Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (DAGCAS) is an independent charity, who are members of Citizens Advice Scotland. DAGCAS provides free confidential advice and assistance to the public via its three Citizens Advice Bureaux, which are located in Annan, Dumfries and Stranraer.
The organisation is the largest Independent charity in the region (out with RSLs) and offers the role holder an opportunity to influence social policy at a regional and national level. Funding for the organisation is in place and DAGCAS is in a good position financially.
The Region of Dumfries and Galloway is located in beautiful South West Scotland, the gateway to three countries - Scotland, England and Ireland; the perfect location to learn, live and explore. You will find a quality lifestyle with a rich heritage and culture, access to numerous outdoor pursuits and ‘space’ to develop and to provide your professional expertise in a beautiful rural region.
The CEO is responsible for leading the development and execution of DAGCAS’ long term strategy with a view to providing the best advice to the people of Dumfries and Galloway. This leadership role is ultimately responsible for the day to day management decisions and for implementing the Company’s plans. The CEO acts as a direct liaison between the Board and Management and reports directly to the Board. The CEO also works closely with a number of stakeholders including: Citizens Advice Scotland, local and national government and the public and is committed to provide excellence in Customer Service.
We are looking for someone with entrepreneurial drive and spirit, who can be the face of DAGCAS. You will be values driven in your approach and uphold the values of DAGCAS at all times as these are extremely important to the organisation and the Board. We would expect you have an understanding and commitment to the aims and principles of the CAB Service as well as a commitment to providing excellence in customer service.
You will come from a leadership background and have previous experience of working with and building relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. Experience of line management and working with a Board is also an essential element of the role.
About the post: This role oversees and reports on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represents SCIAF with key donors. The postholder will prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of SCIAF’s partners in collaboration with project staff. They will also help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grant and will assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.
The Self-Directed Support Forum, East Renfrewshire is a local organisation for anyone who is thinking about directing their own support or that of someone they care for. We also support individuals and families who are already directing an existing social care package.
Our organisation was formed in 2011 by a small collective of service users and carers. Now with funding from the Scottish Government, we have grown into an informed organisation for others to turn to and seek advice, share experiences and feel supported around all aspects of Self-Directed Support.
We are now seeking additional members to join our
Voluntary Board of Trustees
We are keen to attract people to our Board with skills, knowledge and experience in accountancy, finance and law.
As well as our AGM, the board meets 4 times per year with the occasional extra informal meetings being held, as required. The role of Trustee is primarily governance and is a voluntary post. Expenses will be reimbursed.
Down’s Syndrome Scotland was established as a charity in 1982 and is the only organisation in Scotland dedicated solely to supporting people with Down’s syndrome, their relatives and carers. Our mission is “To support families and people with Down’s syndrome to reach their full potential by providing a range of services, influencing public policy and by changing attitudes”.
This mission is brought to life by a staff of 30 who are located around the country. In addition, groups of volunteers run nine branches around Scotland who offer an invaluable peer support network at local level.
The CEO will lead the organisation in its mission with an inclusive and empathic approach, achieving positive outcomes across the widest of stakeholder maps and never forgetting the reason for its existence.
This person will have had a significant leadership role in a well-managed charity or other not for profit organisation.
There will be evidence of working effectively and empathically with a wide range of stakeholders, ideally including government, major funding organisations and crucially those whom the organisation exists to serve.
A track record of positive interaction with a governing body.
Demonstrable success in developing and motivating high performing teams and an admired reputation as an authentic leader.
Key attributes must include being:
Edinburgh Women’s Aid strives for a society free from domestic abuse by providing practical and emotional support and information to women and children. The charity also raises awareness of domestic abuse and its prevalence across society. The Board of Directors is responsible for effective governance of the charity. We are looking for new Board members to bring diverse skills to the Board to enhance the governance of the charity.
Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults across Glasgow since 1948 when it was founded as Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Committee. The charity was set up initially to alleviate loneliness and isolation in the elderly, while these services still exist today, Glasgow’s Golden Generation provides so much more including: Day Centre’s, Befriending Services, Weekly Clubs and Welfare Services. Glasgow’s Golden Generation need to raise £1 Million pounds annually to support the thousands of service users across Glasgow that need our help.
The Operation/ Finance Manager has responsibility for management of all financial aspects of the charity. In particular they have a responsibility for ensuring that these services are of a high professional standard and are compliant with current legislation, policy and best practice. To meet these duties and responsibilities the Operation/ Finance Manager is required to have a flexible working approach.
The Operation/ Finance Manager has a responsibility to work to achieve the vision for elderly people in Glasgow aligned with the stated values and commitment. This includes promoting and implementing GGG’s philosophy of caring.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Do you think you could assist in providing strategic direction to ILF Scotland and create the right environment to ensure that it has disabled people at the heart of decision making? Could you challenge and support the organisation through its Chief Executive and work with other Board members as part of a team in order to arrive at good decisions? If so, you may be interested in applying for a position on the Board of Directors of ILF (Scotland).
Scottish Ministers are looking to fill one position on the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to independent living in Scotland and the social model of disability and will be able to demonstrate skills in:
· analysis and decision making;
· constructive and supportive challenge;
· communication and influencing.
The role attracts remuneration of £168.67 per day, including expenses, for a time commitment of around one day per month. Board meetings are generally held in Livingston or Glasgow. Information about ILF (Scotland) can be found at ilf.scot.
Following the launch of our new brand and strategy in February, Impact Funding Partners (formerly Voluntary Action Fund) is enthusiastic and passionate about this new chapter in our history.
With a track record of 36 years managing funds on behalf of the public sector and donors, and distributing £140 million across Scotland, we know a thing or two about creating impact through grants.
We now want to build on our success by expanding our relationship with businesses and donors to create a fairer future for everyone.
Impact Funding Partners is committed to maintaining a diverse Board that reflects the strengths of the people and communities of Scotland. We welcome applications from anyone who is passionate about making a difference in communities, and particularly from people from under-represented groups on charity boards in Scotland, such as women, disabled people, people from ethnic minority communities and people aged under 50.
We would particularly welcome applications from people with experience in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Human Rights, Marketing, Business Development, Philanthropy and the Private Sector.
Hamilton CAB is a trusted local organisation with a strong track record in supporting and working alongside our community. We have a clear vision and an ambitious strategic plan. Our primary focus is to ensure that all citizens have easy, free, independent, impartial and timely access to advice and representation. We use the evidence we gather to influence local and national social policy and practice. Our main areas of work include: access to justice, social security, health and social care, housing, energy / fuel poverty, debt and community justice.
As we head towards our 50th birthday, we are recruiting Trustees to join our Board of Directors.
Do you have recent senior management and/ or governance experience in our priority areas?
If yes, we would be delighted to hear from you.
You must be socially aware, comfortable with our values and principles, resident or working within Hamilton area and interested in us!
Evaluation Support Scotland works with the third sector and funders so that they can measure and report on their impact and use learning to improve practice and inform policy.
We are recruiting for 4 new trustees to join our board.
We are particularly interested in recruiting someone to be our Treasurer.
We’re looking for people who are excited about our vision and our new strategy and are committed to good governance. We welcome applications from people who would bring diversity to our board. Trustees are unpaid.