The post will engage with communities in Perth and Dundee, finding practical ways that people can participate in active travel; mapping these out in co-designed events with 3rd Sector, council and community organisations. We will offer support and resources to facilitate a range of activities including Dr Bike, Led rides, Cycle Training, Bike Loans, as well as skills and maintenance training.
The post will be responsible for building relationships with these communities and key stakeholders to articulate these barriers as an Active travel Action Plan and a key role in empowering these communities to start walking cycling and wheeling more often as a first choice for travel thereby empowering their communities to reduce heath and transport inequalities and build stronger communities.
The Officer will work with the Cycle Friendly Officer, Social Cycle Officer and Communities Manager to provide advice to organisations on opportunities to dovetail with this programme in schools, campus and community settings to share cycling and infrastructure best practice, as well as funding opportunities.
The work is based in Perth Bike Station with travel to Dundee.
Shetland Recreational Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who possesses exceptional strategic, interpersonal, and ambassadorial skills, with the ability to perform a wide ranging role, leading the Charity in continuing to grow and extend its impact.
You will be an innovative thinker, financially astute, with a track record of stimulating growth in both service users and income with a clear aspiration that the local communities and stakeholders continue to regard SRT positively.
You will have experience in providing leadership through change management processes as the trust repositions itself to meet the changing needs and demands of the community in the future.
The successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our strategic objectives and goals. Crucially, you will be excited about the opportunity to effect real and lasting change to the health and wellbeing of communities throughout Shetland.
You must be an exemplary relationship builder, adept at leading the Charity externally with key stakeholders (including the Council, funding agencies, politicians and partner organisations) and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the social and political environment in which the Trust operates as well as the policy issues which impact on our work.
To achieve maximum elected representation and the implementation if Liberal Democratic policies in Scotland, the Chief Executive leads the party administration and directs the human, financial and administrative resources of the Party. They will bring energy and outstanding leadership to this crucial job, whilst recognising that the relationships with the Leader (for political leadership) and the Office Bearers (line managers of the Chief Executive and the representatives of all members of the party) have a key role in the direction of the party.
The Chief Executive is responsible for all staff employed by the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
You are advised to read the full job description before applying for this role scotlibdems.org.uk/chief-exec
The Chief Executive will:
Ensure that the day to day operations of the Party are efficiently carried out.
Lead the Party in delivering agreed strategic objectives.
Work with the Treasurer to ensure that the Party’s finances are on a sound footing. Monitor income and expenses on a regular basis to ensure that the party is operating within budget and operating within agreed financial controls.
Develop the Party and improve its impact by ensuring the development of world-class teams delivering Policy, Communications, Campaigns and Marketing, and People (including Membership and Diversity), ensuring that the representation, both elected and unelected, voice and influence of the Scottish Liberal Democrats continue to grow.
Constantly review and improve the structure, systems and processes of the Party, further embedding efficiency, integrity, diversity and transparency at the heart of all its operations.
Direct the transformation of the Party's fundraising infrastructure in order to enable the party to achieve continuously improved electoral success and have a solid operational base year on year.
Ensure that the party is ready to fight all relevant elections including possible by-elections and the next scheduled Scottish Elections in 2021.
The One World Shop was established over 30 years ago and has played a lead role in the Fair Trade movement in Scotland, including helping Edinburgh and Glasgow become Fair Trade cities. As well as running a thriving city centre shop, we support schools, community groups and businesses to learn about fair trade and we nurture volunteers to become advocates. We currently employ 6 paid staff and over 20 volunteers. Our aim is to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through trading fairly.
We are seeking to appoint a number of new voluntary Management Committee members, we are particularly looking at people with skills and experience in any of the following:
- Retail sales and management
- Business management
- Finance, funding, ethical investment
- Property, lease and surveying
Board meetings are held every two months in the evening in central Edinburgh.
We are seeking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Directors. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is both a registered charity and a registered company and benefits from the strategic leadership of a board that comprises up to 17 individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, three quarters of whom are elected from the Society’s membership. This represents a unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to guide the organisation that supports the world’s greatest platform for freedom of expression.
The Fringe Society is committed to ensuring the Fringe is open, accessible, diverse, equitable, inclusive and affordable for everyone. We are encouraging people from all backgrounds to apply as we really want the Fringe Society – and the wider Fringe – to reflect these values.
Basis of appointment
The Chair of the Board is appointed by the board of directors, on the recommendation of the appointments committee. Appointment will be made at the Fringe Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in August 2020, for an initial period of four years. The current Chair is Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea, who has chaired the organisation since 2012.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is a registered charity and is governed by its constitution and the board of directors. All potential directors should read the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) guidance on being a trustee – this sets out the legal duties of a charity director in Scotland. The guidance from OSCR provides clear and detailed insight into the liabilities, responsibilities and best practice for all charity directors.
Roles and responsibilities
It is the responsibility of all Fringe Society directors to:
Please see our website for more details: edfringe.com/learn/jobs/413
This role is responsible for coordinating service delivery for The Bike Station in Perth. Supported by the Senior Management team, you will ensure the successful day to day delivery of The Bike Station activity including, refurbishment and sale of donated bikes, the coordination and delivery of training and Fix Your Own sessions and the coordination and delivery of commercial and community events.
Duties and responsibilities
As part of the Senior Management team you will be responsible for ensuring The Bike Station achieves its commercial income targets. You will lead on the development of new business and sales opportunities, providing detailed information on clear commercial value. Responsible for the success of the Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee retail environments. In collaboration with the Senior Management team, provide direction and support to the on-site Coordinators to ensure the effective coordination of day to day activities.
Work for SCVO and support Scotland’s vibrant and vital voluntary sector.
* Join us on a temporary secondment or fixed term basis*
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to join our policy
and research team and help increase our knowledge of Scotland’s voluntary
sector. You will have experience of using a variety of quantitative and
qualitative research tools to produce valuable information and insights and have excellent planning and communicating skills.
If you have a passion for research and the ability to produce accessible and relevant research briefings, blogs, infographics and interactive tools, we’d like to hear from you!
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) for an experienced, motivated and passionate Technician to join our Rags to Riches new upcycling UpHub project.
We are seeking a highly skilled, adaptable and self-motivated Technician/Machinist to provide a full time technical and creative support within the Rags to Riches new upcycling UpHub project. The successful applicant should have substantial experience of managing and organising a woodworking space as well as experience in operating conventional wood working machines and laser cutter along with laser software.
You will have experience in demonstrating the use of a variety of machines to community groups including laser cutter, and various other woodworking tools in an educational setting. Essential to the job is the use of plastic processing machines (processing and upcycling plastic) and the successful candidate will need to be solution driven with a broad understanding of a variety of crafts skills.
You will have an active input into the development and progression of the facility and support other R2R Uphup staff team with products manufacturing, tours, and educational visits as well as workshops membership scheme.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
The National Trust for Scotland is looking for a member to join our Board. Our Trustees are crucial to the work of the Trust and collectively, their backgrounds, skills and experience reflect the diversity of the organisations activities.
This year, we want to reflect the diversity of our membership and seek more candidates who can join our other Trustees in demonstrating a commitment to the Trust and our work. Now more than ever, we need people who can help us with decision-making through these difficult times and for recovery in the aftermath.