Our vision is for a fairer Scotland for all self-identifying young women and girls. A Scotland where young women are meaningfully heard, valued and supported to lead collective action and enact transformational change throughout society, systems and structures.
To help us achieve this, the role of Communications & Influencing Lead has been created to:
Everyone who works at Young Women’s Movement:
Media and Stakeholder Engagement
Let’s talk about you - you will already have or be working towards:
Due to the nature of our work with children and young people, successful applicants will be required to undergo a disclosure check through the PVG Scheme.
Why should you want to work with us?
Don't meet every single requirement?
Studies show that women and Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic people are less likely to apply for a job unless they meet every qualification. So, if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we'd love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role, or another role within The Young Women’s Movement.
Could you be a new Board Member on our Board of Trustees for Apex Scotland Social Enterprise All Cleaned Up?
All Cleaned Up Scotland (ACU) is a specialist cleaning company and social enterprise business wholly owned by our parent company Apex Scotland. Our principal activity and core business is to provide sustainable employment and training for people with convictions and multiple barriers to employment.
We are committed to delivering the highest standards of cleaning at competitive prices, whilst providing job opportunities to disadvantaged individuals that allow them to contribute positively to the communities they live and work in.
We are proud to be a finalist in the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2023. We have been shortlisted in the Building Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Justice Category with winners to be announced in October 2023.
We are looking for people to join our Board of trustees to bring their skills, expertise, and perspectives to help us achieve our vision and strategy. Most importantly, we want applicants who are passionate about what we do and have a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
We would particularly welcome individuals with a background in: Business Development, Commercial Cleaning , Social Enterprise or Criminal justice although this list is not exhaustive.
Rosemount Development Trust is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a broad skill set and experience of delivering community led regeneration.
Working closely with the community of Royston and Partners on the Royston Strategy Group the Trust is seeking to address the challenging problem of vacant and derelict land and buildings in Royston.
The post-holder will develop practical and innovative approaches to bringing different types of problematic sites back into productive use, two of which are already in progress, Provanhill Street and Glenconner Park. Both projects will be an initial priority for any successful candidate to take forward.
As the Community Development Officer, you will have excellent interpersonal skills. You will work collaboratively and innovatively with the local community and businesses, our partners, Glasgow City Council and external Consultants.
This is a unique post which will require excellent negotiating and communication skills, and knowledge of funding/financing and local initiatives and regeneration projects.
The post-holder will be based at Rosemount Business Park, 141 Charles Street, G21 2QA.
Working Families’ legal advice services (LAS) team works at the forefront of access to justice for parents and carers at work. Many parents and carers find that the ‘system’ – including employers’ approaches to flexible working, available in-work benefits, leave and entitlement to time off – doesn’t allow them to work and care and thrive. We want to change that.
We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic employment lawyer to join our team as a maternity cover to advise parents and carers on employment law and benefits, as well as having a supervisory role in the team. We are looking for someone to join the team from the Autumn 2023 and anticipate this will be a fixed term role for maternity cover.
You will also help to shape the law in this area by collaborating with our policy team by providing information and guidance informed by our service users. You may be required deputise for the Head of Legal Advice Services in the day to day running of the Legal Advice Service (along with the other Senior Rights Advisors) in the Head of Legal’s absence.
Tap into IT Where You Are charity (tapintoit.org.uk) are looking for a Digital Support Worker to join our passionate team. We provide services and support to enable older people in Edinburgh (including those with additional support needs) to access the benefits of the internet and technology.
The role will be to provide a one to one tech support service that is tuned into the needs of older people (post-retirement age) in their own homes, helping them to stay connected, involved, and able to do what they need to do online. 12 hours per week at this stage but expected to increase with rising demand. Flexibility is required and you must be able to travel within Edinburgh (public transport/bike/car).
HairDreams Glasgow CIC (HDG) is looking to recruit a community development worker to lead and develop our community projects.
About HairDreams Glasgow
HDG is Scotland's most unique specialist training salon. Based in Glasgow’s Finnieston area, HDG launched in September of 2020, offering Afrocentric hair solutions, training, and floor experience. Furthermore, we facilitate community groups for those passionate about styling and learning all there is to know about Afro hair!
HDG is more than just hair care. It allows us to connect with other passionate people, while fostering a sense of community, and providing a comfortable and safe space within a salon environment! HDG is underpinned by a community spirit that supports the running of the business.
The Afro Hair Training Salon is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Community Development Worker to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing community-based programs and initiatives that support the salon's mission of promoting hair care and empowerment for the black community.
Looking for an opportunity to work for a flexible and family friendly organisation with good pay and conditions? Do you love to bring about change for good? Are you passionate about Scotland’s voluntary sector, and the difference it can make? If so, you could be just who we are looking for to lead our high performing Policy and Public Affairs team.
SCVO is the membership organisation for the voluntary sector in Scotland and we take pride in being a good employer. Our staff can work a blend of office and home working and flexible working requests are a ‘day one right’.
We need an experienced policy professional, with the drive and experience to bring about real change for Scotland’s voluntary sector. That means working with the sector to understand their issues; using a range of evidence to develop policy positions; and then using a variety of policy and public affairs routes to influence change.
We take leadership and management really seriously, so the right person for this job will also have the skills and experience to support the rest of the Policy and Public Affairs Team, individually and collectively, to be the best they can be.
*Location: This post can be based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness. SCVO staff can work a blend of office and home on agreement with their line manager, and within the parameters of our Blended Working policy.