Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
This is an exciting time to join our team. During the Coronavirus pandemic our bold, collective action has helped thousands of people off the streets in the space of just a few weeks and prevented thousands more people from becoming homeless. The easing of restrictions is a time to build on this and shape a better future for all of us. To make sure everyone housed temporarily during the outbreak is helped directly into a secure home of their own. To make this the beginning of the end of homelessness.
About the role
In the temporary role as Fundraiser Manager covering the permanent post holder’s maternity leave, you will lead on the development and delivery of our established fundraising strategy and plans in Scotland. You will work closely with colleagues in Edinburgh and throughout Great Britain to ensure that our ambitious plans are achieved, and that our supporters and funding from a range of streams are integral to our success.
Knowledge/Skills and Experience:
To be successful in this role you will be an experienced fundraiser and networker, with a proven ability to develop and implement a fundraising strategy and plan involving a range of income streams. You will share our passion and commitment to ending homelessness and will put Crisis supporters and members at the heart of our work.
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your on-going development to build your skills, experience and career.
We are seeking an outstanding leader to be the first Chief Executive for a unique and exciting role, working with our Trustees in helping to establish and build this brand new charity from the ground up.
This charity is principally a partner organisation and there will be an emphasis on fundraising which will be driven by the charity’s profile.
We already have the profile and funding in place to make an impact on the youth sector in Scotland and now we need a strong and well connected leader who can build partnerships, grow budgets effectively and maximise the potential impact that this charity has to offer the youth sector of Scotland.
Based from home (with travel to Glasgow and Liverpool) the perfect candidate will be extremely ambitious with a great vision, well connected across the third sector in Scotland.
This is largely a blank canvas to shape the future direction of the charity, we seek a creative and entrepreneurial approach to:
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy Planning and Development
The description is the typical level of duties the post holder will be expected to perform. Other duties of a similar type and level may also be required.
The Person Specification is available for download bel
Do you dream of a job where you can make a difference? Kindred supports families of children with the most complex medical needs in Scotland. As our sole Fundraiser you will work with our management team to develop our fundraising strategy. This is a wide-ranging post: meeting families, working with corporate sponsors and supporting local fundraising activities. Come and join our friendly, energetic team based at Rutland Court Lane.
About Stirling Carers Centre
Stirling Carers Centre (SCC) is the go-to charity that helps and supports unpaid carers in the heart of Scotland. It is no accident that SCC enjoys a leading and unrivalled reputation in its field, not only with its wide variety of stakeholders and partners locally and nationally across sectors, but most importantly with Unpaid Carers throughout the region.
During the 2018-19 financial year SCC supported: 7,421 one-to-one enquiries with Unpaid Carers; achieved financial gains in excess of £2.9 million; registered 534 new Carers; provided in excess of over 70 training sessions for Carers; facilitated 2,702 short breaks (see attached Annual Report 2019).
At SCC our excellent team of staff and volunteers continue to provide the following core services:
•Adult Support Service
•Young Adult Carers Service
•Young Carers Service
•A bespoke welfare rights and benefits advice and information
•Access to respite and short breaks, as well as a range of other local respite opportunities
•Complementary Therapies and other ‘soft’ services
•Facilitator of the Stirling Carers Voice Forum, which offers carers throughout the region avoice locally and nationally, as well as peer-support and access to local external partners toshare knowledge, experiences and best practice.
About the role
The SCC Board are seeking three new Directors to work alongside the Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and other Board Members to oversee and support our new CEO, Sarah Erskine, to develop and deliver on our new Business Plan 2020-25 with our dynamic team of committed staff.
The SCC Board currently comprises seven Directors, all of whom bring a wealth of diverse knowledge, skills and experience to the charity. The Board has recently recruited a new CEO and together this marks a new phase in SCC’s development with the crafting of a new Business Plan 2020-25, which will be launched at our AGM in September 2020.
It is both an exciting and challenging time to join us as a Director!
So, if you want to truly make a difference in shaping the strategic direction of this highly regarded charity supporting Unpaid Carers in the heart of Scotland, then this is a great opportunity to become a vital part of a highly skilled, dedicated Board and to work with our new CEO, staff and volunteers to help take SCC to the next stage in its development.
If you can spare a few hours each month to put your excellent skills to great use, then we would be delighted to receive your interest!
SCC seeks three new Directors who can bring their skills and expertise in the following areas:
• Governance & Charity Law
• Fundraising & Income Generation
• Finance & Risk
• Service Design and Development
• PR & Marketing
Experience and understanding of the Statutory, Third and Health Sectors in general is preferable, though not essential as full training will be provided to all new Directors during their induction. The Stirling Carers Centre staff team and wider community of Carers have a diverse range of backgrounds, and widening access and inclusion is central to our current business planning and development. We therefore welcome applications to the Board from protected characteristic individuals who have lived experience of barriers to access or discrimination. In addition to supporting the statutory governance requirements as set out in the Companies Act 2006 and Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005, Directors will be invited to contribute their unique skills through contributions to short life working groups, sub-groups, and ad-hoc development work as they arise
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and results driven arts professional to join the RSNO team.
