At CHAS, we are on a mission. We’re going to make sure wherever there is a child in Scotland with a life shortening condition their family know about the vital support we can provide. To do this we need to reach into every community across Scotland and this is where you come in! We are looking for a driven and ambitious individual to join the Community Fundraising team.
You will be responsible for getting out into the local community, raising awareness and engaging your supporters in their fundraising! You will grow and develop existing relationships and create new community fundraising activity alongside an amazing Fundraising and Communications team. You will manage a fantastic group of existing CHAS volunteers and grow your volunteer networks.
In order to successfully drive fundraising and support for CHAS in your area, you will work co-operatively with colleagues, form meaningful relationships with others, demonstrate initiative, act with integrity and be accountable for your actions and decisions. You will also have:
At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Community Fundraiser, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision.
As the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), Willowacre Trusts overarching aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage and impact on tenancy sustainment within the communities served by WSHA.
Willowacre Trust understands the importance of providing tenants and communities with access to the support that they require to assist them in sustaining their tenancies and improve their opportunities.
Willowacre Trust plays a fundamental role in the delivery of non-core landlord activities including specialist support and wider community services. These services include Sheltered Housing Support, Starter Pack Services, Furniture Upcycling, Older People’s Services, Money Advice, Energy Advice, Handy Person Services and the Barrowfield Community Centre.
Working with the Community and Support Services Manager you will assist to identify new projects and services which offer support to WSHA tenants and communities. You will work within a planned programme to create high-quality written funding applications to raise external funding for Willowacre Trust and WSHA.
You will have a proven track record of experience working in fundraising, including the preparation of funding applications for trusts, foundations or businesses. You will also undertake research and support the development of new projects including the analysis of key community data.
You will require exceptional organisational skills, being able to meet demanding deadlines along with good team working skills.
In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days’ annual leave and flexi-time system.
Do you want to play a key role in an organisation which stands up for children? Join us as a Community Fundraising Manager in Scotland and help us to maximise regional donations and corporate financial contributions.
In our Marketing, Fundraising and Communications department, we fight for children every single day. We inspire millions of people, from individuals to large corporates, to support our quest for change. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As Community Fundraising Manager you will drive regional corporate acquisition by identifying suitable leads, carrying out thorough research, and engaging businesses through the prospecting sales journey. You will provide first-class account management and stewardship for existing partners, maximising value for both parties and supporting long-term retention. Additionally you will:
Research and unlock networks of high value donors in Scotland
Support the development and delivery of acquisition, stewardship and product strategies to maximise the funding stream’s impact on income and brand engagement
Contribute to the growth and development of the regional pipeline of partnership opportunities
Contribute to departmental income reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
To be successful you will have excellent organisation and time management skills with significant experience of corporate new business and a track-record of securing new partnerships worth over £10k. You will have experience of managing high-value corporate and individual relationships, as well as delivering an exceptional supporter experience. In addition you will have:
Experience of unlocking networks and acquiring high value individual donations
· Experience of working with Fundraising databases (preferably CARE) and pipelines
· Understanding of corporate fundraising legislation (desirable).
This role will require travel throughout Scotland, particularly the central belt. There are two roles available, one maternity cover and one permanent position.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
The vision of RST is that all refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland receive just and respectful treatment and support appropriate to their needs.
RST’s mission is to do everything within our available resources and powers to achieve that vision by enabling and supporting asylum seekers and refugees in need.
The Fundraising Development Coordinator is responsible for income generation, overseeing all of RST's varied fundraising activities and contributing to the development of our Fundraising Strategy.
We are at an exciting time in our development of our programmes of work and want to support our plans through a targeted approach to income generation, securing a stable base from which to offer vital services to refugees and those people who are seeking asylum in Scotland. You will be an experienced fundraiser or business development professional able to source financial support from diverse sources from individual donors through to statutory agencies. You will have experience of sourcing multi-year grants at a level in excess of £100k.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
MND Scotland is leading the fightback against Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in Scotland and we are looking for skilled individuals to join our Board of Trustees.
MND is a rapidly progressing terminal illness, which stops signals from the brain reaching the muscles. This may cause someone to lose the ability to walk, talk, eat, drink or breathe unaided
MND Scotland provides care and support to people affected by MND, as well as powering cutting-edge research to find a cure.
Trustees are responsible for setting our strategic direction and making sure the organisation meets its objectives.
We encourage anyone with an interest in MND to apply, however we would particularly welcome people who have skills in any of the following areas: digital innovation and services, finance and accounts, fundraising and income generation, and HR and legal.
What you will bring:
· Proven ability to work constructively with a team
· Experience working with vulnerable people
· Excellent communications skills
· Excellent organisational skills
· Knowledge of ‘good working practice’ and procedures, preferably in healthcare and/or the charity sector
· Commitment to the aims, objectives and procedures of the organisation and to staff, volunteers and service users
· Understanding of issues affecting people with MND
Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got stand out administrative skills, and want to support an energetic and ambitious team tell Aberlour’s story and raise the funds to change children’s lives for the better? Then we’d like to hear from you.
We are looking for an individual keen to grow their experience and passion for the world of fundraising and marketing with the added fantastic opportunity of doing so while working for a truly worthy cause. Working in the voluntary sector allows individuals to gain a real sense of pride in their work and a connection to the communities who benefit from everything they do.
