Miscarriage Information Support Service (MISS) SCIO

Charity registered in Scotland SC049108

MISS (Miscarriage Information Support Service) is a registered charity. We are a miscarriage support service covering all of Scotland for anyone who has experienced baby loss.


Current opportunities

MISS is offering a rewarding and exciting opportunity for a volunteer Fundraising & Events Coordinator to play a key role within the MISS charity as we continue to grow and evolve. You will be responsible for developing existing supporter relationships and proactively identifying and securing new community and corporate fundraising opportunities to support the charity’s growth. As our Fundraising & Events Coordinator, we will support and co-ordinate projects across Scotland, develop fundraising processes and provide administrative support to the Fundraising & Events Lead. This role will provide practical administrative support both to the Fundraising & Events Lead and across internal fundraising systems and processes. There is considerable scope for progression and considerable professional development for the right candidate. Key tasks: · To research and devise an innovative fundraising strategy and to spot fundraising opportunities and raise awareness of Miscarriage Services. · To initiate, build and manage relationships with donors or companies to maximise and sustain income. · To build, manage and develop relationships with community supporters to maximise and sustain income. · To research, approach, and source new support from community groups (including schools, clubs, businesses, groups, and individuals) to secure funding. · To develop and deliver compelling fundraising activities and campaigns for supporters to participate in to maximise income. · To analyse the performance of events and other fundraising activities for effectiveness and to identify areas for improvement. · To oversee that all relevant fundraising information is recorded and documented in the charity’s electronic supporter records system in compliance with current, relevant legislation. · To work with the Secretary/Treasurer to complete and maintain orderly records of donors and manage regular donor communications. · To undertake all activities in compliance with the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising rules and regulations and to ensure that all records are maintained in compliance with relevant legislation. · To assist with the charity’s social media presence. What can we offer you? When you join the MISS charity, you are gaining a unique opportunity to make a difference in your community and raise awareness. You will be working with a team of passionate people who really care about the mental health and wellbeing of our members, and who want to make a positive and lasting difference for local families. Being part of such a small (but growing!) team offers the opportunity for real variety in your day-to-day work and the development of your role. For more information please contact Abi Clarke , Chairperson/Founder of MISS at email: info@miss-support.org.uk Further information and details are also available at our website at: https://miss-support.org.uk/

MISS (Miscarriage Information Support Service) is a registered charity. We are a miscarriage support service covering all of Scotland for anyone who has experienced baby loss. MISS offers a confidential space for anyone in Scotland to receive support, information and advice as well as understand they are not alone after going through miscarriage. There are a great number of ways you can help support the work of MISS as a volunteer. Current volunteer opportunities with us include Support Co-Ordinator, Fundraising and Event Volunteers, Marketing Co-Ordinator and PA to our Board. All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated. For more information please contact Abi Clarke , Chairperson/Founder of MISS at email: info@miss-support.org.uk or tel.: 07808 638428. Further information and details are also available at our website at: https://miss-support.org.uk/

The Miscarriage Inormation support Service (MISS) is offering a rewarding and exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant to the Board which will play a key role within the MISS charity and make a meaningful difference to people who have had a miscarriage, helping to achieve their goal of supporting women and men after an early pregnancy loss and onto their next pregnancy. As a Personal Assistant to the Board, your role is to provide assistance and support to the Chairperson and Board of Trustees within the charity. This includes the Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Key tasks: · To liaise with the Chair and Board of Trustees to plan, arrange and produce agendas, supporting papers and minute for management meetings and AGMs · To work alongside the charity Secretary and ensure that charity law, and regulatory requirements of reporting and public accountability are complied with · To ensure that all meetings comply with the requirements of the governing document · Support the Board and Committee for any administration tasks · Assist with communications within the team · Organising trustee induction and any ongoing training What we can Offer you? When you join the MISS charity, you are gaining a unique opportunity to make a difference in your community and raise awareness. You will be working with a team of passionate people who really care about the mental health and wellbeing of our members, and who want to make a positive and lasting difference for local families. Being part of such a small (but growing!) team offers the opportunity for real variety in your day-to-day work and the development of your role. For more information please contact Abi Clarke , Chairperson/Founder of MISS at email: info@miss-support.org.uk Further information and details are also available at our website at: https://miss-support.org.uk/

We are offering a rewarding and exciting volunteering opportunity as an Operations Assistant which will play a key role within the MISS charity as it expands and develops. The successful candidate with be working closely with our Operations Manager and responsible for the following: - Sub-committee support - Research potential funding streams to apply for - General administration support - Assist with preparing support packs & posting - Meeting/events coordination Due to the size of team, it's essential that you have excellent communication skills, with an ability to build strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels. As well as this you will thrive working in a small team and be self-motivated, with a strong work ethic. Like working in any small organisation, you will be required to juggle multiple deadlines, so well-honed organisational skills are essential. And lastly, we're keen to appoint someone who can work with diplomacy, has meticulous attention to detail and possesses a warm and friendly demeanour. Number of hours: 5-10 hours per month All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated. If you would like to help/for more details please contact Abi Clarke at email: chair@miss-support.org.uk or telephone: 07808638428 Further details about our work and volunteering is also available at https://miss-support.org.uk/