Location – Dumfries and Galloway (Head Office Dumfries)
Third Sector, Dumfries and Galloway is one of 32 Third Sector Interfaces in Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government, Dumfries and Galloway Council and NHS Dumfries and Galloway. Our vision is of a strong and sustainable third sector that can make a lasting contribution to the wellbeing of the people and communities of Dumfries and Galloway. We are an organisation that exists to promote, support and develop a strong third sector; develop social enterprise; develop volunteers and volunteering; and connect the third sector to community planning.
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive who has the confidence, experience and creativity to lead the organisation through its next exciting phase. Accountable to a Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for working with the Board to ensure clear strategic direction and leadership of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Interface, setting out the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic aims, and developing and managing operational plans and resources that deliver against these.
For an informal discussion about this position please contact Katy Gall or Catriona Mackie at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.
For a full job description, person specification and details on how to apply for this position, please see visit https://www.aspenpeople.co.uk/vacancies/vacancy.php?id=535
The closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 20th December. Interviews, that are likely to require your attendance for a full day, are planned for week commencing 8th January 2017.
The Annual General Meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Interface will be held on Tuesday 7th November 2017 in The Solway Suite, Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries from 12noon. Registration will begin at 11:30am and a light buffet lunch will be served. read more
Many local organisations have been affected by the changes introduces to water rates exemption eligibility. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is now part of a national review group set up by the Scottish Government to review the scheme and they need your help. read more
We are looking for nominations to become a Trustee on the Board of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Interface. If you would like more information or to discuss this and what it entails in more detail, please contact either Claire Brown or Graham Bartlett. More about the AGM and Election of Trustees follows… read more
The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee is seeking views on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill.
The call for evidence is now open until 5pm on 25th August 2017. read more
How we meet individual and communities’ transport needs will be the priority for a new partnership…and local organisations are being invited to get on board. read more
An evaluation of Third Sector Interfaces recently published by the Scottish Government is set to reinforce the role that they play in being a strategic vehicle for third sector involvement in community planning and the integration of Health and Social Care. read more
Dumfries and Galloway Council are seeking the views of organisations on a new way for the Scottish Government to collect data in relation to Carers, in light of the recently passed Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. read more
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