Drink Link SCIO

Charity registered in Scotland SC043205

Drink Link is a rapidly evolving organisation with the objective to help those affected by someone else’s drinking.

Our aim is to promote supportive information to people affected by someone else’s drinking.

Our objective is to:

•Relieve the needs of people negatively affected by alcohol abuse;
•Advance education in the field of alcohol misuse; and
•Advance health by promoting the provision of supportive Services of all kinds for people negatively affected by alcohol misuse


Current opportunities

We are looking for a dedicated individual(s) who can assist DRiNKLiNK to perform with good governance. This includes: *Working closely with the board and ensuring that priorities, goals/objectives are aligned with Drinklink’s overall objectives for Q1/Q2/Q3/Q4. *Advise the secretary, accountant and board on legal requirement of governing documents, charity law and company law *Assist in the maintenance of legal priorities *Support in ensuring DRiNKLiNK policies and procedures evolve with changes in regulation *Advise in data collection processes *Build privacy statements for website *Advise on minimum information that should exist on documentation and implement changes We believe that no one should be affected by someone else’s drinking. If you would like to help us achieve this ambition, please get in touch. A fantastic opportunity to volunteer with a dynamic organisation and help make a real difference for people. For further details please contact Stacey Summers, Chairperson at E Mail: info@drinklink.org or tel: 07970316026.

Drinklink believe that no one life should be negatively affected by someone else’s drinking. Our all-volunteer charity has so much going on but struggle to communicate it all outwardly. We are looking for someone to join our team who can tell our story, reduce the stigma around alcohol misuse and make the topic an interesting read and cause to follow. This includes: *Working in collaboration with the marketing workgroup to identify effective campaign concepts *Advise on PR activities including devising, planning and maintaining compelling editorial calendar *Use a wide range of tactics to raise the profile of Drinklink outwardly *Create an infrastructure to coordinate credible and swift responses on stories ranging from policy and research to media representations of alcohol addiction We believe that no one should be affected by someone else’s drinking. If you would like to help us achieve this ambition, please get in touch. A fantastic opportunity to volunteer with a dynamic organisation and help make a real difference for people. For further details please contact Stacey Summers, Chairperson at E Mail: info@drinklink.org or tel: 07970316026.

DRiNKLiNK is looking for a volunteer(s) to join the team to quality check and proof content. This involves: *ensuring all DRiNKLiNK material is clear and consistent, complete and credible, and that text is well written, grammatically correct and accessible. *correcting spelling mistakes and grammatical errors; *sub-editing text written by a number of authors to ensure consistent house style; *working with IT-based publishing systems and databases *liaising regularly with authors by phone and email; *checking that authors have provided all the required materials and paperwork; *resolving queries directly with the author, e.g. style and text inconsistencies; *coding manuscripts for design features, such as hierarchy of headings, to instruct the production team; *creating artwork briefs to detail the content of illustrations; *ensuring that illustrations are correctly captioned and referred to in the text; *producing or working to a style checklist to ensure consistency in hyphenation, capitalisation, formatting of references, etc; *maintaining awareness of new words or phrases coming into popular usage with a view to ensuring they're appropriate for the readership; *discussing and resolving any potentially libellous sections with the commissioning editor and author; *retrieving articles from archives and rearranging within publications; *preparing preliminary pages for the title, contents and preface of a publication; *overseeing the work of indexers, typesetters and designers. We believe that no one should be affected by someone else’s drinking. If you would like to help us achieve this ambition, please get in touch. A fantastic opportunity to volunteer with a dynamic organisation and help make a real difference for people. For further details please contact Stacey Summers, Chairperson at E Mail: info@drinklink.org or tel: 07970316026.

Drinklink has been very popular with volunteers and we want to make sure everyone is supported in fulfilling their role. Your role will be to be provide effective operational HR advice to fellow volunteers whilst implementing strategic HR projects in conjunction with the board. Key Responsibilities are: * Provide support and advice for recruitment processes and activities * Develop, update and implement policies to ensure compliance with legislation and regulations * Support the board in implementing organisational change * Monitor effectiveness of all volunteer training and development A fantastic opportunity to volunteer with a dynamic organisation and help make a real difference for people. For further details please contact Stacey Summers, Chairperson at E Mail: info@drinklink.org or tel: 07970316026.