Crew 2000 (Scotland) reduce harm and stigma associated with stimulant drug and alcohol use by providing a range of services for young people, their families, friends and communities. Since 1992, we’ve grown from a purely volunteer-led organisation, started by ‘loved-up club bunnies’ from the rave scene to a mixed professional and volunteer team which has achieved the 'Investing in Volunteers' award and the GlaxoSmithKline Gold 'IMPACT Award’ twice (IMPACT Gold Champion of Champions 2012).
Our mission: Crew exists to reduce harm, challenge perceptions and help people make positive choices about their use of cannabis, stimulant and other drugs and sexual health by providing non-judgmental, credible and up to date information and support.
We’re looking for someone who can provide a hands-on, professional and high quality finance service the CEO, the Services and Finance Officer (SFO) and Project Coordinators in Crew and effectively develop and maintain Crew’s finance processes and business services to better fulfil our mission.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Glasgow Team. We are looking to recruit a Community Activity Organiser.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting existing reminiscence and activity groups as well as explore opportunities to develop additional therapeutic activities within the resource centre and wider community.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and imaginative who can work independently as well as part of a team.
Successful applicant will have a positive approach to dementia. They will have excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and organise. A willingness to learn and participate in training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
The Highlands and Islands Students’ Association (HISA) is currently seeking external Trustees, to help direct the future of a young, fast-growing organisation in one of the most innovative education environments in the UK. HISA is the Students Association for the University of the Highlands and Islands and its 13 local Academic Partners. HISA have three full-time, paid Regional student Officers, 18 paid Local student Officers and a team of experienced staff to support them.
The Association is looking for applicants with a range of skills, but we are particularly interested in those with experience or knowledge in charitably/company governance and financial monitoring.
We are looking for someone who has an interest in being involved with helping HISA set its overall direction, its governance, monitor its finances and risks and taking an overall interest in the long term strategy and work of HISA.
Please note that this is a volunteer role and is unpaid, however HISA will cover all expenses, accommodation and travel for meetings. Time commitments are likely to be based around 4-5 meetings per year, plus reading and preparation.
A great opportunity to grow your fundraising skills, become part of Helm’s senior team and play a significant role in transforming young lives
Helm work with 200 young people a year in Dundee aged 15+, enabling them to overcome challenges and make great transitions into adult life. We have a track record of over 30 years, work with local authority and national agencies, enjoy the support of many trusts and foundations, run our own social enterprises and are developing a number of corporate partnerships. We also are pioneering an exciting young people led influencing agenda, designed to bring about change in our society for young people who have experience of adversity.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your own fundraising role within our existing busy trusts and foundations work, while also taking sole responsibility for recording, project managing and reporting all our fundraising work. You will report to the CEO, and work closely with our successful freelance fundraiser. The right candidate will develop with our support in this role over the next 2 years, and is expected to be able to take on a more senior position within Helm by that point.
You will have a degree level education, 2 years’ experience in a fundraising role, be able to demonstrate excellent administration, self-management, communication and teamwork skills, and show real potential to develop compelling cases to funders. Above all you will have a passion for improving the lives of young people who have grown up facing challenges.
You will join a small, friendly, dedicated team, and will have the job satisfaction which comes from the opportunity to make a real difference every day. You will have access to support and mentoring from successful senior colleagues, a great career development opportunity, access to the eTapestry fundraising CRM, as well as a competitive salary, 35 days annual leave (pro rata), health benefits, and a pension plan.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.
You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
Wakened night shifts from 20:00 – 03:00 on a rota basis.
In return, we’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
Please note that the Association is currently conducting a major job evaluation exercise and that all salaries are subject to change following negotiation with our recognised trade union.
Are you passionate about transforming lives of young people, and influencing wider youth policy across Scotland, with young people’s voices at the heart of change?
Helm are a specialist youthwork provider working with over 200 young people a year. We are an ambitious, vibrant organisation, and are financially stable, with a great track record, a very experienced staff team, and an award winning CEO. We are currently recruiting for two new Board members to join our friendly and committed Board, and who share our passion and commitment to enabling young people with experience of adversity to make great transitions into adult life.