You will provide a full range of administrative support to a busy fundraising and marketing team.
You will often be the first point of contact for Aberlour supporters and therefore have an excellent understanding of good donor care including an excellent telephone manner and the ability to swiftly and effectively thank donors.
You will have a good eye for detail ensuring that all information is accurately recorded on our database, Raiser’s Edge, and that income is correctly recorded and reconciled in accordance with financial and legislative requirements.
You will be proficient in working with databases, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and be able to swiftly undertake a wide variety of administrative tasks including letter writing, mail merges, running excel reports and undertaking data entry.
You will hold a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 8 or equivalent knowledge /experience acquired by other means, and be prepared to travel to other Aberlour locations on occasion.
Generations Working Together is looking to recruit two enthusiastic, committed, dependable and proactive volunteer trustees to replace two members of our board who are retiring at our next Conference/AGM on 4th March 2020.
We are looking for a new treasurer and a trustee who have experience of working in the voluntary, public or private sector who want to become actively involved in progressing intergenerational work across Scotland.
Our Trustees are responsible and accountable for the overall strategic leadership and direction of the organisation and share our vision and passion about promoting strong, generationally connected communities.
In particular, we are seeking trustees with a strong background /expert skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Sponsorship/fundraising from trust funds and other similar agencies
• Charity or work experience in financial management including end of year reports
• Education (early years/primary/secondary and further)
• Health and /or social care
• Housing/architecture with an interest in intergenerational housing
• Communications and marketing background
• Intergenerational work
Please note there is a separate role description for the treasurer post which can be found on the GWT website.
Trustees are appointed for a term of 3 years and are eligible to serve a further 3-year term, after which they must retire from the board.
Commitment includes attending board meetings which are normally held in Glasgow four times a year. On top, we ask Trustees to attend our annual conference (if possible) and AGM and one development session each year to look at the business plan. As a small charity it is expected that Board members will take on additional responsibilities between meetings consistent with the objectives of GWT. This may include membership of Task and Finish Groups, Standing Committees or specific tasks consistent with their areas of expertise.
We use a Zoom video conferencing system which Trustees can use to call into the meetings if they cannot attend in person. Much of the subgroup work is done via email and video conferencing.
GWT has developed out of one of the six core actions from the 2007 Strategy for an Ageing Population. Its vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages value, respect and support each other. It is based on a network of regional groups that covers the whole of Scotland and for a small organisation has had a significant impact to date.
GWT has mainly been funded by the Scottish Government however GWT achieved charity status as a SCIO on the 29th July 2015 to allow additional funding streams to be secured.
A short film narrated by our retired chair Alan Hatton-Yeo MBE can be viewed on our website here detailing our history and the background of intergenerational work and its growth in the UK.
Details of our conference planned for Wednesday 4th March can be found here and our AGM here.
What is it like to be a volunteer Trustee?
“Volunteering with GWT this past year has let me see the value of intergenerational practice in many arenas of life. It has given me greater insight into the passionate practice out there and also the resource and specialism required to support it to be done in ever more meaningful and measurable ways. I have loved the opportunity so far of being part of a Board with such great diversity of age and experience.” (Trustee)
“My experience volunteering as a Trustee for GWT over the past two plus years has been both rewarding personally and beneficial professionally. Exposure to the Governance and Compliance aspects of Trusteeship has been useful supporting my role as a senior manager within a private sector business, while the opportunity to present to workshops and conferences has been invaluable experience of public speaking. Additionally, working alongside the other Trustees and GWT staff who have a wealth of diverse and in-depth experience has been extremely useful from a professional development perspective. From a personal perspective, being able to
Bridges Project - Inspiring young people to build a confident future
Bridges Project is an independent, local charity which works with young people in East Lothian and Midlothian to help them manage the transition from adolescence to young adulthood and life beyond school. We assist young people to avoid long-term poverty by supporting them to acquire the skills they need to work towards managing a mainstream outcome such as employment, further education or training.
We are recruiting a Fundraiser to join our team. This is a new and exciting role for the right candidate to take the lead in generating and maximising income in order to grow the organisation. You will be instrumental in taking forward a fundraising strategy which will ensure we continue to offer support to disengaged, vulnerable and isolated young people.
We are open to discussing flexible hours and would consider part time working.
Membership of the PVG scheme will be an essential requirement of the post. A contributory company pension scheme is offered with 10% employer contribution.
Dwelling Places UK is looking to recruit a skilled and self-motivated Administrator and Fundraising Officer. You should have administrative and fundraising experience, be able to demonstrate your ability to multi-task and use your initiative, and have a heart for advocacy.
Dwelling Places UK supports the work of Dwelling Places, a Christian NGO based in Kampala, Uganda, dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of street children. Dwelling Places UK does this through raising awareness, being a financial resource to Dwelling Places, and equipping volunteers to serve both in the UK and in Uganda.
For more information on the work of Dwelling Places UK, please visit dwellingplaces.org
Working in a vibrant centre in Kirkcaldy, you will report to the Strategic Manager.
Responsible for all aspects of fundraising activity, you will be specifically responsible for generating essential income for our family centred services through grants, trusts, foundations and corporate sponsors.
Working with our services, you will identify opportunities to generate new income streams.
You will be highly organised, with the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.
As importantly, you will bring a positive attitude and personal drive to the role and the wider organisation.