The latest opportunities in the NAVCA family

10GM Violence Reduction Strategic Lead (Senior)

Bolton CVS

Full time / Fixed term for 12 months


 On behalf of 10GM, Bolton CVS is recruiting a Violence Reduction Strategic Lead. This exciting new post will be working with Greater Manchester’s Violence Reduction Unit, to support and enable community-led approaches to tackling violent crime across 5 identified areas in Greater Manchester. You will be supporting community networks, organisations, charities and volunteers to collaborate on new approaches, innovative ideas and helping them turn their plans into reality. The candidate will have a background in supporting community groups and organisations in tackling social issues, you’ll be confident in challenging ideas and thinking and you’ll confidently understand the violence reduction agenda.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 26 February 2020

Commercial Development Executive

Connected Voice

Full time



This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading charity in the north east of England. The role of Commercial Development Executive, reporting to the Chief Executive, offers an exciting chance to develop commercial services and increase sales across the organisation as part of the organisation's commitment towards achieving greater sustainability.

Connected Voice has established services and products that it wants to grow its income from and you will help to do this by working alongside the experienced managers, who have a renewed focus on commercial activities.

The successful candidate is a sales driven person who will be proactive in developing commercial relationships with people and organisations across the charity sector.

Closing date for applications: 12 midday, Thursday 20 February 2020

Interview date: Friday 28 February 2020

Fundraising Development Manager

Support Staffordshire

Full time

£30,000 plus up to £10,000 income related bonus


Do you have the gift of communication? Telling compelling stories that engage listeners in an organisation's work, and then moving beyond this to supporting their cause?

If you have experience of fundraising through developing strong corporate relationships then Support Staffordshire wants to hear from you.

You will need high quality communications and marketing skills, excellent interpersonal skills and be an adept networker. You must also be able to seal the deal, by gaining firm commitments from potential givers.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 16 March 2020

Interview date: Monday 30 March 2020

Compliance and Organisational Development Officer (Health & Wellbeing)

Kensington & Chelsea Social Council

35 hours per week / 12 month fixed term

 £31, 371 - £35,934 

 This is a new role at KCSC, which will provide specialist advice and support to voluntary and community organisations which deliver health and wellbeing services within Kensington and Chelsea and North Westminster.

The role is designed to ensure that VCS organisations are well-placed to undertake NHS contracts, attract funding from other sources, and operate sustainably to support local residents. It will do this by ensuring that organisations have the right policies, procedures and systems in place to comply with NHS requirements, and by providing, or referring them to sources of, support, training and advice as necessary. 

 Ideally, you will have experience of working in a charitable or similar organisation, or working within the NHS. You will also have an understanding of the NHS’s contractual and regulatory requirements (or those of a similar body), experience of developing policies and procedures for an organisation, and experience of monitoring the compliance of an organisation or service against an agreed set of standards.

The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 2 March 2020

Interview date: Tuesday 10 / Wednesday 11 March 2020

Development Officer (Stratford-on-Avon District)

Warwickshire CAVA

26 hours per week / 2 years fixed term

£26,470 pro rata


WCAVA is seeking a dynamic and community-minded individual for the position of Development Officer. This new exciting role requires fundraising skills and a passion for partnership working. You will be supporting voluntary and community organisations operating within Stratford-on-Avon District to help address the Stratford-on-Avon District Social Inclusion Statement (SIS) Priorities 2019 – 2024.

You will have a strong track record of writing successful funding applications and be able to provide developmental advice to a range of voluntary and community organisations.

To apply for this role you are required to hold a driving licence and have use of a car for work purposes.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 21 February 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 4 March 2020

Community Development Officer

Community First

Full time / fixed term to 31 December 2020

 £22,152.96 - £23,088.00 

 If you are passionate about the voluntary sector and want to make a difference to the residents of East Hampshire Community First want to hear from you. They require an enthusiastic and experienced Community Development Officer to provide high quality, effective and targeted support and guidance to voluntary and community groups across East Hampshire.

Closing date for applications: Monday 2 March 2020

Interview date: Friday 6 March 2020

Independent Advocate

Connected Voice Advocacy

Full time / permanent

 £23,573 - £26,99 


Connected Voice Advocacy (formerly Advocacy Centre North) is seeking to recruit an Independent Advocate to join their highly motivated and experienced team. 

