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Application Closing Date: December 31, 2023 at 23:00 GMT
Location: Flexible within the UK (with the right to work in the UK a must).
Term: full time - 35 hours a week
Organisation: Global Greengrants Fund UK
Salary: Salaries at Global Greengrants Fund UK (GGF UK) are dependent on applicable salary scales, internal pay policies including equity considerations and budget. Due to the ways in which salary negotiations perpetuate existing structural inequities, GGF UK has moved away from salary negotiation processes for any candidate. Our best offer for this position is £37,000 per annum for an 18-month fixed term contract.
Benefits: We have improved our benefits package and we now offer 10% employer’s pension contribution, remote and flexible remote working, generous family and sick leave, employee assistance programme, health and life insurances, 28 days annual leave plus all UK bank holidays.
About Global Greengrants Fund:
Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) supports grassroots activists and civil society organisations around the world working to address environmental and social justice in over 160 countries. GGF applies a participatory and decentralised model in making grants to grassroots groups through regional and thematic boards of advisors, global partner networks and independent funds, to support grassroots environmental and social justice action.
Global Greengrants Fund comprises two organisations located in the USA, Global Greengrants Fund Inc (established in 1993), and Global Greengrants Fund UK (established in 2012). The two organisations work closely together with a shared grantmaking programme and strategic collaboration at the senior leadership level. GGF UK consists of nine staff members working on fundraising and influencing philanthropy; finance; communications; and operations, with all of these functions operating autonomously but in close collaboration with their US counterpart functions.
In 2023, Global Greengrants Fund is amid a strategic journey in which we collectively centre our values, including diversity, equity and inclusion, and organisational care in our work, and to rediscover our identity and potential after 30 years of work. We have experienced tremendous growth over the past two years and we are thoughtfully, yet rapidly, growing our annual grantmaking, our philanthropic advocacy, and our global partnerships and collaborations to new levels. This includes creating a globally networked learning organisation and transforming our organisational culture to be more collaborative and self-steering – we call this our transformational journey. The Finance and Operations Administrator needs to understand the challenges and opportunities that come with these transformations and is able to remain flexible, steady, and adaptable.
Global Greengrants Fund UK is looking to hire an energetic and passionate individual who will play a key role in collaborating across teams to support finance and operations. They work to ensure that all financial transactions are entered and recorded correctly, that all payment related queries are followed up to completion and that all financial records are maintained appropriately. They will support the grant making processes by working with the grants management team to track and monitor payment processes to completion, including through liaising with payment service providers. They will undertake general operations and administration duties, including supporting recruitments, being the first point of contact for suppliers and vendors, purchasing and maintaining equipment and scheduling meetings and events.
As part of the finance and operations team, they will join a growing team currently staffed by four members in the UK. In the present accountability structures the Finance and Operations Administrator, GGF UK is line managed by the Director of Finance and Operations, GGF UK while building and working in more self-organised and collaborative ways.
The candidate profile.
The successful applicant will have significant relevant experience in a similar role in a charitable, environmental, development, and/or grant-making organisation. They demonstrate knowledge and experience in charity/nonprofit grant accounting/financial issues and dealing with financial information and processes, and understand accounting principles, and have knowledge of accounting and budgeting processes. They demonstrate excellent administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to ensure accuracy of work and demonstrate precise attention to detail. They have experience dealing with administrative processes and office administration, especially in a non-profit, remote organisation. They will have skills to give, receive and work with feedback constructively. They also thrive in a virtual environment, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions. English fluency is a must.
The right candidate will understand GGF’s core values and be committed to the guiding principles and mission of GGF and ensure they uphold them in the way they take up the responsibilities of the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Maternity Cover position from January to October 2024
Homebased working in the UK
The Director of Development and Engagement is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and works in partnership with the CEO to lead the development, delivery and co-ordination of the organisation’s strategy.
In this role, you will have oversight across several areas including fundraising, membership engagement, finance and governance and will take the lead in generating income and ensuring the sustainability of the organisation.
The post also holds line management responsibility for three members of staff delivering across multiple areas of work including fundraising, finance, and communications.
For more information, please download the job description below or visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
To apply, please download and complete our application form below. CVs will not be accepted.
This is an ongoing recruitment and interviews will be held as applications are received. We reserve the right to close this advert at any time.
STOPAIDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive positive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex characteristics, HIV status, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. We are open to considering applications for a part-time role that would require a job share.
You will be responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective running of our three respite homes providing our wrap-round services:
- Stress busting Residential Respite Breaks, giving young carers the opportunity to make happy memories.
- Three- week SEAL education booster program including a four-day residential stay at Honeypot, to help young carers who struggle to progress in school due to poor confidence and self- belief that they can learn, to find the confidence that they can succeed in education.
