Appointment Treasurer to the Scottish Library and Information Council
The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) is seeking to appoint a Treasurer to its Board. The appointment is for three years and will run from November 2019.
Information about the Scottish Library and Information Council
SLIC is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library and information related matters. It is a registered charity and an independent company. It is also a membership organisation representing the interests of public, academic, FE College and special interest libraries within Scotland. The organisation has been going through a period of growth, delivering a range of projects and initiatives on behalf of the Scottish Government and partner organisations.
While it is important that all trustees collectively play their part in financial monitoring and decision making, the Board will appoint a Treasurer. The role of the Treasurer, who will be a member of the Board, is to assist and advise the board in overseeing the finances of the organisation. The treasurer will be responsible for:
The Board meets four times a year in addition to the AGM. Board members may be required to serve on a sub-committee which would involve a commitment of up to another three days. Board meetings alternate between Dundee and Glasgow. The Treasurer’s role at the Board meeting is to advise the Board on all matters relating to the organisation’s finances, provide reassure that sufficient scrutiny is being undertaken and that all financial processes are being adhered to. The Treasurer leads on the development of the annual report and return to Companies House.
The Board provides strategic direction and oversight. Major policy decisions are made at Board level drawing on information provided by the Chief Executive and senior management team. The decisions of the Board are actioned through the Chief Executive and senior management team of the organisation.
Further information about SLIC can be found on its website www.scottishlibraries.org
Please note this appointment is on a voluntary basis.
At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland we’re recruiting up to five fantastic Trustees to lead the charity’s efforts to ensure there is No Life Half Lived in Scotland. Would you be interested in applying?
Applications open 12/8/19 and close 30/8/19. We would love to hear from you. Find out more and get your application pack at chss.org.uk/becomeatrustee
About Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland is the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our network of stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers, peer support volunteers and researchers help people across Scotland regain their confidence and rebuild their lives.
We have an ambitious strategy for the future. We plan to develop new services, increase our reach and significantly increase our income. You could join the team of ambitious and passionate Trustees to make our strategy happen.
Be part of a diverse Board full of new ideas
We are recruiting up to five positions and would particularly like to hear from people with one or more of the following areas of knowledge, skills & experience:
We welcome applications from everyone. However, after a recent review, we would particularly welcome applications from:
Living Rent is looking for an organiser to join our organisation in Edinburgh to develop our neighbourhood branches. This is an exciting opportunity to create the staff base of Living Rent is Edinburgh, and support the growing Edinburgh-based membership. You will be under the supervision of Living Rent’s national organiser based in Glasgow.
The role will entail organising outreach events (door knocking, stalls, community meetings), supporting the creation of neighbourhood/block organising teams, supporting the actions of tenants to achieve their demands, and organising local events. The organiser will be working with existing volunteers and newly recruited members in Edinburgh
We are looking for someone keen to work with a young organisation and passionate about member-run and diverse organisations. Experience in recruitment, training delivery, community education or campaigns is welcome; however enthusiasm, willingness to learn and commitment to social justice are more important than previous experience as training will be provided. This role may suit someone with experience in sales, street fundraising or other customer facing work, and wishes to move into organising. We are very excited to continue growing our organisation and hope this job is for YOU!
This is a part-time (22.5h per week) role with some flexible working.
Please download the person and job specification, the application form and the equal opportunities monitoring form below.
Closing date: 01 September 2019 at 11.30pm
We’re looking for an inspirational people person to join us as an Assistant Shop Manager in our Motherwell Furniture shop. You will be pivotal in assisting the Shop Manager in leading and empowering a team of volunteers to engage with the local community on Shelter’s cause, maximising the contribution of gifts of time from volunteers, the gifts of products from our donors and the gift of income from our customers.
You will be the ambassador of Shelter on the high street; raising vital money for our cause. If you want to make a real difference to people at risk of homelessness, this is a unique opportunity to do just that.
We offer a wide range of benefits including 22 days annual leave (pro rata), enhanced maternity/paternity leave, childcare vouchers and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Your key responsibilities:
· Assist the Shop Manager in the recruitment, support and development of a strong community focused shop team and empower them to maximise Shelter’s income
· Represent Shelter in your local community, ensuring that you and your team responsibly share the knowledge of Shelter’s cause with customers, volunteers, donors and potential Shelter clients
· Ensure a safe, clean, bright and happy environment for your team to work in and for your customers to shop in, in turn attracting potential donors and volunteers.
And what you’ll need:
· Willing to take on a new challenge and a keen interest in Shelter’s cause
· Be an energetic person with an enthusiasm for managing and empowering people
· Extraordinary motivational skills with a flair for merchandising
· Knowledge of increasing sales growth and controlling costs.
For further information about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter Scotlandis committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
At Shelter Scotland, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
The Shop Manager will lead and motivate a team of volunteers to support a strategy for growth and support the Operations Manager to attain strategic objectives and grow sales income, awareness of our mission and fundraising activities. Ensures shop operations are in line with Retail Standard operating procedure and organisational policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for increased sales potentials, improve awareness of our vision and mission as well as adding social value to the local community.
To find out more please download the Recruitment Pack below.
Do you have what it takes to promote and generate business for a high profile organisation?
Are you great with people, and also a good negotiator?
Do you have keen attention to detail, but are able to see the big picture?
Are you looking for a role which will make a real difference in a sector which employs 1 in 13 Scots, and provides a service to over 60 thousand?
If you answered ‘Yes’ to all, then read on…
Scottish Care wishes to appoint a Sales, Marketing & Events Officer to work as part of our national team.
This is a part-time post (21 hours per week) to cover maternity leave, based in Scottish Care’s offices in Ayr with the requirement to attend occasional meetings and events throughout Scotland.
Scottish Care is based in Ayr and is the representative body for the largest group of health and social care sector independent providers across Scotland delivering residential care, day care, care at home and housing support. Working on behalf of a range of providers, Scottish Care speaks with a single unified voice for members and the wider independent care sector, at both a local and strategic level.
In addition to the core work of Scottish Care, the organisation’s activities include leading on Scottish Government funded projects and in this context contracts a number of ‘leads’ and ‘associates’ to support a range of national initiatives including the integration of health and social care and workforce development.
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in our Employment and Housing Department developing and promoting our online housing services – Home2Fit and Adapt2Fit. Liaising closely with housing organisations and disabled people building on our existing presence, raising our profile and developing methods of increasing income from our services.
The successful candidate will also be expected to provide telephone information and advice to Home2Fit clients as required. Training and support will be provided.
You will also contribute to the financial sustainability of this role, working with our Employment and Housing Director to secure funding. There is an expectation that this post will become self-funding. If sufficient funding is secured the viability of the post will be reviewed with an aim to extend the hours/duration of the contract.
Key areas of expertise required for the post include sales / marketing or fundraising experience and a good working knowledge of Scotland’s housing sector.
This post will be located at GCIL’s office in Bridgeton, Glasgow and will require PVG scheme membership.
EFI is one of the largest second hand furniture stores in Scotland. As a social enterprise, the store provides an independent income stream to the wider homeless charity; and offers volunteering and training opportunities for people using our services. We are looking for a creative, dynamic store manager who can combine good people and business skills with an eye for design and an entrepreneurial approach. We want to make EFI a flagship for the re-use economy and build a sustainable social enterprise that will integrate and support the wider charity as we progress towards our vision of supporting everyone to have a home and their place in the community. Retail experience and people management skills are essential.