SAY Women is a voluntary organisation which provides supported accommodation and related services for young women survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape/sexual assault who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
We are looking for someone who has an ability to work on own initiative, excellent organisational skills, experience of running a small office and general administrative routines but also doesn’t mind doing very basic tasks.
Salary: AP.1 (£16,818) pro rata 28 hours per week
The post is exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act Section 7(2)c
For an application pack, contact Roselyn Smith, SAY Women, 3rd Floor, 30 Bell Street, Glasgow G1 1LG, call 0141 552 5803 email: email@example.com. Closing date: Tuesday 30th April 2013
The Voluntary Action Fund (VAF) is a long-established, independent grant making charity. Through our grant programmes we provide resources to the voluntary and community sectors in Scotland that equip local and national organisations to promote volunteering, tackle disadvantage, inequality and to build strong, safe communities.
Our grant making currently falls into the following main streams, funded by the Scottish Government: 1. Grants that support volunteering and community action 2. Grants that promote equality and tackle discrimination 3. Grants that support safer and stronger communities 4. Grants that tackle all forms of violence against women 5. Grants that provide services for older people in Glasgow
An essential part of our work is providing dedicated Development Support to the organisations we fund. The purpose of our “More than just money” approach is to strengthen the development and capacity of those organisations, encourage shared learning across the Third Sector in Scotland, and facilitate the dissemination of good practice. VAF is recognised as a pioneer of this approach to grant making.
Opportunities at VAF
PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Equality Grants Programme) Ref VAF001
The Development Officer will work within our Equality Grants Team. Salary: £28,015 Hours: 35 per week
PROGRAMME MANAGER (Violence Against Women Fund) Ref VAF002
The new Programme Manager will manage and lead the Violence Against Women Grants Team. Salary: £34,000 Hours: 35 per week
PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Violence Against Women Fund) Ref VAF003 (5 Posts)
The new Development Officers will work within our Violence Against Women Grants Team. Each Development Officer will support a range of organisations in a specific geographic region: Highland, North East, East and West (2 posts). Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 Hours: 35 per week
FINANCE MANAGER (Ref VAF004)
The new Finance Manager will manage the finance function within the organisation, and in particular finance related to the Violence Against Women Programme. Salary: £32,000 (Pro rata) Hours: 28 per week
A Job Description for each post, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form are all available on the Voluntary Action Fund website. (http://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk/2,38/about_vaf/recruitment/) Please send the completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form electronically and in hard copy to the address below by midday on Monday, 18 March 2013.
Applications should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org Voluntary Action Fund Suite 3, Forth House Burnside Business Court North Road Inverkeithing KY11 1NZ
Interviews will be held on weeks commencing 25 March and 1 April 2013.
Will inspire, co-ordinate and deliver food related activity within our Food Hub areas ensuring an increased consumption of fruit and vegetables, more healthy eating sessions and cookery classes. Enable community engagement. Enable a joined up approach between our own services and food related work with local organisations. You can expect to work in any of our Food Hub areas including Possilpark and Maryhill but initially in Milton.
Hours: 35 hours per week working flexibly with some evening and weekend working. funded initially to 31st March 2014
An exciting opportunity has come about to cover a period of maternity leave, and make a contribution to a 21st century charity, which makes a real difference and improves life chances for difficult and chaotic young people across Scotland.
As Communications Officer you will be required to generate and distribute a range of information and promotional materials for different target audiences in line with our Communications Strategy and to play a key role telling the story of Includem’s day-to-day work and successes.
As well as being able to prepare and develop news content and case studies, the Communication Officer is accountable in terms of the management of the Includem website and social media platforms.
If you are interested in this opportunity you must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have experience in producing high quality communications material. Excellent IT skills with exceptional proficiency in using Microsoft Office are essential as well as having an excellent understanding of the benefits and risks of social media. Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to build positive working relationships with Includem Staff and external partners alongside excellent project management and organisation skills are of equal importance. You should be able to demonstrate management of changing priorities and work tasks to meet deadlines. Applicants must be flexible to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be willing to travel to other Includem Offices.
