The latest opportunities in the NAVCA family

Office Services Manager

Communities 1st


30 hours per week/ permanent


 £27,191 incl. pro rata 


 We are looking for someone who can live and breathe our values; to work in partnership, deliver quality, adapt, be positive and be inclusive. 


You will be proactive and able to work with colleagues and volunteers to deliver amazing services. A key part of the role will be managing a programme of change. 


You will be responsible for the efficient control of Communities 1st resources, administrative systems and back office processes in order to contribute to the effective delivery of the charity’s overall objectives. You will be a key member of a small but growing team. 


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Chief Executive Officer

Poole CVS and Bournemouth CVS


37 hours per week / permanent


Circa £45,000


After many successful years of working in partnership to support local voluntary action, Poole CVS and Bournemouth CVS are merging to create a new joint CVS by 1st April 2019.


The two organisations are now seeking to recruit a new Chief Executive to lead the new organisation forward. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional leader who has experience of working with both a wide range of voluntary and community sector, statutory and private sector organisations to make progress in relation to the development of the voluntary and community sector in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.


Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Sunday 3 February 2019


Interview date: Friday 8 February 2019

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Giving Back in Bolton Project Lead

Bolton CVS


 35 hours per week / 1 year fixed term


 £23,866 


Bolton CVS, together with the Be Safe Bolton Strategic Partnership, is recruiting a professional lead for the Giving Back in Bolton Project.  The successful candidate will be a passionate, motivated and forward-thinking individual and sit as part of the wider Community and Engagement team. 


 The post holder will work with partners across Bolton and beyond to break down barriers and build capacity for people with a history of offending to become involved in quality, supported volunteering opportunities. This is an exciting post which has the potential to greatly impact the quality of life for individuals, local organisations and the wider Bolton community.


 Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 1 February 2019.


Interview date: Friday 15 February 2019 

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Development Worker


Essex Shed Network


37.5 hours per week / 3 year fixed term


£24,050


 Operating from the Uttlesford Community Hub in Dunmow, you will be responsible for developing the Essex Shed Network across the county over the next three years. The Development Worker will support project growth and associated activities, particularly in relation to increasing the number of Sheds from the point of start-up and implementation, along with support sheds that are already established.


Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 18 January 2019


Interview date: w/c 4 February 2019

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Outreach Worker


Essex Shed Network


37.5 hours per week / 3 year fixed term


£24,050


Based at Maldon CVS, the Outreach Worker will support growth of the Essex Shed Network project and activities, particularly in relation to increasing the reach of the project through the provision of additional activities and resources – such as social groups, health activities and increased volunteering.


Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 18 January 2019


Interview date: w/c 4 February 2019

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