Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.
We are seeking a dynamic and pro-active individual to join our management team as our Development Manager. You will support the development and implementation of our new fundraising strategy for general and specific giving, including the development of messaging and cases for support. You will be responsible for identifying and aligning Keep Scotland Beautiful to productive relationships with a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing and new funding partners.
We are looking for candidates with experience of developing evidence-based supporter communications with a proven track record of developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships. You will have the ability to research policy to develop fundraising cases and the ability to present in a compelling manner. You will also have experience in a fundraising and/or communications role together with experience in managing multiple projects and an awareness and interest in current environmental issues.
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The Greenock Medical Aid Society wishes to appoint a Head of Finance to work with the CEO to oversee all finance and funding functions.
GMAS is a charity providing care for older people through two care homes in Greenock with full nursing support at Bagatelle (40 beds) and Glenfield (34 beds). The same high quality of care and standard of living is offered in each Home. In partnership with River Clyde Homes a sheltered housing complex at Bagatelle Court is in operation.
Our values underpin all we do, shape who we are and how we work with one another, in our organisation and in the community.
Quality: Strive for excellence in all aspects of our work
Dignity: Respect the unique worth of every person (that includes people who access our services, families, employees and volunteers)
Justice: Act with integrity, honesty, commitment and accountability in everything we do to ensure equity, fairness and transparency
Team Work: Foster an environment that encourages change, growth, trust in our organisation and in partnership with others, working together as one team
The Head of Finance reports to the Chief Executive of the Greenock Medical Aid Society (GMAS)
This is a great opportunity to work with a forward-thinking charity fully committed to those entrusted into our care.
Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that provides funding to charities, social enterprises and community organisations. We do this on behalf of over 400 individuals, charitable trusts and companies.
Our Communities Team enables and empowers communities across Scotland to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably community benefit arrangements with onshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches.
To support and develop our growing portfolio of work in South Scotland we are seeking a Community Funds Manager to lead our work across the region. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated team player to strengthen and grow our community funds practice and impact. You will have a demonstrable track record of working in a diverse range of community and funding contexts, excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills, the ability to learn and adapt quickly and a strong commitment to community-led approaches.
Reporting to the Head of Communities, this role will focus on managing a regional team, raising the profile of our work, building new relationships and helping to grow opportunities for communities to maximise long term income from independent sources.
In return, Foundation Scotland offers a range of benefits including: 35 days annual leave (pro rata), flexible working opportunities, employer pension contributions and a progressive pay system with benchmarked annual increases.
Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) is a third sector volunteer led organisation which works with individuals, families and communities to promote health and wellbeing. We offer direct support for people to abstain from alcohol or reduce their alcohol consumption. We provide training, education and work with other agencies and communities to achieve our main aim of reducing harm caused by alcohol and drugs. We currently have over 60 volunteers and over 50 staff, all dedicated to the success of the agency. GCA is proud to be the oldest organisational member of COSCA and as such abides by the Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
GCA has been delivering accredited training for over 30 years. GCA was the first organisational member of COSCA, a relationship which has grown over the years to include a range of training opportunities in this time. GCA adheres to the COSCA Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
Currently GCA delivers the following training courses;
These are only a few of the wide range of training courses and opportunities available
Reporting To: CEO
GCA are looking to attract an experienced Course Director to write and deliver the GCA Integrative Diploma in Psychotherapy. This course has been submitted to COSCA’s validation panel and it is expected to receive initial pre validation in May 2019. The goal is to commence the course at the end of September 2019.
The individuals interested in this post must be registered as an accredited Counsellor/trainer with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP and hold a Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy, as well as a professional qualification in training. The individual should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling.
Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration.
REACH Lanarkshire Autism was established in March 2012 to bridge the gap in post diagnostic services throughout Lanarkshire. REACH is a parent led, pan Lanarkshire charity and currently has around 220 members.
We are looking to employ a Project Manager who will be responsible for assisting the Board of Trustees to support the delivery of the organisations’ services as a Lanarkshire wide charity. This will be achieved through retaining current services and helping to develop new projects. The post holder will manage the day to day running of the charity and will liaise with the Board of Trustees as and when required to ensure the charity is continuing to develop and expand.