Connected Voice Advocacy provides high quality, independent advocacy to support adults with a range of health and social care needs to enable them to take action to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

Independent Advocates can support both community and statutory advocacy services, providing a range of advocacy services in relation to health and social needs under the Mental Health, Mental Capacity and Care Acts and/or advocate for adults in the community in vulnerable circumstances.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Monday 24 February 2020

Interview date: Thursday 5 March 2020

Independent Hate Crime Advocate

 Connected Voice Advocacy

30 hours per week / Fixed term to 31 March 2021

 £23,573 - £26,999 

Connected Voice Advocacy is seeking to recruit an Independent Advocate to deliver its Hate Crime Advocacy Service. The service provides high quality, independent advocacy to support people who have experienced hate crime or have been targeted because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or trans identity.

The service also seeks to raise awareness, increase skills and provide tools to challenge beliefs, attitudes, hatred, prejudice and discrimination to improve community cohesion, reduce hate crime and tackle the harm and impact on the wider community caused by hate crime.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am Monday 2 March 2020

Interview date: Monday 9 March 2020

Chief Executive Officer

Voluntary Action Islington

35 hours per week / permanent


 Voluntary Action Islington (VAI) is seeking a new Chief Executive to move the organisation forward in the next stage of its development.

The Chief Executive will take responsibility for the overall management of VAI’s staff and volunteers; report to the Trustee Board on organisational performance; represent VAI – and indeed the local voluntary sector – at meetings with partners; and working with Trustees to review and develop strategy and operational activities in a period of significant change.

Closing date for applications: 10:00am, Monday 2 March 2020

Interview date: w/c Monday 30 March 2020

Chief Executive Officer

 Nova Wakefield District Limited 

Full time / permanent

Circa £50,000


Nova is the main infrastructure organisation for the sector, and it has a new and ambitious strategy which will enable the sector to grow and flourish. They need a dynamic and inspiring Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation through this challenging but exciting time, and ensure that our membership is at the table when important decisions are made.

Working alongside an experienced and supportive Board of Trustees and other partners, including Wakefield Council, NHS Wakefield CCG, and of course, our members, the Chief Executive Officer will champion the sector by building and maintaining strong and effective relationships and partnership working.

Closing date for applications: 10:00am, Monday 16 March 2020

Interview date:  Thursday 26 March 2020 

Learning Engagement Lead, Connect Hackney

Hackney CVS

28 hours per week / Fixed-term for 12 months

£33,000 pro rata


Do you want to play a leading role in helping to shape policy and practice in tackling loneliness and isolation amongst older people?

Hackney CVS is looking for a Learning and Engagement Lead to work closely with older people, strategic stakeholders, and delivery partners to develop and deliver projects and programme-wide work for Connect Hackney. The ideal candidate will enjoy working within a small team, and have experience of taking a leading role in extracting and communicating learning. They will thrive in a fast paced environment, and have the necessary skills to manage a varied workload. If this sounds like you, then they would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications:Midnight, Sunday 23 February 2020

Interview date: 10/12 March 2020

Development Officer

Hackney CVS

Part time / fixed term for 6 months

£30,000 pro rata


Do you understand the needs of small voluntary sector organisations?

Could you enable and support the voluntary and community sector in Hackney?

Do you want to work towards a fairer Hackney?

Hackney CVS is  

looking for a Development Officer to support Hackney’s voluntary & community sector to meet the needs of Hackney residents. With a particular focus on BAMER community groups, small and grass root organisations.

The role will also provide advice, capacity building and organisational development support to existing and new voluntary and community organisations operating in Hackney.

Closing date for applications: 5:00pm, Thursday 27 February 2020

Interview date: 4 March 2020

Project Coordinator

Hackney CVS

Part time / fixed term for 6 months

£30,000 pro rata


Could you support Hackney CVS's digital social prescribing project?

Do you understand the needs of small voluntary sector organisations?

Do you want to work towards a fairer Hackney?

Hackney CVS is looking for a Project Coordinator to support its digital social prescribing project, to provide 1-1 training and tech support and support a comprehensive training offer.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 1 March 2020

Interview date: 5 March 2020