Thanks to funding from National Lottery Community Fund we are looking for a Project Coordinator to help us set up and run an innovative partnership project between Clan Childlaw and Shelter Scotland which will assist, empower and support young people (aged up to 26) and families with children in the Edinburgh-area who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness so they can enforce their rights, take control of their lives and work towards achieving lasting change.
We are looking for someone who is motivated by the challenges of building on the success of our pilot and delivering outreach services and who is at their best working with others to help them solve problems and reach goals. We want to work with someone who is dependable, adaptable, cooperative, approachable and perceptive, with an understanding of young people and the issues they face.
The project aims to launch on September 30th 2019 and start accepting referrals in October 2019.
For further details of the project or any other queries regarding the post, please contact email@example.com
You will be based in our Edinburgh office but should be able to attend our Glasgow office and other locations throughout Scotland, and work outwith contractual office hours as business needs require. Flexible working and TOIL are available.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work within our Technical Team at Home Energy Scotland to assist households to install micro-renewable technologies and advise on energy efficiency options for hard to treat properties.
Based within the Home Energy Scotland advice centre at Changeworks, the role is predominantly field-based and will require extensive travel throughout South East Scotland. You will join a skilled team with a focus on delivering an exceptional customer journey which starts in our advice centre right through to a tailored in-home visit which will identify suitable measures and potential available funding.
You’ll have a thirst for knowledge and the ability to inspire customers to take action. Whether it’s a home visit, running a briefing session or presenting to a group of employees you’ll be able to clearly explain complex technologies in a clear and friendly way. This role will also involve engaging with householders at various events throughout the year where you will be delivering advice to customers face to face.
Home Energy Scotland delivers free, impartial advice on energy efficiency, water efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport to householders, communities and organisations through a range of programmes.
We offer an attractive staff benefits package, excellent pension and employee benefits which include 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.
Amnesty International UK (AIUK) is renowned and respected the world over for promoting and protecting human rights. Our credibility relies on our refusal to compromise our financial independence and integrity and for this reason much of our funding depends on the contributions of our membership and fundraising activities. An important example of this is our bookshops, which raise money by selling second-hand donated books both on and offline.
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The Amnesty Bookshop in Edinburgh opened in 2016 and this role will be key in helping us further establish it in the local community. With the support of the Regional Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of the shop ensuring that it is well presented, well stocked, delivers excellent customer care, is an interesting and vibrant place for customers and supporters to engage with Amnesty’s work, and importantly meets (and ideally exceeds) its income targets. You will be responsible for inspiring and coordinating the team of volunteers to support these goals, plus recruiting and training new volunteers as required.
You will have retail experience, ideally within the charity sector, plus a real passion for books. Knowledge of the book trade (shop and online) and proven experience of managing a retail unit would also be an advantage. You will be very organised and resourceful, able to use your skills to run a shop efficiently, making the most of the stock, space and volunteer time available. Supervising a team of volunteers, you will have the ability to recruit, train, organise and motivate them, leading with an approachable and enthusiastic manner. You value excellent customer service and are able to inspire others towards it. This position will give you the opportunity to put your love of books together with your retail experience, and your belief in protecting human rights.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. Already our global network of seven million members and supporters is making a difference in 150 countries. Whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
ProjectScotland gives people the chance to learn new skills, and the chance to get on in life through volunteering opportunities. This role is a great opportunity to join our fantastic team at ProjectScotland to work as part of the engagement team in the delivery of our employability contracts. The work in the area focuses on support for young people, those with a disability and refugees.
As a values led organisation who empowers its staff through flexible working, and values based recruitment this is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team supporting people right across Scotland to achieve positive outcomes through volunteering.
The role will provide vital support for those taking part in the programme, as well as the charity partners hosting the volunteers. The successful candidate will be values driven, a great communicator and have a track record in achieving outcomes and targets, either in employability services or in comparable services and operations.
YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a part-time temporary Development Officer to work on our Action on Sectarianism Project. The successful applicant would sustain and improve the Action on Sectarianism (AoS) website project through stakeholder participation and content management.
The candidate should be able to effectively engage with stakeholders to provide new content through stakeholder engagement with delivery partner’s, local organisations and communities. The candidate should be able to convert non-digital content and resources from stakeholders into web-enabled and interactive formats. They should be able to support the AOP Senior Development Officer to market and grow usage of the AoS Website though communication channels such as social media, the AoS Newsletter and industry publications.
