The main purpose of this role is to maximise fundraising income in line with the overall organisational strategy. The Fundraising Manager will be an all-rounder working alongside our Head of Fundraising to grow our portfolio of funder relationships with Trusts and Foundations, and Corporate and Major Donors. As well as supporting events at community and national levels – you will also have confidence in your communication skills, digital fundraising, and be prepared to support the marketing of the organisation.
If you believe that everyone has the right to achieve their full potential, and if you have the skills, experience, and passion to support us on the next stage of our exciting journey, then we would like to hear from you.
This is a new role for the Salvesen Mindroom Centre, and you will join the organisation at a very exciting time – this is not a role for the faint hearted as we fully intend to drive the organisation forward with our vision of greatness and leadership worldwide!
We are looking for a full time Front Desk Administrator who is committed to good customer service and works well in a small team. If you are passionate about customer service, work well with others and have great attention to detail we want to hear from you!
The Eric Liddell Centre is a care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the city. The Centre offers specialist caring services in addition to offering flexible space for use by the local community either for one off activity or by providing tenanted space to small voluntary sector organisations.
We are looking for a full time Front Desk Administrator who is committed to good customer service and works well in a small team.
If you are interested we would love to hear from you!
OPFS Edinburgh supports single parents with a range of issues that affect their ability to play a full part in the economic and social life of their communities. As part of that mission, the Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project helps single and separated fathers who might find it difficult to engage with mainstream services.
We aim to support fathers and children to enhance their relationships, reduce isolation by fostering peer support, offer opportunities to engage in outdoor and physical activities, and provide information and activities that help fathers learn more about low cost resources available to them and their children.
This post will include working on behalf of children who are, or are being placed, in the full-primary care of their father and ensure that the family have the support and skills to grow and develop to meet their full potential.
Changeworks have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, customer focused Energy Advisor(s).
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 about energy efficiency.
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.
EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: prospective candidates should be educated to a minimum HNC level in Working with Communities or related faculty or have a minimum of three years’ experience of youth work at a supervisory level.
Granton Youth is looking for a youth worker with a high level of experience of delivering detached youth work. This post will be a job share to manage a small team to deliver 3-4 sessions of detached youth work weekly in North Edinburgh. Engagements focus on harm reduction around alcohol, substance use and risk-taking behaviour.
You will be responsible for line-managing a small team and project monitoring and evaluation. 18+ hours per week (3 or 4 streetwork sessions plus development time). Funding for 1 year contract, which may be extended.
EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: No qualifications are required although experience of detached youth would be an advantage.
PURPOSE OF JOB: This post will involve working in a small team to deliver 3-4 sessions of detached youth work weekly in North Edinburgh. Engagements focus on a harm reduction approach around risk-taking behaviour including; alcohol, substance use and sexual health. Engaging with young people in the street can be challenging and requires a confident and outgoing personality so a reasonable level of youth work experience would be preferred All training will be provided. Other centre-based youth work sessional hours may be available.
You will be responsible to the line manager.
EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: prospective candidates should have a minimum of one year’s experience of working in the voluntary sector, preferably with youth work experience.
PURPOSE OF JOB: This post is for a youth worker for Granton Youth’s GoLone Parents Programme. The post holder will support the team leader and to work with lone parents parents aged 15-26. A three x weekly programme will address identified issues from participants to support an improvement in their life, social, practical, emotional and family skills. The aim of this project is to address particular needs and support the parents so they are able to engage in their community and reduce isolation and improve their future opportunities. The post holder should be confident and able to connect with people at a variety of levels; 1-2-1 and group work.
As part of the organisation’s dynamic Direct Services team, you will be responsible for coordinating the Counselling Service and developing bereavement support for people affected by MND and their families.
MND Scotland is looking for someone to coordinate the provision of counselling, listening and bereavement services for people with MND and their loved ones. Helping them develop increased emotional resilience in the face of difficult circumstances.
You will assess the clients’ needs and match them with the most appropriate support pathway. Over time you will contribute to, or lead, development of the service as needed and in line with regulation and good practice, including development of further Listening and Bereavement services.
You will be a highly motivated individual, with at least 3 years’ experience of counselling, have excellent communication skills and enjoy new challenges. A clear understanding of good customer service and the importance of maintaining high standards of work at all times is essential. As well as an awareness of the barriers faced by people with significant illness in society.
Reporting to the Head of Direct Services, you will:
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the organisation’s mission to reduce the impact of MND on the lives of those affected today and provide hope for a world without MND tomorrow.
An exciting new part-time post (21 hours/week) with Scotland's creative ageing organisation.
Luminate's programme is growing, and the Communications and Policy Manager is a key post as our organisation continues to change and evolve.
The postholder will be responsible for planning and implementing a range of marketing, PR and audience development activities that support the delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals. They will research, monitor and analyse policy developments that affect the creative lives of older people in Scotland, and will plan, implement and support advocacy and influencing strategies to support Luminate’s vision that all older people in Scotland are able to access high quality arts and creative activities whatever their background and circumstances and wherever they live.
Luminate is one of Creative Scotland’s regularly funded organisations, and is supported by the Baring Foundation, Age Scotland and a range of other trusts and foundations. The charity has a small staff team and the Communications and Policy Manager will work closely with the Director, General Manager and other project staff. Luminate is based in Age Scotland’s Edinburgh office, and we also work closely with Age Scotland colleagues.
LEAP Sports Scotland is seeking a new Chair
LEAP Sports Scotland celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The organisation became a charity in 2012, employed its first member of staff in 2013, and has established itself as Scotland’s LGBTI sports charity. LEAP Sports has gained a strong reputation and is now looking for a new Chair to join us on the next phase of our journey.
The Chair of Trustees will be responsible for leading the LEAP Sports board and charity, overseeing the successful achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives; overseeing the governance and compliance framework; and championing the continued growth and development of our profile and work.
We are seeking an individual who:
No prior experience as a third sector Chair is required, but understanding of how charities or small organisations work would be beneficial.
There are four in-person board meetings per year, 3 of these in Glasgow and one elsewhere in Scotland. The Chair is expected to be available for some charity, network and fundraiser events on an ad hoc basis.
Please note, we are particularly keen to encourage applicants from Women, Black Minority and Ethnic, disabled, migrant, and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within leadership roles in the third sector.
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Hugh Torrance via email@example.com