Communications, Marketing & Journalism Voluntary Internship
About the Organisation
Gaia Education is an international organisation active in 50 countries on six continents, with a 13-year track record in education for sustainable development and with more than 17,000 graduates around the world and 111 partner organisations. Gaia Education’s programmes equip students of all ages and cultural backgrounds with the appropriate knowledge, skills and critical thinking tools necessary to design a society which uses energy and resources with greater efficiency, distributes wealth equitably, and makes quality of life the focus of future thinking. Our learners become change agents capable of playing active roles in transitioning their existing communities, neighbourhoods, cities and regions to sustainable and regenerative practices, lifestyles and infrastructures.
About the Role
Gaia Education is now accepting applications for a 3-month unpaid voluntary position as a Communications, Marketing and Journalism Intern. The role will begin in the fall at our Edinburgh office.
The role will contribute to Gaia Education’s visibility on different media (press, websites, social media, blogs) through the creation of written content (interviews, blog posts, press releases…) and contact lists. The role will assist the Marketing Officer and Communications Coordinator.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Create a press contact list
● Create a partners list
● Write press releases
● Write articles based on:
○ Our Project-Based Learning programmes
○ Interviews with our Ecovillage Design Education hosts
○ Interviews with our Certified Trainers and our students
● Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
● Degree in Journalism preferable
● Strong co-creation and teamwork skills
● Attention to detail and efficiency
● Ability to work both cooperatively with a team and independently
● Knowledge of another language (Spanish, Portuguese) desirable, not required
How to Apply
Please include with your application where possible:
● Samples of your writing in English
● Examples of projects that demonstrate your use of the skills or execution of the tasks identified in this job advertisement
Please note: As this is an unpaid, voluntary position time and hours will be flexible based on your availability.
Reasonable expenses, up to the value of £10 per day that you are volunteering with us, can be claimed back on the provision of a receipt.
Interested in this role? Please submit a cover letter and CV before Friday 17 August 6 pm UK time, with the subject line “Internship Application” to email@example.com.
More info on Gaia education here.
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The Operations Manager will support the delivery of Link’s Girls’ Education Challenge ‘STAGES’ project in Ethiopia. Reporting to the Programme Director of Link Community Development Ethiopia, the post-holder will work closely with the Programme Manager to ensure all project activities are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard. Some travel within Ethiopia is required.
Programme Manager - Link Community Development Ethiopia
The Programme Manager will support the delivery of Link’s Girls’ Education Challenge ‘STAGES’ project in Ethiopia. Reporting to the Programme Director of Link Community Development Ethiopia, the post-holder will ensure all project activities are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard. Some travel within Ethiopia is required.
Safeguarding Senior Programme Officer - Link Community Development Ethiopia
The Safeguarding Senior Programme Officer will support the delivery of Link’s Girls’ Education Challenge ‘STAGES’ project in Ethiopia. Reporting to the Programme Manager of Link Community Development Ethiopia, the post-holder will work closely with the Programme Manager to ensure Link Ethiopia has and adheres to robust safeguarding procedures, follows safeguarding best practice and the STAGES project is compliant with donor safeguarding requirements. Child protection and participation, as core elements of Link’s overall safeguarding policy, are integral to the post-holder’s areas of responsibility. Some travel within Ethiopia may be required.
Digital Communications Officer - Mercy Corps Europe
Based in our brand new office in Leith, we are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and driven Digital Communications Officer to join our Media and Communications team!
Fundraising Operations Manager - Mercy Corps Europe
International Finance Officer - Mercy Corps Europe
Mercy Corps Europe are looking for an experienced International Finance Officer to join our team in our Edinburgh Head Office.
External Evaluator - Link Community Development International
Link Community Development International are seeking Expressions of Interest from relevant parties to take on the role of External Evaluator for a DFID (Department for International Development) funded, ‘Girls' Education Challenge’ (GEC) initiative through the ‘Leave No Girl Behind’ (LNGB) funding window.
Development Manager (part-time) - Biodiversity Initiative
Biodiversity Initiative (BI) is seeking a part-time development manager. BI is dedicated primarily to rainforest conservation in Central Africa (Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea) and they focus on conservation ecology and capacity building for early career biologists.
Videographer/Filmmaker - Scotland Malawi Partnership
Applications are invited from talented, fast-working videographers with strong storytelling skills and a track record in self-shooting & editing.
Business Support Services Director - IJM UK
International Justice Mission UK are looking for a Business Support Services Director to join their team in London.
Fundraising Director - IJM UK
International Justice Mission UK are looking for a Fundraising Director to join their team in London.
Senior Manager, Commercial Development - GALVmed
GALVmed are currently hiring for the position of Senior Manager, Commercial Development to be based in the UK.
