Leading Glasgow based Development Trust seeking two senior part-time posts (flexibility in make-up of hours) to assist the Chief Executive in achieving an ambitious agenda with over 60 staff and a turnover in excess of £1.3m
Head of Operations will have responsibility for the lead on service delivery across a portfolio, and the Head of Development will lead on fundraising, capital refurbishment and a range of short/long term projects.
Applicants are welcome to apply for both roles.
Do you want to be a part of an exciting, inclusive and forward thinking organisation? Abertay Students’ Association has an immediate vacancy for 2 external trustees to join our Board. We are looking for people who have strategic thinking, independent judgement and an ability to think creatively. Experience of a governance role in the public, private or voluntary sector and/or experience of human resources and business processes would be especially desirable. We are looking for someone with skills and experience to complement those of existing Board members so please share with us how your background can help influence to ongoing direction of a small, enthusiastic charity dedicated to improving and enhancing the lives of students.
Abertay SA is a value-based organisation that is strongly committed to being democratic, participative and student-led, supporting and representing around 4000 students on a small and close-knit city centre campus. We are looking to have an enthusiastic individual who shares our values and passion to have a positive impact on the lives and experiences of the students we work with.
The Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the association, strategic leadership and evaluating progress. The Board is comprised of both elected student representatives and external trustees.
This appointment is for two years and is renewable for a further term of 2 years.
Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) is a charity representing over 20,000 students from more than 100 countries attending Edinburgh College. As a key partner of the Edinburgh College community, ECSA works to represent and support students across the 4 campuses to ensure every student has the best possible student experience.
Powered by students
The Association is made up of the thousands of students from Edinburgh College, across every campus, every course, and at every level within the institution. The constant cycle of new members is what powers us as an organisation and your engagement in the student experience is what keeps it going.
Driven by values
Our Values underpin everything we do and why we do it:
Committed to Students– we will never let anything distract us from the fact that students always come first for us. Independent from the College, we are led by students, for students, making sure they have a fun, successful and truly ‘ECSA-llent’ student experience.
Supportive– we strive to be welcoming to all students and always there when they need support. Our friendly staff and helpful nature is what makes us approachable and open to all.
Ambitious– Students come to College with one eye on building a better future and we are determined to help them do just that. Our approach to maximising opportunities requires us to be dynamic and innovative, constantly striving to do more for each and every student.
Trusted– we work hard every day to ensure that we are effective in pursuit of our objectives, running a professional organisation and gaining respect of key stakeholders across the College and beyond.
Respectful– Our membership is wonderfully diverse. We will always celebrate that diversity and challenge any form of inequality on campus, or beyond, because everyone deserves to be treated with respect
Committed to better
Our Association Vision is to create a positive, supportive community which enables every student to achieve their potential.
GNWCAB’s board of directors are looking for two new trustees to work alongside the chair, vice-chair and other board members to oversee and support our new Chief Executive to deliver an exciting new business plan over the next three years with our dynamic team of staff and volunteers.
The board is currently made up of 8 members, each offering a different skill-set designed to support the on-going governance needs, and strategic development aims of the organisation. The board has identified a gap in finance skills, and would welcome applications from individuals with experience of working across financial management, accountancy or other finance related professions.
GNWCAB’s staff team, volunteers and customers come from a diverse range of backgrounds, and widening access and inclusion is central to our business development plan. We 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, board members will be invited to contribute their unique skills through contributions to short life working groups, sub-groups, and ad-hoc pieces of development work as they arise.
GNWCAB is committed to the on-going development of our staff and volunteers, and we provide opportunities for training and engagement across the organisation on a regular basis, some of which are delivered nationally our membership body, Citizens’ Advice Scotland.
WorkingRite delivers a unique work-based learning and mentored youth employment programme across Scotland, supporting young people through the crucial transition from adolescence to adulthood by equipping them with the skills, experience and confidence to secure and maintain a job. We believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to prove themselves in the workplace, regardless of their age, inexperience or qualifications.
Our programme, delivered in partnership with locally based youth and community anchor organisations, is the practical pathway to a job or apprenticeship. Lasting an average of 16 weeks, our trainees learn on the job, alongside a mentor chosen from the workforce of that business to pass on what they know. The programme is a relationship-based model of learning. Quite simply designed to inspire young people to succeed: after all… everyone remembers their first boss.
After a period of expansion, the current strategy is to further develop the programme in key geographical areas, build on our partnership model and focus on the ‘hardest to reach’ young people.
If you share the mission of WorkingRite and have a drive to see positive social change, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of a charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference to young people. We are currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise.
Legal: an individual with legal experience in Scotland, a Senior legal partner who potentially has knowledge of charitable and/or employment law.
Third Sector:an individual experienced in a senior position in the 3rd Sector in Scotland, experience in the Youth sector is of particular interest.
