SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Charity registered in Scotland SC003558

SCVO is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Our mission is to support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change.

Current vacancies

Top job! Membership and Support Review Lead

  • Full time
  • £47,948 – £52,741
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 24th July 2019

Are you passionate about helping people make a difference?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

With over 2,000 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups now registered as members of SCVO, we want to simplify our membership structure, review our benefits package, increase engagement and improve the support we offer.

That’s where you come in! We’ve created a brand-new Membership and Support Review Lead role for a fixed term of 12 months, and we’re looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector in Scotland, a track record in delivering transformational change and great people skills to take it on. If you fit the bill and enjoy a challenge, find out more and apply now...

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Top job! Head of Policy and Campaigns

  • Full time
  • £47,948 – £52,741
  • Edinburgh/Glasgow
  • Closing 14th August 2019

Are you passionate about affecting change through the power of collective action?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

With over 2,000 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups now registered as members of SCVO, we aim to demonstrate the collective power of the voluntary sector to change lives and communities. We also exist to provide a strong, authentic, national voice for the voluntary sector in Scotland.

That’s where you come in! We are seeking an exceptional individual committed to raising the profile of the work of our members and the wider sector to lead our work on policy and campaigns. In this high-profile role, you will champion the role of the sector, facilitate networks, relationships and communities of interest and work to positively influence the sector’s operating environment.

If you fit the bill and enjoy a challenge, find out more and apply now...

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Business Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £39,230 – £43,939
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness
  • Closing 24th July 2019

Do you have a strong track record in business development?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

Currently, around half of our annual income comes from grants to deliver services with and for the sector, and half from income generated by providing services for individual organisations, such as payroll, recruitment, office space and IT services.

We’ve created a new Business Development Manager role to help us maximise the potential of our income generating activities in a way that is consistent with our values and purpose. If you have experience of developing corporate partnerships, strong marketing skills and an entrepreneurial spirit, find out more and apply now!

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Payroll Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,478 – £25,812
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th August 2019

We’re looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our busy team working in the centre of Edinburgh. Recent payroll experience, working knowledge of RTI, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines are essential skills required for this role. Flexible working, defined contribution pension and other benefits available.

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We think everyone in the third sector should have access to modern and flexible office accommodation, so we’ve opened our doors to create shared office space for charities and social enterprises.

We’re currently looking for a Facilities Assistant to join our building and tenant management team based in SCVO’s Brunswick House office. This role will involve day to day running of the office, liaising with tenants, staff and contractors, providing an excellent level of customer service and supporting the Facilities Manager.

Please download the Job Description below for further information about this post.

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Brand Marketing Specialist

  • Part time
  • £31,999 – £34,399 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th February 2019

SCVO has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Graphic Designer/Brand Marketing Specialist to inject new strategic direction to SCVO’s brand marketing. With responsibility for leading SCVO’s in-house design needs and working with colleagues across the organisation to implement marketing strategies and plans, the fixed term Brand Marketing Specialist will also create brand guidelines and input to a corporate identity review.

We’re looking for a self-starter who can work with multiple sub-brands, bringing creativity and spark at the same time as creating and respecting brand parameters.

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Top job! Editor of SCVO’s News Services

  • Full time
  • £38,461 – £40,768
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st April 2019

Third Force News (TFN) is the website and monthly magazine for Scotland’s charities and social enterprises, published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

We’re looking for an experienced editor with strong people management skills to direct and develop Scotland’s only third sector publication, to lead on TFN’s digital redesign, and ensure that the TFN website and ebulletins maximise TFN’s reach.

This is a temporary role for a period of up to 12 months based in Edinburgh with regular travel to Glasgow.

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Digital Participation Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,461 – £43,077
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th April 2019

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the national body representing the voluntary sector. We work to the following mission: To support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change.

We’re looking for a Project Manager to lead SCVO’s work to reduce social inequality in relation to digital skills and access for a 12 month maternity cover.

The Digital Participation Project Manager is critical in delivering our work around Digital Inclusion. Key projects include our part in the UK-wide One Digital Programme and our new work focussed in Social Housing. If you’re passionate about reducing social isolation and a crack project manager with an eye for detail, we’d love to hear from you.

In return for you being responsible for all aspects of project management and learning dissemination we can offer you an experienced and high performing delivery team and a friendly and supportive working environment.

As your team is based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Inverness, we would ideally like you to work from our Edinburgh or Glasgow offices. With that being said, there would be an aspect of travel to this role (including London) there is therefore the opportunity for some remote working.

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Communications Support Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,478 – £25,182 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st May 2019

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the national body representing the voluntary sector. We work to the following mission: To support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change.

We’re looking for a Communications Support Assistant to support the One Digital Learning Facilitator to deliver a programme-wide Community of Practice (CoP). Key to the role is the effective planning and communication of learning and knowledge about digital inclusion through our website and social media. This is a Fixed Term Contract until the end December 2019 with possible extension to end June 2020 (subject to funding)

One Digital is a collaborative digital inclusion programme developed by Age UK, Citizens Online, Clarion Futures (part of Clarion Housing Group), Digital Unite and the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO). The partners deliver projects to help people benefit from being online through recruiting and training Digital Champions. More information about One Digital is available through the website.

SCVO host the One Digital Community of Practice on behalf of the partnership.

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Cyber Resilience Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £30,418 – £34,983 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 10th May 2019

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the national body representing the voluntary sector. We work to the following mission: To support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change.

We’re looking for a Cyber Resilience Co-ordinator for twelve months to work with a range of stakeholders in charities, Scottish Government and beyond to support the delivery of the actions in the Cyber Resilience Third Sector Action Plan.

You’ll have proven knowledge of the cyber threat landscape and how organisations can build their cyber resilience. A brilliant project manager and communicator you’ll be comfortable in translating the language of cyber resilience simply and confidently.

Based at the SCVO offices in Edinburgh or Glasgow you will need to be able to travel across Scotland.

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Public Affairs Officer – Engagement

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,418 – £32,700
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness (with regular travel to Edinburgh)
  • Closing 15th July 2019

Passionate about engaging with voluntary sector organisations?

At the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), we love the voluntary sector. As the national membership body for charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises, our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.

The Public Affairs Officer (Engagement), will help sustain and create opportunities for the ideas, values and views of the collective sector to affect policy change across Scotland. We’re looking for someone who has a real passion for engaging with members with the ability to animate people and organisations to find out what is current and identify the key issues in the sector. You’ll be someone with excellent policy and influencing skills who has a real flair for networking and spotting trends.

If you fit the bill, find out more and apply now...

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HR Intern

  • Part time or Internship
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2019

Do you have a passion for HR and the role HR plays in creating a positive work environment?

We’re looking for an HR Intern to work within our small HR team to update SCVO’s policies and procedures, including researching best practice and modern/flexible approaches to supporting staff. Interested? Find out more and apply now!

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