The purpose of this post is to maximise income from the Trusts and Foundations sector through compelling and persuasive funding applications and proposals related to the RSNO’s artistic, digital and creative learning projects. The post holder will work with teams across the organisation to shape innovative projects; identify funding opportunities; monitor project delivery to manage funders’ reporting requirements and develop excellent relationships with Trusts and Foundations supporting the RSNO.
We are looking for a highly motivated and results-driven individual with a keen interest in the arts, creative learning programmes and digital technologies. The role involves extensive drafting of compelling funding proposals with comprehensive supporting materials. Exceptional written skills, impeccable attention to detail and a highly analytical approach to complex information are a pre-requisite for this post.
The RSNO is an equal opportunities employer. The RSNO is supported by the Scottish Government and local authorities in Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced Fundraising Manager who can develop an innovative approach to funding proposals which reflect the needs of the charity with the power to capture funders’ imaginations.
The Fundraising Manager plays a key role in developing the Fundraising strategy of the organisation in order to maximise income to assist in the long-term sustainability of the charity.
As a Sole Fundraiser, you will identify, generate and grow charitable income streams, through individual giving, community, corporate, legacy, trust and grant fundraising.
About the Charity
Our mission is to provide quality support services to older people and their carers within the communities of North West rural Edinburgh, enabling them to maintain an active independent lifestyle within their own communities.
QCCC is a registered charity and our programme of works include, but are not limited to:
Day Care - For older people with a diagnosis dementia or who are otherwise confined to their homes due to stroke or other long-term illnesses and conditions.
Volunteer Services - We actively support volunteering and provide volunteering opportunities within the communities we work.
Carer Support- Providing support and information to the carers of our service users. Wider carer support is available through our partnership with Voice of Carers Across Lothian (Vocal).
Befriending - Providing trained volunteers to visit older people at home to offer companionship, a friendly ear and contact with the wider community.
Are you looking for a strategic opportunity to get involved with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community in Scotland? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of LGBT people?
LGBT Health and Wellbeing is seeking to recruit new Trustees to govern the organisation. Trustees are responsible for ensuring that the charity is well-managed in line with its vision and mission and that it abides by its charitable objectives. The Board plays an important role for the organisation and is key to our continuing success in delivering vital services for the LGBT community as well as our ever-developing role as a key policy influencer in Scotland.
The organisation promotes the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland. It provides support, services and information to improve health and wellbeing, reduce social isolation and stimulate community development and volunteering.
If this opportunity excites you whether you are an LGBT person or someone committed to equality and human rights, we welcome your application to join our Board of Directors. This is a fantastic way for you to gain new experiences and skills, meet new people and connect with your community.
While not exclusive we are currently seeking people with skills in fundraising, campaigning, marketing & communications, third sector management, mental health and public service design and delivery, which would be helpful in complementing the Board’s existing skills base. Additionally, we are looking to welcome interest from groups underrepresented on the Board, people identifying as women, bisexual, trans and non-binary, black & ethnic minority, and people with disabilities of all ages would be particularly welcome.
We provide a regular rolling programme of induction and ongoing training for all volunteers including trustees.
Teapot Trust provides art therapy in hospitals, community settings and online to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people living with chronic conditions – and their families.
We’re seeking an experienced trusts and foundations fundraiser to cover the maternity leave of our grants officer for up to twelve months. We’re not looking for someone to ‘hold the reins’ but to bring an ambitious can-do attitude to securing both project and core costs including multi-annual grants. While taking a lead in managing a programme of applications, you will work closely with and be supported by the CEO and the supporter engagement officer.
Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of WSHA and has been working to tackle social disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer additional support and opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives. The
Reporting to the Community and Support Services Manager, you will identify new projects, services and external funding opportunities which align with the priorities identified within our Supporting Communities Strategy and offer support to WSHA tenants and communities. You will work within a planned programme to create high-quality written applications to raise external funding for Willowacre Trust and WSHA. In particular, you will play a key role in the maximising the leverage of external funding to improve services which impact on tenancy sustainment.
With a proven track record of working in fundraising, you will have a good experience of preparing funding applications, along with knowledge of relevant funding trusts, foundations or businesses. You will be methodical in organising your workload with excellent project management and ability to met funding deadlines.
In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days (pro rata) holiday and flexi-time working.
Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults across Glasgow since 1948 when it was founded as Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Committee. The charity was set up initially to alleviate loneliness and isolation in the elderly, while these services still exist today, Glasgow’s Golden Generation provides so much more including: Day Centre’s, Befriending Services, Weekly Clubs and Welfare Services. Glasgow’s Golden Generation need to raise £1 Million pounds annually to support the thousands of service users across Glasgow that need our help.
GGG are recruiting for an existing position of Fundraising Manager. GGG are looking for candidates with experience within a similar role and will allow for flexible working hours/conditions.
To support this role, GGG have a realistic income strategy during the 20/21 financial year and Covid-19. GGG have benefited from recent growth within a strong service delivery and increase of thousands of new supporters in Glasgow.
This post will report directly to the CEO and there is significant support within the team to work alongside the successful candidate including a communications team and various departmental heads of services. Support is available to hand over an up-to-date portfolio of all current fundraising initiatives within this department.
This post is permanent (allowing for a 3-month probationary period).
The role is flexible 15-20 hours per week over 3 or 4 days. The role is ideally office based (once covid-19 restrictions have lifted) but there will be the opportunity to work certain days from home as agreed and in accordance with the CEO.