For over twenty years, CHAS has been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. We are committed to making sure that no matter how short their time together may be, it is a time filled with happiness and fun. And our expanding volunteer force is at the heart of that ambition.
It’s crucial that we create a positive experience for all our volunteers and we are passionate about inspiring more people to join us. To help us grow and develop our volunteering programme, we are recruiting a Volunteering Team Coordinator to join our central volunteering function at CHAS.
You’ll be joining a dynamic team of values-driven professionals, passionate about inspiring people to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and families.
Working within the Volunteering team, you will coordinate Scotland-wide volunteering initiatives and projects. You will support the delivery of volunteer recruitment campaigns, training requirements and methods of reward and recognition in order to deliver the CHAS volunteering strategy.
Your passion for volunteering, coupled with your outstanding organisational skills will allow you to manage the digital volunteer communications platform and the volunteer e-learning system. Your attention to detail and commitment to providing exemplary customer service will mean that every enquiry is handled professionally and timeously.
You will be a confident presenter with a track record of building positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
If you’re an enthusiastic team-player, with a strong work ethic and passion for volunteering, we’d love to hear from you.
The role is based in our office in Stepps. We will provide you with the equipment you need to be able to work remotely and flexibly as occasional travel within Scotland is required.
Further information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.
For more information contact Morven MacLean, Head of Volunteering, on 07483 453922.
Help change lives through music!
A wonderful opportunity to join a groundbreaking charity at an exciting time. Playlist for Life is expanding to deliver ambitious plans for growth over the next three years.
We are looking for a well-organised, skilled administrator to help the whole team work more effectively and to provide dedicated support to our busy CEO. You will have a minimum of five years’ experience in an administrative role and be able to demonstrate experience in:
This is an excellent opportunity for a PA/Administrator to become a key member of a creative and committed team that aims to revolutionise dementia care through music. Candidates applying should have excellent interpersonal skills, strong IT skills and a good communication with good written and oral skills.
The Highland Engagement and Communications Worker is a new post created to support the delivery and digital promotion of the Highland Local Policy and Engagement Project, funded by the Scottish Government Equality Unit. Key duties will include communications, promotions, maintaining social media and web-site, information work, event organisation, and administration. They will also help to promote and communicate the work of Inclusion Scotland more generally across Highland.
The successful candidate will have experience in using a range of social media platforms, the provision of information, advice and/or support to others, organising events and meetings, record-keeping and database maintenance, dealing with public enquiries and an understanding of the social model of disability and disability access issues.
Family Friendly Working Scotland (FFWS) is part of Working Families, the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. We help working parents and carers- and their employers – find a better balance between responsibilities at home and in the workplace.
We are growing our events and services for employers and are looking for an events and marketing officer to support us.
You will be responsible for:
· Leading on the marketing, co-ordination and delivery of our employer events
· Managing the day-to-day communications, including with employers, stakeholders and media
· Leading on social media and digital communication
· Managing contact databases
· Providing support to the Programme Directors
We are looking for an independent and practical self-starter who has experience in organising events. You will be very confident working in a digital environment and have some experience of marketing and communication. You will have good verbal and written communication skills.
We are small, but extremely ambitious and we work at a fast pace. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated candidate to support our growing work with employers.
Salary and working patterns
· We are offering a salary of £21,000 (FTE) pro rata
· This role is 30 hours per week and we are ‘Happy to Talk Flexible Working’ – meaning there is flexibility around working patterns and place of work
· This role requires occasional travel in Scotland for events and very occasionally to London
Marie Curie are here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Marie Curie offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Our Marie Curie nurses and healthcare assistants work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our Marie Curie hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.
The Supporter Relations Team Manager role is a key position in the Supporter Relations team, responsible for supporting Marie Curie’s ambitious new Fundraising Strategy. The team provides administrative and operational support to Fundraising teams, as well as acting as the primary public touch-point of the charity with the public and our supporters.
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.
Deaf Action is a leading Scottish voluntary organisation providing a range of services to deaf people.
We are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant with excellent secretarial skills to provide support to our Chief Executive. You should possess confidence and the ability to multi-task, be a great team player, have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office, BSL Level 3 Sign Language qualification, or working towards.
FetLor Youth Club is a place of activity, adventure and fun for all young people where they can try new experiences and learn new skills. FetLor Youth Club supports young people to reach their full potential, grow their dreams and achieve their goals.
We are looking for someone who can help us to deliver this aspiration for Edinburgh’s young people by ensuring the smooth operation of the Club. You will have;
· Excellent organisational, numerical and IT skills
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· A positive “can do” attitude
· An ability to work independently, on your own initiative
· A commitment to the vision and values of FetLor Youth Club
To provide organisational and administrative support to the Board, the Youth Work Manager and the youth work team in the running of a busy youth centre and the delivery of an exciting programme of activities for young people aged 7 – 17 years at FetLor Youth Club. Roles and responsibilities are varied and will include; Finance, HR, Facilities Management, Communications, Office Management and more; time management and prioritization skills are essential. The Operations Manager ensures that the relevant processes are in place to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Club for FetLor staff, volunteers and partner projects, all working towards a common goal - to improve outcomes for young people.
The Moira Anderson Foundation (MAF) is looking to recruit someone with excellent inter-personal and organisational skills for the position of Administrator. Our charity supports survivors of childhood sexual abuse therefore a warm nature is very important; previous admin experience is essential. The permanent post is for 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, regular evening work required. The post attracts an annual salary of £16569, an excellent pension scheme (post probationary period) and attractive holiday leave benefits. Interviews (including a short pc based task) for the post will be held on Tuesday 6th August. Only candidates chosen for interview will be notified.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
Thanks to new funding from the Life Changes Trust and the Robertson Trust we will be increasing the reach of our dementia training, developing new workshops focusing on the inclusion of people affected by dementia in rewarding activities and opportunities and rights-based training for carers.
The dementia training team administrator will provide high quality administrative support for the team including making arrangements for training workshops, supporting consultation with people affected by dementia and collating evidence for project monitoring and evaluation.
This post is funded until 30/8/2022.
The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you will be expected to occasionally travel throughout Scotland.
The successful applicant must have experience of providing administrative support across a wide range of functions.