BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working exclusively with St Andrew’s First Aid to recruit a Head of Volunteer Development.
St Andrew’s First Aid is Scotland’s only dedicated first aid charity and their mission is to provide everyone in the country with the highest standards in first aid skills, services and volunteering opportunities. They believe that no-one should suffer or die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it. The network, of almost 1000 volunteers, works hard to provide the highest standards in first aid whether at events or teaching in communities across Scotland.
This is your opportunity to work with an inspiring and dedicated team supporting a large volunteer programme. The charity is recruiting a Head of Volunteer Development to provide leadership for the St Andrew’s volunteer Corps, ensuring a high standard of quality control and experience for its dedicated team of volunteers.
You will be a problem solver with the ability to co-ordinate volunteers and staff to work together effectively. You will be a leader with experience of working at a strategic level within a similar size of organisation and you will be able to communicate effectively and network across a diverse range of internal and external contacts and stakeholders.
The importance of the role of a St Andrew’s First Aid volunteer cannot be underestimated, they make safer communities and save lives. The Head of Volunteer Development has the opportunity to work at the heart of one of Scotland’s leading volunteer experience charities, making an enviable contribution to the sector.
The position of Chair is an exciting opportunity for a resourceful and confident individual to play a central role in developing BEFS not only as the Scottish intermediary body for the historic environment but also the wider built environment. As well as continued engagement with the Planning (Scotland) Bill, implications of Brexit and other relevant live policy topics, BEFS main lines of enquiry are currently: the future of religious heritage with a conference in Spring 2019; improving tenement maintenance, holding the secretariat for a cross party working group; addressing the issue of prioritisation in the historic environment; and maintaining an interest in ongoing discussion on land ownership, management and tax issues. BEFS has an important and pivotal role to play in ensuring sector engagement in these developments and candidates will be expected to provide leadership and direction. Candidates will have a passion for Scotland’s places, excellent strategic, organisational, interpersonal, communication skills and enjoy working with a focussed and motivated small team.
A Role Profile is available for download below.
Side by Side is a global, faith based movement for gender justice. In Scotland we have a group of committed people from across the Christian denominations who have started a Scottish chapter in an attempt to enable Churches to engage more fully with the issue of gender justice. We are now looking to make Side by Side a truly inter-faith movement that is able to speak out and challenge gender injustice locally, nationally and globally.
To do this exciting work we are looking to recruit a volunteer chair who will lead that process. We are looking for a dynamic and out-going individual who is a strong communicator and skilled at building and maintaining relationships.
A Role Description and Person Specification is available for download below. If you meet the criteria we would be delighted to hear from you.
For an informal chat please contact Val Brown email@example.com
More information on Side by Side can be found here sidebysidegender.org
The charity is looking for new trustees to serve as non-executive directors on the management board. The board meet six times a year. Applications are welcome from any person with relevant experience in the management of commercial property. To enhance the diversity of the board we are particularly interested in hearing from female applicants.
These are voluntary positions. There is no pay for this work but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working exclusively with Renfrewshire Council to recruit a Capital Appeal Director for the Paisley Museum Appeal.
“A history of royalty and radicalism… a town built by thread, made world-famous by a pattern… home to artists and artisans, musicians and mill girls. Paisley has it all.”
To galvanise its many assets and history, the historic Scottish town is set to undergo a massive £100m transformation - the legacy of Paisley’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid. At the heart of this will be the £42m redevelopment of Paisley Museum.
With the appointment of award-winning architects AL_A, Renfrewshire Council are set to place the Museum, and the town, on the world stage. And quite rightly so. The Museum site houses a wealth of treasures including the Coats Observatory, the world’s largest collection of Paisley Shawls, and collections which have international significance in telling our industrial, social and natural history.
The Museum is much loved by the people of Paisley and Renfrewshire. This will be reflected in its transformation as it will centre around stories of the local area and its people, ensuring that the re-imagined museum is representative of Paisley’s communities, giving voice to the ‘Paisley buddies’.
This incredible project has already raised much of the funds required, however, there is still work to be done. Renfrewshire Council is looking for a Capital Appeal Director to raise the remaining £5m and to elevate the profile of the Paisley Museum Appeal, engaging and enthusing an international audience.
Working across multiple stakeholder groups, with the ability to execute political awareness and adapt to meet changing political contexts, you will be a tenacious, diplomatic individual with a wealth of senior fundraising experience. You will have delivered a number of high-profile capital appeals and be looking for your next challenge. Overseeing a small Capital Appeal team, you will write the £5m fundraising strategy and lead on cultivating and stewarding major gift prospects and supporters.
If you are looking to add a prestigious, high-profile capital appeal to your portfolio of work and have a passion for re-imagining our past to transform our future, please contact us today.
To support our continued success, PKCT are looking to appoint a Chair of Trustees due to the forthcoming retirement of the present Chair. This an opportunity to lead an independent charity that works with local communities to conserve, protect and improve the environment, natural resources and facilities of the local countryside. We are looking for a volunteer who has a passion for the outdoors and nature, who can make a strong contribution to our charity.
