Excellent opportunity to move in to the voluntary sector. Overall purpose of the role: to oversee and report on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represent SCIAF with key donors. To prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of our partners in collaboration with project staff. To help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grants. To assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.
Project Trust is an educational charity based on the Hebridean Isle of Coll. Since 1967 we have sent over 7000 Volunteers to Africa, Asia and the Americas to a wide range of long-term volunteering projects including teaching, social care work, outdoor education and community development.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Volunteer, Schools and Communications Officer to join the Marketing, Recruitment & Communications Team to play a key role in the implementation of Project Trust’s marketing activities. A central element of this post is to implement the communications strategy, with a focus on social media and our website, as well as the recruitment of Volunteers through face-to-face presentations. The successful applicant will have demonstrable knowledge of social media marketing and excellent communication skills.
Main areas of responsibility include:
Essential skills & experience include:
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the communications strategy and recruitment operations of an innovative and ambitious charity at an important time in its 50 year history.
The role is based in the Project Trust office on the Isle of Coll.
The One World Shop was established over 30 years ago and has played a lead role in the Fair Trade movement in Scotland, including helping Edinburgh and Glasgow become Fair Trade cities. As well as running a thriving city centre shop, we support schools, community groups and businesses to learn about fair trade and we nurture volunteers to become advocates. We currently employ 6 paid staff and over 20 volunteers. Our aim is to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through trading fairly.
We are seeking to appoint a number of new voluntary Management Committee members, we are particularly looking at people with skills and experience in any of the following:
- Retail sales and management
- Business management
- Finance, funding, ethical investment
- Property, lease and surveying
Board meetings are held every two months in the evening in central Edinburgh.