Campaigns Manager - Oxfam
Do you want to help lead the fight against poverty? Oxfam Scotland are recruiting a Campaigns Manager to be based in their Glasgow office.
Administrative Assistant - Scottish Fair Trade Forum
Scottish Fair Trade Forum are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join their team as an Administrative Assistant to ensure efficient systems and support in their office.
Programme Manager - Oxfam
Oxfam are currently looking for a Programme Manager to join their Glasgow team!
Programmes Administrator - International Voluntary Service
International Voluntary Service are looking for a Programmes Administrator to join their team in Edinburgh.
Head of MAF Scotland
Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) UK are looking for a full or part-time Head of MAF Scotland to lead their Scottish Office based in Glasgow.
Effectiveness and Transparency Coordinator - BOND
The main purpose of this role is to support the work of the Effectiveness and Learning Team in strengthening the ability of Bond's member organisations to improve their effectiveness and transparency.
Commissioner for the Independent Commission for Aid Impact
Want to play a role in helping to improve UK aid through robust, independent scrutiny? The Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s Commissioners are being recruited now.
Media and Communications Officer- Oxfam
As media and communications officer, you will be responsible for leading on Oxfam’s media and communications output in Scotland.
Do you have passion and an enthusiasm for fighting against inequality? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to start a career in the charity sector? If so, Oxfam would like to hear from you.
Research Unit Officer - The Institute for Global Health and Development
The Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) are looking for a Research Unit Officer to join their team, 21 hours per week, at Queen Margaret University.
Head of MAF Scotland
MAF UK are looking for a full or part-time Head of MAF Scotland to lead their Scottish Office based in Glasgow.
Youth Development Co-ordinator Scotland - Christian Aid
Christian Aid are looking for a Youth Development Co-ordinator to work within the Scotland team to develop and grow their relationships with youth networks.
National Fundraising Manager - Human Appeal
Human Appeal are currently recruiting for a National Fundraising Manager to join Human Appeal’s integral Fundraising department.
Treasurer - Scottish Fair Trade Forum
Scottish Fair Trade Forum is looking for a Treasurer to join its Board of Trustees.
Manager (voluntary) - ICCM
This is a great position for someone who wants experience with international development and managing a Malawian team on many recycling and education projects.
Research Assistant- The Institute for Global Health and Development
The Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) are looking for a Research Assistant to join their team at Queen Margaret University.
Research Fellow - The Institute for Global Health and Development
The Institute for Global Health and Development are looking for a Research Fellow to join their team at Queen Margaret University.
Scotland Events Co-ordinator - Tearfund Scotland
Tearfund Scotland are looking for someone to co-ordinate a programme of events that will help to engage the Scottish church in our work, raise funds, and acquire new supporters.
Research Fellow - The Institute for Global Health and Development
The Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) are looking for a Research Fellow to join their team at Queen Margaret University.
Senior Quantity Surveyor - Orkidstudio
Orkidstudio are seeking an experienced quantity surveyor to join our expanding team.
Project Manager - The Open University
The International Development Office at the Open University are now seeking a dynamic, experienced and highly collaborative project manager to take the lead on the ZEST project implementation, as well as to manage some related TESSA projects.
Researcher - The Centre for Climate Justice, Glasgow Caledonian University
This exciting fixed term opportunity to join The Centre for Climate Justice Team taking on a key researcher position in the roll out of its research portfolio is now available.
Fundraising Officer - Mary's Meals
Mary's Meals are currently recruiting for a Fundraising Officer to inform and inspire people in the UK about the work of Mary’s Meals in order to secure increased support and funding for the organisation’s overseas school feeding programmes.
Customer Care Coordinator - Gaia Education
Gaia Education - a leading provider of sustainability education - is currently recruiting for a Customer Care Coordinator, as part of its strategic plans to consolidate and grow. The successful candidate would work in close collaboration with other members of the GE team, to transform drive, creativity, and passion for sustainability into excellent customer service and care for individuals.
Fundraising and Communications Officer - Signpost International
Signpost International is currently looking for a Fundraising and Communications Officer to be responsible for the design and delivery of Signpost International’s fundraising and communications strategy.
Board Director - Just Trading Scotland
Just Trading Scotland are currently seeking new board members to join their team. They are looking for those with fundraising or sales and marketing expertise.
Research Assistant in Energy for Development - University of Strathclyde
A Research Assistant is sought by EEE Department to support the E4D team on a multi-disciplinary research projects related to off-grid energy in Malawi.
Regional Development Co-ordinator, Scotland - Feed the Minds
Feed the Minds, an ambitious International Development Organisation, is looking for a part time Regional Development Co-ordinator in Scotland to help us continue our growth.
Fundraising Manager- Scotland Zambia Partnership
A fantastic opportunity has become available for a fundraising manager to join Scotland Zambia Partnership.
Programme Coordinator - Scotland Zambia Partnership
As Project Co-ordinator, you will take the lead to develop and translate the project aim into activities that will make a real difference to our target group.
Administrative Assistant - Friends of the Earth Scotland
Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our friendly team in Edinburgh. This is a new role, required due to an expansion of staff numbers and organisational activity.
Support Officer - Project Trust
Project Trust is looking for a Support Officer to provide administrative support to the Finance & Fundraising and Volunteer & Schools Engagement teams and contribute effectively to the smooth running of the departments on a day to day basis.
Programme Manager - CBM UK
CBM UK is currently offering an exciting opportunity to join its Programme Development Department in the role of Programme Manager - East Africa & Asia. This key role will ensure the delivery of quality programmes for CBM UK, and can be based either in Cambridge or in Edinburgh.
Fundraising and Communications Officer - Signpost International
Signpost International are looking for a Fundraising and Communications Officer to be responsible for the design and delivery of Signpost International’s fundraising and communications strategy.
Volunteer Research Assistant - Mary's Meals
Mary’s Meals’ Strategic Partnerships and Policy team is looking for one or two volunteer Research Assistants to assist with the organising and coding of transcripts from approximately 300 focus groups undertaken between 2014-2019 as part of its impact assessment research in Malawi, Zambia and Liberia.
Media & Communications Manager - Tearfund
This role is an exciting opportunity to join a small, dynamic team for a year to use your skills and experience in communications and PR to help those in extreme poverty.
Digital Marketing Assistant - Traidcraft Exchange
Working towards ambitious but achievable fundraising targets, Traidcraft Exchange are looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant who will make it their professional mission to find new ways to share the good work it does and inspire people to get involved with messages that inspire people to sign up, take part and donate.
Head of Policy and Advocacy - Traidcraft Exchange
Traidcraft Exchange is looking for an exceptional Head of Policy and Advocacy who wants to make a real difference to the way trade works, and who will build on its excellent reputation and ability to punch above its organisational weight.
Assistant Director of Programmes - Mary's Meals
Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for an Assistant Director of Programmes to provide leadership support to our Director of Programmes and Programmes Leadership Team.
Project Manager - Global Ecovillage Network
Global Ecovillage Network is currently recruiting a Project Manager, to lead and oversee the delivery of its LEADER Project, ensuring it meets the set outputs, outcomes and targets.
Trustees- CBM UK
CBM UK are seeking trustees with skills and experience in financial management and International Development.
Project Development and Communications Officer - Ecologia Youth Trust
Ecologia Youth Trust are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, innovative, proactive, self-motivated individual to take on an evolving role to drive the International division of Ecologia Youth Trust forward.
Regional Development Coordinator, Scotland - Feed the Minds
Feed the Minds are currently looking for a part-time Regional Development Coordinator in Scotland to help continue their growth.
National Officer - IDEAS
International Development Education Association Scotland (IDEAS) is looking for a National Officer.
Project Manager: A Menu for Change - Oxfam
Oxfam are looking for a Project Manager to will lead the A Menu for Change Project during the project’s critical final year with support from Oxfam Scotland’s Programme Manager and the Project Board.
Croft Carbon College Engagement and Education Officer - Leith Community Crops in Pots
Leith Community Crops in Pots are looking for an Engagement and Education Officer to be responsible for the content, delivery and assessment of the CCC’s courses, alongside the Outdoor Education Officer, and for achieving the overall carbon-saving outcome from the adults and children engaged through this CCF-funded project.
Croft Carbon College Outdoor Education Officer - Leith Community Crops in Pots
Leith Community Crops in Pots are looking for an Outdoor Education Officer to jointly or principally be responsible for the content, delivery and assessment of food growing, wood recycling and other outdoor workshops delivered on the Croft, and for achieving the overall carbon-saving outcome from the adults and children engaged through these workshops.
Voluntary Social Media Intern- The HALO Trust
The HALO Trust are offering a 12 week internship (on a voluntary basis) to assist with HALO's growing social media profiles. Based in Edinburgh, UK, you will learn how to manage social media for a nonprofit, whilst assisting with video optimisation across our channels.
Programme Coordinator: Expeditions & Education - Vine Trust
This post is a key role in the continued growth and development of the Trust’s volunteering work, with a major emphasis on the recruitment and nurture of volunteers and the successful promotion, development and delivery of our building expeditions to East Africa and South America.
Corporate, Trust & Foundation Coordinator - Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps Europe are currently looking for a Corporate, Trust & Foundation Coordinator to join their team in London.
Support Officer - Project Trust
Project Trust are looking for a Support Officer to provide administrative support to the Finance & Fundraising and Volunteer & Schools Engagement teams and contribute effectively to the smooth running of the departments on a day to day basis.
