Glasgow Night Shelter needs an experienced Admin and Finance Officer to set up and coordinate the smooth running of the charity’s systems and processes. This role will have a particular focus on finance and HR and will suit an experienced office professional who relishes a diverse workload and has a get stuck in attitude! You’ll have outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide range of people. You’ll care deeply about people – and you’ll know that good systems and processes make it possible to deliver really excellent services.
Come on board and help make the next move.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit suitably experienced, qualified and skilled women to join our existing Board of Directors.
We offer refuge accommodation for 11 families, 1:1 support, group work, information, counselling, and advocacy to women and their children who experience domestic abuse and sexual abuse. We are currently based in 9 George Square, Greenock, although we provide our services Inverclyde wide.
The role of the Director is highly rewarding but unpaid, although any expenses incurred will be reimbursed. Training on domestic abuse and its effects will be available. This is a unique opportunity for women who have expertise, time and commitment to join the Board of Directors in order to provide strategic guidance and leadership to support the current management structure in the future development of the organisation.
We are keen to recruit women who have experience and knowledge of working with vulnerable women, children and young people. We have identified skills and experience required including: Operational and Strategic Development; Financial Management; Human Resource Management, Marketing and Fundraising.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks.
Are you qualified and experienced in personnel development? Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action is looking for an experienced HR advisor, trainer and excellent communicator to review the organisation’s current HR policies and procedures, ensure that staff are trained accordingly and reinforce our corporate services team during a period of change management following the joining together of Dundee Voluntary Action and Volunteer Dundee.
BOARD DIRECTOR OPPORTUNITY HELP CREATE OUR 2020 VISION!
AdvoCard is a well-established independent advocacy charity primarily serving people with experience of mental ill health in Edinburgh. We provide opportunities for people at risk of marginalization and exclusion to participate more effectively in decisions that affect all aspects of their lives, through individual and collective advocacy.
Our activities focus on people who use mental health services in the community and in hospital, people who are in prison, and people with problematic substance misuse. Last year through our staff and volunteers we provided advocacy for 976 individuals, and as the need and demand grows so our services are developing. We have recently extended our service to work in the prison and have developed a specific service to respond to welfare reform.
About the role:
Board members provide strategic support and guidance for our ongoing development, ensuring AdvoCard is solvent, well run and meeting its charitable objectives. We look for up to 50% of our Board members to include people with lived experience of the circumstances of the people we serve and who may have used our services.
We are looking for new Board Directors who share our passion about the importance of advocacy in enabling people to have choice and control of decisions in or about their lives. You will bring knowledge, experience and skills to support our strategic development, growth and diversification. Knowledge and experience in charity and voluntary sector finance; HR; Business management; strategic and partnership development; commissioning and contracting; advocacy, social care and health services would be especially useful.
·Attendance and active participation at monthly Board meetings, currently held during the day
·Attendance at our annual AGM
The total commitment is around 4 hours a month. In return we offer a highly rewarding role and all travel expenses.
Glasgow ESOL Forum is recruiting additional board members for our Board of Directors to support our work in providing English classes to marginalised groups. We are looking for individuals with skills and experience in the following areas:
Income generation & fundraising
ESOL at a strategic level
A Role Description is available for download below.
Join Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) and you will transform the lives of families living with Huntington’s disease (HD).
SHA is world-leading in its advocacy and support for the HD community. As a Trustee you will be able to shape the way the charity supports people living with Huntington’s disease now and work with other Trustees to meet future challenges. This is an exciting time for the HD community as researchers draw closer to potential treatments for the condition and the Board of Trustees will play a key role in preparing the charity.
The Board seek Trustees who have a range of professional skills in financial management and accounting, human resources, leadership and management, and legal services.
Informal enquiries are welcome and you should direct these to John Eden, CEO (0141 848 0308).
Bringing about the day where everyone’s voice is heard and respected.
We are seeking volunteer Board members to join an existing team of trustees in a forward looking and inclusive organisation.
Independent Advocacy Perth & Kinross (IAPK) are looking for dynamic individuals to join the Board of Directors in supporting the strategic direction and development of the organisation.
IAPK is the main Independent Advocacy and Human Rights based organisation in Perth & Kinross, providing independent advocacy for people who experience vulnerability or disadvantage through disability, illness or life circumstances. IAPK provides free independent advocacy so that people have their voice heard and are involved in decisions which affect their lives. At the core of all our work are the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy (SIAA 2019) and our IAPK Values: Human Rights, Independence, Partner-Led, Honesty, Courage and Empowerment
The Board are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in human rights, social justice and equality and are particularly interested in those with skills and experience with working in the 3rd sector; as well as those with skills in Finance, Business Management and Development, Charity Law, Fundraising, Human Resources, Marketing and Strategic Development.
The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
Crossroads Fife is looking to recruit innovative, enthusiastic people to expand on skills and expertise of our Management Committee.
Crossroads Fife is one of the leading providers of home based respite care for Carers. We offer this short breaks service to people who care for someone of any age and any disability. The service is provided by trained, paid staff in the service user’s home or we take service users out throughout the Fife area on a day and time which suits them. We are also a registered provider of Self Directed Support and Purchased Care.
Crossroads Fife has charitable status and is led by an experienced Board who have overall responsibility for the governance and strategic direction of the organisation’s work.
We are looking for individuals who possess knowledge, skills and experience of human resources, business, charity work with entrepreneurial skills or have an understanding of the caring role. The Board meet every 2 months in the evening.
About the role
Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau are looking for dynamic individuals to join their Board of Directors and assist with the strategic direction and future development of the Bureau.
Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau is a leading information and advice provider in the Glasgow area. The Board is made up of people from a range of professional backgrounds and currently has vacancies for new members.
The Board are seeking applications from individuals representing the diversity of the Glasgow area and are particularly interested in those with skills and experience with working in the 3rd sector; working locally and dealing with local issues as well as those with qualified skills in Finance, Business Management and Development, Charity Law, Project Management, Fundraising, Human Resources, Public Relations, Marketing and Strategic Development.
The ideal candidates will be committed to service excellence, raising standards and continuous improvement. They must also embrace bureau values and show a commitment to wider role activity to improve the quality of life of local people in the community.
The Board currently meets bi-monthly and members will also be expected participate in projects and attend training when required.
The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of information and advice services in Glasgow and contribute to making a real difference to the local area.
The Board of Directors are responsible for:
· Ensuring that good quality advice is given to the public, including ensuring that Citizens Advice Scotland’s membership standards are met
· Deciding what the bureau should aim for, including input into business planning and budgeting
· Controlling the finances of the bureau
· Overseeing the recruitment and selection, management support and training of all paid staff
· Appraising and supporting the Bureau Manager
· Promoting the image of the bureau
· Ensuring that the bureau fully meets its legal obligations under charity, employment and (if relevant) Company Law
· Dealing with complaints about the service
Candidates should be 18 or over and either live or work in our operating area or surrounding areas.