For more information on the role, please telephone Pamela Barnes (Head of Research and Communications) on 07816 167 551. You can apply online via www.includem.org. Alternatively you can request an application pack from our Head Office on 0141 763 3860 or email email@example.com.
Please note that interviews will be held on Monday 29th April 2013.
The closing date is Tuesday 23rd April 2013.
Successful candidates will require a Disclosure Scotland check
Registered Company No. 207985 Scottish Charity No. SC030233
The Arches is looking for an Administration Intern to provide support to the whole of the Arches organisation on a volunteer basis. This role provides the perfect opportunity for people to develop their administration skills, learn how an arts organisation work and learn the skills of the trade. With this internship comes the possibility of completing an administration apprenticeship, accredited qualification, totally funded by the Arches. All details and application pack available from the Arches Jobs page www.thearches.co.uk/jobs.
Deadline for applications: noon on Thursday 21st March.
Applications are invited for the post of Women's Community Development Worker (Part Time) at Scottish Refugee Council.
You will support the settlement and integration of asylum seeking and refugee women, using community development methods to achieve positive social change.
The post holder will have excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills. You will have sound interpersonal and group work skills with a commitment to anti-discriminatory community work practice. A UK professional community development qualification or equivalent is essential.
*Please note for this post, only women need apply. Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act applies to this post. It is essential that this post is filled with a female in order to ensure that we meet the needs of women during the asylum process and those participating in the various aspects of the Community Development work which is gender specific.
For this role: A commitment to the ethos and goals of Scottish Refugee Council is essential. Refugee community languages are desirable and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
URBAN ROOTS – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT FOR FOREST SCHOOLS AND WOODLAND LEARNING PROJECTS please pass on to anyone you think might be interested
Are you Forest Schools trained or experienced in Woodland Play/Learning and available for sessional work in 2013?
Urban Roots are seeking Expressions of Interest from Woodland Education Practitioners for potential employment opportunities throughout 2013 and beyond.
Our projects vary but always engage our local community, including work with Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary schools, Youth, Families and holiday activities. All work would be based in Toryglen in an 8.5ha woodland that Urban Roots manage on behalf of the council.
We have a regular conservation volunteer programme and have run a series of taster Forest Schools and woodland play/learning projects over the last 18 months. At present we require help with two specific projects (detailed below) but are also interested to hear from potential partners who would be interested in delivering new projects, pending funding, summer 2013 and beyond.
If you have the capacity to offer your services as a freelance Forest Schools leader, playworker (with woodland experience) or other outdoor education practitioner then please get in touch. Typically projects are run on a weekly basis for six - ten sessions, or blocks of 3-5 days in holidays.
Standard rates of pay £11 per hour, with all planning and preparation paid in addition to delivery time.
Send your CV and a short outline of the sorts of activities you can offer (include pictures, stories, weblinks etc). Initial deadline will be 24th March to coincide with our planning but we are happy to receive expressions of interest on a rolling basis. Feel free to call if you have any queries or would like to talk through your ideas first.
We will be in touch in due course to discuss specific projects as details are confirmed.
CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES At present we are seeking sessional workers to lead/support two projects starting this spring, as follows:
Project One: Woodland Play and Learning sessions for a local Primary School
Sessions will be themed around resource boxes (created by Urban Roots) and include story based activities, sensory exploration/play, den building and nature investigation/ID. There will be scope to incorporate other ideas. You will work alongside the existing Forest Schools Leader to deliver these sessions, each group will attend two sessions.
Total 16 two hour sessions to be delivered over 8 days April - June 2013.
Rate of Pay: £44 per session/£88 per day, includes planning and preparation time.
Possibility of further work at same rate with a second school and in the creation of resource boxes.
Project Two: Father's Forest School / Woodland Club
This is a new project we will launch on 20th April 2013. We are looking for a (preferably male) Forest Schools trained leader to develop a programme of regular weekend activities to engage fathers and their children. You will work closely with the Woodlands Officer to deliver this project which will involve an element of outreach and development work.
Total 8 sessions to be delivered on weekends (probably Saturdays) and some school holidays from April - October 2013.
Rate of Pay: Negotiable depending on experience.
To apply for either of these roles please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 27th February 2013.
Feel free to call first to discuss any aspect of your application on 0141 613 2763