Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire (VAER) is part of a national network of Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) whose ambition is to see a Scotland in which voluntary and social enterprise action in all its forms flourishes and delivers strong resilient communities.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Voluntary Action and we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to help meet future challenges.
To take responsibility for the processing and payment of all invoices and producing charity management accounts, on a monthly basis to ensure the smooth running of the financial responsibilities of the charity. (We are currently using SAGE50 version 2016)
Colin Beattie MSP (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) is looking to appoint a Caseworker in his Dalkeith constituency office.
Duties will include providing support with all casework by investigating issues raised through correspondence and surgeries and dealing with general public enquiries.
You will require to be empathetic, a good listener, organised and able to build strong and enduring relationships with local organisations, community groups and constituents.
Dundee Voluntary Action is a leading, trusted and flourishing organisation, working to make a difference to lives of people and communities in the city. An exciting opportunity has arisen to promote and champion Good Governance in Scotland’s Third Sector. Working with the Good Governance Award Manager, initially you will assist with assessing evidence submitted and provide constructive feedback to charities undertaking the Introduction to Good Governance Programme, a nationwide, evidence based e-portfolio confirming that they meet 12 criteria deemed essential for good governance. A good knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of Scottish Charity Trustees and confidence to provide constructive feedback to people at this level is therefore essential. You may have previously worked in an organisational development, training or capacity building role, reported to or trained Charity Trustees or have been a Trustee yourself for example. Or perhaps you have experience working in HR. You will be passionate about governance with a desire to help Scottish Charities run efficiently and effectively using best practice throughout.
Additional tasks may include helping to organise events, attending events, report preparation, creating a newsletter, press releases, promoting the award and recruiting prospective organisations. As such you will need to be a confident communicator both verbally and in writing with the ability to prioritise your workload under minimal supervision. You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications and experience of online assessment tools such as Onefile would be an advantage.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action (EDVA) for a Community Builder Development Officer
The Community Builder will work with local people and communities in East Dunbartonshire and support them to develop viable and sustainable local groups to make a positive impact in their communities and empower local people as well as working with existing groups and organisations to assist with their development and progress.
In addition, the Community Builder will develop a programme of activity with local community councils that will help them increase capacity and activity.
The Community Builder will also ensure that the voluntary sector and community groups are involved in community planning and engage with the local community planning partnership to ensure the sector is actively included and represented in the work of the partnership.
The role will operate through partnership principles and support the delivery of public health approaches that build capacity and improves the quality of life in local areas.
This post will work as part of a team of Development Officers in EDVA whose expertise in volunteering, the social economy, local planning partnerships and social care will add value to the post. The post will contribute to a thriving, vibrant and sustainable community led voluntary sector in East Dunbartonshire.