This is a new position and will be central to the success of the charity as we grow. With an exciting dual focus, the Trusts and Corporate Fundraising Manager will be charged with securing support for Edinburgh Food Project through grants, corporate donations, and sponsorship.
The role would be suited to someone with strong written communication skills and relationship building skills who is results-driven and well-organised.
We anticipate that it will be a full-time job, but we are flexible and welcome applications from people who would like to work part-time.
We expect that most candidates will have some trust fundraising and/or corporate fundraising experience in the charity sector, but we are open to applications from people with experience in other areas (e.g. marketing, business development, service tendering) who have relevant and transferrable skills.
Working hours & pattern: Hours per week to be worked flexibly and in discussion with the line manager, with occasional evening or weekend work to support events.
Location:You will work primarily within the local community. Your office base is within Royston Primary School, second floor.
Responsible to:Project Manager or Chairperson of the Board of Directors.
Responsible for:Community Cook, Community Gardener, Youth Gardener, Volunteer Coordinator, Cleaner, Driver, Sessional Staff, Volunteers
Post funding:Investing in Communities
Description of Role
In this role you will be responsible for maintaining and developing all areas of the work of the Royston Food Hub, supporting local communities and individuals through the provision of food education alongside improved access to fruit and vegetables, and opportunities to take part in growing activities.
Using community development approaches you will develop and maintain a programme of activities aimed at reducing the impacts of food poverty, improving health and wellbeing and encouraging community led responses.
You will take an active role in building partnerships and joint working with a range of organisations and groups to plan and deliver food based focused work, and you will have day to day responsibility for the running and development of services including Royston Community Pantry, community meals, healthy eating sessions, cookery classes, youth gardening and community growing.
We are seeking a voluntary member to join the Harbour Homes Board and Finance and Risk Committee.
We are a Registered Social Landlord providing thousands of affordable homes in and around Leith. We have award winning developments stretching from Granton to Portobello! You can find out more about Harbour online at Harbour.
If you have a background, skills or experience in Finance, Risk Management and/ or Treasury we want to hear from you!
In addition, ideally, you will also have skills, experience or an interest in one or more of the other areas below – no formal qualifications are required.
In each year we have four formal Board meetings, three Finance and Risk Committee meetings plus two away days with board members of other parts of Harbour, including Harbour Lettings, Harbour Connections and Harbour multi-Trades.
As a voluntary board member you will have the opportunity to:
Lothian Community Transport Services (LCTS) is a small, but ambitious charity, providing community transport services to the City of Edinburgh and the Lothians. The community transport sector currently finds itself in an exciting time of change and progression, with a focus on sustainability and an emphasis on working towards net zero targets. LCTS is also undergoing changes, we have an organisational commitment to diversifying our services whilst maintaining our commitment to inclusion and accessibility.
Our Board of Trustees and our Committee members play a key role in the oversight of the charity, ensuring that it delivers against its charitable objectives, is financially sustainable, has strong governance and safeguards the reputation and values of the organisation.
If you have an interest in our services, our client base, or our mission, and would like to volunteer your time with us, we’d love to hear from you.
What are we looking for?
We currently have vacancies for the following roles;
We are looking for inspiring people, who can join us and help ensure we are delivering our strategy and making a real impact and shaping the future of LCTS.
We are looking to recruit a new individual with the skills and experience to act as a key individual for our organisation, lead the Board of Trustees while promoting good governance, and provide effective and empowering support to our CEO.
Trustees and Committee members will be expected;
What can we offer?
We provide a full trustee induction and warm welcome to LCTS. We can offer opportunities for professional development and experience, alongside support from a well-established trustee board. We offer a hybrid meeting format, so you do not need to live locally to our office bases in Portobello or Dalkeith. WE ask that trustees and committee members attend our AGM in person and expenses are provided. We aim to provide a balanced workload and share tasks equally. Committee and board meetings take place on a quarterly basis.
LCTS is committed to increasing the diversity of our Board and team and welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and faith.
As part of our succession planning, we are seeking to have new Board members to work alongside our existing board in supporting the work of Granton Youth.
Becoming a Trustee can help develop transferable skills that can support career opportunities such as leadership, strategic planning and communication skills.
We are particularly interested in applications from those with a background in leading a charity or other organisation and/or would like to have the opportunity to develop leadership skills.
Who we are looking for:
As a registered charity with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Granton Youth trustees have responsibility for the effective governance of the organisation. They are responsible for the legal, financial and organisational overview of the organisation. The board supports a full time Manager who has day-to-day operational responsibility for the charity. GY has a clear strategy that underpins our work. The board includes people from across all sectors who bring their skills and experience to the role.
