Parkhead CAB is seeking applications for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our staff team.
The post of Money & Welfare Rights Adviser is a vital post with Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau. We believe strongly in making a difference for our clients. Our aim is to ensure that no one suffers through lack of knowledge of their rights and entitlements and that equally through social policy action we strive to make long lasting changes for everyone.
The post holder will contribute to this through providing money, financial capability and welfare rights information, case work and representation.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants a job that makes a real difference. The post holder will be working with colleagues and supporting highly trained volunteers to deliver welfare rights and money advice to our clients. You should have advice delivery experience and thrive on a challenge and assisting your clients to tackle their issues and support them to move forward and plan long-term solutions rather than a quick fix. We believe strongly in delivering a quality advice service in line with the Scottish National Standards. We are also committed to staff and volunteer training and we will ensure that you are fully supported in your role.
Parkhead CAB prides itself in recruiting staff who want to make a positive difference to the lives of those around them. Our priority is to make a welcoming and trusted environment for clients and an enjoyable work place for our staff and volunteers. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in then we would love to hear from you.
Social Bite is a sandwich shop with a difference. Every day we provide free food to 150 people from the homeless community in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. We work to end people’s isolation and exclusion by helping them to overcome barriers.
We are looking for a special someone to run our Social Bite Events in Glasgow and engage with people who have been affected by homelessness in volunteering and employment opportunities.
Our Social Impact Team is energetic and enthusiastic with a passion and commitment to improving the lives of people who are vulnerable. This is a job for someone who loves variety – every day brings something new.
You will come with experience in working to support and develop individuals with multiple/complex needs and a desire to join our collaborative movement to end homelessness. You will build positive relationships with volunteers and external partners.
You will enjoy taking your own initiative but also working as a part of the team. You will travel around our various locations. You will be resilient, always bringing a smile and can-do attitude to your work.
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The SSC (a club for the youth of Scotland) is looking for a motivated Administrator to be the voice of our charity. We would love to meet someone warm and enthusiastic who is happy to work mostly independently with a small group of volunteers to help run summer camping events for young people.
The SSC is over 100 years old and focuses on helping young people thrive in a fun, supportive, safe environment. We pride ourselves on our youth work, helping young people develop their own skills and teaching them the value of personal development!
We are a fun and a social team, a compassionate person would fit in really well within the charity.
The Homeless World Cup Foundation is an ambitious and impactful charity, working internationally in partnership with organisations in 74 countries. We use street football to engage people who are homeless and organise a high-profile annual street football tournament to act as a catalyst for change. Together with our Street Football Partners, we touch the lives of 100,000 people who have experienced homelessness every year and over 1m people since 2003.
We now have a fantastic opportunity for an International Partnerships Manager to join our small, hardworking team in Edinburgh and help us achieve our goals. You will have overall responsibility to manage and develop our network of Street Football Partners worldwide, organise and coordinate team attendance at the annual Homeless World Cup and work to improve the capacity and impact of our Street Football Partners.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing and delivering projects and working in an international context. You will be an outstanding communicator, both oral and written, and have a talent for building and maintaining strong relationships with partners.
If you would like to be part of our team and make a difference to people experiencing homelessness worldwide, we would love to hear from you.
Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland, with a reputation for excellence. Everything we do is about and for people: the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness.
Our Streetwork service in Edinburgh supports people with exceptional needs and we need exceptional people to help us. At Streetwork we are wholly focused on supporting people to be safe, to get off the streets and into accommodation where we continue to provide support to help them stay safe. Our values matter to us and we are looking for people who share those, who are committed to making a positive difference, and who are skilled in relating to people and working in a person-centred way to support resolution and recovery from homelessness.
We currently have a number of opportunities for Support Workers to join our team, see attached job description. Our work takes place 7 days a week at times that meet the needs of the people we support. Support Workers also contribute to covering our Helpline overnight on a rota basis.
The Ecology Centre is looking for a creative and enthusiastic person with a passion for nature to become our new permanent Fundraising Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the core management team of a well-established and successful environmental charity located on the banks of Kinghorn Loch, with flexible working hours and a range of family-friendly policies in place.
The post holder should be an experienced author of successful funding applications and have a demonstrable track record of creating donations campaigns from the ground up. The Fundraising Manager will lead planning and delivery of The Ecology Centre’s fundraising and donations strategy for 2019-22, reporting directly to the General Manager and a voluntary committee.
LINK is currently seeking a new Advocacy Manager. In this dynamic position you will guide the political strategy of Scotland’s voluntary environment network, informing collective work of its thirty-five plus organisations. The role monitors political contexts, opportunities and relationships relevant to the environment, underpinning network advocacy to Scotland’s decision makers and wider policy community. You will advise work groups spanning a range of environmental and sustainability issues, help to build network capacity in advocacy and communications, advise on and develop campaign strategy, prepare materials, co-ordinate events, liaise with other stakeholders and on occasion represent LINK. Working closely with LINK’s small staff team, you will have experience of supporting staff and management of projects.
You should be a graduate, with several years’ experience of Scottish public affairs, an understanding of Scotland’s institutions and an interest in the voluntary sector. You will be able to deal effectively with a large and fast-evolving workload and will have excellent team-working and communication skills. Flexibility for some evening and weekend work required.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services among others. These services, together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH’s Peer Support Service introduces an approach to working with people living in North Lanarkshire experiencing and recovering from mental health issues; focusing on individuals’ recovery through self-management and accessing naturally occurring resources in their communities.
The central aspect of the Peer Support Workers’ role will be developing effective and mutually empowering relationships with veterans.. The relationship which will be negotiated by both parties will have a clearly stated focus and reason. Peer Support Workers will share their personal experiences in an intentional and professional way to empower veterans, instil confidence, trust and hope. Facilitated Group Work will also form a central aspect of the Peer Support Service. You will have responsibility for providing the first point of contact for practical support, advice and guidance to V1P service users across the full range of social, educational and welfare services. Interest is encouraged from applicants who have served in the Armed Forces/veteran experience. More information about V1P can be found at veteransfirstpoint.org.uk. As this post will involve travel across various locations access to your own transport is desirable.
Epilepsy Connections supports people with epilepsy and their families and friends in the Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Forth Valley and Ayrshire areas.
We’re looking for the right person to fill the busy and diverse frontline role of Admin Assistant in our Head Office in Glasgow. Our Admin Assistant is a key member of Epilepsy Connections’ team and the role is essential to the smooth running of the organisation.
The successful candidate will be reliable, adaptable, able to handle and prioritise a significant workload, and sensitive to the needs of people who use our services and our volunteers as well as our staff and Directors. We need someone who has excellent communication skills and experience of reception duties and is able to design flyers, leaflets and other documents. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking for a responsible role in a vibrant charity, we want to hear from you.
We have an exciting opening for an experienced Operations and Database Officer who can work independently to support the creation and implementation of fundraising operations, to help maximise fundraising and membership income and improve efficiency across all income streams and provide assistance to the wider Development team.
You will manage all team database processes and systems to ensure they run smoothly as well as developing current systems to improve the efficiency of data entry. You will be responsible for inputting and updating all supporter information and associated donations onto the CRM system ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all records and provide monthly reports. Working with the Data Protection Officer you will also be responsible for the team’s regulatory compliance.
Candidates will need to have previous operations and database experience to support fundraising activities and have a good knowledge of UK charitable giving as well as fundraising codes of practice. You will need to be highly organised and have a good attention to detail. Candidates will also require good communication skills with the ability to summarise complex information with clarity, brevity and speed.