling UK projects in Scotland with responsibility for project and financial management, as well as line management of development officers and a senior project officer.
This multifaceted role spans across several Cycling UK projects in Scotland, alongside the head of development Scotland, to enable the effective and successful delivery of projects. Strong planning and management skills are a must, as well as a good understanding of the needs of different communities, including remote and rural populations. We are looking for somebody who has an aptitude towards building relationships, support, and who can motivate a team working at a distance.
This influential role is essential to the success of Cycling UK’s projects in compelling change and bettering the lives of others through cycling. Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.
Main Purpose of Job
Winning Leishman are seeking an experienced Fundraiser to join our team. This post will involve research into grant makers, developing funding proposals and following up with reports and communications to maximise long-term income generation on behalf of Winning Leishman’s clients.
Position in Organisation
Report to the Winning Leishman Directors.
• Support the identification of trust and foundation funding opportunities through research
• Create tailored applications to a wide range of funders
• Create reports and other communications to funders
• Maintain a schedule of applications and reports
Skills & Experience
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in preparing funding applications to trusts and foundations (essential)
• Experience of working in the charity sector (essential)
• Reliable and well organised with good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent IT skills, Excel and MS Office, with a working knowledge of database systems
• Strong written skills
• A creative and lateral thinker
• Professional, courteous, respectful and confident
• Proactive and self -motivated with a positive and enthusiastic approach to teamwork
• Degree (in any subject), studying towards a degree or equivalent (essential)
Creative Carbon Scotland supports the cultural sector in contributing to Scotland’s transformation for a climate-changed world. We are seeking a technically minded and suitably experienced individual to take responsibility for the organisation’s everyday administration as well as IT systems and tools, including one day per week contributing to the administrative work of our Green Arts Initiative. Our new colleague will be highly organised and detail-oriented, self-motivated and good at making effective decisions following appropriate criteria. They will be an excellent communicator and a positive collaborator. We are looking for someone with flair and imagination.
Creative Carbon Scotland promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and experience for this role and we will make reasonable adjustments where necessary to enable people with particular needs or requirements to work with us.
More information on the role is given in the full job description and person specification.
Edinburgh World Heritage is looking to appoint an Operations & Finance Manager who is responsible for managing the operation of the charity, leading on the delivery of finance, governance, HR and office objectives to enable the organisation to run smoothly and efficiently. The post-holder also advises and supports the Board on all governance matters.
Part of the Senior Management Team, the Operations & Finance Manager supports the Director and other senior managers in the leadership and direction of the charity, helping to formulate and execute the organisational strategy and ensuring that Edinburgh World Heritage meets the goals of the integrated business plan and organisational outcomes.
Edinburgh World Heritage is an independent charity with the aim of ensuring the city’s World Heritage status is a dynamic force that benefits everyone. Our mission is to connect people to their heritage in everything we do – whether through the conservation of historic buildings, delivering improvements to the public realm, or engaging people directly with the rich heritage of their city through events and membership programmes.
The Outreach and Partnership Officer is a member of the advice centre’s Marketing and Partnerships Team. They will promote national fuel poverty programmes to public bodies, voluntary organisations and community groups with the aim of securing referrals to the programmes as well as encouraging locally based energy efficiency and related projects. They will deliver training and events, online and face-to-face, and attend meetings with partners, stakeholders and groups to promote our Home Energy Scotland service.
SCND seeks a committed, digitally active nuclear disarmament campaigner for 14hr a week post to enliven our social media presence, our website and support our online newsletters, a periodic print magazine, and communication of campaigning events and activities.
Contact scnd@banthebomb with questions unanswered by the further particulars or to request an informal chat.
Changeworks have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, customer focused Energy Advisors.
As an Energy Advisor at Changeworks you will have the opportunity to help households across the South East of Scotland to lower their energy bills and reduce their impact on the environment by providing high quality advice and information on topics including energy efficiency in the home, behaviour change, renewable technologies, sustainable transport and water.
Home Energy Scotland is the free, impartial advice service funded by the Scottish Government and managed by the Energy Saving Trust. Changeworks delivers the service in South East Scotland and the Highlands and Islands.
The ideal candidate and the role
To be successful in this role you should have a passion for customer service and be a confident communicator.
Our advisors speak to a wide range of customers with varied enquiries on a daily basis, providing them with high quality advice tailored to their circumstances and persuading them to take action and change their behaviours.
You will join a team of customer focused energy advisors based in a busy office environment, taking inbound calls and making outbound calls to our existing customers. An interest in the environment and sustainability would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.
In return you can expect
We will start to grow your knowledge of our services and energy efficiency straight away, the Home Energy Scotland advisor induction programme is an SQA accredited qualification. Energy Advisors are also required to complete the City and Guilds; Energy Awareness in the Home qualification. We will support the successful applicants with ongoing coaching, mentoring and development.
Changeworks offer an attractive staff benefits package, excellent pension and employee benefits which include 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.
Watch Us Grow is a charity based in Palacerigg Country Park on the outskirts of Cumbernauld. We work with people who have Additional Support Needs. We aim to help people become more independent both at home and within the communities they live. We do this by creating roles and educational experiences that develop new skills and self-confidence.
We are looking for someone to join our team as project worker on our new home and hospitality project. You will be supporting our students to learn all about living more independently in their own home or taking more of a role in a shared home. This will include cooking, cleaning and all other aspects of managing a home. You will also work on our newest project which involves preparing and serving hot drinks, soups and snacks to the public.
Watch us Grow is looking for a person who enjoys keeping a house clean, tidy and in order. Someone who has experience in housekeeping, catering or hospitality but most importantly someone who can guide and support our students with patience and clear communication. You will be guiding students, documenting all achievements and activities, working towards personal goals for each individual, inspiring students to learn more and providing them with a purposeful role.
This job will involve you being creative, bringing new ideas that engage imaginations and keep things evolving. We are an organization that embrace and try out creative ideas. You will also be part of our social activity evenings which may include anything from arts and crafts projects, movie clubs or sports activities, the list goes on and all ideas are welcome.
You will report to the General Manager and work within an existing and established staff team to develop Watch us Grow in new and exciting directions.
You will need to be enthusiastic and patient, showing an understanding of people with additional support needs. You will have experience in either Housekeeping (commercial or domestic), Catering or Hospitality. You will be creative, friendly and engaging.
The job will involve you driving a 9 seater minibus and a Transit size van. So clean driving license is required.
Funder: This role is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a 3 year period.
This role is responsible for coordinating service delivery for The Bike Station in the Edinburgh branch. Supported by the Senior Management team, you will ensure the successful day to day delivery of The Bike Station activity including: information management regarding the refurbishment, reuse and recycling of donated bikes; supporting activities to enable the effective sale of bikes both in our branches and online; coordination and administration of skills development and communities activities.