SiMBA provides crucial bereavement support to anyone affected by the loss of a baby at any gestation, or after birth. SiMBA's mission is to ensure that every bereaved family is offered a memory box at the earliest opportunity, and provided with private comfortable spaces, with the facilities, that allow them to spend as much time as they need with their babies. To make timeless memories we work closely with healthcare workers so they feel informed, confident and supported in their roles so that they can provide the highest level of care to bereaved families. We also provide ongoing opportunities and events for bereaved families to honour their babies.
We are seeking to recruit up to three Trustees with established and active professional and influential networks to further enhance and complement the current SiMBA Board. We are particularly interested in applications from professionals with experience and skills in the following areas:
About the role
Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau are looking for dynamic individuals to join their Board of Directors and assist with the strategic direction and future development of the Bureau.
Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau is a leading information and advice provider in the Glasgow area. The Board is made up of people from a range of professional backgrounds and currently has vacancies for new members.
The Board are seeking applications from individuals representing the diversity of the Glasgow area and are particularly interested in those with skills and experience with working in the 3rd sector; working locally and dealing with local issues as well as those with qualified skills in Finance, Business Management and Development, Charity Law, Project Management, Fundraising, Human Resources, Public Relations, Marketing and Strategic Development.
The ideal candidates will be committed to service excellence, raising standards and continuous improvement. They must also embrace bureau values and show a commitment to wider role activity to improve the quality of life of local people in the community.
The Board currently meets bi-monthly and members will also be expected participate in projects and attend training when required.
The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of information and advice services in Glasgow and contribute to making a real difference to the local area.
The Board of Directors are responsible for:
· Ensuring that good quality advice is given to the public, including ensuring that Citizens Advice Scotland’s membership standards are met
· Deciding what the bureau should aim for, including input into business planning and budgeting
· Controlling the finances of the bureau
· Overseeing the recruitment and selection, management support and training of all paid staff
· Appraising and supporting the Bureau Manager
· Promoting the image of the bureau
· Ensuring that the bureau fully meets its legal obligations under charity, employment and (if relevant) Company Law
· Dealing with complaints about the service
Candidates should be 18 or over and either live or work in our operating area or surrounding areas.
The Highland Hospice is looking to appoint a Corporate Fundraiser to help generate income by developing and maintaining successful partnerships with corporate supporters, specifically through donations, sponsorship, employee fundraising and events.
The Rock Trust is looking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated Community and Individual Fundraiser to work as part of the Fundraising team. The Community and Individual Fundraiser will focus primarily on working with the team to increase our presence in the communities in which we work, with a particular focus on East and West Lothian. They will be responsible for securing new local partnerships, recruiting and stewarding fundraisers, and establishing new opportunities/events to fundraise for our work, as well as increasing income from individual donors and driving forward regular giving.
This role will be based between both our offices in Edinburgh and West Lothian. Some travel to other parts of Scotland will be required.
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.
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.
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.
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
Become part of People’s Postcode Lottery’s team!
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and growing business where people are at the heart of everything we do. We live by our four core values - fun, sharing, courageous and sustainable - and we expect the same from our colleagues. Offering above the ‘average’ holiday allowance at 37 days per year, along with a generous pension scheme, free fresh fruit and refreshments in the office, we look after our team!
We encourage you to spend days volunteering with our charity partners and we commit to investing 4% of salaries into training each year. Perhaps that’s why our team voted us in the top ten in the Sunday Times Top 100 mid-size companies to work for in 2019!
What we do?
As one of the world’s top fundraising private charity donors, giving to good causes is our mission. We manage multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities supporting a wide range of causes. Since 2005, our players have raised more than £500 million for over 7,500 charities and good causes across Great Britain and internationally.
Charities are at the heart of the organisation and this position is crucial in helping to deliver the wide-ranging, exciting and incredible work funded by our players.
Our impact is focused on four keys areas; collaboration, capability, capacity and leverage. We are a true partner to our charities and our relationship offers far more than just funding. We are committed to ensuring that our players remain connected with the causes they help support. As a funder, we also remain faithful to our funding principles and ensure that we are an enlightened partner in our efforts to make the world a better place for people and planet.
As a part of the Charities Team, you must be able to support your direct colleagues as well as ensure that the wider Postcode Lottery team remains passionate about the good causes we support.
Each year, the Community Programmes Team process over 6,000 applications for funding received by People’s Postcode Trust, Postcode Community Trust and Postcode Local Trust. Over 2,000 good causes were supported last year by these Trusts for projects across Great Britain.
The right candidate will have experience in funding, fundraising or account/relationship management, be able to manage complex projects and processes, have a clear understanding of the charity sector and be able to learn quickly and maintain enthusiasm for the changes in the sector and our related support.
A full Job Description is available for download below.