Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway
Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

Charity registered in Scotland SC043832

Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway is a third sector interface and is funded by the Scottish Government and Dumfries and Galloway Council to meet four objectives: supporting and developing a strong third sector; developing social enterprise; developing volunteers and volunteering; and, connecting the third sector to community planning.


Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Resources and Development

  • Part time
  • £35,500 – £37,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Dumfries with travel
  • Closing 11th August 2024

Great at working with numbers

Leading a team of internal and external experts

Keen interest in forward planning

Building a great place to work

If this sounds like you, we think you might be our next Head of Resources and Development.

We are looking for a leader who is passionate about organisation effectiveness and development. The successful candidate is likely to have sound experience of finance planning, management and policy and may also have had experience in other relevant areas of business development, governance or people practice. Ideally the post holder will have worked in, or have an understanding of, the third sector, although development support will be available.

With a new prospectus and increased investment, we are now looking to our future and delivery on our big ambitions; A strong third sector; Maximising impact through great partnership working; Securing equity, dignity, belonging and justice.

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Programme Lead - Community Transport

  • Part time
  • £31,100 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Dumfries or Stranraer with travel
  • Closing 11th August 2024

Quality programme planning

Community and stakeholder engagement

Designing new ways of working with communities

Playing your part in an ambitious team

If this sounds like you, we think you might be our next Programme Lead for Community Transport.

We are looking for an effective programme management expert to support the delivery of a new model of community transport across Dumfries & Galloway. The successful candidate will bring experience of programme and/or project planning, building activity and outcome timelines, gateways and reporting mechanisms and building effective relationships with partners. To be effective in the role, you don’t have to be a community transport expert – there will be access to a range of support and advice.

With a new prospectus and increased investment, we are now looking to our future and delivery on our big ambitions; A strong third sector; Maximising impact through great partnership working; Securing equity, dignity, belonging and justice.

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Locality Development Officer (Annandale and Eskdale)

  • Part time
  • £26,400 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Dumfries
  • Closing 11th August 2024

Building community relationships

Supporting local organisations to be their best

Bringing local voice to the heart of decision making

Being part of a development team, passionate about communities

If this sounds like you, we think you might be our next Locality Development Officer.

We are looking for a passionate community advocate who can get to know the third sector across their area, provide the necessary advice and support and can connect with communities and encourage involvement. The successful candidate will enjoy building new connections and relationships, be resourceful and apply problem solving skills and make links across the sector and with partners for improved collaboration. There will also be lots of working across different teams and with other Locality Development Officers to maximise our effectiveness across Dumfries & Galloway.

With a new prospectus and increased investment, we are now looking to our future and delivery on our big ambitions; A strong third sector; Maximising impact through great partnership working; Securing equity, dignity, belonging and justice.

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Community Health and Wellbeing Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,500 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Dumfries or Stranraer
  • Closing 11th August 2024

An interest in community health and wellbeing

Great with planning and coordination

Enjoys building guides and resources

Keen to play a part in a growing, ambitious team

If this sounds like you, we think you might be our next Community Health & Wellbeing Coordinator.

We’re looking for a colleague passionate about wellbeing who will support third sector organisations to contribute to building community health and wellbeing across Dumfries and Galloway. Our new colleague will be central to supporting our developing activity across a significant sector, including developing materials and resources, coordinating events and communicating with the sector and our partners. As someone who can thrive in the planning, organisation and communication of plans and activities, the Co-ordinator will also be involved in sector events, forums and projects working with colleagues across the organisation.

With a new prospectus and increased investment, we are now looking to our future and delivery on our big ambitions; A strong third sector; Maximising impact through great partnership working; Securing equity, dignity, belonging and justice.

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Development Officer, Social Enterprise

  • Part time
  • £26,400 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Dumfries or Stranraer
  • Closing 11th August 2024

Passionate about the potential of every community

Keen interest in local enterprise

Builder of connections and positive relationships

Interest in learning and collaboration

If this sounds like you, we think you might be our next Development Officer for Social Enterprise.

Joining our new Economic Development and Enterprise Team, we’re looking for a colleague who is passionate about local participation with an interest in supporting the building of strong local/social enterprising activity. Our new colleague will support the delivery of our Social Enterprise Strategy through the development of resources and models of advice for new and existing social enterprises to help them grow and develop. As a great communicator and someone who thrives in developing new connections and relationships, the Officer will also be involved in events and projects for the third sector working with colleagues across the organisation.

With a new prospectus and increased investment, we are now looking to our future and delivery on our big ambitions; A strong third sector; Maximising impact through great partnership working; Securing equity, dignity, belonging and justice.

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