Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work towards sustaining one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world?
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year. From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through the majestic glens and breath taking Loch & Ben Lomond, Scotland’s first National Park truly is a magical place.
The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs Countryside Trust aims to help conserve and improve the landscape and ecology of the National Park and to enhance the visitor experience of its environment. Its work includes:
• Bringing important habitats into favourable condition
• Increasing opportunities for recreation, access and active travel
• Reducing invasive species
• Improving peoples’ quality of life
• Facilitating collaboration
The Trust would like to appoint an outstanding individual to help them make a step-change in their ambition for the organisation and the scale of their achievement. Candidates are likely to have a background in environmental and/or green health project development, exceptional relationship-building skills, strong commercial acumen, good understanding of the relevant sectors and evidence of previous success in developing and delivering medium-large scale projects. A track record in income generation, marketing and fundraising would be desirable.
The post holder will be required to explore and develop the potential for new initiatives both within and beyond existing projects. They will contribute significantly to strategic discussions and work closely with the Trustees.
Hours & Salary: Terms and conditions, including hours and salary, will be determined in discussion with the successful candidate. We would be pleased to consider secondments and applicants who wish to work either as an employee or on a self-employed basis.
Contract: Fixed Term (6 months). The successful candidate should ideally be able to start in September.
Location: In the current circumstances, the role could be delivered remotely from any location.
This sort of opportunity doesn’t come around very often. Serving in a key leadership role at national Church level is a role worth taking a close look at. Reporting to the Chair, you will work alongside the Board of Trustees as well as other key parts of the Free Church of Scotland at a national level - yet you will also support the work of our local churches across Scotland and beyond, and our international mission.
In leading the Central Office, you will shape and implement the Board’s ambitious strategy and priorities, in support of bringing good news to communities. You will help people join things together, take initiative and pursue the direction of travel. You will inspire people with your commitment and energy for the ambitions of the Church as well as your professionalism as a leader and manager. You will understand what good governance is all about in leading an organisation, ensuring effective people management, financial management and risk management.
If you enjoy complexity, are in tune with our values and ethos, and are seeking a role that offers breadth and scope, the opportunity to influence within and beyond the Church, and, ultimately, help bring good news to people, we welcome your interest. Please read our ‘Information for Applicants’.
Ypeople has been at the forefront of supporting marginalised people and communities since 1824, working alongside children, young people, adults and families across Scotland to further our mission of supporting positive change in people’s lives.
As an organisation, Ypeople is going through an exciting time in our continuing evolution. Our new CEO joined us in January and we are currently developing a new strategic plan, which will lead the organisation into its bicentennial year. To support us on this journey we are looking to recruit into the newly created and business critical role of Head of Communications.
Providing strategic direction to raise the profile and promote the work of Ypeople you will lead, direct and implement proactive communications and marketing strategies ensuring Ypeople, its mission, vision, values and services are consistently presented with a strong positive image to relevant stakeholders. Improving future marketing strategies through the ongoing monitoring and measurement of the effectiveness of all communication activities the successful candidate, as a key member of the Leadership team, will also directly contribute to the development and delivery of Ypeople’s organisational strategy.
A highly visible leader and continuous promoter of Ypeople values, you will bring a proven track record in developing and delivering effective communication campaigns, across a range of both traditional and digital platforms, and raising awareness of an organisation’s public profile. An accomplished communicator the successful candidate will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.
SIS Ventures (SISV) is key to our strategic ambition and this role is an exciting opportunity to play an important part in the growth and development of the whole organisation via the leadership and development of a distinct brand and operational unit supporting the growth of mission driven businesses in Scotland. This is a new role that will form part of our leadership team.
The Head of SIS Ventures, as a member of the SIS leadership team, will also play a key role in the growth and development of one of the UK’s largest social investment intermediaries.
Responsibilities of the Head of SIS Ventures include:
"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." – Coretta Scott King
For 160 years, Jewish Care Scotland has been working with compassion and care to create a strong community where Jewish values remain at the heart.
As long as there is a Jewish community in Scotland, Jewish Care Scotland will exist to create meaningful opportunities that improve outcomes for those within this small community. They will achieve this by empowering individuals to take control of their own lives; providing excellent, responsive, person-centred advice and support; and maximising opportunities for connection.
From humble beginnings in 1858 providing charity for the deprived Jewish community in Glasgow, Jewish Care Scotland now provides innovative, individual care across all 32 local authorities in Scotland. It also owns and operates a wonderful Day Care Centre in Glasgow’s Southside that allows it to deliver services in support of the vulnerable and wider Jewish community – social work support, one-off support, dispensing advice, providing long-standing care, operating a kosher food bank and running numerous special clubs.
