Refugee Survival Trust (RST) vision is a welcoming, inclusive, safe Scotland for refugees and asylum seekers, where all live free of destitution and have the means and opportunities to realise their full potential.
The role is for a visionary and realistic leader for our staff team and volunteers. You will have significant leadership, management and change experience, along with the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders. Handling financial and funding challenges with skill and confidence, you will possess the energy and integrity required to lead the organisation through uncertain and complex situations, with authenticity. You will have substantial fundraising and management experience, a talent for building relationships and a proven track record in securing funds from statutory sources, foundations, trusts and major donors. Experience in the development of an individual donor programme including donor marketing and communications is also an advantage.
Do you believe that everyone has a right to have their voice heard and be part of their local community?
Do you have a few hours to spare each month to support a developing third sector organisation?
If the answer is Yes then we would like to hear from you!
We are looking for someone with:
...to join our dynamic Board of Directors
The Board currently meet bi-monthly, with office bearers meeting in between board meetings. Meetings currently take place in the evening, online.
We also have another vacancy within the Board of Directors – we welcome interest from community members who share our values and believe that everyone has the right to be heard, but we would be particularly keen to hear from individuals who have experience in law or marketing.
Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.
By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Senior Project Support Officer you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.
You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services from a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.
There are approximately 8,000 OHCA calls each year in Scotland, and 6,000 confirmed arrests (3,200 worked arrests). Based on a Bystander CPR rate of 65% (worked arrests - will be less for non-worked OHCA), it is estimated that the maximum number of bystanders per year would be approximately 3,900 events Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Aftercare funding call 2022 - application form (some may have multiple bystanders) therefore an upper estimate of 5,000 bystanders could be presumed.
The Senior Project Support Officer will provide the day to day project support in the project support in the scoping, planning, budget, and delivery of OHCA project objectives and outcomes. The OHCA Senior Project Support Officer will ensure all administrative support is delivered to the OHCA project manager and project steering group as required.
The purpose of this role is to coordinate and oversee the planning and implementation of the OHCA project within the PE & Advice Line Teams. This role is responsible for progressing the OHCA project and ensuring the project plan is delivered within the set 10 months post.
The Senior Project Support Officer is responsible for completing all project paperwork and seeking approval of this paperwork from the project manager. This role is responsible for identifying project risks and resolving these as appropriate. If unable to resolve, the senior project support officer should escalate to the project manager.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a PVGcheck. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.
Department: Professional Engagement / Service
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work across the Fundraising & Engagement team to ensure high quality messages and resources are available to all fundraisers (staff and supporters). You will also play a key role in the strategic digital transformation the Trust is currently carrying out (involving a new CRM, e-marketing software and website).
Honeypot seeks a talented Corporate and Community Fundraising Manager for Scotland
Founded 26 years ago, the Honeypot Children’s Charity has developed from a local, to regional to being a National Charity that spans, large areas of the UK.
Our latest expansion, the opening of our Residential Respite House, The Old School Dalleagles, New Cumnock, Ayrshire will support young carers living in the Central Belt of Scotland. Young carers are children aged 5 to 12 who look after a sick or disabled parent or sibling. There are 800,000 young carers in England and Wales and 100,000 in Scotland. There is a great need for our Support Services.
Honeypot Scotland presents a wonderful opportunity to develop fundraising for our charity. Honeypot raised £2.7 Million in 2021-22, and our fundraising income has been rising consistently for several years. This has been achieved due to our well established and winning brand, our unique range of highly fundable services, and a dynamic and go-getting professional Honeypot staff.
Corporate and Community Fundraising has always been an area of fundraising where Honeypot has succeeded. Honeypot has had such Corporate Supporters as:- a £1M COTY partnership with Bank of America; A National Campaign with The Body Shop, A major Partnership with Munich Re, a portfolio of over 50 leading company’s in long term funding relationships with Honeypot. Honeypot has also succeeded in Community fundraising, receiving substantial support from The Masons Grand Charity; Golf Clubs; leading public schools such as Eton College. We now seek to replicate this success over time in Scotland.
“There is nothing more motivating for donors than to visit a Honeypot House, to see children on a visit or just to see the high quality of the facilities we provide.
As Corporate and Community Fundraising Manager for Scotland, conducting site visits of Honeypot House Dalleagles, as and when they are needed, will be a key role.
There may be an opportunity to develop a small number of key events in Scotland, such as a carol concert or challenge event participation, such as the Glasgow Marathon. You will be the lead for these events both organising and attending them”.
Supported by Honeypot’s Director of Income & Communications, and our Digital Marketing & Social Media Team, and a collegiate team of seven fundraisers based in England , the Corporate and Community Fundraiser, Scotland will enjoy be strongly supported and working for a forward looking, ambitious and growing Children’s Charity.
If you relish occupying an exciting new role with massive potential for success, that will give you much leeway to manage your own success while being highly supported by a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you.
To assist with travel costs and due to the remote location, there is a self-contained apartment which can be made available to facilitate overnight stays, if events or meetings are scheduled at the house.
Help take the UK's leading music and dementia charity to the next level
Playlist for Life, the UK's leading music and dementia charity, is seeking a Communications Officer to join our team and make a difference to the lives of those living with dementia, their families and carers.
The Communications Officer will play a key role in our small team, working directly with the Head of Communications and Campaigns to deliver the charity’s exciting and engaging communications plan during a milestone year – our 10th anniversary!
Playlist for Life is a national dementia charity that provides vital support to families living with dementia by using music to improve their quality of life. We have a simple vision: we want everyone with dementia to have a unique personal playlist and for everyone who loves or cares for them to know how to use it.
If you have a keen eye for a story, a passion for building online communities, and a desire to make a difference to anyone affected by dementia, then we want to hear from you.
We have big plans for our 10th birthday year, so it’s an exciting time to join the charity and make your mark.
*Based: Glasgow or remote working within Scotland. Occasional travel to Glasgow may be required. We offer a hybrid model of working from home and our office in central Glasgow. Office days can be decided with line manager.
Who Cares? Scotland is Scotland’s only national independent membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our mission is to secure a lifetime of equality, respect, and love for Care Experienced people in Scotland and we currently have over 3500 Care Experienced members.
At the heart of Who Cares? Scotland’s work are the rights of Care Experienced people, and the power of their voices to bring about positive change. We provide individual lifelong relationship-based independent advocacy and a broad range of imaginative participatory and engagement opportunities for Care Experienced people across Scotland. We work alongside Corporate Parents and communities to broaden understanding and create change. We work with policy makers, leaders and elected representatives locally and nationally to shape law, policy and practice, working together to build on the aspirations of The Promise and secure positive change.
The post holder will work directly with children and young people with experience of care, in an individual relationship-based advocacy role, and within participation and group activity across our Northwest region. This unique role requires you to listen to what children and young people with experience of care say and support them to ensure their rights are upheld and their voices are heard in the processes of making decisions about their lives. You will also help facilitate a broad range of participatory and engagement opportunities, and create the conditions for collective advocacy.
The right candidate for this post will be brilliant at forming positive relationships with children and young people. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, adaptable to a wide range of contexts. You will enjoy working collaboratively with partners. You will be committed to children and human rights, inclusive working, equal opportunities, and believe that all young people can make transformative change happen in their lives if given the opportunity.
The successful candidate will be joining Who Cares? Scotland and working within the North team at an exciting time, when the voices of those who are in or have experienced care are growing in power, individually and collectively - bringing with them insight, challenge, hope and change. Flexibility will be required given the remit of the role. Some evening and weekend work will be necessary, as will a full driving licence and access to transport.
If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to hear from you. For an informal conversation about this opportunity please contact Leanne Murdoch, our Advocacy and Participation Manager for the North team on email@example.com.
Health in Mind’s Trauma Counselling Line Scotland are looking to recruit a sessional counsellor to conduct telephone and video counselling with adult survivors of childhood abuse.
The post will support trauma survivors living across Scotland, and provides a valuable support to those experiencing other barriers such as isolation and disability
Support will be provided to self-referring individuals, or those signposted other third sector organisations, or NHS services, who have recognised trauma in their childhood and are at a stage where a therapeutic intervention is deemed appropriate.
The successful candidate will provide trauma-informed therapeutic support on a one to one basis, in adherence with the BACP ethical framework.
Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP) Peer Reviewer contracts
Are you an experienced Scottish based money & debt adviser, supervisor or trainer interested in making a difference?
If you are, would you like to become a SNSIAP peer reviewer?
Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) are recruiting new SNSIAP peer reviewers in money & debt. We are looking for people who are confident in their subject knowledge of money & debt advice who can be objective about other people’s work and who appreciate that there are many different ways of delivering quality advice.
You must have good written English and be able to make and justify difficult decisions; be open and responsive to constructive feedback and be able to give the same feedback to others. Applicants must work in Scotland and be knowledgeable about Scottish debt solutions. Attention to detail and good time management skills are also essential.
Modus Arts is seeking a Project Coordinator for the Tape Letters project which seeks to rediscover audio cassettes recorded by Pakistani-heritage communities in Scotland and exchanged with family and friends overseas. These will be archived the at the National Library of Scotland, creating a permanent and protected collection of heritage artefacts and a unique insight into the migratory experience and the Scottish-Pakistani identity.
The collection will be supplemented by a series of new oral history interviews with those who recall the use of ‘tape letters’, adding further context to the collection currently held at the Bishopsgate Institute in London. At the conclusion of the project, a series of exhibitions and associated outputs will ensure that the project celebrates the heritage it protects, with and for as wide an audience as possible.
The project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and initial project partners include the National Library of Scotland, The Scottish Oral History Centre, Edinburgh Council, and various community groups in Glasgow.