Are you interested in people and making a real difference to their lives?
Then Manor Estates Housing Association has the ideal opportunity for you.
We are currently looking for new Members to join our voluntary Board, which provides leadership and support to the Association’s staff. We need people who will collaborate with others to provide insight and strategic direction - and make sure that we continue to provide good quality housing and services which help improve people’s lives and the well-being of local communities.
We are particularly interested to hear from people with skills, knowledge, or experience in:
We want to attract people who have a positive attitude, who are passionate about fairness and interested in housing. Previous board experience is beneficial but not essential as we offer a comprehensive induction and training programme. You will also be given opportunities to attend external conferences and events. Our Chair also carries out annual reviews with all Board members to make sure we are offering appropriate levels of support.
The positions on our Board are voluntary but we pay reasonable out of pocket expenses including transport and childcare costs.
We are particularly interested in ensuring that our Board is diverse and representative of the communities that we serve.
The Association and its subsidiary currently own and manage over 1000 social and 95 mid–market rent properties, as well as providing factoring services to 1700 owners operating throughout Edinburgh. We also have a small number of properties in Fife.
Recruitment to the Board of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Countryside Trust
Do you have a passion and commitment to help create connections in nature, with nature and to each other? So do we.
This is an exciting time to discover the new opportunities, rewarding challenges and benefits of joining our Board.
Established in 2012, The Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Countryside Trust (LLTCT) is a registered Scottish Charity and a company limited by guarantee. The Trust is an environmental, and health and wellbeing charity, which aims to support and enhance the wellbeing and resilience in landscapes, communities, and people. Working predominantly within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, we work with a wide range of partners to deliver projects, encourage participation, and collaborate with others to address the biodiversity and climate emergencies, and to create more sustainable, healthy, and active communities, places, and partnerships. Our vision is for our landscapes and communities to be connected and thriving.
Our 2023-20230 strategy has a strong nature focus to deliver our purpose of creating connections in nature, with nature and each other. It builds on our specialisms of landscape scale nature restoration partnerships, health and wellbeing walks, active travel and targeted community empowerment and support.
We are now looking to add up to 2 members to the Board to help us to deliver our vision by taking LLTCT on the next exciting stage of its journey. If you are passionate about the Trusts objectives and have a connection to this amazing part of the world through living there, through work or you visit the area to use and enjoy its many fantastic features and visit the beautiful spaces then we would love to hear from you. We are interested in speaking with candidates with a wide range of skill sets – however candidates from the following areas are particularly welcome.
The commitment is to attend 6 board meetings (hybrid format), including an AGM and an annual away day, with relevant preparation and involvement in subgroups and further meetings or ad-hoc work when required through the year.
Become Chair of the Board of Trustees
EMMS International is Scotland's oldest international healthcare charity. We work in India, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda, Scotland, and Zambia. We maintain the highest standards in all our work, and our donors include the UK Government, generous philanthropists, trusts, foundations, and many general individuals.
Our Board has 8 trustees, and seeks an 9th, to be Chair. The Board meets quarterly, and the Chair agrees the Agenda with the CEO, chairs Board meetings, may be a member of our Finance, Audit and Investment Committee, and line-manages the CEO.
We are seeking people to join our board to work alongside our existing trustees in supporting The Kinning Park Complex (KPC) in its mission to develop assets and services that are community-owned and led. This is an exciting opportunity for personal development for individuals with the appropriate skills and knowledge and will offer the chance to gain experience in governance and strategy. You will gain knowledge of working in a member-led organisation and contribute to developing KPC as a community-owned and led asset and space for the local area.
Our board members should reside in the G51 or G41 postcode areas however exceptions can be made to fill skills gaps as outlined in the role description below. We are keen for people engaged in KPC and the local area to join as board trustees to bring a range of different perspectives and experience.
SupportED is Scotland’s leading and fastest growing community eating disorder charity, providing peer support through Support Groups and one-to-one Befriending for those with eating disorders and for parents, carers and families. Our services are volunteer-led, most of whom have lived experience of recovering from eating disorders.
We are seeing a fast rising need for the services we provide and with so much of a stretch on public services, the charity provides a vital source of help. Our Support Groups operate both face to face and online, and continue to provide the help that is so much needed.
Growing and developing our services is now a key focus so that we can support more people across Scotland in their recovery journey. Our plan to expand our services is led by our Operations Director and team, along with the support of our major funders including; The Robertson Trust, National Lottery and Comic Relief.
To help us deliver our vision and meet the needs of our communities in Scotland, we are looking to bring a new trustee onto the Board.
As a Board we work together as a close team, so we’re looking for a trustee who enjoys working collaboratively towards a common goal and is happy to roll their sleeves up to get things done, alongside making a strategic contribution.
