Staf, (the Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) is the only national membership organisation in Scotland working with care experienced young people and the professionals who support them, with the vision of creating a country where the wellbeing and success of young people leaving care is indistinguishable from that of their peers in the general population.
Our current Board of Directors has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the sector, and bring passion and commitment to supporting Staf in making our vision a reality. As part of succession planning, with pending end of tenure for some Board Members, our Leadership team are now looking to bring additional skillset and experience to the Board, specifically in the following areas:
· Financial qualification/ expertise (specifically for the role of Treasurer)
· HR knowledge and experience
· Corporate experience
· Experience as practitioners and Senior Managers from within relevant sectors including Throughcare and Aftercare, Housing, Justice System, Employment, Education and Health
In particular we want to continue to have the experience and voice of care leavers on our Board. If you have skills and experience in any of the above areas and you want to help Staf to continue influencing policy and practice, create platforms for care leavers and practitioners to have their voices heard, and offer opportunities for networking, collaboration and sharing good practice – then please let us know.
We are seeking new Trustees to join QNIS Council.
We’re looking for people who share our vision and are committed to good governance. We are particularly keen to find new Trustees with experience of fundraising and digital strategy, as well as a current community nursing leader.
The QNIS was established by Royal Charter in 1889 and has a proud tradition of serving the communities of Scotland. Our Patron is HM The Queen. The charity has a programme of activity which reaches across the whole of Scotland. We exist to promote excellence in community nursing to enable the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland, and you can read more on our websitewww.qnis.org.uk.
We are recruiting for a Fundraising Assistant to work within the Fundraising & Marketing team. Providing support for corporate supporters, responding to enquiries from individual donors and supporting marketing activities.
BCDC wish to recruit a full-time Business Growth Officer for its operational area in the North East of Glasgow. Formed in 2005, The Company owns three premises, including the award-winning Barmulloch Residents Centre opened in 2017 at a cost of £1.7M. Over 27 activities are offered across all centres and average weekly footfall exceeds 1,000. The Company has ambitious plans and wishes to recruit an enthusiastic and suitably experienced person to join our Core Staff on a full-time basis.
The postholder will be a self-starter, experienced in devising, planning and organising development projects to meet local needs. A knowledge of business management and business procedures is desired together with an ability to form good inter- personal relationships. A positive and progressive attitude is required as is practical experience of working at the sharp end within communities.
Snook are on a mission to design a world that works better for people.
We work with organisations to design more effective services which help people thrive. We do this with our design team, engaging with users, building digital products, training our clients, and much more.
This year, we’re ten years old. In the past five years we’ve more than doubled in size to a team approaching 40 people, opened a new London studio, and worked with brilliant clients — from Cancer Research UK to Hackney City Council, Tesco to the Scottish Government.
About the Role
Working with our Bid Manager, you’ll be responsible for writing our new business proposals to private, public and third sector clients. You’ll write responses to public sector tenders on Public Contracts Scotland, Digital Marketplace and Pro Contracts North and respond to incoming opportunities across a wide range of clients.
The role also requires reviewing and editing previously written content. You’ll be working with our senior leadership team to produce bid responses and presentation materials. As well as writing, you’ll also collate supporting documentation and ensure a cohesive, consistent approach.
We seek to recruit a highly motivated Fundraising Administrator with previous experience to join our team. You will be a member of a small team based in our office in Midlothian, responsible for providing fundraising administration, directly supporting our Fundraising Officer. You will be instrumental in the effective organisation of our fundraising with a key focus on delivering excellent service to supporters so they feel valued, receive an outstanding supporter experience and are provided with guidance to maximise income. This is a new role, pivotal in supporting SiMBA grow its services and achieve its strategic objectives.
You should possess excellent interpersonal skills and have specific expertise in communicating confidently and sensitively with people at all levels. You should be able to work on your own initiative and previous experience of managing incoming funds via a CRM system would be advantageous as would a background in charitable events or working in the voluntary sector.
