Do you have what it takes to tackle one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in Scotland’s Third Sector – leading GCVS?
GCVS is the main development agency in Glasgow working for the 3000+ voluntary and community organisations and charities in the city which do such an amazing job in making Glasgow a vibrant, dynamic and caring city.
As a partner in the Glasgow Third Sector Interface, we work with all the key local and national third sector networks to shape and inform local and central government policy, looking to create a more inclusive city economy, and use the skills and know-how within our sector to improve the quality of life and life-chances of Glasgow’s citizens
We are a mature organisation that is going from strength to strength. Following our CEO’s retirement, we are looking for a new dynamic CEO to lead our highly experienced and qualified staff team into the next phase of our development.
The successful candidate: You will be a strong advocate for fairness and social justice, and an experienced and confident leader, who can motivate and inspire others. You will be a good communicator, and a strong networker and team player; you will have a successful track record in management, able to demonstrate a strong development background. Ours is a complex environment: you must be resilient and resourceful, calm under pressure and able to handle a varied workload, across a wide range of agendas, in varied settings.
Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire provides support and guidance to local community and voluntary organisations to help them be as effective as possible.
We are recruiting a full time, fixed term Finance Officer to support our day to day financial management and administration. If you have sound experience in a general finance role, including transactions using SAGE, payroll and preparation of financial information, we would love to hear from you.
We’re looking for a candidate with strong volunteer development credentials to take a hands-on approach to developing our volunteering support programme.
The successful candidate will deliver key volunteering projects and as well as supporting volunteer involvement across South Lanarkshire, operating with a wide and flexible remit to harness opportunities and deliver maximum impact.
You will support with the development and delivery of strategic volunteering action plans, as well as development of inspiring volunteering opportunities for new supporters to volunteer and leading on specific volunteering communications and engagement initiatives.
VASLan has an exciting opportunity for a creative thinker with a talent in both communications and marketing. The Communications & Marketing Officer role has a key part in raising awareness of the VASLan’s activities both internally and externally with a key role in developing an integrated communications strategy for the organisation.
Applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships internally and with outside agencies to ensure effective promotion of the VASLan and South Lanarkshire’s Third Sector.
You should have experience in both developing and producing written publications, producing content and images relevant for websites, social media, publications and leaflets to a range of audiences.
You will have a good grasp of digital communication channels and be a confident user over a range of software applications including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, mail-chimp and Google analytics.
If you feel you could contribute in this way, we look forward to hearing from you.
Main purpose of the job
The post holder will aim to support, connect and enable five volunteer-led organisations in their journey through the asset transfer process where they take ownership of community hall facilities. To support each group to identify their client market and community activities for their community facilities. Working together with the groups you will aim to encourage them to build a consortium, work collectively to save on overhead costs and engage more with their local communities and build partnerships. You will support their liaison with the local authority around the asset transfer of their community facilities.
Location: The post will be based in the offices of Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface (CTSI) in Alloa - however, the post holder will be required to work throughout Clackmannanshire between the five community facilities.
This role will involve geographically working across Clackmannanshire on a regular basis – access to personal transport would be beneficial.
Our Transform project provides supported volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-25, and has recently reached a milestone of having had 1000 young people volunteer with the project over its entire lifespan. We work alongside a number of key local partners to support young people, in particular those from a disadvantaged background, to improve their confidence, learn new skills, and to reach positive destinations.
As Youth Support Coordinator you will have a flexible approach to your work, with great problem solving and organisation skills. You will use your effective communication and interpersonal skills to build positive working relationships with partner agencies within the local community.
A relevant Youth Work qualification or equivalent is essential, and experience and knowledge of working in a youth work, education and/or training context is essential.
This post is jointly funded by Midlothian Council and Children In Need, and is available until March 2022.