We welcome applications for Board members from a wide range of backgrounds, but are specifically interested in making appointments at this time for new Board members who bring significant current or recent experience in any/all of the following areas :
· Youth policy
· Looked After Children
· Children’s Rights
You may also have lived experience of adversity, which will bring additional depth to the work you do as a Board member. It will be an added advantage if you can bring existing local, regional or national networks to the role, to support our wider influencing work.
Fife Voluntary Action, as the third sector interface, plays an important dual role within community planning: representing the sector, in all its diversity, at Fife’s strategic and local management levels and, keeping third sector colleagues up to date with policy and planning developments. We’re looking for a Policy and Communications Officer to join our team.
Main Purpose of Post
The main purpose of this new Policy and Communications Officer post is to ensure that the voice of the third sector and the people they support features credibly on the policy agenda in Fife, and that the sector is suitably informed and skilled to maximise opportunities for service design and delivery.
The successful applicant will work to support senior colleagues to connect and involve the third sector in community planning. They will support FVA’s key role as agents of change in Fife, supporting and building relationships with public and third sector stakeholders to maximise the impact the third sector has on improving outcomes for the citizens and communities of Fife.
1. Support the delivery and momentum of a variety of third sector thematic forums including Health and Social Care, Mental Health, Community Justice, Children’s Services, Digital Participation.
2. Help plan and organise forum meetings and events relevant to the sector and policy themes.
3. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of policy relating to key activities in Fife, keeping abreast of policy developments and funding opportunities.
4. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the third sector in Fife.
5. Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders as required including participating in partnership meetings and identifying partnership opportunities.
6. Help identify policy issues where the third sector can have an impact and support colleagues to find solutions to recommend to policymakers and stakeholders.
7. Engage with FVA customers through regular meetings, forums, seminars, workshops, surveys etc.
8. Support the writing of high-quality consultation and engagement responses where possible.
9. Through a variety of on and off-line communications channels, work with colleagues to design and draft regular communications for Fife’s third sector and wider stakeholders including e-mail bulletins, social media and webpages.
10. Produce monitoring reports for activities in line with FVA’s monitoring system, including the production of case studies.
11. To take personal responsibility for contributing to high quality standards in customer relations, service delivery and communications.
12. To support and lead on internal FVA activities as and when required.
For more information please download the job description below.
The Support Worker assists the Day Care Organiser to plan and deliver a comprehensive programme of activities for people with dementia and also assist the Day Care Organiser to maintain accurate records. The Support Worker is also responsible for the safe escorting of service users to and from their home.
The successful applicant will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training (including SVQ’s) is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
For a job description & person specification please visit alzscot.org
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal conviction check through PVG.
Fife Voluntary Action is a key voluntary sector organisation working across Fife to support the voluntary sector, social enterprises and volunteering. We’re looking for a Finance Officer to join our team.
Main Purpose of Post
To provide high quality financial support within the organisation thereby aiding and enhancing the delivery of the organisation’s services to voluntary and community organisations in the area. The post involves producing and processing invoices, payroll and pensions data for FVA and some of our clients.
1. To process payroll services for FVA and clients;
2. To input data and process financial transactions in our accounting software;
3. Operation of purchase and sales ledgers, producing invoices and processing customer and supplier invoices;
4. Undertake Independent Examinations (up to receipts and payments) for clients;
5. Administer Creative Breaks grants programme and other small grants schemes, including maintaining accurate records and producing reports on progress, claims and compliance;
6. Support and advise staff on project budgets, record keeping and claims;
7. To provide a book keeping service to some clients;
8. To provide some training/support to clients on basic financial administration and related matters;
9. To support the Finance Manager when required in relation to specific activities.
For more information please download the job description below.
Join us at RNIB and take a lead in providing a range of support services to adults who have sight problems, learning disabilities and other complex needs.
As this job requires personal care duties to women we can only accept applications from women.
You will support our service users located in Clydebank and surrounding area within their own homes and in the community. Hours of work are on a rota basis over 7 days including evenings and weekends.
You will need experience of working with people who have either a learning disability or sight problem, and be able to understand and apply knowledge and practice relevant to a community service. This experience can be from a personal or professional setting.
Induction training including visual awareness training will be provided.
In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:
• 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service.
• Excellent pension schemes