The Women's Centre Glasgow
The Women's Centre Glasgow

Charity registered in Scotland SC007670

For over 25 years we have provided a safe space for women in Glasgow. We aim to empower women by offering them opportunities to strengthen their choices in a challenging economic climate leading to changing their lives.

Current vacancies

Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th November 2023

For over 25 years we have provided a safe space for women in Glasgow. The Women’s Centre offers social, therapeutic and educational activities with the aim of empowering women in all aspects of their lives.

We are seeking to appoint new trustees. You will be joining a small, dynamic board which is actively involved in the management, vision, and welfare of the centre. You will be required to attend a board meeting one afternoon per month in the centre, and be actively involved in the work of the centre as required.

We welcome all applications and particularly welcome applications from women with financial, HR, fundraising or legal experience.

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Part Time Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,000 – £30,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th November 2023

Role

You will play a crucial role in supporting the finance function of The Women’s Centre Glasgow, enabling the organisation to achieve their business objectives

About The Women’s Centre

The Women’s Centre Glasgow provides a safe, confidential and welcoming space to women living primarily in the NW of Glasgow. We provide support services including: a drop-in café, counselling, holistic services (reiki & yoga), a range of creative activities, promote health & wellbeing and educational activities. We believe in the power of community, working together and are committed to fighting discrimination.

What we offer

The opportunity to work in a vibrant community-based centre as part of a small, welcoming and dynamic team. The Women’s Centre has a long history of making a difference to the lives of women in Glasgow.

You will be entitled to 20 days Annual Leave, Public Holidays, and extra days during Christmas shutdown.

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Wellbeing Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • The Women’s Centre Glasgow, 17 Shawpark Street, Glasgow, G20 9DA
  • Closing 19th June 2023

The Blooming Well Being project provides a holistic service to address the physical & mental health and wellbeing of the women who access The Women’s Centre.

This is a two year funded project which builds on the existing health & wellbeing work of the centre. The successful candidate will develop a range of new activities and develop a programme of volunteering opportunities to support the aims of the project.

A key aspect of the role is to recruit, induct, manage and support volunteers.

We are seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic worker to improve the lives of women and families across Glasgow.

About The Women’s Centre

The Women’s Centre Glasgow provides a safe, confidential and welcoming space to women living in the NW of Glasgow. We provide support services including: a drop-in café, counselling, holistic health and wellbeing services, creative and educational activities. We believe in the power of community, working together and are committed to fighting discrimination.

What we offer

The opportunity to work in a vibrant community-based centre as part of a small, welcoming and dynamic team.

The Women’s Centre has a long history of making a difference to the lives of women in Glasgow. We are seeking to build on our existing programme by responding creatively to the needs of women who currently use the centre and to develop work which will attract new users to the centre. This work will positively impact and empower women.

The role offers an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for developing our wellbeing programme, and for establishing a volunteer programme which supports this work.

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Financial Security Advice Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th May 2023

Women have been disproportionately affected by the cost of living crisis and are facing increased levels of poverty and financial hardship. The Women’s Centre Glasgow has secured funding via the Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit to run a pilot project to alleviate financial insecurity for women and families. The role also involves raising awareness of the impact illegal money lending has on individuals, families and the wider community.

We are seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic advice worker with a thorough knowledge of the financial landscape to improve the lives of women and families living with financial insecurity.

About The Women’s Centre

The Women’s Centre Glasgow provides a safe, confidential and welcoming space to women living primarily in the NW of Glasgow. We provide support services including: a drop-in café, counselling, holistic services (reiki & yoga), a range of creative activities, promote health & wellbeing and educational activities. We believe in the power of community, working together and are committed to fighting discrimination.

What we offer

The opportunity to work in a vibrant community-based centre as part of a small, welcoming and dynamic team. The Women’s Centre has a long history of making a difference to the lives of women in Glasgow and you would have the chance to take forward this legacy in empowering women living with poverty and to contribute to wider change. The role offers an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for this piece of work, to be part of a pilot scheme tackling financial insecurity and to have a significant impact on the lives of women. It offers opportunities for developing skills and for building a network.

Location: The Women’s Centre Glasgow, 17 Shawpark Street, Glasgow, G20 9DA

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Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th December 2022

For over 25 years we have provided a safe space for women in Glasgow. The Women’s Centre offers social, therapeutic and educational activities with the aim of empowering women in all aspects of their lives.

We are seeking to appoint new trustees. You will be joining a small, dynamic board which is actively involved in the management, vision, and welfare of the centre. You will be required to attend a board meeting one afternoon per month in the centre, and be actively involved in the work of the centre as required.

We welcome all applications and particularly welcome applications from women with financial, HR, fundraising or legal experience.

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Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th June 2022

Following a recent period of significant changes both related and unrelated to the COVID pandemic, The Women’s Centre is seeking to recruit new dynamic women. The manager will be expected to be a member of the staff team and contribute to the work and ethos of the Centre: To provide a safe place for women to meet and be offered social, therapeutic and educative activities with the aim of empowering women in all aspects of their lives.

Purpose:

To implement and evaluate the work of the centre on behalf of the Board, fulfilling our mission of empowering women and ensuring the sustainability of the Centre for the future.

Scope:

Internal – Implementing and managing centre programme of work to improve sustainability

External – Local and national government, community organisations and networks

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Project Worker – Domestic Abuse

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th June 2022

Following a recent period of significant changes both related and unrelated to the COVID pandemic, The Women’s Centre is seeking to recruit new dynamic women. The worker will be expected to be a member of the staff team and contribute to the work and ethos of the Centre: To provide a safe place for women to meet and be offered social, therapeutic and educative activities with the aim of empowering women in all aspects of their lives.

KEY DUTIES

• Identify the support networks available to women experiencing domestic abuse

• Link women into the services available in the centre

• Signposting women and families affected by domestic abuse to key services to help them

• Identify key organisations who support women and to build and work in partnership with them

• Develop and contribute to the work of North West Violence Against Women Local Delivery Group

• Contribute and work in partnership and take a leading role in expanding the current programme of events e.g. 16 Days of Action

• To develop group work support if required

• Develop and raise awareness of domestic abuse within and out with the Centre

• Work as part of the staff team to support our women.

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Finance Assistant and Office Administrator

  • Part time
  • £22,750 pro-rata
  • Glasgow – office-based
  • Closing 27th May 2022

Scope:Internal Administration and record keeping of centre finances.

Responsible for:

Daily:

  • balancing of cash from till
  • posting to book keeping/ accounting records to Excel
  • action any instructions per finance e.g. purchase or sales invoices
  • preparation of volunteer and tutor expenses
  • any purchasing for the centre e.g. stationery, event materials, class materials etc. and filing matching invoices with delivery notes

Weekly:

  • prepare banking
  • transfer bookkeeping to accounts
  • update staff records e.g. holidays/ absence
  • balance payroll cash and provisions float

Monthly:

  • balance bank (bank reconciliation)
  • all finance records posted to Sage software and trial balance squared
  • prepare staff payroll record submissions to GCVS and transfer appropriate funds
  • GCVS payroll records collated and checked
  • prepare finance reports for the Board of Trustees

As required:

  • prepare BACS, faster payments and direct debits
  • contribute to costings for funding applications
  • contribute as required to the general running of the Centre including answering the telephone, covering reception, assisting and contributing to events

Please note: the post holder will be based entirely in the Centre

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