The candidate should also be able to monitor and identify the emerging needs of the Scottish Government’s AoS funded projects and provide training and client support as the AoS website develops.
This is a fixed term post for one year. The starting salary is £28,136 (pro rata). The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 14 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays (pro rata). YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer. Secondment applications for this post will be considered. Individuals carrying out regulated work with children will be asked to become member of the PVG Scheme.
ProjectScotland gives young people the chance to learn new skills, and the chance to get on in life through volunteering opportunities. This role is a great opportunity to join our fantastic team at ProjectScotland to help support the youth engagement team in the delivery of two new contracts. These contracts will support unemployed young people to reach employment, and to provide young people throughout Europe the opportunity to volunteer throughout Scotland through the European Solidarity Corps programme.
As a values led organisation who empowers it’s staff through flexible working, and values based recruitment this is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team supporting people right across Scotland to achieve positive outcomes through volunteering.
The role will provide remote support to young people, Engagement Managers and charity partners throughout Scotland. Travel throughout Scotland is likely to be required as part of the role.
Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma – the second most common form of blood cancer. It originates in the bone marrow and currently affects around 17,500 people in the UK. Whilst treatable, myeloma is not yet curable.
Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. We are dedicated to ensuring that patients get access to the right treatment at the right time, and to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education and awareness raising. We also provide a range of information and support services to patients, family and friends to help deal with a diagnosis of myeloma.
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The Database Officer is responsible for the performance, security and integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database, including arranging and overseeing regular data checks and cleaning. You will work on the strategic development of the database and supporter care processes to enable the development of strong relationships with supporters and patient engagement.
You will ensure that the use of the database and capture of all data conforms to GDPR and data protection guidelines, in particular where they relate to preferences.
You will support and work with colleagues across all teams to manage all aspects of the database, acting as the key contact for all issues and providing training and support to all users.
You will have demonstrable experience of customer relationship databases and require to have advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (or similar), with the ability to build complex database reports and queries and manipulate and analyse data.
You will be numerate with a high level of attention to detail and have strong IT and communication skills as well as the ability to manage a busy and varied workload. A good working knowledge of GDPR and data protection legislation is required.
Upmo is a charity operating in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian, providing support and opportunity for adults with learning difficulties, autism, and additional support needs.
Every week, we encourage our students to build confidence, use imagination and develop life skills through music, drama, art and other expressive and physical activities.
We are currently recruiting for full time, part time and relief Project Workers to work across our services based in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian.
The role includes supporting students in workshops and working one to one with students, and facilitating workshops. The role also involves supporting people with personal care, as and when required.
Our purpose is to put students first, always. We aspire to be the best student union in Scotland so that our students receive the experience they deserve. We want to have fun, are open to change and empower our students to make a difference. We are looking for a passionate person to join our amazing team.
The Scottish Borders Campus (SBC) Coordinator supports the work of the student union at our Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels. You will support our elected Vice President SBC to deliver outreach and community building events and campaigns that make a difference for our students. You’ll work within the larger Student Engagement team based in Edinburgh and will need to be able to travel to Edinburgh on occasion for meetings.
This permanent role is 25 hours per week and we can be flexible on working hours to suit the right candidate. The salary for these hours is £15,391 per annum and includes generous holidays, family friendly policies, access to great development opportunities and working in a friendly and relaxed environment.
Cyrenians OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) Service provides support to people typically over 60 living in the West Lothian area who are suffering from or at risk of loneliness and isolation. The OPAL service offers a combination of: One to one support, Group activities, Telephone support and Volunteer Drivers.
We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team, to be responsible for coordinating the tracking and evaluation of the One to One element of the service. The post holder will also provide line management to staff, as well as building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
You will be highly organised, have project management experience, and be able to manage a diverse workload to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines. You should have previous experience of all aspects of volunteer (or staff) management; and also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and database systems.
Working within the OPAL Service provides an opportunity to support people who may otherwise be lonely and isolated. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring that we continue to provide high quality services. Previous experience of working within the voluntary sector or with older people is essential. You should also have an understanding of dementia, and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.