- Wellbeing grants, for essential items no child should lack, such as a clean bed, or new school clothes.
- Face to face outreach including memory making days out at the beach, countryside, or fun park for young carers who never get this experience.
- Pastoral Care promoting the welfare of children and ensuring their needs are being met.
- Healthy Eating and Nutrition, for children who receive free school meals during term time but resort to sugary drinks and snacks during school holidays. Honeypot helps children to perfect a healthy signature dish and provides funds for the ingredients.
- Urgent Pastoral Care, for young carers and their families, who are struggling to cope.
As Operations Director you will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team with the responsibility of developing and embedding the new 3-year plan and the Charity’s values, ensuring service delivery supports the overall business strategy and plans of Honeypot, whilst meeting budget guidelines.
Please see the JD for full details.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding individual to join APF as a Support Networks Manager as we take the organisation through a significant period of development and growth.
Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis is a dynamic and energetic charity with a strong purpose and values (compassionate, expert and bold). Your leadership, coordination and active involvement will embody these values: influencing, supporting and driving change through networks to better meet the needs of people affected by pulmonary fibrosis. You’ll ensure that the voices and needs of people affected by this devastating condition are at the heart of everything you do, and you’ll prioritise those who are least well heard.
What you will do:
• Extend our reach to the widest range of people with PF and families across the UK, actively supporting and guiding your team in fruitful partnerships with support groups and healthcare professionals and in regional events, and personally leading our communication with those groups where it is coordinated nationally.
• Support and guide your team to nurture a thriving, comprehensive PF support group network across the UK so that everyone affected by PF in the regions has access to high quality support.
• Enable people affected by PF across the UK to access the best possible care and support from the NHS, APF and other relevant providers, ensuring effective collaboration with our national policy work and being bold with trying out new approaches to influencing in the regions
• Help join the dots between the regions and nationally organised functions of APF for maximum impact on the lives of people affected by PF
You will need:
- Outstanding people, influencing, networking and communication skills
- A track record of building strong partnerships (especially with the NHS)
- Passion for amplifying the voices of people with lived experience, prioritising those who are least well heard
- Experience of support groups and/or volunteering
- A good track record of empowering people management
- An understanding of the challenges of life with pulmonary fibrosis (personal experience of PF is very helpful but not essential)
- Strong IT skills for a modern digital workplace
- Highly organized, planning, prioritising and driving your team’s workload
- To work flexibly; can drive and regularly travel across the UK, including occasional weekends and evenings
Why join us?
As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to benefits as one of our employees.
• Make a difference to the lives of those that are affected by Pulmonary Fibrosis
• Inclusive and supportive culture
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing with longer service)
• Company Pension Scheme
• Training and development
• Employee assistance programme
• Hybrid working (Equipment provided to work from home)
If you are interested in applying, you will need to provide the following:
- a supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification. This should be no more than two sides of A4, font size 11.
- a completed equal opportunities form
- your CV
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Victim Support Casework Coordinator
ISVA: Manager of Support Services
Victim Support Casework Team
SALARY & HOURS OF WORK
Salary: £31,000 FTE, £24,800 pro-rata
This is a 0.8 per week post. Specific days to be agreed on appointment. NUM are open to discussions around flexible working patterns to ensure a positive work/life balance. Operational hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Holidays: Annual leave entitlement is 31 days FTE including public and bank holidays. This will be pro-rata for your contracted hours.
LOCATION OF THE POST HOLDER
You will be remote working and will be provided with the equipment and tools required to deliver this work. You will need a secure environment and access to a stable internet connection. You may be occasionally required to travel to the NUM head office at Unit 209, 46-50 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LE but all your costs will be covered by NUM. On Occasion, you will be required to travel anywhere within the United Kingdom but shall not be required to work outside the United Kingdom for any continuous period of more than one month.
National Ugly Mugs (NUM) is an award-winning charity with a mission to ‘end all forms of violence against sex workers.’ NUM provides a mechanism for sex industry workers to report crimes and harm they experience and share this information within their communities to warn others of potentially dangerous individuals and situations.
We have a dedicated casework team of industry experts who support sex workers to further access criminal justice remedies and other services as determined by victims/survivors to cope and recover from crimes they experience in the ways they choose. We also host a range of other projects in racial justice, mental health, drop-in support (Scotland), and vocational exploration.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The casework team is at the heart of NUM. We provide vital support from assistance through the criminal justice journey to essential emergency financial support. We are looking for a coordinator to lead our casework team. If you are driven, have a keen eye for detail, can effectively motivate others in a demanding and emotive area of work with the ability to support people in an empathetic and trauma informed way then this could be the role for you.