Development Manager - Link Community Development International
Link Community Development International are looking for a Development Manager to join their team in central Edinburgh.
Assistant Accountant - Link Community Development International
Link Community Development International are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team in central Edinburgh.
International Development Internship - Gaia Education
Gaia Education is looking for a Volunteer Intern to work in its Edinburgh office and support its Project Based Learning (PBL) activities.
Media and Communications Officer - Scotland Malawi Partnership
An exciting temporary opportunity has arisen to deliver on the communications needs of the Scotland Malawi Partnership and direct an essential leading voice in the Scottish international development sector. The post-holder will help to deliver high quality communications in support of key event events as well as continuing to respond to and communicate with members and other target audiences.
Volunteer & Schools Engagement Coordinator - Project Trust
Project Trust is currently recruiting for a Volunteer & Schools Engagement Coordinator to work within a designated team focusing on raising Project Trust’s profile with the aim of recruiting a target of up to 300 Volunteers each year.
Financial and Business Developer- Gaia Education
Gaia Education is now accepting applications for a full-time position at our Edinburgh office. This is a strategic New Business Developer role that aims to meet or exceed growth targets for both e-learning and face-to-face Gaia Education courses
Development Manager - Link Community Development International
Link Community Development International are looking for a driven fundraising professional to join our team as our Development Manager. You will lead the fundraising strategy and creatively develop and deliver fundraising activity to achieve our income targets, securing core and programme funds crucial for our work to support the most vulnerable children.
International Finance Officer - Link Community Development International
Due to growth, this dynamic and ambitious not for profit organisation is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Finance Officer to support our busy teams in Edinburgh and across sub-Saharan Africa. They are looking for an all-rounder with practical accounting experience and a hands-on approach to succeed in this varied role which covers all aspects of financial management, developing budgets and donor reporting.
Part-time tutor vacancies at the Open University
The Open University has vacancies for part-time tutors you might be interested in. Applications close on Thursday 23rd May. We are particularly interested in applications from Scotland for the following modules: Comparative and international studies in primary education (SCQF Level 10) and Learning and teaching in the primary years (SCQF Level 7).
Programme Partners Support Officer - Mary's Meals
Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for a Programme Partners Support Officer to provide effective operational and administrative support to the Mary’s Meals school feeding partner programmes. Working closely with our partners, you will also work in partnership with colleagues in the wider Programmes team and other MMI functions to ensure our programme partners are fully supported in their work. With
Funding & Partnerships Officer - Mary's Meals
Working as part of our Strategic Partnerships & Policy team, you will play a key role in enhancing the long-term sustainability and growth of Mary’s Meals. Supporting funding relationship managers in the provision of documentation to support the needs of our existing donor base and provide support for new funding opportunities, you will play a key role in securing sustainable income to allow us to grow our movement and reach the next child waiting for Mary’s Meals.
Principal Officer, International Programmes - Water Witness International
Water Witness International is seeking an experienced international development practitioner to coordinate its growing portfolio of work to secure lasting water security and justice for some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
CEO - Team Kenya
Team Kenya are currently seeking a CEO to take the charity forward, ensuring progressive strategies, excellent leadership, capacity building, sustainability and demonstrated impact.
Trustees (including Chair and Vice Chair) - Team Kenya
Team Kenya are seeking to add to our current board of seven trustees. We are a small charity based in the North East of England. Due to our number of trustees being larger than that of employees, trustees are involved operationally, as well as in the traditional governance capacity. We are therefore seeking trustees who are willing to regularly travel to our offices in Newcastle, including for our bi-monthly trustees meeting and annual away day workshop. The trustee will join the charity at an exciting time of growth and help to shape the charity's development going forward.
Head of Marketing, Recruitment & Communications - ProjectTrust
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Head of Marketing, Recruitment & Communications to take responsibility for the development and implementation of an innovative marketing & communications strategy to expand and diversify our recruitment of potential Volunteers and to encourage young people to sign up to the life-changing opportunities international volunteering can afford.
Development Studies Research Associate - Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods
To make a leading research and knowledge exchange contribution to the GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC), based at the University of Glasgow. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of development studies in relation to Africa and/or Asia. We will also consider candidates with special development studies knowledge from disciplines such as area studies, human geography, demography, gender studies, development politics and urban studies
Research Associate, Data Lead - Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods
The job requires expert knowledge in the area of quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and management. Candidates with experience in Development Studies and/or computer science, statistical programming or research data management are encouraged to apply. As a successful candidate you will also be required to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.
International Partnerships Manager - Homeless World Cup Foundation
Homeless World Cup have a fantastic opportunity for an International Partnerships Manager to join their small, hardworking team in Edinburgh and help them achieve their goals. You will have overall responsibility to manage and develop their network of Street Football Partners worldwide, organise and coordinate team attendance at the annual Homeless World Cup and work to improve the capacity and impact of their Street Football Partners.
Evaluation Team Member - Mellow Parenting
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced person to join a vibrant Scottish Charity working to promote parent child relationships from generation to generation. This post is being funded by the Scottish Government CYPFEIF until 31st March 2020. This post will contribute to the vision of Mellow Parenting: “We want every child, wherever they are in the world, to be part of a safe and nurturing family that will allow them and future generations the best possible start in life.”
Regional Development Co-ordinator, Scotland - Feed the Minds
The purpose of the job is to co-ordinate the charity’s contacts, events and talks in Scotland aimed at raising our profile and increasing their income.
Member Administrative Officer – Scotland Malawi Partnership (SMP)
A key role within the SMP, responsible for the professional handling of member databases, enquiries and the delivery of effective administrative systems and event logistics.
Treasurer - Friends of Chitambo
Friends of Chitambo SCIO are seeking a new Treasurer for their small but fast-growing Penicuik-based charity. They support health projects at Chitambo Hospital, central Zambia, the living memorial to Scottish explorer Dr. David Livingstone, who died nearby.
Gender and Social Inclusion Officer - Link Community Development
Link are looking for an experienced Gender and Social Inclusion Officer to support their Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist in effective and strategic streamlining of gender and social inclusion perspectives into their large multi-year programme working with multiple local and international partners.
Project Officer - Link Community Development
Link Community Development are looking for three (3) experienced Project Officers to support the effective implementation of their large multi-year programme working with multiple local and international partners. You will support the achievement of project objectives (in your respective district) through the delivery of project activities, administrative and logistical support. You will be key to effective community engagement, partner relations and outreach with all stakeholders.
Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer - Link Community Development
Link Community Development are looking for an experienced Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer to support the effective implementation of their large multi-year programme working with multiple local and international partners.
Scotland Responsible Institutions Research Intern - EAUC
With a good understanding of climate change and sustainability, and how universities and colleges can contribute to the sustainability agenda, you will take the lead on progressing a number of projects which have been identified as important for accelerating action on climate change and sustainability by the Responsible University Group Scotland.
Chief Executive - OSCR
Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) are seeking a highly motivated individual as Chief Executive. OSCR is a non-ministerial department of the Scottish Government and is the independent regulator and registrar for charities in Scotland. The Chief Executive is the most senior member of staff in the organisation and is responsible for the management and leadership of approximately 50 staff.
Trust Fundraising Admin & Research Volunteer - Christian Aid
As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to develop your admin, research and organisational skills. You will learn more about trust fundraising as well as the underlying causes of poverty and its relationship to inequality. You will play a part in making a difference to the lives of some of the world’s poorest people.
Country Director (Malawi) - Link Community Development
The Country Director will be responsible for the continued delivery of Link Malawi’s strategy and programmes as an implementing partner of Link International, ensuring that the country programme remains focused on and aligned with Link’s core model and the education policies of the Government of Malawi.
Safeguarding, Gender and Inclusion (SGESI) Coordinator - Link Community Development
Link Community Development is recruiting a Safeguarding, Gender and Social Inclusion (SGESI) Coordinator, to support the delivery of Link Community Development Ethiopia’s Girls’ Education Challenge project – ‘Supporting Transition of Adolescent Girls through Enhanced Systems’ (STAGES). The post-holder will ensure all safeguarding, gender, social inclusion and related project activities are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard. He/she will network with strategic partners as well as nurturing working partnerships with government organisations.
Programme Manager - CBM
CBM UK is looking to recruit a new Programme Manager to join the programme team at this exciting time. The purpose of the role is ensuring alignment and close working with the CBM Country offices and partner organisations to ensure quality planning and delivery of programmes for CBMUK.
Operations & Logistics Analyst - Mary's Meals
Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for an Operations & Logistics Analyst to provide support across their school feeding programmes and work closely with their programme partners and programme affiliates to support their school feeding delivery model. With a focus on; data analysis, operational efficiencies, reporting and continuous improvement, this varied and diverse role, is an amazing opportunity to use your talents to help reach the next child who is waiting for Mary’s Meals.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Information Officer - The HALO Trust
Due to an internal promotion we are seeking to recruit an information officer. The MEAL Information Officer will be part of HALO’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning team, and support the Strategy, Programme and Capability Groups to develop sustainable MEAL systems for programmes and global contract management, and measure and enhance the impact of our work.
Administrator/ Bookkeeper - Mamie Martin Fund
The Mamie Martin Fund, which supports the education of girls in Malawi, is looking for someone to support the work of the Board of Trustees and donors. You will have administration and bookkeeping skills and be committed to the charity’s vision.