Respect for Jewish culture and beliefs are at the heart of Jewish Care Support and allow its staff to operate with sensitivity to the needs of the people, family and carers it supports. This does not preclude those from outwith the Jewish faith from applying but living the organisation's values and appreciating Jewish culture is important.
Respect | Compassion | Integrity | Competence | Collaboration
Jewish Care Scotland keeps the spirit of its founding volunteers at its heart. The passion and dedication it has for supporting Scotland’s Jewish community is inspiring. Strong values underpin everything it does and these values are the commitment each member of the team has to each other as they strive to continue creating a strong community of support and engagement.
While there has been so much success providing a range of services in Glasgow and across Scotland, there is still so much more to do and Jewish Care Scotland needs a new Fundraising Manager to take a key role in enabling it to deliver on its mission.
The core responsibilities will be:
To be considered for the role of Fundraising Manager at Jewish Care Scotland, you should be an experienced senior fundraiser who has a track record of leading and delivering income generation across multiple fundraising streams. You will be naturally tenacious and driven with a pro-active style and have the confidence to lead as the fundraising expert with the organisation. It is important the Fundraising Manager successfully raises funds from Individual Giving, Legacy, Corporate and Trusts and Foundations.
Are you creative and passionate about communicating a message that gives hope and makes a
positive difference to millions of people around the world?
Thanks to the commitment and generosity of our supporters, the Scottish Bible Society is a charity
that helps people in over 200 countries and territories around the world to receive Bibles in a
language they understand and a format they can use. We are involved in transformative projects
that include teaching people how to read using the Bible, contributing to education programmes for
children and much more!
We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and strategic leader who excels in a senior
management position and as part of a senior leadership team. You will be someone with
communications, marketing and PR experience that can raise the profile of the SBS brand, engage
audiences to respond by supporting the SBS mission, and motivate a staff team to deliver the
organisational objectives. You will have experience of managing campaigns that help meet
fundraising targets for a charitable organisation, or a background in campaign management that
drives sales for a commercial organisation.
The role reports to the Chief Executive. You will be articulate, have strong influencing skills and
proven stakeholder management skills to work with all levels of staff in the organisation, our board
of directors, and external partners. This is a senior role in an organisation with a strong Christian
ethos, therefore there is an occupational requirement that the post holder is a practising Christian.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.
The post will involve four/five shifts per week.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
A Heart for Duns is looking for a Marketing and Communications Executive
If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.
Full details of the role are available below and from our website: aheartforduns.org
If you’d like to discuss any aspect of the job please contact AHFD Convenor Derek Janes on email@example.com
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau organisations across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, and generally focusing on providing support directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. Also providing significant added value are the national elements of the service run out of Citizens Advice Scotland, such as the Extra Help Unit. We believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
Our Strong Communities team focusses on accessibility and strengthening local communities including emphasising the value of the local bureaux at the centre of those communities. For 2020/21 the team will consider issues related to: post and telecoms, access to justice, the role of the Citizen’s Advice Network in the health and wellbeing of communities, and the impact of the UK’s transition out of the EU on communities.
This role is based in our Strong Communities team and will primarily focus on delivering our postal advocacy workplan for 2020/21. The post holder will be working on issues such as parcel surcharging alongside issues of access to post and post offices. This role also requires ongoing engagement with key stakeholders in this sector.
This role offers you the opportunity to work at the heart of supporting Scotland's largest independent advice network, making an invaluable contribution to citizens’ lives.
*This role is normally based in our Edinburgh office. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, all CAS staff are currently working from home and we would therefore expect the successful candidate would be required to work from home initially. Re-opening our offices will be carefully planned and managed in accordance with the latest Scottish Government guidance and public health advice. Candidates should be prepared to work from home initially, but be aware that attendance at the normal office base will be required in future. We are currently reviewing our home working policy in response to the COVID-19 crisis and ongoing opportunities to work from home can be discussed with the successful candidate at offer stage.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is looking to recruit a skilled individual to a new and exciting post.
This is a dynamic new role that gives you the opportunity to co-ordinate and deliver the ambitions, messages and services of EVOC and the wider Edinburgh voluntary sector community. We anticipate appointing a highly disciplined, productive individual with excellent work management and planning skills. You will have a keen attention to detail and will flourish by engaging across all EVOC’s stakeholders in the community, voluntary and public sectors, making this job your own. Managing EVOC’s comms platforms, amplifying the voice of EVOC and the wider voluntary sector and delivering internal comms are key functions of this role.