This role will specifically focus on the day-to-day running of the casework team alongside carrying your own caseload. The work involves utilising and monitoring our digital platform and CMS maintaining and monitoring the documentation of cases and coordinating responses to ensure sex workers received the high standard of support they deserve, to prevent and recover from violence as well as seek justice and recourse. The Victim Support Casework Coordinator is responsible for maintaining high standards for all digital, individualised and in-person support provided by the case work team. All responsibilities can be grouped under five umbrella categories. The successful candidate will evidence suitability for the role based on the strength areas below:
1) Management: Manage the operations and administration associated with victim and vocational support case work.
2) Leadership: Lead and motivate the team of national case workers towards service excellence. The best leaders can also be led. The successful candidate will value the lived and learned experiences on the case work team and ensure that everyone works to their strengths, and strives for the best outcomes for sex workers.
3) High Standards: Support good performance and quality outcomes for sex workers.
4) Creative and Innovative: Ability to strategise and problem-solve. Sex workers experience forms of violence before and after accessing support. At NUM, our principle of 'Sex Workers First' means that we work with them to achieve the outcomes that they desire. Sex workers are in control of their healing and recovery, and it will be the successful candidate's job to ensure that lives are improved as a result of contact with NUM.
5) Wellbeing Focused: Provide care for the health, safety and welfare of the case work team and the sex workers we serve.
Day-to-day team tasks include, but are not limited to the following.
Managing your own caseload, providing individualised support to sex workers alongside your leadership role ensuring that sex workers are put at the forefront of all services offered. Maintaining our high standard of support.
Continued monitoring and development of the NUM platform backend functions to find efficiencies and boost productivity. Develop and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) based on new policies and service priorities, new platforms/ procedures, and new innovations or services.
Problem-solving to ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the casework team eg, Managing resource and rota’s including leave and absences, Delegation of task where appropriate to the casework team
Audit overview and quarterly reporting to Manager of support services with responsibility for data management and the production of case studies.
External communications with practitioners to ensure best practice of utilising NUM service, promoting NUM membership where possible and attending external meetings as a NUM representative where required.
Host or contribute to the ongoing meetings of the National ISVA/SWISVA forum and continue to foster useful and productive spaces for SWISVAs (specialist sex work ISVA’s) throughout the UK to share experiences, insights towards delivering quality support services to sex workers with maintaining high service standards and prioritising self-care.
Deliver weekly operations meetings, keep them short and concise to discuss operational updates NUM wide/ internal. Discuss any issues of take aways with the Manager of support services
Communicate with other work streams and projects at NUM through coordinators meetings and share changes in process from the CEO and management team.
Leading 1-2-1 check-ins and appraisals with staff, acknowledging individual and team success in appropriate ways, Motivating the team and Resolving conflict and managing team dynamics (with support where needed)
Onboard new members of the team
Cover some duties when the Manager of Support Services is out of office
Essential Skills and Experience
Demonstrable casework skills, with experience in delivering advice, information, emotional and practical support and advocacy in partnership with health, wellbeing and criminal justice outcomes for individuals who may have experienced traumatic events.
Experience managing a team, providing line management support, and managing rotas and team resources.
Experience of dealing with internal and external complaints and having difficult conversations.
An understanding of coordination responsibilities and the requirements of middle management in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
Qualified ISVA or relevant casework support experience.
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with multiple partners on complex cases.
Excellent administrative and organisation skills, able to manage both your own and other peoples workloads effectively.
An understanding of Equal Opportunities, the diversity of sex workers and the impact of criminalisation, stigma, and marginalisation on sex workers and a team comprising those with lived experience.
Effective communication skills and the ability to deliver training, guidance, advice and support to a diverse range of stakeholders to promote best practice in relation to supporting sex workers when they’re victims of crime.
Experience of using online communication tools, CMS, google workspace, MS suite, slack and other digital platforms to maximise efficiency and productivity of your own casework and that of the casework team.
Strong empathic and active listening skills.
Willingness to undertake continued professional development.
Desirable Skills and Experience
Experience of the sex work community.
Experience completing detailed reports on workstream productivity, both statistically and in written form.
The ability to understand local, regional and national policy and evidence-based research in relation to community safety, health and social inclusion.
How to Apply
Please send a CV and cover letter, explaining why you’re interested in the post and how you fit the person specification, to admin[at]nationaluglymugs[dot]org, or apply via Charity Job by 12pm (UK time) on Friday 15th December.
Interviews will take place on December 22nd. The successful candidate will be contacted on or before the 28th of December. Job start date from the 8th of January 2024 .