Networking: an individual with knowledge to impart on networking, strategic and corporate partnerships, and reaching major donors to help with the long term financial sustainability of WorkingRite.
Finance: an individual with experience as a CFO or FD or the ability to help with financial strategy; help oversee budgets, forecasts and management accounts; generally supplement the existing support at WorkingRite in the area of financial management, and contribute to the finance sub-committee.
Sacro is a national voluntary organisation which seeks to create safe and cohesive communities across Scotland by reducing conflict and offending. Since its inception in November 1971, Sacro has grown and developed services across the whole of Scotland for individuals who need support, guidance or monitoring.
With the impending retirement of their current Chief Executive, Sacro are now looking to recruit an innovative, solutions focused and visionary leader to be responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of the charity.
Working with the Board to prepare and implement Sacro’s new strategic plan, the key priorities of the role include:
With significantsenior management experience and a proven track record in leading the delivery of key targets, service improvements and change initiatives, you will also be an accomplished communicator with the ability to build and maintain a wide range of collaborative relationships and partnerships. With agood understanding of positive governance (ideally with direct experience working with a voluntary board), the successful candidate will also understand the rolethat emerging digital technology offers in transforming frontline services and delivering operational efficiencies.
Commitment to Sacro’s values, principles and strategic priorities; and prior knowledge (or the ability to quickly gain an understanding) of the regulatory and wider policy landscapein relation to community justice, health and social care arrangements in Scotland are also essential.
Big Noise Douglas, are looking for an Administrator to support their growing team.
You will support the Senior Team at Big Noise Douglas by providing excellent administrative support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued success and growth of the programme. You will also have face to face engagement with adults and children at after-school club, ensuring a smooth-running signing in and out procedure.
You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high pressure workload. You will lead on general communications with parents, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children.
This is a full time post, working Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (with a one hour unpaid lunch break).
This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and our vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver on our vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi - faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community.
We welcome applications from all nationalities. However we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit gov.uk/check-uk-visa.
If you are invited to interview, we will ask that you bring evidence showing your right to work in the UK with you (photocopies are not accepted).
The Scottish European Educational Trust (SEET) is a non-political educational charity which works to promote language learning and international education among young people in Scotland. We are currently seeking a Projects Coordinator to take over the management and delivery of one of our key initiatives – the Our World project.
Our World is a modern languages themed film making project, designed to engage young people (from S3 – S6) in developing skills such as communication and confidence building. The Projects Coordinator will work as part of a small team to promote, develop and deliver this initiative.
We are looking for someone who understands the personal responsibility, innovation and creativity required when working with young people. The Projects Coordinator will be comfortable leading workshops for pupils and liaising with schools, professional filmmakers and partner organisations. The successful candidate will lead on fundraising activities and event planning related to Our World each year, ensuring its continued sustainability and success.
The Projects Coordinator will also assist our Director with SEET’s other activities and provide general administrative support across all aspects of the organisation as required.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification below for further information.
Colin Beattie MSP (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) is looking to appoint a Caseworker in his Dalkeith constituency office.
Duties will include providing support with all casework by investigating issues raised through correspondence and surgeries and dealing with general public enquiries.
You will require to be empathetic, a good listener, organised and able to build strong and enduring relationships with local organisations, community groups and constituents.
The Development and Alumni Relations Office (DAO) work to empower Heriot-Watt University to achieve its strategic aims by building productive and enduring relationships between the University and our network of supporters, philanthropists and organisations, in order to support priority initiatives and developments.
The role will oversee the management of the regular giving programme, ensuring the delivery of professional mass fundraising activities targeting alumni, friends and other stakeholders via telephone solicitations, direct mail, email and online campaigns. They will focus on the acquisition and retention of regular donors and increase the average gift size and overall donation income within the £999 or less level.
Mass fundraising activity will focus on those within the <£999 giving bracket and the role holder will be responsible for identifying and working across the team to develop new fundraising ideas and work creatively to deliver an engaging regular giving programme. Alongside the regular giving activity, the role holder will also be responsible for the delivery of a middle gifts programme focused on prospects in the £1,000 to £10,000 gift bracket.
This is a new programme for the team and the role holder will work closely with the wider DAO team on the development and implementation of this strategy. The role holder will also manage the regular giving stewardship programme to ensure donors are thanked and their contribution recognised. They will work to an agreed annual income and expenditure framework and will be responsible for tracking the annual budget for the regular giving programme. To support the delivery of the annual strategy the role holder will develop compelling written and visual communications that effectively articulate the case for support.
You will have experience of supervising and motivating others, ideally within a telephone fundraising or similar target driven environment; of fundraising and stewardship; of delivering telephone and direct mail campaigns; implementation of a multi-strand regular giving programme and of developing campaign content including written appeals, social media content and web content
The post is available for 12 months.
This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of non-European nationals. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas