An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Finance and Business Support Manager to join AUSA, a registered charity, based on the University of Aberdeen campus.
AUSA is an organisation dedicated to representing the needs of the students at the University of Aberdeen. We provide support, advice, representation and we work with and support students; who run over 150 societies, 57 sports clubs, three media groups and many other student initiatives.
Reporting to the CEO, the Finance and Business Support Manager will be accountable for
Applicants must be an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated leader with excellent communication skills and solid experience in managing the finances/ business support of a small but diverse organisation. A core value must be a commitment to student led work and a drive to deliver excellent services for our students.
You will need to hold a professional accountancy qualification with experience in producing management accounts and Board Level reporting while demonstrating the ability to interpret complex financial information. Experience of both working within a charity and HR Knowledge is desirable.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
In addition, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
A full job description and person specification is available below.
Are you highly motivated and want to join our dynamic team? Would you like to help change the lives of people with cerebral palsy throughout Scotland? A new opportunity has arisen to play a major part in shaping the future of Cerebral Palsy Scotland as one of the Senior Management Team.
This is a new post that has been designed to support the Trustees and CEO and ensure the smooth running of services to our beneficiaries from our centre in Glasgow. The post will suit an experienced administrator and manager who enjoys the challenge and variety of working with a small and committed multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have HR, data protection and accounting experience.
Cerebral Palsy Scotland is committed to successful flexible working and we are happy to discuss any questions regarding making this work for you.
Applications are now invited.
The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.
Help us to further our work – become a Trustee
We are looking for volunteers to join our Board of Trustees.
As a Trustee, you’ll have the opportunity to apply and develop your skills and experience within BfN’s welcoming and dedicated Board. You’ll use your passionate commitment to ensure the charity can continue to progress strategically and influence real change for parents and families choosing to breastfeed.
New trustees will help ensure BfN fully represent the range of diversity in the infant feeding community. We are prioritising applicants who can add to the Board’s skills in public health, finance, organisational development and HR.
This role of Trustee with the Breastfeeding Network is voluntary, flexible, home-based and with occasional travel for meetings when that is possible. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and with a programme of work in Scotland we would also like to receive interest from applicants in Scotland.
The Board of trustees meets four times a year plus an extra meeting for the Annual General Meeting. The annual time commitment is 5 days for meetings, plus preparation and reading time, with opportunities for deeper involvement in relevant areas of the charity’s work. You will be invited to their events and the annual conference.
The role is not remunerated but travel and expenses are paid.
You may have experience of the following: Trustee, Voluntary, early years, vulnerable people, HR Manager, Board Membership, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, Remote Working, etc.
We are currently recruiting new Board Members.
We are an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation, committed to providing quality, affordable homes and supporting our communities throughout the north and west rural Stirling Council area. A large part of our area of operation falls within the boundary of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park.
Our vision is for Strong and Attractive Rural Communities and our supporting mission is to provide affordable, quality housing and support community aspirations. We are already on target to deliver circa 152 new homes by 2023. To support us in achieving our ambitions and as part of our focus on succession planning, we are now looking for enthusiastic and committed people who share our passion for the community to join our parent company Board.
As a Board member at RSHA you will be part of a team that is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the business together with ultimate control of corporate governance and financial management. In this role you will also help shape the future of the services we provide for our tenants, residents, and other customers. The Board works closely with the Association’s Chief Executive Officer and the senior management team in setting and achieving the Association’s aims and objectives.
This is a great time to join our Board. We have reviewed and updated our Group Strategic Plan 2020-2023 and recently launched our new Customer Engagement and Participation Strategy 2020-2023. If you are passionate about great housing and building strong communities then joining our Board could be for you.
The role offers you the opportunity to lead on the strategic direction of a growing organisation, playing a key role in delivering high quality services to our customers, defining goals and targets, and working with our involved customers to scrutinise our performance. We aim to ensure that our voluntary management Board is representative of the communities we serve, and applications are welcome from all, however we would be particularly interested in hearing from those who;
Board members learn new skills around governance, finance, and strategic planning. Being a Board member can be a rewarding and enriching experience. This role will provide you with the opportunity for personal and professional development. At RSHA, you will learn about the wide range of activities undertaken within a progressive, customer focused organisation operating within the social housing sector, and you will be able to use and develop a wide range of skills, knowledge, and experience.