NUM is a diverse team committed to inclusion and equal opportunities in the workplace, and we actively encourage applicants of all different ages, genders, social and economic backgrounds, ethnicities, religions and sexual orientations, and from people with disabilities. If you have any access requirements related to applying, please contact admin[at]nationaluglymugs[dot]org.
We understand that everyone’s experience is different and encourage applications from those who may not meet all of the person specifications. If you’re passionate about equality, economic empowerment, and ending violence against sex workers, we want to hear from you.
Please note due to the high number of applications expected for this role if you do not hear back from NUM by the 18th of December unfortunately your application has not been successful. We are not able to provide feedback on your application at the application stage.
Please send a CV and cover letter, explaining why you’re interested in the post and how you fit the person specification
The Talent Set are delighted to be working with an amazing wildlife conservation charity to find their new Head of Membership & Individual Giving.
The organisation offers a lovely flexible working environment, with a fully remote home-based working pattern.
As Head of Membership & Individual Giving you will lead, motivate, and develop a team of staff to achieve income growth and create a loyal donor base that fuels our mission's success. As part of your operational leadership responsibilities, you will also play a pivotal role in developing and implementing innovative approaches to growing and diversifying our fundraising portfolio, through outstanding levels of insights and horizon scanning.
Key responsibilities include:
- Develop and deliver the organisation’s Membership and Individual Giving Fundraising strategy, supported by the Director of Income, Marketing & Communications - to substantially increase income.
- Develop and implement plans and new initiatives to generate growth in members and increase and diversify our unrestricted general funds.
- Lead on budget management, including setting targets and forecasting fundraising income, working closely with the Finance Team. Monitor, evaluate and report on annual plans against agreed targets.
- Work collaboratively across the Directorate and wider organisation to ensure an integrated approach to supporter conversions, donor acquisition and donor stewardship.
- Deliver successful multi-channel fundraising campaigns, managing agency expenditure.
- Lead the review of membership categories, benefits and renewal processes to increase member numbers and income.
- Develop and deliver membership recruitment, conversion and upgrade campaigns to continue growth of membership. Improve membership stewardship to ensure good retention of members and effective reactivation.
- Oversee the implementation of the new CRM database to ensure efficient management of membership data. Utilise CRM database to maximum use of technology to enhance fundraising processes.
- Lead on the development of individual giving activities (including but not limited to digital, Direct Mail, community, in-memory giving, payroll giving and gaming) to achieve annual fundraising income target.
- Work with the IG team to develop and test innovative fundraising initiatives to increase our regular giving propositions. Engage with colleagues across the organisation to collaborate on fundraising activities and appeals.
- Extensive experience of successful membership development and individual giving for a UK charity
- Proven track-record of raising significant income, meeting fundraising targets and developing successfully funded projects
- Ability to develop and implement fundraising plans and strategies to meet income targets and deadlines
- Extensive experience of writing inspiring and compelling appeal literature and membership communications
- Extensive knowledge of data protection and Fundraising Regulations
- Ability to carry out research and benchmarking on prospective fundraising initiatives
- Ability to communicate complex information (e.g. scientific information) succinctly and in plain English to a range of funders
- Excellent management skills, with demonstrable experience of leading, developing and motivating a diverse team across a range of functions
- Experience of managing income and expenditure budgets
To be considered for this position please apply with your CV as soon as possible, regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.
We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.
We are looking for a Head of Membership & Individual Giving to lead an ambitious team to drive transformative growth in unrestricted income for an incredible environmental charity.
This is a home based with requirement for occasional travel.
A passionate, collaborative charity dedicated to fighting climate change and restoring natural landscapes for bio diversity to thrive. They have a staff of c70 people securing c4m last year.
You will be joining an inspiring orgsanisation, known for its commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued and feels comfortable to be themselves. They also offer fantastic benefits, including; flexible working, 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), 8% pension contribution and a variety of opportunities for skills development.
Lead a team to deliver the Membership and Individual Giving Fundraising strategy, supported by the Director of Income, Marketing & Communications to substantially increase income.
Develop and implement strategies for engaging with individual donors and members, while exploring new audiences and innovative approaches that inspire people to donate.
Lead the review of membership categories, benefits and renewal processes to increase member numbers and income.
Develop and deliver membership recruitment, conversion and upgrade campaigns to continue growth of membership.
Lead on the development of individual giving activities (including but not limited to digital, Direct Mail, community, in-memory giving, payroll giving and gaming) to achieve annual fundraising income target.
Extensive experience of successful membership development and individual giving for a UK charity.
Proven track-record of raising significant income, meeting fundraising targets and developing successfully funded projects.
Ability to develop and implement fundraising plans and strategies to meet income targets and deadlines.
Excellent management skills, with demonstrable experience of leading, developing and motivating a diverse team across a range of functions.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful, but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.