Could you be our next Board member?
Volunteer Centre East Lothian (VCEL) is seeking new trustees to join our Board of Directors. VCEL is the Third Sector Interface for East Lothian. We are here to inform and represent the third sector, providing support, advice, learning and development opportunities for both individuals and organisations. Our teams are dedicated to helping our communities advance. VCEL work with organisations and individuals across East Lothian, we’re your trusted and convenient single point of access for support, guidance and opportunities in the East Lothian area and we ensure that the third sector is effectively supported and represented at the local level. At the heart of VCEL is our mission: to build empowered and resilient communities with a thriving third sector.
Our Trustees/Directors are responsible for VCEL's overall governance. Meeting a minimum of 5 times a year, they set the organisation's strategy and ensure we are accountable to our funders and our regulators. To bring additional skills and expertise to the Board, we are seeking applications from dedicated individuals from wide ranging and diverse backgrounds including those with a background in law, finance, business, human resources, marketing, fundraising and the voluntary sector with an interest in making a difference.
Although it's a voluntary unpaid position it is a highly rewarding and enjoyable role.
We are the Third Sector Interface for Dumfries and Galloway. We work alongside the sector, partners and communities to address key local priorities, build capacity and maximise investment in our region. As part of the national network of Third Sector Interfaces across Scotland, our joint manifesto sets out commitments to enhancing and developing the role of the third sector as a key partner; a focus on place, community and locality; volunteering and the strengths of local people & communities; a fairer and wellbeing-focussed economy.
We’re now looking for an experienced leader in the third sector to join us as we shape our new strategy and recommit to supporting a strong third sector across Dumfries and Galloway.
As the Lead for Communities and Sector Support, you will lead a team of development officers, support officers and coordinators whose roles include building sector capacity, collaboration, leadership, good governance, sustainability, planning and volunteering.
You will lead the development of Locality Hubs as part of the Community Planning Partnership and work with partners in the local authority, NHS and others on priorities such as Place Planning and Safer Communities.
As a member of our Lead Officer Group, you will also have active participation in wider organisational planning and delivery to ensure progress towards our medium-term outcomes.
To be successful, you’ll join us with experience in a programme or leadership role within the third sector and bring a strong understanding of challenges and opportunities facing the sector in Scotland.
You will be a compassionate and supportive leader with a commitment to excellence and improvement, someone who values the capacity of people to make change. You will have interest in community and locality working and will bring a focus on evidence, insights and learning to influence change and build confidence in us.
If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Head of Operations, Claire Brown, on 0300 3038558.
The Highland Third Sector Interface started work in late 2012 and officially launched early 2013. We are funded by the Scottish Government, among others, and are one of a network of 32 other ‘Third Sector Interfaces’ across Scotland.
What is a TSI?
A Third Sector Interface provides a single point of access for support and advice for the Third Sector within a local area. They have an outcome framework that they have to work within, but how that is done is very much based on local need and diversity within the geography and nature of the Third Sector in that area.
About the CJP
The Highland Community Justice Partnership (CJP) was established in 2016 in response to the new Community Justice Scotland Act (2016). The role of the Partnership is simply to work better together in partnership to help prevent offending and reduce reoffending.
About this Role
The model for community justice in Scotland places local strategic planning and delivery of community justice services through Community Planning Partnerships. The purpose of this post is to support the delivery of the local Highland Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan, the operation and reporting of the Community Justice Partnership.
• Support the CJP to build relationships and cooperation, supporting the development and delivery of the Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan
• To support information sharing and transparency across the governance pathway through the CJP, Highland CPP and elsewhere as agreed.
Community Justice Development
• Support the CJP to leverage in resourcing to deliver change and actions within the Plan that develops approaches to community justice in Highland
• Actively involve the Third Sector, communities, service users, families and victims of offending in the planning and delivery of the work of the CJP and individual partners.
• Preparing and submitting reports and other information , with support from the CJP, to Scottish ministers and CJS
• Prepare and submit the annual report, based on the information submitted by the CJP organisations, both to the Scottish Ministers/CJS and a second public facing report to demonstrate progression and performance of the CJP
As a team member
• Provide line management for the CJP Development Officer
• Work collaboratively and respectfully of colleagues, stakeholders and others
• Be professional, bringing your best effort and in an honest and non-judgmental way
• Undertake any other reasonable task
Looking for an opportunity to work for a flexible and family friendly organisation with good pay and conditions?
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 are seeking an experienced Technical Support Engineer to join our dynamic IT team. Your role is crucial in ensuring smooth operation of systems and applications, providing comprehensive assistance across networks, servers, cloud, desktops, and more. You'll also support our Managed IT service for the voluntary sector, delivering support remotely and on-site to our partners.
Your expertise and strong communication skills will be crucial in delivering technical assistance while maintaining a customer-focused approach that aligns with our values and service standards.
Join us and be part of a team committed to making a difference in the IT landscape of the voluntary sector.
We strive for a fair and transparent interview process; if you are successful and selected for interview, we will share our interview questions with you at least 3 days before the interview date.
Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a flexible and family friendly organisation with good pay and conditions?
SCVO are looking for an experienced highly motivated payroll individual to join our busy payroll team. Our payroll service provides payroll to over 400 organisations across the voluntary sector in Scotland, processing monthly, weekly and fortnightly payrolls to over 7500 employees.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the national body representing the voluntary sector. Our mission is to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.
This post can be based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness. SCVO staff can work a blend of office and home on agreement with their team and line manager, and within the parameters of our Blended Working policy.
The Forth Estuary Forum (FEF) is the Local Coastal Partnership for the Firth of Forth, stretching from Stirling to the North Sea, and we are looking for new Board Members.
Our overarching purpose is the wise and sustainable use of the Firth of Forth and you will be helping to drive the next phase of the organisation’s development.
Who we are looking for?
FEF is seeking applications from individuals who have leadership skills in one or more of the following areas: