Job Vacancies

  • TSI Board members wanted!

    Borders Third Sector Interface (TSI) is looking for new Board members and an Independent Chair.

    Role: Independent Chair and/or Trustees

    Status: Board of Trustees

    Salary: Unpaid

    Location: Borders, Trustee meetings held Online and In-person

    The Borders Third Sector Interface (TSI) is one of a network of 32 TSIs operating in Scotland, with one for each local authority area. Scotland’s network of Third Sector Interfaces was established in 2011. Funded by the Scottish Government, TSIs aid the development of voluntary and community organisations, social enterprises, and volunteering. TSIs provide a vital link between the third sector and community planning.

    The Borders TSI is transitioning into an independent charity in its own right. This fresh dynamic organisation is looking to maximise the capability of the voluntary organisations it represents across the Scottish Borders. It is an exciting time to join our Board and shape the Organisation’s future.

    Role:

    Are you passionate about helping the Third Sector, the local economy, shaping volunteering, influencing policy, aiding community development and supporting social enterprise, charities and community organisations across the Borders? Borders TSI [BTSI] are looking for an Independent Chair and Trustees to join its Board.

    This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our governance team supporting and overseeing the development of the new organisation to ensure the delivery of high quality, responsive services to Third Sector Organisations in our area. You do not need to know everything there is to know about the Third Sector, but you will need to prove that you are interested in our work, be reliable, action focussed and committed to our principles and values.

    We are keen to hear from those who may have experience or skills in the areas of HR, IT, legal, fundraising, marketing, social media and charity governance.

    If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a short supporting statement outlining why you would like to join the Board of the BTSI and which role you are interested in, what you would bring to the Board and how you think you could help us meet our aims as a charity. You should email this to duncandunlop@borderstsi.org.uk

    A Role Profile for the Independent Chair and for Board Members are available to download from Goodmoves goodmoves.com/…/Independent-Chair-and-or-Trustees  or you can email duncandunlop@borderstsi.org.uk

    Closing date for applications 8 December 2022. Interviews will be held either online or face to face on the 9th December 2022.

  • Project Manager – Reaching Out Hawick

    Hawick Congregational Community Church is seeking to appoint a Manager/Co-ordinator to help us deliver our very special community project Reaching Out.

    Working as part of our team of Trustees, staff, volunteers, beneficiaries and helpers, this is an interesting and inspiring opportunity, for a person passionate about making a difference to the lives of local people of all ages, reducing loneliness and strengthening social connections.

    You should have excellent administration, communication, IT and social media skills, with well-developed inter personal and networking skills.

    Experience in community development, voluntary sector management or related disciplines, together with a relevant qualification, is desirable.
    A kind cheerful and patient approach is essential. PVG Disclosure will be required.

    Hawick Congregational Community Church is an equal opportunities employer.

    The post is for 20 hours, worked flexibly across the week, both at the church and from home. This is a fixed term post funded by the National Lottery for three years; to be reviewed at the end of each year, subject to funding outcomes being achieved.

    Salary £13,017 per annum (pro rata £22,750)

    Application forms and a full Job Description can be obtained from The Administrator, Hawick Congregational Community Church, reachingout@rocon.org.uk

    Closing Date 7th November 2022

  • Role – Community Development Worker

    The Bridge is a membership-based community development organisation and a partner in the Borders Third Sector Interface (TSI). We support Borders communities and Third Sector organisations by providing capacity building support and practical help on a range of issues; we also represent the interests of the Third Sector within the community planning partnership and provide information/communication links between partners in both the statutory and Third Sector. We operate from premises in Galashiels, Jedburgh, and Peebles to cover the Scottish Borders, in association with our partners in the TSI.

    The role of the Community Development Worker (CDW) is to deliver a capacity-building development support service to new and existing Third Sector organisations.

  • Role – Area Manager Roxburgh (Cheviot and Teviot & Liddesdale)

    The Area Manager leads the staff of the Area Office. He or she is personally accountable to the Executive Officer (EO) for implementation of The Bridge policies and achievement of its strategic objectives and targets in the local area. While the post-holder is based in the Jedburgh office and will work mainly in Cheviot and Teviot & Liddesdale, she or he may be required from time to time to undertake work in other areas of the Borders within which The Bridge operates. We are a community development organisation and knowledge, and experience of community capacity building is essential. We support Borders communities and Third Sector organisations by providing capacity building support and practical help on a range of issues; Community Development is an important part of this role and working with voluntary/community organisations and groups along with statutory partners is vital.