This is a voluntary unpaid position however appropriate expenses can be paid in line with our Entitlement, Payments and Benefits Policy. In terms of time commitment, you would be expected to prepare for, attend and contribute to Board meetings (held seven times a year), have the option to contribute to Committee meetings (held three times a year) attend an annual Group Strategy event and take part in training sessions. We value commitment and experience as much as qualifications and all Board members will receive a comprehensive induction together with ongoing training and support to assist them with this challenging and rewarding role. Board meetings are currently conducted remotely using Zoom and you would be supplied with the appropriate IT equipment (iPad) and training.
Are you interested in equality, diversity and inclusion? Do you have a passion for tackling gender inequality? Do you have a few spare hours a month? Then why not join our Trustee Board at Kairos Women+!
Kairos Women+ is a community-led, women’s space based in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. A second home for women and non-binary folk, we inspire transformational change in the lives of the women+ we work with by collaboratively creating opportunities through workshops, events, training and courses. Kairos Women+ began as a project within Active Communities (Scotland) Ltd funded by The Robertson Trust. Now, as we move towards becoming an independent charity, we are seeking to recruit new trustees to complete our board and our skillset.
“Kairos Women+ has given me an insight into all different types of people and backgrounds. There is no stigma here at all and that is such a positive thing.” - Kairos participant
“Kairos has made me feel wanted for the first time in a long time.” Kairos participant
“AtKairos, I feel like I’m thriving not just surviving.” – Kairos participant
The aims of Kairos Women+ are:
We are looking to recruit several Trustees at this stage to expand the skillset of our Board. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to the above aims and they will have skills & experience in one or more of the following areas:
Relevant knowledge in the following areas is desirable but not necessary: Fundraising, Political & Parliamentary.
In these initial stages, we are meeting monthly via Zoom. In future, trustee meetings will be held bi-monthly, then quarterly.
We are passionate about equality, diversity & inclusion and we especially welcome applications from: disabled women, trans women, non-binary people, LGB women and BAME women.
The Eric Liddell Centre are looking for new trustees to join their dedicated board. The Eric Liddell Centre (Scottish Charity Number SC003147) is a local care charity and community hub founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell. After the Olympics Eric Liddell returned to North China where he served as a missionary from 1925 to 1943.Our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and well-being and improving people’s lives, and to support some of the most vulnerable people in Scotland’s capital.
Our vision is to Bring Edinburgh’s Communities Together, to respond to isolation, loneliness and society’s disconnection. We work hard to change perceptions of people living with dementia, disabilities and mental health issues and we aim to show living a full life can be achieved with the correct support.
Despite the difficulties faced by the Centre in the past year, the management and its staff have continued to provide alternative services to vulnerable people we support via outreach and online digital support. These services include additional phone support, food programmes for vulnerable people, shopping, prescription collection, a range of online activities, supplemented with health and wellbeing activities to keep the mind body and soul active.
As a Trustee you will be kept up to date with the activities and successes of the charity and will be a vital support to the Centre. You will be involved with important decision making regarding the future of the charity, its policies, values and programmes. All Trustees are members of the Board of Directors. As a member of the Board of Directors you are responsible for the charity's governance and strategy and for ensuring the charity is administered correctly.
The Board generally sits with between 10 and 16 trustees who currently meet virtually on a quarterly basis. Each Board member also sits on one of the charity's two sub committees – the care services committee or the finance committee. The sub committees also meet quarterly.
The Board are looking to expand the diversity of our board and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and experiences. However, we would benefit specifically from aspiring trustees with the following competencies:
- Accountancy/ Commercial/business
- Social care/ caring experience
- HR/employment law
Training is given to new trustees.
WorkingRite delivers a unique work-based learning and mentored youth employment programme across Scotland, supporting young people through the crucial transition from adolescence to adulthood by equipping them with the skills, experience and confidence to secure and maintain a job. We believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to prove themselves in the workplace, regardless of their age, inexperience or qualifications.
Our programme, delivered nationally in partnership with locally based youth and community anchor organisations, is the practical pathway to a job or apprenticeship. Lasting an average of 16 weeks, our trainees learn on the job, alongside a mentor chosen from the workforce of that business to pass on what they know. The programme is a relationship-based model of learning. Quite simply designed to inspire young people to succeed: after all… everyone remembers their first boss.
After a period of expansion, the current strategy is to further develop the programme in key geographical areas, build on our partnership model and focus on the ‘hardest to reach’ young people.
If you share the mission of WorkingRite and have a drive to see positive social change, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of a charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference to young people. We are currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise including:
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities as an organisation committed to equal opportunities and promoting diversity