THIS IS AN EXCITING ROLE FOR BOTH YOU AND US. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE THAT WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION FOR THIS ANIMAL CHARITY. SOMEONE THAT WILL BE ABLE TO CHANGE THE LIVES OF ALL THE NEGLECTED, DAMAGED AND UNWANTED ANIMALS THAT THIS WONDERFUL SANCTUARY TAKES IN EVERY YEAR. SOMEONE THAT WILL FIND THE FUNDS TO ENSURE THAT WE CAN KEEP THIS CHARITY DOING THE GREAT THINGS THAT IT HAS DONE SINCE 2001. IF YOU HAVE THE DRIVE, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE, DONT MISS OUT ON THIS LIFE CHANGING POSITION.
Development & Alumni Relations
Cardiff University seeks an ambitious and talented fundraiser for the position of Senior Development Manager (Major Gifts).
Cardiff University is an ambitious, innovative university, located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. One of the world’s top 150 universities, its research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the most recent Research Excellence Framework for quality, and 2nd for impact.
In recent years, Cardiff University has embarked on an exciting step-change in its advancement programme, with significant new investment in its fundraising and supporter relations programmes.
The Senior Development Manager (Major Gifts) will seek to secure major gifts for identified priority projects for the University. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development & Head of Fundraising, the post holder will join as a senior member of the high-performing fundraising team, raising gifts of five, six and seven-figures from individuals, charitable trusts and foundations, and corporates.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience and understanding of major gifts fundraising, including face-to-face solicitation of gifts; strong negotiation and communication skills; an ability to represent the University and develop strong institutional relationships at a senior level; and the ambition, drive, commitment and vision needed to support the University’s fundraising targets.
For an informal conversation prior to applying for this role, please email Greg Spencer, Deputy Director of Development.
It is anticipated that interviews for this post will be held in Cardiff on Wednesday 9th October 2019. Please confirm your availability to attend interview in your application.
This post is full-time and open-ended.
To apply, please visit our website.
Closing date: Saturday, 28 September 2019.
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
Job title: Events Fundraising and Volunteering Officer
Location: Noah’s Ark Charity, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff
Contract: 18 month fixed term contract with a view to creating a permanent position.
Job type: Full time (37.5 hours a week) with some flexible working required
Salary: Up to £27,000 (depending on experience)
The Noah’s Ark Charity supports the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales in providing world class care, helping to ensure the best outcome and experience possible for children and their families.
Having raised more than £22 million to build and equip the hospital, today we continue to work hand in hand with the NHS, providing funding for the most up to date equipment and facilities. We also fund support services for families like the play specialist team, who help children be children, despite the difficulties they are facing.
This is an opportunity for a driven, experienced professional to join a small but highly motivated team. This is a ‘hands on’ role which offers a real opportunity to see the impact that your work and that of the wider charity has on the children and families we support.
The events fundraising and volunteering officer will work alongside the head of events to plan, market, deliver and evaluate the events portfolio. They will play a pivotal role in enhancing the charity’s volunteer strategy by developing and implementing a charity wide volunteering programme. With the support of other colleagues within the wider team, this role will also include the implementation of our patient and family engagement programme (Hub Club and Sparkle Fund) of which volunteers are an essential part.
The combined elements of this role will contribute both directly and indirectly to the financial growth for the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity, while also bringing added value to both the volunteer and patient/family experience.
Main duties and responsibilities
- Work alongside the head of events to plan, deliver and evaluate a portfolio of fundraising events.
- Work with the communications team to develop and implement promotional plans for each event and encourage long term support through the delivery of stewardship activities which sit in line with the organisation’s broader strategic aims.
- Alongside the head of events, work to achieve annual event fundraising targets.
- Scope opportunities to duplicate Noah’s Ark Charity fundraising events in different geographical regions.
- Work with suitable volunteers to promote events at appropriate locations.
- Undertake market research and analysis to evaluate activities and develop new and rejuvenated events.
- Support and manage events on the day, which will require some weekend and evening work.
- Work with the communications manager and director to develop a robust volunteering programme which will include plans around recruitment and retention.
- Provide responsive, high quality and efficient volunteer co-ordination, for all volunteering across the Noah’s Ark Charity.
- Work with the wider team to create new volunteering roles where a need is identified.
- Manage the induction and training for the volunteers and oversee all pre-volunteering requirements.
- Introduce volunteers to the dedicated team member who will be their manager, ensuring both have the support they need to develop a good working relationship and that activities are organised and managed properly.
- Ensure volunteering opportunities are advertised through relevant digital outlets.
- Work with the communications team to ensure regular, relevant communications to the network of volunteers.
- Manage the volunteer management system, maintaining accurate and accessible records.
- Work alongside and seek guidance from the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to ensure the charity is meeting governance and legislative requirements regarding volunteering and respond to changes in practice and legislation.
- Act as designated lead on the implementation of our hospital Hub Club and Sparkle Fund.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Generalist Advice Team as an Advice Session Supervisor in what is often a highly pressured environment. The role will require you to run the daily advice session and to supervise a team of volunteer advisers, check case records, mentor new volunteers and ensure service delivery and quality standards are maintained. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years generalist advice experience in a Citizens Advice or equivalent setting and will need to have good communication skills and a commitment to delivering a high quality service.
22.5 hours per week
Initial fixed term 12 month contract
Citizens Advice North Somerset (CANS) is an established and well regarded local independent charity who provide free, impartial and confidential advice. We undertake research & campaign work to influence policy makers and to effect change. We work in partnership with the Local Authority, The Legal Aid Agency, Macmillan Cancer Support, The Money Advice Service, Wessex Water and many more local and national partners to deliver our advice services to over 7,000 clients living and working in North Somerset.
For more information and to apply, please click on the Apply button to be redirected to our website.
Closing date: Monday 23rd September at 5 pm.
Interviews to take place on Monday 30th September 2019
Senior Support Worker
Bristol or Weston-super-Mare
Cintre is a not-for-profit organisation that provides regulated support services to adults with a variety of mental health conditions and learning disabilities.
We are looking to grow our small but motivated team of Senior Support Workers who are passionate about developing person centred plans to support adults with autism, learning disabilities, and other mental health conditions across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-super-Mare.
- Salary of £9.20 per hour dependent on experience
- 27 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (full-time allowance)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Death in service benefit
- Employee assistance programme
- Opportunity to do further training
- Cycle to work scheme
- £0.45 mileage allowance
We are looking for people who are self-motivated, caring, empathetic and driven to enhance the lives of others.
This role is ideal for those who are interested in social care, improving a person’s potential, the non-profit environment, people in their community and charitable causes.
As a Senior Support Worker, no two working days will ever be the same. You will have plenty of challenging but exciting opportunities to work with individuals of various complex needs and situations within community support settings in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-super-Mare.
Taking responsibility for engaging and involving Service Users in the development of their personal targets and support.
Specifically, you will:
- Facilitate, motivate, encourage and empower Service Users to live their life to their full potential and develop personal targets as agreed in the support plan
- Develop, review and maintain risk assessments for Service Users using information provided by local authority, staff observations and other available information, including input from the Service User
- Facilitate meetings required with external professionals and make appropriate notes
- Maintain the Service User portfolio which shows evidence of progress made towards achieving the aims of the care plan
- Develop an open, honest and considerate working relationship with Service Users
To be considered as a Senior Support Worker, you will need:
- Experience gained within a similar support role
- Basic Microsoft Office IT skills
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to manage own time effectively and prioritise workloads
- A person-centred approach
- The ability to plan for yourself and others
A driving licence and access to your own vehicle would be highly desirable, however we would also consider candidates who can cycle and own their own suitable bicycle.
Experience of non-profit environment would be beneficial to your application. A relevant NQV level qualification would also be an advantage.
The closing date for applications is the 27th September 2019.
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