The latest opportunities in the NAVCA family

Community Enabler

 WECAN (West Essex Community Action Network)  

  28 hours per week

£15,853 per annum

WECAN is recruiting 3 brand new Community Enabler posts to co-ordinate community capacity building activities across West Essex, raising awareness of social isolation and loneliness and catalysing communities to come together to prevent it.

Successful candidates will be based in one of the 3 districts of West Essex and take responsibility for the work in that geographical area. If you have experience of community co-ordination, developing community relationships/activities, co-ordinating volunteers and successfully engaging others in far reaching social movements then WECAN wants to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 3 June, 2019

Interview date:  Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June, 2019 

Community Builder

Northumberland CVA

Fixed term 2 tears / 37 hours per week

 NJC Point 23, £26,999 


Due to successfully securing funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are recruiting a Community Builder to support our asset-based approach to supporting and developing communities.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and pro-active individual, with knowledge of asset-based approaches to community development, to engage, signpost and bring together communities.

Alongside a great working environment and the opportunity to work on a project that delivers real benefits to the local community, we offer flexible working arrangements, contributory pension scheme, and a generous mileage allowance.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am, Monday 10 June, 2019

Interview date: Monday 17 June, 2019

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Chief Executive

Community Links Bromley


£41,369-£45,241 per annum

Community Links Bromley (“CLB”) is seeking an exceptional candidate to lead it through the next stage in its development as it adapts and thrives within the local and national voluntary sector. 

The new Chief Executive will be forward thinking and innovative and have the leadership skills essential to shape the future direction of the organisation in a challenging financial and political environment. 

Closing date for applications: 10:00am, Monday 17 June, 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 10 July, 2019

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HOUR Manchester Project Coordinator


35 hours per week / 12 month contract

 £26,539 per annum 

 This is an exciting opportunity to join Macc’s Active Communities Team and lead a new, citywide project to bring together people across the city with an interest in mutual support, timebanking and community economies. This project will build a new approach to community organisation based on sharing, exchange, collaboration and reciprocity. Macc is looking at ways of disrupting the economy so that it works for everyone.

 A key aspect of this role will be to work with local voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations, local residents and key partners within the local authority and the NHS, connecting what we have across the city for social good.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 7 June, 2019

Interview date: Thursday 20 June, 2019.

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Engagement Worker (Culture Champions)

Salford CVS

Fixed term / 18.75 hours per week

£26,999 FTW (actual £13,499.50)


Salford CVS has been awarded Ambition for Ageing funding to deliver one of their scaled programmes of work, in order to develop age-friendly volunteering and engagement in cultural activities.

They are looking to recruit an Engagement Worker (Culture Champions) who will work alongside the existing Volunteering Development Worker team in order to support delivery of this work.

The role of the Engagement Worker (.5 post) will be to recruit older Culture Champions and support them through co-production to develop local cultural activities that will encourage a broader range of people over 50 to participate. The cultural activities will need to be representative of the diverse communities across Salford.

This is a busy role, requiring the ability to switch between tasks quickly whilst working to strict deadlines. The successful candidate will be a team player and who possesses excellent engagement and communication skills.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 23 May, 2019

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