Social and Emotional Learning Consultant - Link Community Development International
Link is seeking to engage the services of a specialist consultant to review their work on Social and Emotional Learning and Lifeskills. They would like the consultant to review our work in this area to date in line with learning from international and national best-practice and our efforts to weave these specialist strands into girls' education projects together with existing systems, structures and opportunities in Ethiopia.
Senior Manager, Evaluation Impact & Learning - GALVmed
This role assesses the impact which GALVmed’s initiatives are making in the field. The incumbent will therefore be at the heart of GALVmed’s inspiring mission, which aims to improve the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers in Africa and South Asia. In assessing impact and progress towards this overarching objective, the M&E function plays a critical role by undertaking field studies and providing associated analysis and interpretation which builds our understanding of impact.
Internal Auditor - Mary’s Meals International
Mary’s Meals International is recruiting for a talented Internal Auditor to join our Risk & Assurance team in Glasgow. Reporting to our Head of Risk & Assurance, you will have responsibility for planning and delivering internal audits across our school feeding programmes worldwide. You will plan and undertake up to 6 audit field trips per year, each lasting between 1-2 weeks, so you must be happy to travel regularly as part of your role. This is an amazing opportunity to see first-hand the impact of our feeding programmes and influence the development of processes that ensure we keep our promise to continue to feed each child every school day.
Project Officer - Link Community Development International
Link are looking for a skilled Project Officer to support the effective management of large multi-year programmes working with multiple global partners. You will provide operational and administrative support to Programme Managers in the UK and Africa, facilitating planning and management processes to ensure that project activities are delivered on time and to budget, and coordinate donor reporting.
Trustee - Link Community Development International
Can you use your skills and experience to support a dynamic Edinburgh-based international NGO working to improve the quality of education in Africa? Link Community Development, Scotland’s leading international education charity, are looking for Trustees and/or committee members to help us deliver on their mission of providing quality education to every child in sub-Saharan Africa.
Fundraising Officer - Link Community Development Individual
The purpose of this role is to help Link Community Development International grow a robust pipeline of funding opportunities, supporting the Development Manager to build capacity to ensure the smooth delivery of the charities function, providing quality education to children in Africa.
Field Officer - The HALO Trust
HALO’s Field Officers work across our programmes in various roles with significant responsibilities, you will need the aptitude to work in dynamic and challenging environments and have management and leadership skills. HALO training will prepare you for one of our programmes, where you could be commanding between 250 to 1000 local employees. You will receive a broad based training, including leadership and management, mine clearance, ordnance disposal and minefield survey as well as other skills such as proposal writing, finance, logistics, security and quality management.
Finance and Business Officer - International Development Education Association of Scotland (IDEAS)
IDEAS are looking to recruit a part-time Finance and Business Officer to join their small team and play a key role in the running of their organisation. This will include managing their accounting system, financial reporting, fundraising, managing their office and providing administrative support where required.
Country Coordinator - Project Trust
As part of the Overseas team you are responsible for the day-to-day running of a number of designated country programmes. You will provide guidance and support to Volunteers in the run-up to and during their long term overseas placement. You will liaise with nominated overseas representatives and act as the first point of contact in the UK for Volunteers and their parents.
Trustee - Aberdeen for a Fairer World
Are you interested in International Development, Global Citizenship and Fair Trade? Aberdeen for a Fairer World educate and enable people in the North East of Scotland to take action to create a fairer world and they need trustees!
Finance Manager, Syria Programme (based in Jordan) - The HALO Trust
HALO Syria is looking for a Finance Manager to lead the three-person finance section, responsible for the management of all financial affairs relating to HALO Syria programme business, including leadership; compliance and accounting.
Trustee - Corra Foundation
Corra Foundation's Trustees play an enormously valuable role in helping them work towards their vision and mission, which is at the heart of everything they do. Corra Foundation aim to make a difference to people and communities, by encouraging positive change, opportunities, fairness and growth of aspirations which improve quality of life.
Practice Lead (Research) - Water Witness International
Water Witness International are seeking an exceptional individual with the experience, skills and vision needed to co-ordinate an innovative, multi-country research programme, and to provide strategic leadership for evidence generation and learning across their operations. The post holder will also work to enhance the impact of inter-disciplinary research across their growing organisational functions.
Practice Lead (Water Stewardship) - Water Witness International
The Practice Lead for Water Stewardship is a new, senior and influential position. They are looking for a high-calibre individual with the experience, skills and vision needed to successfully deliver complex multi-stakeholder, multi-country programmes whilst providing strategic leadership of our work on corporate responsibility, progressive financing and water stewardship.
Regional Programme Manager - Water Witness International
The postholder will lead the delivery of Water Witness' ‘Putting Water Stewardship to work for Ethiopia’ initiative which will support and learn from the implementation of the Alliance for Water Stewardship standard at several Industrial Parks, and vertically within Ethiopia’s garment, textile and cotton sectors.
Climate Campaigner - Friends of the Earth Scotland
Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for a new Climate Campaigner to work with their Climate & Energy Campaigner in this vitally important year of the UN climate talks (COP26) coming to Glasgow. This is a new key campaign role within Friends of the Earth Scotland to work on climate and energy policy and practice in Scotland, and to contribute to our work on Just Transition, the fossil fuel industry and the UN climate talks.
Chief Executive - WasteAid
WasteAid are looking for a new Chief Executive to provide the experience needed to lead and manage a new phase of rapid expansion of their work. Demand for solutions to poor waste management in low income countries is endless and WasteAid are hungry to do much more. The organisation are looking for someone who matches their values, displays inclusive leadership and has a passion to make a difference for vulnerable communities in developing countries and tackle the scourge of plastic waste as a contribution to addressing the Climate Emergency.
Fundraising and Supporter Relations Manager - EMMS International
EMMS International are looking for a Fundraiser and Supporter Relations Manager to develop profitable fundraising events to profile the Charity and attract new supporters. They will manage and grow relationships with supporters, churches, health and other networks and facilitate groups and individuals in organising their own fundraising activities. They will identify new high value donors and implement a strategy to increase the number of funders to the charity.
Trusts and Foundations Officer - EMMS International
Working with the Director of Fundraising, the Trusts and Foundations Officer is responsible for the development and delivery of the Trusts and Foundations partnership programme against agreed annual income targets.The post holder will manage and grow relationships with Trust and Foundation link, develop a strategy to increase the number of quality funders to the Charity, research and write high standard grant applications, write accurate and inspiring reports to funders and fulfil all grant monitoring requirements, support the Fundraising team in other related activities where required.
Senior Humanitarian Programme Officer - CBM
Reporting to the Humanitarian Director, the job holder will support the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning of CBM’s emergency responses in close coordination with Country Teams and CBM Member Associations in allocated countries and in line with CBM Federation Strategy and Operation Model. This role will take a proactive approach in advising countries in the development their country preparedness and emergency response plans, as well as promote and support the delivery of CBM’s Inclusive Humanitarian Strategy at Country, Regional, and Global levels.
International Adviser: Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction - CBM Global
Reporting to the Humanitarian Director, and in close coordination with other technical and programme areas of CBM Global, the post holder leads the organisation Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction strategy development and technical implementation plan. The role supports Country teams DiDRR programmatic delivery, ensures effective monitoring, evaluation and continual refinement of the plan. Together with the Humanitarian Director, the position holder ensures the plan is resourced and promoted both internally and externally in collaboration with CBM Member Associations and other programme department units.
NTD Manager - CBM Global
Reporting to the Inclusive Eye Health Director, the position holder is responsible for CBM Global’s work in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in selected priority countries. The position holder is part of CBM Global’s core IEH/NTD team that leads this area of technical specialism for the federation globally. The role is primarily focused on ensuring partners and Country Offices are provided with quality technical and programmatic support and enabled to deliver programmes well, reflecting the technical standards and MEAL approach outlined in the IEH/NTD strategic plan. The post holder will pursue funding opportunities from institutional and other major donors, in coordination with CBM Global Member Associations and Country Offices and will strengthen CBM Global’s advocacy and visibility within the international NTD community.
CBM Global - Inclusive Eye Health Director
Reporting to the International Director, the position holder leads on CBM Global’s work in Inclusive Eye Health (IEH), which includes Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). He/she formulates the IEH/NTD strategic plan, ensures that programmes are accessible and inclusive to all members of the community, establishes technical standards, directs delivery in coordination with other programme areas of CBM Global, ensures effective monitoring, evaluation and continual refinement of the plan. Leads on external representation and fundraising, ensuring the plan is resourced and promoted in collaboration with Member Associations.
Programme Finance Officer - CBM
A great opportunity to play a key role within the Programme Development Department in delivering and supporting high-quality financial assurance and compliance of CBM UK’s programmes and projects in countries of operation.
Programme Officer - CBM
This role is a tremendous opportunity for someone with excellent skills and a passion for social justice to develop their understanding of overseas disability and development working alongside an exceptional programmes team. The Programme Officer will support the frontline work of CBM UK’s Programme Development Team by managing selected small development projects and assisting Programme Managers to oversee selected large, complex programmes.
Opportunities to work with in-country partners (Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya) - Water Witness
Water Witness’s partners are leading efforts in Africa to improve service delivery and governance across the water sector (WASH, water resource management and climate resilience) through strengthening of accountability. They work at the frontline of the water crisis to shine a light on its impacts, to understand its root causes and to activate an effective and lasting response. Over the past 10 years they have led ground-breaking work to strengthen the voices of vulnerable people, to help them demand their rights to improved water security, and have supported the capabilities of government to hear and respond to these demands.