This is more than an administration role. By fulfilling your role and assisting with the smooth running of the charity’s day to day fundraising function, you will be helping to ensure that those who need our help the most can benefit from it. To read more about our charity please visit our website - simbacharity.org.uk
Minimum Qualifications Required
Relevant experience in administration and/or fundraising and substantial experience within an office environment
Confident communicator who is happy liaising with people face to face, by phone and over email.
· Able to demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and respect confidentiality when interacting with those who have suffered the loss of a baby and to communicate appropriately
· Proven experience in prioritising and organising workload within a busy office environment is crucial to the role
· Effective interpersonal, organisational and decision-making skills
· Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint.
· Knowledge of eTapestry CRM System desirable
· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
A full Job Description is available for download below.
In 2018/19 St. Columba's Hospice had 426 admissions to our Inpatient Unit, 1037 attendances to out Day Therapies Service and 583 new patients admitted to our Community Palliative Care Service all of which is free at the point of need. We have an exceptional clinical environment and are committed to delivering the highest quality care to patients and support to their families. Our patients face a range of conditions, including cancer, respiratory disease, heart failure and MND. We currently have a full-time vacancy to join our dedicated fundraising team.
The Community Fundraiser role is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to continue to develop the opportunities for community support for St Columba’s Hospice throughout Edinburgh and East Lothian. This is a new role and is an expansion of the community team in response to increased community activity. This role will support the delivery of income through community activities and initiatives, as well as supporting voluntary groups such as tin collectors, speakers and action groups. The post holder will engage and inspire those based in our local Edinburgh and East Lothian community to help our cause and will maintain and develop these relationships.
St Columba’s Hospice is an independent Scottish Charity - a diverse and committed workforce with 225 staff and over 630 volunteers. We provide specialist care and support to people from the age of 16 with terminal conditions across Edinburgh and the Lothians. Last year, we made a difference to the lives of over 1100 people.
The successful candidate will have experience of providing great customer service, be confident in relationship building, good at multi-tasking and able to prioritise a varied workload. If you want to join our team and help us make a difference to the local community we would love to hear from you.
Govan Community Project provide support to Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Greater Govan area of Glasgow. To support our sustainability we are looking to recruit an experienced Grants and Trusts fundraiser for a maternity cover position.
Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record in achieving grants and trusts funding, in excess of £60,000 per annum and have the skills and experience to be able to make successful funding proposals for both core and project costs. You will have a high level of marketing and communication skills to enable you to formulate compelling funding narratives.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant, dedicated team working in a diverse community.
Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 370,000 children, young people and families.
How we work:
The Scottish Fundraising team works to support hundreds of wonderful event participants, supporters and volunteers who raise funds on behalf of Action for Children.
The role of Sports Events Fundraiser is to manage the charity's involvement in a number of events (including The Kiltwalk, Edinburgh Marathon, Loch Ness Marathon and more) that will enable Action for Children increase income year on year. The role is a very varied role, that includes being able to deliver on process, logistics, innovating, creating and implementing marketing plans, managing key relationships, budgets - a very all-round job that is very busy but also very rewarding!
How you'll make a difference:
As a Sports Events Fundraiser working at our Glasgow office, you will support the work we do for children and young people by:
What you'll need:
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.
Action for Children is committed to safer recruitment practices, designed to protect the welfare of the children and young people using our services.
We are offering a wonderful opportunity for 2 driven and focused individuals to join the very successful and high performing Business Development and Fundraising Department as Grants Officers. Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
The Grants Officer role will work within the Grants Team to help transform the lives of the people supported by Quarriers by writing compelling, concise and convincing proposals to, and managing relationships with, a range of funders, including governmental bodies, lottery distributors, trusts and foundations, in order to maximise income for existing and new Quarriers services;
You will also work collaboratively with the wider Business Development and Fundraising Department to provide mutual support as necessary and to optimise opportunities for developing Quarriers’ business through synergies between grants and tenders.
The successful candidate has a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:
Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.
The successful candidate must have a full driver’s license and access to own transport.
At Quarriers our staff are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.