This is a part time post (20 hours per week) which has been funded for three years by The National Lottery Community Fund. However, it is hoped that additional funding will be obtained to increase the weekly hours.
We are looking for someone who has experience of working in the field of social care and/or the voluntary sector. You will display good networking skills and have a proven record of working towards and achieving improved outcomes. Experience of managing, supporting and motivating staff is essential as well as having experience of service promotion through talks and information sessions.
Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF) is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people.
Recognising recent growth in the organisation, CARF has developed a new role within its Finance function. We are now recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to provide support to our Finance & Resources Manager with key duties including payroll, accounts, HR and facilities support.
We are looking for a team player who is highly organised and methodical in their approach with an eye for detail. The ideal candidate must be IT literate, have excellent communication skills with an approachable and trustworthy nature.
A recognised qualification in Accounting as well as a sound working knowledge of payroll is essential for this role while previous experience of working in the voluntary sector would be advantageous.
Applicants will evidence extensive experience in trust fund, community or corporate fundraising, partnership development, project planning, management and delivery
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent planning skills to support VOCAL’s strategic approach and detailed implementation plans for fundraising projects and bring a good knowledge of the main strands of income generation. Proven communication skills, leadership and people skills and the ability to network and establish partnerships with other agencies and professionals are essential.
This post is currently funded until June 2020 with continued funding actively being sought.
Do you have the skills and energy to develop and deliver training in the prevention of, and responses to, sexual violence? Are you enthusiastic about recruiting and supporting volunteers? Are you a team player looking for a new challenge?
The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a self-motivated, creative and dedicated Training Worker to join the team. The post holder will be committed to strengthening our capacity through the effective management of our volunteer programme and will recognise the added value that volunteers bring to our sector. Knowledge and understanding of sexual violence is essential and experience of developing and delivering high quality training is required. A commitment to working within a setting dedicated to the prevention of sexual violence and improving responses to survivors is essential. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.
The Yard is an award-winning charity that runs adventure play services for disabled children, young people and their families in the east of Scotland. Since we opened in 1986, our services have grown significantly, but we will always retain our holistic approach and ethos of child-centred and child-led play services.
At The Yard Edinburgh we also offer our mainstream play service, called Sunday Funday. This is a pay to play public service, the proceeds of which are fed back to support our services for disabled children. All our services are known for their innovative and inclusive approaches, and our facilities are unique in Scotland.
The role of Sunday Funday Coordinator plans and manage the day to day service delivery of this Sunday Funday service, particularly from a customer service point of view. We are looking for someone who is bright, dynamic and creative, and has experience supporting a customer facing team. The post holder will have an exciting opportunity to lead a team of committed and passionate individuals and to welcome over 100 families every week. The post holder will also work alongside the Social Enterprise Manager to support other social enterprise within the organisation.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
Would you like to wake up every morning knowing you are making a real difference to someone's life? Do you take personal pride in your work and have a desire to help others achieve their goals? Are you a confident team player who embraces challenges with a positive outlook?
Well this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.....
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have a unique opportunity for you to be part of a team who will support Frankie in East Kilbride to move into his own home.
As an essential member of a dynamic team, you will be involved in team meetings, creating team strategies and working together to enhance Frankie's life, whilst ensuring his wellbeing and happiness are the top priorities.
Here's a little more about Frankie...
"People who know me would say that I am energetic and enjoy a wide range of sporting activities on a regular basis including walking, swimming and trampolining so this can be a physically demanding role. I also like to maintain contact with my family and my team will support me with this. Members of my team will be effective communicators and I will work with my team to show them how I need them to communicate with me. My team will help me with all aspects of living in my own home and support me to achieve my goals and outcomes."
If you think you have the ability and commitment to be part of Frankie's support team please click the link to apply now.
You don't need experience in care to start your career with ENABLE Scotland but an understanding of Autism and experience of supporting people who have learning disabilities would be advantageous. We recruit people based on their values and transferrable skills so no matter where you have worked before; be it retail, warehousing or wherever, we want to hear from you!
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme bespoke to every individual we support, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 2.
Please note all new employees must register with the SSSC within 6 months of commencing employment and failure to do so can result in termination of employment.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
If you would like further information on this exciting opportunity please refer to the job description or contact Emma Lyness on 01698 737065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org