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
The Head of Development will lead on fundraising, capital refurbishment and a range of short/long term projects, and theHead of Operations will have responsibility for the lead on service delivery across a portfolio.
Applicants are welcome to apply for both roles.
One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) is currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise to join our skilled and experienced Board. We're looking for new trustees who want to drive change and help us shape and communicate our new strategic direction.
OPFS is the leading charity working with single parent families in Scotland. We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign with parents to make their voices heard to change the systems, policies and attitudes that disadvantage single parent families.
Our vision is of a Scotland in which single parents and their children are valued and treated equally and fairly.
Our mission is to work with and for single parent families, providing direct support services that enable them to achieve their potential and help create lasting solutions to the poverty and barriers facing many single parents and their children. We support all single parent families whether headed by mothers, fathers, young parents or kinship carers.
If you share our mission and have a drive to see positive social change for single parent families, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of an established charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference.
If you have experience of any of the following, please apply.
· Legal/charity governance,
· Policy and strategy,
· Fundraising, third sector and government (local or Scottish)
Period of appointment is initially for three years, after which you will be eligible for re-election for a further period of three years.
Equal Opportunities and Family Friendly Employment. We have Investors in People status and Living Wage accreditation.
Kids Operating Room is a global health charity focused on delivering safe surgical services for children in the developing world.
Currently working in 22 countries and committed to developing an ambitious program of growth across Africa in particular, but elsewhere too, we are seeking a Head of Fundraising to join our team, deliver our income generation strategy and help hundreds of thousands of children access the emergency and urgent care they need.
Our founders currently fund all of our work and will continue to fund our running costs as well as a wide range of our charitable activities. However, as we now look to grow our impact beyond this we are looking for someone who can deliver a broad fundraising strategy that will see more regular donors, more trusts and foundations and more community fundraising contribute to our work.
The successful candidate will be able to build a team to help them achieve this but will be expected to have experience in these fundraising areas and to be personally responsible for generating income too. In time, and once a solid foundation of income has been achieved, we expect to develop corporate fundraising, legacy income and will be open to developing other income streams too.
Working closely with the Chief Executive and the Chair, you will also contribute to a major donor strategy that is currently underway.
Skills and experience:
You will almost certainly be degree educated and may well have completed fundraising qualifications with the Institute of Fundraising.
The job is located in our Head Office in Edinburgh. Occasional travel elsewhere in the UK or abroad is expected.
A wide range of benefits are available to the successful candidate including private healthcare, opportunities to travel and a fully paid sabbatical after certain lengths of service. The salary applicable for the role is £30 - £35K per annum.
For too long consumers have been blamed for not reusing and repairing enough when the facilities and services do not exist to allow them to behave differently.
Remade Network is a social enterprise building a repair economy by collaborating with local communities to set up reuse and repair centres and advocating for one planet living and goods that are built to last. Creating a circular economy is not just about efficiency gains – it’s about system change. Our work aims to tackle climate breakdown and rising inequality by designing practical projects and consumer engagement that respond to local need.
With new projects being seeded in Glasgow, across the UK and several internationally, the role of the Commercial Director will be to deliver on the business plan, secure major income streams and develop commercial contracts in order to scale up the impact of our work.
The post holder will have overall responsibility for developing our commercial partnerships and managing the company’s operations in Scotland and throughout the UK. The successful candidate will have experience of working at a similar level, with a track record of success, ideally with a combination of not-for-profit and commercial expertise. A background in engineering, architecture, civic planning, or the IT sector would be an advantage, but it not essential. The role will be based in Glasgow, working across Scotland.
We are seeking new Trustees to join QNIS Council.
We’re looking for people who share our vision and are committed to good governance. We are particularly keen to find new Trustees with experience of fundraising and digital strategy, as well as a current community nursing leader.
The QNIS was established by Royal Charter in 1889 and has a proud tradition of serving the communities of Scotland. Our Patron is HM The Queen. The charity has a programme of activity which reaches across the whole of Scotland. We exist to promote excellence in community nursing to enable the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland, and you can read more on our websitewww.qnis.org.uk.
We seek an experienced fundraising lead with a track record in creating, implementing and reviewing a fundraising strategy. You will have experience in leading a fundraising team, providing coaching, mentoring and support to enable fundraisers to achieve their individual and team targets. You will have a knowledge of charities working in the health and social care sector and a proven track record in securing funding from individual giving, community fundraising, corporate giving and trusts and grants. You will also have experience of statutory funding through service level agreements and tenders.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association.
All posts are subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG or Police Act check.
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.
The main purpose of the post of Assistant Shop Manager is to support the Shop Manager to generate income by managing the Boutique shop effectively and commercially, to create a unique shopping experience for customers and donors while maintaining the high standards set by CHSS. To identify high value items and to effectively display and promote, in order to support delivery of financial targets. The Assistant Shop Manager is part of the CHSS retail team and is expected to contribute to the department’s goal of raising revenue to support the work of the charity.
Please see the role profile to view the key accountabilities, key challenges and required skills and experience.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, health insurance, employee welfare support and life assurance.
Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.
When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt. Our specialist support, research and campaigning are only possible with the courage and determination of the stroke community.
We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.
We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.
Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.
We’re looking for a highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual to join our Regional Fundraising Team in Scotland. This is an exciting fast paced role, where no two days are the same.
You’ll recruit regional corporate partners and support a network of “in aid of” supporters who will carry out their own fundraising so that income generation targets are achieved. You'll also manage and deliver our local Resolution Runs and other products and events, in partnership with our National Events Team.
You will also play an integral part in recruiting volunteers, in partnership with the Volunteering and Community Team, and building relationships with Stroke Association Voluntary Groups.
You will either have direct experience of regional fundraising, or transferable skills from another sector, such as sales. This would also be a great job for someone in a regional fundraising assistant role who is looking to take the next step to manage their own portfolio of supporters, partnerships and events.
The successful candidate will:
• Be an excellent communicator and relationship builder
• Be confident in proactively contacting supporters via phone, email and face to face.
• Need to be a team player.
• Be a self-starter, with the ability to work unsupervised.
• Have a desire to network and seek out new partnership opportunities with local businesses
• Be pro-active and flexible.
• Resilient and good-humoured.
• Be prepared to organise and manage a busy workload to meet deadlines.
The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
It is option for this role to be home based, please see our homeworking agreement for full details.
This is an exciting time to join the Stroke Association. If you think you have the skills and aptitude for the role, we would love to hear from you. This role will be based in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office or home based in appropriate area.
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.