The Development Officer – Community Ownership role will support the development and sustainability of the local third sector by providing tailored organisational development support through a place based approach including governance, funding, socially enterprising activity, business planning, volunteering management and community leadership to create strong infrastructures to enable and empower third sector groups and organisations to take forward their aspirations of community ownership and community asset transfer.
Do you have lived experience of unemployment? Do you want to help improve employment policy, funding and service delivery in Fife through raising the voice of others like you?
FVA’s Lived Experience Team supports strategic partners and others to make sure the policies they create, and the services they fund are best designed to meet the needs of those they aim to help.
Lived Experience Team Facilitators are paid to attend strategic and partnership meetings in relevant policy areas, and to both represent and support engagement of others with lived experience in policy development, service design and training. The LET supports a co-production approach wherever possible so that decisions are made together for the best outcomes for Fife.
CVS Inverclyde are looking for an Operations Manager due to retirement of a long serving and much valued staff member. This is a unique opportunity to join and assist in the operational leadership of CVS Inverclyde as a part of our Senior Management Team.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the post holder will work to strengthen the sector through supporting and managing the delivery of organisational development and capacity building support to the voluntary, community and third sector in 4 core areas including governance, organisational development, volunteering and social enterprise. They are responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of our programmes and creating new opportunities for service development. The post holder will represent CVS Inverclyde on key strategic boards and strengthen and develop our partnerships throughout the 3rd sector.
The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the voluntary sector and experience of networking between organisations and sectors. A solid understanding of financial and budgetary processes would be advantageous. It is likely that the post holder will have an established track record in a leadership role whilst maintaining a flexible approach to their work. The post holder will also be required to have a clean driving licence and/or access to a car and driver.
Due to the internal secondment of a key member of our team, we are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to deliver CVS Inverclyde’s (CVSI) Third Sector Interface (TSI) function. The postholder will be responsible for delivering organisational development and capacity building support to the voluntary, community and third sector in 4 core areas including governance, organisational development, volunteering and social enterprise. The post holder will be responsible for leading advice and guidance to groups around these topics, ensuring that they are informed of the regulatory and legal information necessary. They will also support the broader work of CVS Inverclyde in developing a strong Third Sector, including delivery of training, workshops and policy development relevant to the speciality areas connected with this post.
Do you want to make a real difference to your community? If so we may have the job for you! Following the retirement of our much-valued colleague we are looking for a dynamic and energetic Third Sector Support Advisor for Cowal and Bute. You will be passionate about helping charities, community groups and social enterprises to meet emerging and current local needs. You will need to be able to manage your own workload and to evaluate the impact of your own interventions. In exchange you will work in a supportive team environment where self-development and a relentless focus on the needs of Argyll and Bute's communities is at the heart of what we do. On offer is a salary of £27k, £100pcm home working allowance, annual training allowance and pension.