Granton Youth is guided by the legislation and good practice provided by OSCR.
The Board meets every 8 weeks or, as and, when required. Meetings are a mix of virtual and face to face. Meetings last approximately one hour to one and a half hours.
Successful applicants will require to undertake an PVG application process before taking up role – the charity will pay for associated costs and process applications.
Boomerang Community Centre SCIO are looking to recruit a full time (37.5 hours) Time To Shine Outreach and Engagement Worker. We are looking for a friendly, outgoing person with an interest in community work who will focus on building the partnerships with other organisations in the area and increasing the number of people attending and volunteering at the Centre.
This post is an internship for one year starting 8th January 2024 paying living wage (currently £10.90 per hour). This post is funded through the Rank Foundation’s Time To Shine Programme, details of which are attached. The candidate must be either unemployed or underemployed and must be able to attend all the key dates listed in the Time To Shine document. Minimum age to apply is 18.
Boomerang Community Centre is based in Stobswell area of Dundee and provides groups, activities and support to all ages. Our volunteers are central to the smooth running of the Centre.
The Kings Church, Motherwell, are looking to appoint a dynamic Young Persons and Children’s Worker to support and further develop our Youth and Children’s Ministry. They should be a passionate follower of Jesus who wants to make a real difference in the lives of young people in our church and local community.
The Kings Church is an independent, charismatic church, which was first established in the Lanarkshire area over 35 years ago. Over this time, we have grown into a multi-racial, multi-generational church that encourages people from all backgrounds to come together to love God and to love people. We are a family of believers who try our best to follow the teachings of Jesus and it is our hope that the successful applicant would quickly feel like a part of the family. Our young people and children play a central role in the life of the church and the appointee should share our passion for creating a safe and nurturing environment, where our young people can develop a meaningful relationship with Jesus and lasting friendships with their peers.
The Young Persons and Children’s Worker will be part of the Operations Team within The Kings Church, and they will be supported by a mentor from within the Church family. They will work closely with the current team of volunteers across both the Youth and Children’s work.
This post is for a person with an active Christian faith, strong communication skills, experience of youth work and a passion to see young people live for Jesus.
Please see the attached Job Description for more information regarding the key responsibilities of the role.
Cassiltoun are committed to regenerating our community not only through first class housing services but by our wider community development work. We also work closely with our subsidiary companies and in partnership with other organisations and agencies.
Our Community Team delivers a range of projects that respond to community aspirations and seek to address local issues through an asset-based community development approach. This includes community art initiatives, a community woodland project (Castlemilk Park), digital inclusion support, youth work, health and wellbeing activities, a large number of events, community gardening, community food initiatives, and a volunteer development programme – at the centre of all of these is participation and involvement from the local community.
We have an opportunity to join the team as a Community Woodland Assistant. This is a fixed term post until 31st March 2024 for 7 hours to 11 hours per week with the preferred available days being a Tuesday and/or a Thursdays.
Are you an experienced professional with a background in fundraising and marketing?
We want to hear from you.
At The Eric Liddell Community our vision is a community where no one feels lonely or isolated. Our mission is to bring people together in their communities to enhance health and well-being and have a positive impact on their lives. We are driving progress towards this by: providing an excellent Day Service for people living with dementia alongside a programme of community-based activities; a programme of well-being activities, courses and opportunities for unpaid carers, a Befriending Service and running our vibrant Community Hub, in the heart of Edinburgh.
The Eric Liddell Community is undergoing a period of growth, expansion and change in the delivery of caring services, alongside exciting plans for The Eric Liddell 100, which will recognise and celebrate the life, sporting and community service achievements of one of Scotland’s iconic figures, Eric Liddell.
We are looking for an experienced fundraising and marketing professional who will be part of the Senior Management Team, supporting the development of a new vision for the future of the charity. You will also play a key role in supporting The Eric Liddell 100.
If you are an empathetic leader, working to bring out the best in your team, this could be the role to enhance your personal and professional development. You will lead on identifying, engaging, generating, and growing income by managing a portfolio of funders and prospects from a range of income sources including trusts, corporates, individuals, community events and high net worth individuals. You will also ensure that all marketing resources and activity are fit for purpose and allied to our strategic vision.
Fife Women’s Aid are looking to recruit support workers to join our Women’s Support Team.
Candidates should have good communication skills and a passion for supporting recovery from domestic abuse.
The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or a willingness to work towards a qualification.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team. An ability to cover on-call is an advantage (additional payments are made for this role).
Please join us for an online session to find out more about FWA women’s services. This will be at 6.30pm on Monday 2nd October.Please confirm your attendance to email@example.com and we will send you details of the zoom meeting. We hope to see you there.