The Business Support Officer will contribute to Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights)’s mission to inspire and enable everyone in Scotland to put children and young people’s human rights at the heart of everything they do in line with the Strategic Plan. Working with the Director, the post is responsible for the oversight of all the necessary financial, IT, people and office management support functions needed to ensure the efficient operation of the organisation. Throughout the role, the post-holder will be expected to involve Together’s membership – including children and young people – whenever possible and appropriate.
Epilepsy Connections is the leading provider of epilepsy information, face to face support and education services cross the Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Forth Valley and Ayrshire & Arran areas.
Epilepsy Connections was founded in April 2000 by a small group of enthusiastic and likeminded people who saw the need for an organisation committed to supporting people with epilepsy and their families and carers, and to raising awareness about epilepsy and its impact. Our purpose is to help people affected by epilepsy to develop resilience and independence so that they can take charge of their condition and live their lives fully.
Epilepsy Connections is entering an exciting period of dynamic, strategic growth and currently have vacancies for two new Board members to join our Board of Trustees. Our Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the charity, setting the overall strategy for the organisation and evaluating its progress towards key goals. We are particularly keen to hear from people who have experience of epilepsy and who are committed to promoting and supporting the charity’s work. Ideal candidates will be strategic thinkers who are able to listen and contribute effectively as part of a team. We welcome applications from individuals of all walks of life and experience.
What’s in it for you? – What you can expect…
By joining our board of trustees you will expand your network and professional circle, this is an ideal opportunity to enhance your career and give back in a meaningful way. Epilepsy Connections is a small but strong and established team who thrive on learning and supporting each other to achieve the organisation’s mission and goals. We offer our board members access to training both in-house and externally via ACOSVO and will cover any reasonable expenses.
What’s in it for us? – What we can expect…
This is a voluntary position. We ask for successful candidates to commit to attend 5 meetings per year, either taking place at our offices in Glasgow’s city centre or online via Zoom. We are looking to add to attract individuals with skills and experience ranging from legal, policy making, financial, marketing, IT, social media, digital and web design who will share their skills and knowledge and help develop and contribute to our organisational strategy.
To provide support for I.T. users and to maintain and develop I.T. services at Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey CAB. The services include a share network with about 100 PCs and a VoIP digital phone system at main office at Inverness. We have 3 sites and many staff who home work.
The I.T. coordinator reports to the Business Development Manager and Chief Executive.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for full information on this post.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
You will develop and deliver a range of services and activities which aim to support individuals and families, to encourage personal development, facilitate positive relationships, reduce isolation, promote inclusion, and increase participation in community and congregational life and to assist the minister in a range of pastoral, congregational and community related duties.
Post is also suitable for a Deacon to apply
seescape is seeking new trustees to help the charity as we grow and develop
Based in in Kirkcaldy, Fife, seescape is a well-established charity working to improve the independence and quality of life of those who have sight impairment, their families and carers. seescape believes that it is important to raise awareness of the needs of sight impaired people by changing attitudes and breaking down the barriers that prevent people living with sight impairment being full and active members of society.
seescape provides a diverse range of activities and support to its beneficiaries. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with the charity as it seeks to grow and develop.
The role may appeal to people with a background and skills in one or more of the following areas: eye health, business planning and development, fundraising, HR, IT, charity governance or marketing.
seescape would like to appoint trustees to complement the current board in its role as a governing body: setting strategy and ensuring exemplary governance and fiscal control. Ideally the candidate would be someone with an understanding of charities and the voluntary sector. Most importantly they will have some strategic expertise and understanding of good governance.
The charity is keen to bring additional skills to its board, however, seescape is keen to attract applicants from a diverse audience so other skills will also be welcomed.
Board meetings are held every 6 weeks and these are currently being held virtually by Zoom.