PKCT is committed to diversity and the Chair position is open to adults of all ages and backgrounds.
The Board of Trustees
There are currently nine trustees; four of whom are nominated by Scottish Natural Heritage, Perth and Kinross Council, and the Forestry Commission. The composition of the board reflects a wide range of relevant expertise and experience of the countryside environment.
Trustees have a collective responsibility to oversee the governance and development of the Trust in line with OCSR guidelines and responsibility for agreeing the organisation’s strategy, governance and to work with staff to deliver agreed plans and objectives.
·Experience of running board meetings in the public or private sectors
·Knowledge and experience of good governance practice in the charitable sector
·Understanding of financial accounting and management reporting
·Experience of fundraising in the charitable sector
·An enthusiasm and understanding of development work in the environmental field
·The ability to manage and motivate senior staff
·Experience of strategic planning and good public communications
The full board meets four times a year and there are intermittent sub-committee meetings attended by relevant trustees. In all the time commitment is 1-2 days per month on a voluntary basis.
Changeworks is a leading environmental charity and social enterprise in Scotland. We give people and organisations practical support to live and work more sustainably. We deliver the Home Energy Scotland service in the Highlands and Islands and south east Scotland.
We are looking for an Energy Advisor with the drive and enthusiasm to provide free and impartial energy advice to householders over the phone and at events. You will also advise householders in fuel poverty to help them make their homes warmer and save money on their fuel bills.
You will have experience working in a customer facing organisation. Your excellent communication skills will help you engage with householders and relay some technical information in a non-technical audience. You will have good IT skills and be good at listening.
You will need to be self-motivated to deliver results and enjoy working as part of a team that offers strong peer support.
This opportunity offers a challenging and stimulating position in the environmental and charity sector.
Moving On Inverclyde is a day-care project supporting recovery from problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs) in Inverclyde. Due to additional funding we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team and deliver our high impact Connexions recovery project. We require a project worker who is dynamic, flexible and is able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.
Excellent communication and teambuilding skills are essential, as you will work alongside various partner agencies and groups. You will proactively use your problem-solving and creative thinking skills to ensure opportunities for positive community connections are maximised for individuals accessing the service.
The role will involve the ability to:
• Provide the ongoing development and delivery of a recovery programme.
• Provide one to one keyworking.
• Effectively and accurately monitor and evaluate all aspects of the programme within current National Care Standards.
• Facilitate and support joint working relationships with various agencies/groups/organisations.
• Maintain clear records written within National Care Standards.
• Maintain clear communications, both written and verbal internally and with a range of external agencies.
• Take part in regular team and case meetings and Service User reviews.
• Assess Service User needs/ aspirations and suitability for accessing Moving On.
• Assist in sourcing funding opportunities for Moving On.
The candidate will have a broad understanding of matters relating to problematic substance use
We are looking to recruit a highly organised person who is able deal with all financial, administrative and management aspects of a busy legal practice. Ideally you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people from all sections of society.
The Fife Law Centre is a company limited by guarantee and registered with OSCR as a charity. Due to the expansion of our services we are looking for an experienced person able to provide an efficient and effective office administration service to the team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing procedures to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of all office processes. This will include hard copy and online filing systems, Law Ware, all financial procedures, book keeping, petty cash, various compliance tasks (including AML and GDPR), administration of Companies House, OSCR and Law Society business, managing payroll at FVA and any other matters as required by the Principal Solicitor.
We will be especially keen to hear from candidates who have the following qualities:
• Ability to lead others and work without direct supervision, prioritise work with competing or conflicting demands in an organised and methodical manner.
• Ability to provide clear an accurate reports to the Board of Trustees.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people from all sections of society.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Excellent working knowledge of MS Office packages, email and internet. Well presented, professional and friendly.
• Ability to promote a positive working environment and to minimise conflict between colleagues.
• Can display an understanding of, and genuine interest in, the work and ethos of Fife Law Centre, its clients and the wider sector.
Do you want to make a real difference to survivors of sexual violence in Highland, contribute to changing attitudes and perceptions, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence? The post presents an exciting opportunity to join our small but committed team in a leadership and management role.
RASASH is a charitable organisation that provides person centred, therapeutic emotional support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence, and works to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.
The manager will oversee all three core areas of RASASH’s activity – support and advocacy; prevention and campaigning and working with agencies to improve responses to survivors of sexual violence. We are looking for someone who has the skills and attributes needed to take RASASH to its next stage of development, including the expansion of our service to meet the unique geographical challenges we face.
You will also be required to take part in local and national partnership meetings which provides the opportunity to influence sexual violence support and prevention work more broadly.
Due to the nature of the post flexibility in working hours and some travel to the central belt will be features of the job. This is a permanent post though subject to continued funding. It is part funded by the Big Lottery Fund.