We are recruiting a full time Centre Manager to manage our Bonaly Outdoor Centre and support the work of our leaders to deliver adventurous activities and exciting outdoor experiences to over 7000 young members in South East Region.
This role requires you to have experience of working at an Outdoor Activity Centre or similar venture. You will have a proven track record in management and customer relations. You will lead a small commercial and operational team to manage the facilities and services provided at Bonaly Outdoor Centre ensuring that they meet required safety and quality standards. The role also supports the delivery of services to the Regional Executive Committee and the Regional Leadership Team in supporting Scouting across South East Region.
Carr Gomm are currently looking to recruit a Community Project Practitioner to work with people recovering from ill mental health and addiction in our innovative Rosebank Garden Service in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire.
Rosebank Garden is an allotment based service that uses a range of activities to provide opportunities for people to learn new skills, enjoy working in the outdoors, meet new friends and further their own recovery.
The activities are primarily horticulture based and can involve the following; garden planning digging, planting, sowing, weeding and harvesting. There is also the opportunity for people to learn through group activities such as Arts & Crafts, SMART Recovery, Mindfulness, Music and Cooking.
We are looking for candidates who have experience in at least one of the following areas: training, group work, community gardening, community development, mental health or addictions work. A key responsibility of this post will be to support the Project Leader with the administration of the service in particular to ensure all records and processes are kept up to date.
Being able to engage in a person centred and outcomes focused way with people who attend the service, helping them make personal plans, having an interest in gardening and the capacity to work doing gardening outdoors is critical to this post.
The Scottish Fair Trade Forum is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to work in our small team supporting Fair Trade activity across Scotland to benefit producers across the developing world.
The Forum is looking for an Administrative Assistant to ensure efficient systems and support in its office. The role is part-time. The successful candidate will work closely with the staff team to provide administrative support throughout many aspects of our work.
Scottish Ministers are looking to make up to two appointments to the Board of Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management). Applicants must demonstrate experience, knowledge and expertise in at least one of the following:
Board Member Duties and Responsibilities
Board Members provide active and effective direction, support and guidance to ensure that CES(IM) delivers, and is committed to delivering, its functions effectively and efficiently and in accordance with the aims, policies and priorities of the Scottish Ministers. They provide a strong ‘challenge function’, carefully scrutinising planned and underlying assumptions before decisions are taken. In exercising this function, where necessary, they will challenge other members and senior officials.
Specific roles and responsibilities may vary but, unless otherwise agreed, Board Members will:
Working with two High Schools in Inverness and their feeder primary schools to increase active travel.
To support us with the implementation of our new people strategy, we’re looking to appoint an experienced HR professional for a period of 12 months. If you are CIPD qualified (or working towards) with generalist HR experience and excellent interpersonal, influencing and organisational skills – we’d like to hear from you!
Sustrans, Scotland is looking for a well organised and responsive individual to assist with all aspects of communication and promotion of Sustrans Scotland work to promote sustainable transport and active travel to a range of audiences including key stakeholders, the public, volunteers and supporters.
With a good level of education, experience of working in a communications environment and of organising and running events, you will have excellent written and verbal communications skills, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to write clear, concise and engaging text, the ability to work co-operatively and with effective time management. You will have excellent IT literacy, have an understanding of marketing and communications principles and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.
Join our Communities team …
Your horticulture and community outreach skills will enable us to increase our impact and profile in communities around the East of Scotland. You will be passionate about the role that plants and gardening can have in improving people’s lives, and have the creativity and determination to work as part of small team to build relationships with key local partners to deliver these benefits. With a track record delivering horticultural training, workshops and skills, you will also have an understanding of community development and consultation.
The RHS has been the force behind gardening for more than 200 years. Our charitable work is diverse and includes connecting millions of children, young people, adults and families with nature through our campaigns Greening Grey Britain and Campaign for School Gardening; supporting RHS Britain in Bloom, Europe’s largest community gardening campaign, and conducting pioneering horticultural scientific research. We believe everyone in every city, town and village, should benefit from growing plants to enhance lives, build stronger, healthier, happier communities and create better places to live.
We want to enrich everyone’s life through plants and help make Britain a greener and more beautiful place.
Our Community Outreach Team is recruiting a new Community Outreach Advisor based in Edinburgh. As well as supporting community growing projects across the East of Scotland, you will deliver a range of horticultural training programmes across the region and help to shape and deliver new programmes designed to engage new audiences in the work of the RHS, building strong relationships with external partners and internal teams across the RHS.
If you are a passionate about community engagement through gardening, a professional horticulturalist experienced in inspiring communities new to gardening and in engaging the next generation of gardeners, then this is the role for you.
Experience of working with community organisations, volunteers, young people, children, families and schools is essential. With excellent communication and reflective skills and the ability to work collaboratively and in partnership with stakeholder organisations, you should have experience of training and a qualification in practical horticulture (minimum of Level 2).
The post of retail sales and development manager, will incorporate key operational duties alongside a dual remit in support of our strategy for growth and development.
The role will focus on managing our retail outlet and its associated activities, whilst at the same time developing B2B relationships and contract services for wholesale / service level agreement partners such as housing associations, local authority, SME businesses etc.
Education is a key project aim and the Educational Gardener will provide a wide range of horticultural, educational, training and volunteering opportunities for local people of all ages and backgrounds including: long-term unemployed young people, individuals returning to work, young people in formal education, children & adults with additional support needs and older residents living in social isolation. Your role will promote life-long learning through providing educational aids, activities, displays and teaching both informally and formally through providing structured demonstrations and classes to community and school groups in good horticultural practice including, but not limited to: organic growing, bee keeping, orchard management, recycling, composting, propagation, horticultural maintenance and vegetable / fruit production.
You’ll have a strong passion for horticulture and inspiring others to learn more about, and engage with, the natural world around them. You will have excellent communication skills and have experience of working collaboratively with a range of partners and stakeholders to deliver joint activity. You will have strong organisational skills and be able to plan, coordinate and deliver a range of activities tailored to a wide range of diverse audiences. You will have experience of working with volunteers and will be able to develop and grow our volunteering capacity and opportunities. You will work closely with the Development Manager to ensure the local community are aware and engaged with the programme of activities being offered at the Horticultural Centre through regular communication and marketing materials.