ProjectScotland gives people the chance to learn new skills, and the chance to get on in life through volunteering opportunities. This role is a great opportunity to join our fantastic team at ProjectScotland to work as part of the engagement team in the delivery of our employability contracts. The work in the area focuses on support for young people facing barriers to employment, particularly those with mental health issues.
As a values led organisation who empowers its staff through flexible working and values based recruitment, this is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team supporting people right across Scotland to achieve positive outcomes through volunteering.
The role will provide vital support for those taking part in the programme, as well as the charity partners hosting the volunteers. The successful candidate will be values driven, a great communicator and have a track record in achieving outcomes and targets, either in employability services or in comparable services and operations.
West Lothian Social Enterprise Network (WLSEN) is a membership organisation that aims to support and develop social enterprises in the area. WLSEN offers peer support, resource sharing, market development, promotion of local social enterprise and a focal point for issues specific to social enterprises in West Lothian.
Following the retirement of our current Network Co-ordinator, WLSEN is seeking to employ a successor to, initially for a 5 months fixed term contract to continue to drive the organisation forward and provide more for its members.
The Network Co-ordinator will work to develop and strengthen social enterprise in West Lothian, encouraging and supporting existing and new members to take a leading role in the local economy. Key aspects will focus on building capacity, fostering growth, encouraging sustainability and engaging with key agencies locally and nationally.
Care for Carers is a voluntary organisation which provides a range of support, information, advice, breaks from caring and residential short break services to unpaid carers in Edinburgh. We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised and motivated post-holder who will;
More information is available about Care for Carers via our website care4carers.org.uk
Each year, Edinburgh Science delivers one of Europe’s largest science festivals, a primary school education programme across Scotland, a careers event for secondary school pupils and a variety of international programming activities and projects. We believe in inspiring, encouraging and challenging people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them.
About the role:
We are pleased to be expanding the Development Team to recruit an additional Development Officer. As part of our Development (Fundraising) team, you will seek out, identify and secure financial support from a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals with a focus on developing giving circles across funding streams. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing funding partners, delivering the highest level of service.
With experience in a fundraising, sponsorship or sales environment, you will have experience of making successful funding applications and hold a good working knowledge across one or several funding streams. You will be proactive, enthusiastic, and target driven, and play a key role in delivering the organisation’s fundraising targets.
You will have a flexible, creative and collaborative approach, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multitask while working under pressure.
YouthBorders is the network of voluntary and community-based youth organisations in the Scottish Borders, supporting and promoting good quality youth work.
As a membership organisation, YouthBorders facilitates networking opportunities and events, and provides information and advice to voluntary and community-based youth organisations, their volunteers, trustees, youth workers, and other partners in the community. YouthBorders is recognised regionally as the strategic voice of third sector youth organisations and works closely with partners in the public sector to improve outcomes for young people.
Our vision is a voluntary and community-based youth work sector which is connected, collaborative, respected, and recognised; working together to improve the lives of young people in the Scottish Borders.
About the Role:
Through a unique collaboration of funders, YouthBorders are seeking an experienced youth work practitioner with an interest in reducing health inequalities to join our team to lead on the provision of workforce training. This is a new role in our organisation, and through effective partnership working will:
Following a vacancy arising, Inclusion Scotland is looking to appoint a new Business Development Assistant. This role will work within our Business Development department, primarily to administratively support our national internship programme which creates paid work opportunities for disabled people while building inclusive practice within employers. The role will also involve support to finance and facilities administration, and assisting with some areas of promotion and marketing work.
Town Break SCIO was created and is run by people with deep and extensive knowledge of the range and complexity of problems faced by people with dementia living within the Stirling Council area.
Through our services we aim to support people to retain skills, avoid social isolation and enable people to remain connected to their communities. Town Break supports people with dementia so that they are able to continue to live within their own home for as long as possible. We also support their carer, if applicable, by providing them with advice and some respite time. We deliver various person-centred services including our Day Club, Befriending Service and Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Programme.
The charity is looking for a highly motivated individual, with an understanding of the issues relating to dementia and working alongside volunteers, to fill this vacancy. You will support the development and work of the charity under the direction and supervision of the Dementia Services Manager. The post will include working with individuals living with dementia, their carers and families and matching them with suitable volunteers after a period of recruitment and training. You will be responsible for delivering services at locations across the Stirling Council area with potential development into neighbouring Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. You should be able to organise and prioritise your own workload and have good interpersonal/listening skills to allow you to communicate effectively.
The successful applicant will require to be registered as a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG).
Disability Equality Scotland is a membership organisation for disabled people and disability groups/organisations. It’s our mission to make Scotland fully accessible.
We promote access in its widest sense, including access to our built and natural environment and access to the same and equal opportunities as enjoyed by others in our communities, promoting a life of dignity, respect, choice and independence. This extends beyond physical access to include access to information, access to inclusive communication and inclusion in decision-making, whether with planners over inclusive design or transport providers about accessible and safe travel.
The Events, Training and Membership Administrator provides support to the Access Training and Engagement Manager and Operations Manager. This post will contribute to the direction and delivery of all events, training and membership service.
Following a period of rapid expansion, Inclusion Scotland is now looking to appoint someone to a new post that will provide staff, planning and other support to help ensure we implement good practice and have good, strong internal systems in place. This critically important role would suit someone with a background in human resources or similar, with experience of setting up and administering organisational systems and policies.
West Lothian Women’s Aid (WLWA) is the sole charitable organisation in West Lothian working to provide information, support and accommodation to Women experiencing domestic abuse in the area. WLWA has been working to stop domestic abuse against women and children since 1980.
The Deputy Manager offers essential support to the team by taking responsibility for the day-to-day coordination and management of current services. These include a network of safe accommodation and the provision of a variety of additional information and support services.
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience working in a related field and will have completed or be willing to complete SVQ 4 Health and Social Services having already obtained a minimum of SVQ 3 Health and Social Services or equivalent.