This job leads teams to deliver programmes of work across the Trust, designed to increase participation in conservation activities at our properties and increased inclusion from individuals and groups who do not currently engage with the Trust. The job holder will work with colleagues across the Trust to ensure these programmes meet local property needs, and to support the delivery of these programmes on the ground.
The Board of Trustees of Humanist Society Scotland is currently looking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer.
The Society is already a successful organisation, so we are looking for an exceptional leader to take it to the next level so as to develop and maximise our impact, profile, visibility, membership and income.
Based in Central Edinburgh, Humanist Society Scotland is a national charity and exists to promote Humanism and its values within Scotland. It initiates, leads on and engages with major social, education and campaigning activities, as well as being the major provider of Humanist wedding, funeral and naming ceremonies, with a celebrant body of circa 130 across all of Scotland.
In the last four years, led by our departing Chief Executive Officer, the charity has developed and continually grown in strength. Having been an organisation run entirely by volunteers, it currently has a professional staff team of 6.5 FTE.
Reporting to the Board, the new CEO will be a key member of our leadership team, playing a crucial role in developing Humanist Society Scotland’s core activities. You will also be responsible for ensuring the effective running of the office on a daily basis, leading the staff to provide a comprehensive range of support, services and events for Humanist Society Scotland and our members. Further, the CEO regularly represents Humanist Society Scotland in media interviews in response to policy issues.
A dynamic senior leader, you will be an innovative and creative thinker, with drive and ambition to campaign and lobby for change. A confident public and media speaker, you will be able to inspire a wide range of different stakeholders.
You will also be an imaginative and collaborative manager, inspiring and motivating your team in a manner that is positive and supportive of our vision, mission and values. Working collaboratively with the staff team and Board of Trustees, you will have excellent interpersonal skills enabling you to build a strong network of relationships. You will have the ability both to provide direction and also to work as a committed team player delivering effective strategy and action plans.
Humanist Society Scotland is a values-based organisation and all candidates will be required to demonstrate their commitment to Humanist values.
Job share applications are also welcomed.
Can you contribute to Changeworks’ vision of a world where everyone is able to live, work and enjoy life with a low carbon impact? We are looking for two new Board members to join Changeworks’ Board of Directors at an exciting time in our growth.
This is an exciting opportunity to gain unique insight and experience of an active Board and to contribute to a dynamic organisation which sees climate change as the most significant threat to the environment and our way of life.
· Ensure the strong governance of the organisation
· Maintain clear strategic direction
· Keep oversight of the financial performance of the organisation
· Share responsibility for Board decisions
· Attend and contribute to quarterly Board meetings
· Engage with stakeholders and represent Changeworks
· Perform to the highest personal standards in line with the Board’s expectations and acting in the interests of Changeworks.
To increase the collective skills and experience of our Board, we are keen to hear from people who have knowledge and experience of: policy making, energy systems, volunteering and finance.
We welcome applications from all people and recognise greater diversity will strengthen our Board. We are particularly keen to receive applications from young adults and women.
The Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) seeks to change the face of Central Scotland by restoring and transforming the landscape of an area stretching from Ayrshire and Inverclyde in the west, to Fife and the Lothians in the east.
In anticipation of the retirement of our Chief Executive, Simon Rennie, we are now seeking a new Chief Executive to lead the development of the Central Scotland Green Network (the largest environmental project of its kind in Europe) and to lead and manage the Central Scotland Green Network Trust. Working closely with our senior team, you will set the strategic direction of CSGNT in order to bring about our ambitious plans of bringing real change to the environment, economy and people of Central Scotland.
Reporting to the CSGNT Board, you will work closely with CSGNT’s Chair and will play a key role in projecting the Trust’s ambitions and in managing key stakeholder relationships.
You will be an experienced leader with a passion for the environment, who motivates and inspires others. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to work across a number of agenda areas, show a strong development background in one or more relevant aspects of CSGNT’s work and have experience of collaborative partnership working. You will also be an excellent communicator with first class skills in raising organisational profile, be politically aware and ideally have an active network of relevant contacts of key decision makers, funders, media and partner organisations.
Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) seeks a new external Trustee to join its Trustee Board. Volunteers from an HR background are especially welcomed.
ENSA’s Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the association, sets the overall strategy for the organisation and evaluates its progress towards key goals. The Board is comprised of a combination of elected and appointed students and external lay trustees who bring in expertise and perspectives from a range of backgrounds.
ENSA is a registered charity. Its mission is to improve the student experience for around 14000 students based at Edinburgh Napier University’s 3 campuses. Its main activities are student representation, sports and societies, advice and support, volunteering, training and events.
Candidates should have excellent organisational, interpersonal and IT skills to provide administrative support to our West Area volunteer team (covering, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Inverclyde and Dumfries).
We require someone with excellent communication skills, who can respond effectively to a wide range of enquiries including bereaved people.
You will be required to establish effective working relationships with a range of Cruse volunteers and staff, as well as statutory funders and grant making trusts.
In addition to general administrative duties, the post-holder will be provide support to our West Area Manager, to ensure Area targets are met as outlined in our Strategy and associated Implementation Plan.
This post will be based at our office in central Glasgow, with occasional travel throughout the West Area and to our Headquarters in Perth required.
3D Drumchapel is a local charity that has been making a difference in the lives of children and families for over 20 years by providing support, strengthening relationships and empowering families to make positive change.
We are currently looking for a dynamic and passionate individual to fill our vacancy.
The role – To provide a programme of family support including both family and Dad’s only sessions to Dads/Male carers and their children.
Skills & Experience Required -
Commitment to the values and ethos of 3D Drumchapel
Proven ability to build and maintain good relationships with parents and children
Excellent facilitation skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
We are looking to recruit 2 x Fundraising and Support Officers based in our Edinburgh office. The ideal candidate will be a natural leader with excellent communication skills. They will bring real energy and drive to a role that requires flexibility, working with volunteers and developing and securing fundraising opportunities in their community.
Community is the heartbeat of MRF and this role is key to ensuring MRF is part of every community. You will develop our profile, build partnerships and strengthen our work with volunteers to ensure they have the skills and opportunity to raise funds on our behalf.
Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We are looking for an experienced Office Manager to provide excellent administrative support and work environment for our staff.
Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing, and is one of the most effective ways to help children escape the poverty cycle.
The Office Manager leads on creating and maintaining a pleasant, productive and efficient working environment for the staff team in our historic building off the Royal Mile.
The role also provides administrative support to the CEO and Board, as well as assisting the Director of Finance & Operations to maintain HR systems.
The Fife service is now seeking to recruit highly motivated individuals to fill the above post. The post holder’s primary responsibility will be to carry a caseload of mediation cases involving disputes between neighbours.
Provide practical and emotional support to individuals suffering from hate incidents and anti-social behaviour. Applicants will need excellent communication skills, be flexible and imaginative in their approach and sensitive and confident in their ability to help clients steer their way through difficult situations.
Previous mediation or similar experience would be highly desirable for this position.
Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car satisfying the appropriate insurance requirements.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement for the post.