We currently meet as a Board online once every two months, with additional monthly meetings for the office bearers. We also meet face to face on an annual basis, typically in Glasgow. Given the stage we’re at with our growth plans, you’ll likely need to commit around 4 hours per month.
SupportED is a friendly, supportive and professional team. We take our governance seriously, undertaking an annual online survey to ensure understanding and compliance.
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Role & Experience
As part of your overall trustee duties of leading and governing the charity’s activities, you will bring to the table some business experience. In addition, you may also have experience in running or being involved with a charity.
What's in it for you?
Relationships Scotland is the largest provider of family and relationship support in the country. We offer relationship counselling, family mediation and child contact centres through a network of 21 Member Services across Scotland. Around 18,000 people receive a face-to-face service each year.
We are looking to appoint a new treasurer to join our Board. The treasurer will be responsible for overseeing financial matters on behalf of our Board and will be responsible for ensuring that the organisation has robust financial processes to ensure it meets its legal and constitutional requirements. While we encourage and welcome applicants of all backgrounds, we are keen to hear from candidates that have experience of charity financial management or are chartered in a suitable accountancy field.
This role would include four board meetings a year (currently a mix of in person and online), along with four online Office Bearer meetings each year, and our AGM.
We want our Board to reflect the diversity of the modern communities we work with, and value the benefits of having different experience and points of view on our Board. We particularly welcome applications from people living with a disability or long-term health condition, LGBTQ+ people, younger people and those from ethnic minority communities.
The Halliday Foundation meets both the immediate, practical needs and providing sustainable pathways out of poverty for people impacted by homelessness and deprivation - primarily in east end of Glasgow.
Using volunteers, the Halliday Foundation designs and delivers services to build self-esteem, reduce isolation, connect communities and develop employability skills. We build strong, trusting relationships free from stigma and judgement among the people who use our services, with donors and local community partners.
The Halliday Foundation have vacancies on the Board to oversee the management of the charity and ensure that it is financially viable, properly governed and complies with all relevant regulatory frameworks.
We are looking for individuals who can also add
• Legal – charity, employment, and commercial law
• Marketing / Fundraising
• Strategic planning
• Grant writing
• Business development
In addition to monitoring the charity’s governing work with volunteers and members, successful candidates should have a general interest in the health and well-being of those in poverty or those who are homeless and at-risk people and be able to contribute to the strategic work of the Board.
As a voluntary position, it will not be paid but travel and other expenses for attendance at meetings are reimbursed in line with our policy. As a local, inclusive charity we are keen this diversity continues to be reflected in our Board.
Would you like to join our board?
We are undertaking a recruitment exercise seeking additional voluntary members to join The Aged Christian Friend Society of Scotland.
ACFSOS is a Charitable Trust with a small Private Rented Retirement Housing Development in Colinton Village in Edinburgh. We pride ourselves in offering good quality affordable retirement housing within beautiful landscaped grounds in the heart of Colinton Village in Edinburgh. Our accommodation comprises 41 Cottages with a mix of single and double occupancy properties.
ACFSOS is led by an experienced Board that has overall responsibility for its governance and strategic direction. Our board members come from a variety of backgrounds and have different areas of expertise. If you have a background, skills or experience in any of the following areas, we would love to hear from you:
Housing Management (Social Housing or Private Sector)
Health and Social Care/ Welfare
You will be required to attend four board meetings per year, held in Edinburgh. Attendance can be in person or online.
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.
David Dale Gallery and Studios are seeking new Trustees to shape and guide the organisation’s future direction. We are looking for people who are committed to using their expertise and professional networks in support of our charitable objectives and goals.
Board Members (who are Trustees of the non-profit limited company and charity) oversee the organisation’s finances, risk, policy, and strategy. They attend quarterly board meetings and contribute to specific areas of work supporting the Programme Director on a voluntary basis. As a Board Member, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding the future sustainability of our organisation, fostering artistic excellence, and contributing to the support of our artist-led community.
This year, the Board of David Dale Gallery & Studios are particularly looking for individuals with experience in Finance (comprehensive understanding of financial and management accounts) and Fundraising (understanding and knowledge of charity fundraising, and particularly someone with experience of Creative Scotland as a primary funder).
We are also keen to diversify our Board. If you’re interested in a Board position but don’t currently have Board experience, we are happy to talk to you. Board training will be provided.
David Dale Gallery & Studios wants to connect with and learn from other perspectives and networks, especially those currently under-represented within cultural organisations: Black, Asian, Mixed Heritage and/or a Person of Colour, refugee, d/Deaf, LGBTQIA+, or living with a disability. You wouldn’t be expected to represent specific groups, but to bring your personal experience and individual perspective.