Clyde Scouts supports around 7,000 young people and over 1800 adult volunteers across the following areas of Scotland: Glasgow; East Renfrewshire; East Dunbartonshire; North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire. Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.
By 2025 we will have prepared more young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme.
We will be growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and making a bigger impact in our communities.
Clyde Scouts are extremely lucky to own and run two trading operations that support our charity to achieve their mission which include:
We also have two campsites Avondyke and Coltswood.
About the role:
We have a really great opportunity for someone looking to further their career and work with an amazing team at an exciting time.
Our Chief Operating Officer, Katrina Watson, will be going off on maternity leave at the end of March 2024 and we are looking for someone to step into the role. You will play a pivotal part in leading the effective management of our Charity, ensuring the smooth running of our operations, adherence to governance standards, providing strong leadership during a crucial period of maternity leave and supporting our Groups, District and Region to provide more #SkillsforLife and develop our Adult Volunteering.
This is a fixed term contract for 11months, we are hoping to have someone start at the beginning of March 2024.
Details of the role are as follows:
Hours - Full Time, 37.5 hours per week. You will be required to attend committee meetings and support activities and events, including working during evenings and weekends, for which time off in lieu, will be agreed.
Location - Clyde Scouts Head Office (flexibility for some hybrid working) G2 4PB with travel to our outdoor Centre, campsites and occasional events.
The Haven is looking for compassionate and empathic Wellbeing Practitioners, with qualifications and experience in complementary therapies, who have an understanding of the physical, emotional and practical challenges encountered by patients, their families and carers affected by a life limiting illness and bereavement.
The Haven Wellbeing Practitioner post offers the potential for highly motivated individuals with qualifications and experience in complementary therapies (eg massage, reflexology, aromatherapy) to join our Multidisciplinary Team to work on the next phase of the development and delivery of services at The Haven’s Clydesdale based centre in Forth. Aligning with the Haven’s 5 sustainability approaches; Involvement, Innovation, Impact, Improvement, Income; this role offers individuals who demonstrate competence, innovation and leadership in the delivery of high quality wellbeing interventions, appropriate to the needs of existing and new clients, a unique opportunity in an established and successful organisation.
As a member of The Haven multi-disciplinary team you will develop and deliver a range of timely, flexible, high quality, strengths based, outcomes focused, one to one and group work wellbeing interventions to Haven clients who are affected by a range of life limiting illness, including family members and carers. Sessions will be delivered in line with the Haven W.I.N (What’s Important Now?) model/approach. Taking an asset based approach you will provide a range of complementary therapy based self-management techniques and interventions within one to one and group sessions. In addition, you will contribute to the development of signposting information and pathways, ensuring clients are also linked into wider supports with their community. Working closely with service delivery colleagues you will contribute to the longer term sustainability and ongoing development of Haven services for clients and be involved in quality and audit initiatives, including contributions to pre and post project consultations, evaluation reports and the preparation of case studies. In line with The Haven’s learning culture you will take part in key internal and external share and learn events and participate in ongoing learning and development opportunities
Are you passionate about fundraising to help young people? Are you full of energy and always up for a challenge? Do you get a buzz out of working with loads of different people? We think you’d love it here!
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, Grants and Trusts Fundraiser who can help us generate funding for our programme of youth work supporting young people right across Scotland - as well as our three outdoor activity centres. If you’re someone who can think creatively to help us tell our story and evidence our impact to both existing and prospective supporters, we want to hear from you.
Scouting makes a big difference to young people, helping them develop stronger skills for life, like communication, confidence and resilience. We currently work with over 11,000 dedicated adult volunteers to bring these skills for life to more than 30,000 young people aged 4-25.
The key aim of this role is to secure external funding aligning with Scouts Scotland’s strategic objectives to grow our reach, be more inclusive and youth-shaped and drive community impact on the ground.
In support of these aims, the post-holder will:
As part of a small but passionate team, you’ll work closely with the Head of Communications and Fundraising, the Marketing and Digital Communications Officer and External Engagement Lead to identify the key messaging, stories and supporting content to create compelling applications.
Full job description can be downloaded below.
Are you passionate about promoting access to artistic and creative experiences and developing opportunities for all – from novice to professional artists?
Highland Print Studio is looking for Board Members and would encourage applications from a range of backgrounds. We are seeking to recruit new Board Members (Trustees) to join in overseeing and developing the work of Highland Print Studio. We are also looking for a new Chair to provide leadership and oversee the governance of the organisation.
We are an open access facility providing opportunities for professional artists and the general public to engage in the creative experience of printmaking or digital imaging. We are proud of our track record in providing opportunities for artists to develop their practice and our Studio classes and outreach education programme for individuals, schools and community groups which reach new audiences and show how engaging in visual art can enrich people’s lives.
What you will bring
We have identified a broad set of skills that will bring value to the Board and are particularly interested in applicants with the following expertise and experience:
We are also keen to recruit younger members and people reflecting the widening cultural diversity of the Highlands. For the Trustee positions, previous experience of being on a board would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided. For the role of Chair, previous board and management experience is required and an understanding of charity governance desirable.