Policy Officer - SCIAF
Key elements of the Policy Officer role include research & analysis, developing compelling recommendations, engaging with and influencing decision-makers and stakeholders, contributing to the overall work of the Advocacy team and supporting the work of others within SCIAF.
Senior Campaigns Officer - SCIAF
This cross-departmental role will lead, plan and deliver effective campaigning to bring about action to change the world and increase engagement with and the number of SCIAF supporters. In 2020 the Senior Campaigns Officer will: lead and manage SCIAF’s public campaigning up to, during and immediately after COP 26, mobilizing supporters and engaging all key stakeholders; and work with the Director of Public Engagement and Advocacy Manager as we develop our strategy for the period 2021-25.
Finance Officer (Part-time) - Scotland Malawi Partnership
The post-holder will assist the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive in the management and maintenance of office, administrative and financial systems within the Scotland Malawi Partnership, in order to sustain the ongoing smooth and cost-effective running of the organisation.
Change Realisation Lead - Team Kenya
Team Kenya are looking for someone to support their UK team to transition out of significant operational involvement in projects in Kenya. The post holder will provide guidance and practical solutions in order to facilitate the transition the charity seeks to make. They will establish steps needed to facilitate the transition including outlining short, medium and longer-term targets.
UK COP26 Coalition Co-Coordinator - Friends of the Earth Scotland
Friends of the Earth Scotland are recruiting two Co-Coordinators, one based in Glasgow, one based in London to coordinate a broad, diverse and inclusive coalition of civil society groups, working in a flexible and open way that allows for different levels of access and involvement, engaging established and new actors across the breadth of sectoral, thematic and regional spaces. The successful applicants will need to be excellent networkers, highly organised, skilled in facilitation and communication with a wide range of audiences, have a strong track record of working with marginalised groups and an understanding of the wider political context around the climate summit.
Engagement Officer - Project Trust
Educational charity, Project Trust, has an exciting opportunity for a new Engagement Coordinator, based in Glasgow. This role will concentrate on maximising income by diversifying and growing funding streams, nurturing existing partnerships and exploring new funding opportunities.
International Conservation and Cleanup Management Summer Internship - ICCM
ICCM are currently looking for a volunteer to fill our summer internship role. The role involves working alongside our Malawi team to ensure successful completion of ongoing projects; contributing ideas and helping in the implementation of existing ICCM activities and events; and working with our Malawi team on the development of our fast-growing social enterprise.
Communications Officer - Mary's Meals
The Communications Officer works as part of the communications team to raise awareness of Mary's Meals' work within the UK in order to attract new supporters and develop relationships with existing supporters, while ensuring the values of the organisation are upheld and promoted in all communications activities.
Graphic Designer - Mary's Meals UK
The role of the Graphic Designer is to design beautiful and compelling materials to tell the story of Mary’s Meals, with the aim of attracting new supporters, developing relationships with existing supporters and reinforcing the values of the organisation.
Project Officer - Open University
This post is within the International Development Office (IDO) of the OU; a professional hub renowned for managing challenging and transformative international development projects in Africa and South Asia.The postholder will contribute to the delivery of the Transformation by Innovation in Distance Education (TIDE) project. One of nine projects supported by Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform (SPHEIR) and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to deliver systemic and sustainable change within higher education systems.
Fundraising Executive - International Justice Mission UK (IJM)
This role will work closely with the Fundraising Director to ensure IJM achieve their Trusts and Foundations fundraising targets by applying for funding and managing relationships when applications are successful as well as support in other key areas of fundraising activity.
Operations Director (UK) - Cairdeas International Palliative Care Trust
This role is responsible for the smooth running of the charity’s UK operations. It calls for an individual who is enthusiastic about the mission and values of the charity and willing to acquire new skills and to learn about, and help make a difference to people in completely different cultures.
Consultancy: Lead author to develop a mass-scale online course on Safeguarding - The Open University
The successful candidate will take the role of lead writer/author to develop a 24-hour Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ‘Introduction to Safeguarding’ in conjunction with DFID, other OU colleagues, BOND, the CHS Alliance, and a sample of aid agencies and regional safeguarding networks. They will support the shaping of course content and its learning design and, as part of a writing team, will author text and activities, identifying third party assets and writing any downloadable resources.
Part-time Tutor for Comparative and International Studies in Primary Education - Open University
Applications are open for part time tutors in the OU online module Comparative and international studies in primary education (E309). Applications close on Thursday 21st May, 2020.
Grants and Impact Manager - Team Kenya
The post holder will work in collaboration with Team Kenya's partner organisation to build capacity in relation to Project Management including; programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation to maximise impact and improve the collection of accurate and relevant data/research to support learning, programme design and funder reporting.