The Trustee role:
You can expect to attend a minimum of four Board meetings per year in Inverness, plus the AGM, annual planning meetings and Board Development sessions. We also have themed sub-groups to direct our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and our Environmental objectives which Trustees are encouraged to join. Meetings are generally held in person in the evenings at the Studio although online or hybrid meetings are an option. Trustees are expected to have read the papers issued in advance and contribute their ideas, opinions and recommendations. These are non-executive positions without remuneration. All appointments are made at the discretion of the Trustees with due consideration to the skill mix and balance required.
A full recruitment pack is attached below.
Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the National Development Body for Scotland’s museums and galleries sector – this includes 440 museums and galleries of all sizes and organisational types. We strive to be an inclusive, agile and forward-looking organisation that seeks to lead and support positive change in the sector.
MGS is looking for a Grants Manager to support the sector to achieve the aims of the National Strategy through managing and developing Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS)’s grants programme. The Grants Manager will lead on delivery of the grants programme, including development and implementation of new funding streams and developing our grants to become more inclusive. This is an exciting time to join our organisation and be part of a team that can influence positive change in the way funding is managed in our sector.
You will bring significant experience of grants administration, fund design and management with a keen attention to detail. You will support and deliver excellent customer service to grant applicants and will be expert at working with databases. Strong communication skills and collaborative working are an essential part of the role, as is the ability to support and motivate a team. You must be confident at managing your workload and that of your direct reports, collaborating across the team to ensure appropriate support and communication.
We are looking for a highly motivated, solutions focused and enthusiastic Adult Services Lead who is passionate about innovation and making a difference.
The Donaldson Trust is the National Body for Neurodiversity. We pride ourselves on our person-centred approach and expertise, recognising the importance of tailored, flexible support services so we can truly meet the individual needs of neurodivergent children, young people and adults.
You will lead the operational management and further development of our Adult Services, ensuring best practice and highest standards of safeguarding and regulatory compliance. Our Adult Services, registered with the Care Inspectorate, currently include Gate and Treehouse in Linlithgow, West Lothian.
Taking on the role of Registered Manager, you will lead teams of Wellbeing Practitioners to ensure trainees are supported to achieve their ambitions using a wellbeing framework and a programme of learning and skills development activities designed to meet individual needs.
You will have experience of managing registered services, monitoring and evaluating outcomes and impact, and strong approach to performance management and quality improvement. With strong communication, collaborative and influencing skills, you will have a track record of leading, managing and developing effective teams.
As a member of a multidisciplinary leadership team, you will also contribute to the strategic development of services and organisational growth to increase our support of neurodivergent people. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced service manager looking to take the next step in their career.
Concrete Garden are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced youth worker for its Outdoor Play project in Possilpark, Glasgow.
This post will form part of a dedicated team of Outdoor Play and Learning Youth Workers who enrich and expand outdoor child-led play and learning in the Possilpark community. Outdoor Play and Learning is all about playing outdoors, but the right candidate will also find themselves involved in supporting children and young people to cook and eat together, build fires, make dens, climb trees, and use the nature around them to create art or design and build new playful structures.
We are keen to hear from people who are passionate about free play, community participation, promoting the rights of children and young people, and striving to create positive radical change through grassroots movements.
In return for choosing to work with Concrete Garden, we will offer:
For more information about the role, please see the Job Description document.
Concrete Garden is an urban community providing growing space, outdoor play, activities, events, and volunteering opportunities for the people of Possilpark and the wider North Glasgow area. We work alongside local folk to create a healthier, happier Possilpark by creating opportunities to grow, work, socialise, play, and learn together.
Concrete Garden charity began in 2010 with our flagship site at the St Matthew’s Centre. Since then, the organisation has grown to a second site – the ‘Back Garden’ – behind Possilpark Health & Care Centre.
Concrete Garden is a registered charity: No. SC043154.
The Hebridean Celtic Festival is an internationally acclaimed music festival which takes place annually in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. This award winning festival has just completed its 26th annual festival to sell out crowds and a rich programme from across the globe, celebrating celtic and Gaelic music and culture. The Festival is organised by the Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust Ltd, a voluntary board of trustees. For more information go to hebceltfest.com
The Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust are recruiting for a Festival Operations Coordinator who, working with the Board of Directors, will have responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of all aspects of the festival
This role presents an exciting opportunity for the right dynamic, self motivated and innovative individual at an award-winning and internationally acclaimed Festival. This is a full time position and we require the candidate to be flexible in their approach to the role across the year.
We welcome applications from those who feel they can demonstrate they can deliver on the Job Description and meet the Person Specification available at hebceltfest.com/festival-operations-co-ordinator
The annual salary is £30,452 and the contract is for 1 year initially and will be extended based on extended funding.
We are looking for highly motivated Sports/ Community activity based person who has experience of some or all of the following with the desire to use this opportunity to operate the faciltiies to make a differnce in the lives of the local communities and deliver a sustainable long term business model that is financially and socially successful. The role will be expected to be flexible in working hours and shift work to support the staff and customers at nights and weekends when required
To effectively manage, develop and promote the community hub by working to develop sporting and community engagement programmes through the provision of committed personnel and funding resources whilst maintaining the facility in best condition
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, hard-working Marketing Assistant to be part of our Book Festival team next year. The Marketing Assistant role will be a vital part of the Marketing and Communications team in the run up to the 2024 Festival, assisting with a variety of tasks - from content creation and scheduling, proof-reading, copy-editing, image curation, print distribution, and administration - to help deliver an amazing festival.