£16,443.85 per annum; Permanent contract; 22.5 hours per week; Home-based / Eastbourne
We're looking for a friendly, resourceful person to help us develop, facilitate and support the vibrant, dynamic and connected voluntary and community sector in Eastbourne.
The successful candidate will help us develop, facilitate and support the vibrant, dynamic and connected voluntary and community sector in Eastbourne, building capacity in individuals and groups to support local activities and initiatives which benefit Eastbourne’s community.
Deadline 23 July
£21,074 per annum pro rata; Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022 with potential 1 year extension; 20 hours per week; Based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
WCAVA are seeking dynamic and community-minded individual for the position of Rural Capacity Officer to work across Warwick District. This exciting role requires development support within rural communities and a passion for the voluntary and community sector. You will engage and support rural organisations, groups and volunteers to improve the number of rural community capacity projects within the District. Excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team are essential for this role. To apply for this role you are required to hold a driving licence and have use of a car for work purposes.
Deadline 23 July
Up to £23,866 per annum pro rata; Fixed term maternity cover – 9 months from August 2021 with the possibility of extending after the contract period ends; 11 hours per week; Based in Atherstone, Warwickshire
WCAVA North Warwickshire are seeking a Lead Youth Worker to coordinate the delivery of the ‘Ex-Mining Villages Rural Youth Project’ which is a programme of youth work directed at young people aged 11-25 with a specific focus on those aged 13-19 in North Warwickshire, and specifically the villages of Hurley, Wood End, Piccadilly, Hartshill and Dordon. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Youth Worker to establish youth work in two areas that do not currently have any open access youth provision. The successful candidate must have work experience with young people in a paid or voluntary capacity, safeguarding issues and procedures and be able to develop positive working relationships with young people. You will also have an enthusiasm for working with young people and have good organisational skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and complete tasks on schedule. Flexibility to undertake work out of normal hours and ability to travel throughout Warwickshire are essential.
Deadline 26 July
£20,493; Fixed-Term - 12months (potential for extension – subject to funding); Full Time (37.5 hours per week); Based in Salford
Do you love using social media for good? Can you communicate clearly and concisely? We have a great opportunity to join our friendly team as a Communications Assistant! This is a creative and fast paced role, where you'll have chance to experience all aspects of charity comms and develop your skills. You'll be hands on, producing content, driving engagement and helping us to make a difference in Salford!
Deadline 27 July
£38,890 - £44,503; 1 year fixed term contract; 35 hours per week; Primarily working remotely, however, face to face meetings may be required - office in Carshalton
We are looking for an experienced project manager to drive forward an innovative and ambitious transformation project in the St Helier area of Sutton. The role will involve a lot of interaction with residents, community representatives, local businesses, the local voluntary and community sector and key stakeholders and partners. The role will require being organised, outcome focused and the ability to operate across organisational boundaries. The Project Manager will be responsible for high-quality project management including a mapping exercise and ensuring links with similar projects in the Borough. You will also support the delivery of engagement events and assist with identifying funding opportunities.
Deadline 28 July
£30,906 per annum; 1 year fixed term contract; Full time 37.5 hours per week; Based in Wakefield District
Nova has a really exciting, new opportunity for an experienced Bid Writer to support raising the profile of bid writing across the Wakefield District. The role will involve providing tailored development support to voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across the District to develop high quality bids.
Deadline 29 July
£26,470 per annum pro rata; Permanent, subject to funding; 22.50 hours per week; Based in Solihull
We are seeking a dynamic and community-minded individual to be based in Solihull, this exciting role requires business skills and a passion for the voluntary and community sector. You will be supporting a service focused on tailored approaches to improve sustainability and impact within communities. You will have a strong track record of diagnosing organisational challenges and developing action plans. Establishing networks, partnerships and peer support is also key within this role as there will be a geographical focus and delivery around community hubs. To apply for this role you are required to hold a driving licence and have use of a car for work purposes.
Deadline is 30 July
£21,074 per annum; Permanent, subject to funding; 37 hours per week; Based in Solihull
We are seeking a Volunteering Coordinator to facilitate the promotion and development of volunteering within Solihull. The successful candidate will have experience of working with volunteers, face to face & telephone advice, information sharing, and have knowledge of the impact and value of volunteering. Excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team are essential for this role. To apply for this role you are required to hold a driving licence and have use of a car for work purposes.
Deadline is 30 July
£23,100-£26,908. Starting salary will be at the lower end of the range; Permanent contract; Full time; Office based in Bristol
Can you help run our office smoothly to support our dedicated staff tackling the climate emergency and ending the misery of cold homes? The purpose of this role is to provide effective and efficient administrative support to the growing number of project delivery staff at CSE who depend on the admin team for a smoothly run and safe office environment, including IT, phones, desk space, equipment, stationery etc. We particularly welcome applications from the Black, brown, minority ethnic and disabled communities, as they are under-represented at CSE. Appointment will always, however, be made on merit and judged against the job description and person specification.
Deadline is 2 August
£32,000; Fixed term of 2 years initially, with a possibility of 1-year extension subject to funding; Fulltime (35 hours/week). Applications for job share or part time hours will be considered; Combination of office-based, home, and peripatetic working, primarily within the London Borough of Newham
Compost London CIC is looking for an organised and passionate community development manager, to lead a new programme of work delivering capacity building services for Newham's Voluntary Community and Faith (VCF) Sector. You will manage a small team working to transform the sector locally by co-producing and delivering services that enhance communication, collaboration and inclusion across the borough and which provide support to help VCF groups grow, develop, and thrive. This role will suit someone with a strong understanding of the VCF sector in an inner-city context, who is excited about catalysing its strength and diversity.
Deadline is 6 August
£60,000 to £66,000; Permanent contract; Full time; Based in Hackney, London
We are very excited to be recruiting a new Chief Executive to join Hackney CVS. As we prepare to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, there is lots to be proud of within our organisation.
We’ve recently invested in the development of our premises and are working on a range of impactful and innovative projects that make a genuine difference to Hackney’s Voluntary and Community Sector.
Our new CEO will help us to ensure that local residents and communities remain central to the design and delivery of our services. We need someone that is strategic and future thinking who will help us to navigate our future challenges, whilst being hands-on enough to understand our communities and lead on key programmes. As our new CEO, you will be a strong champion and advocate for the sector and will be able to build existing and new strategic relationships and networks. You’ll be an effective and compassionate leader, with a good understanding of the challenges faced by those we serve. You’ll also be able to seek out new opportunities and have an innovative approach to fundraising and income generation.
Deadline is 9 August
£18,000-£21,000; Permanent contract; Full time (37.5 hours per week); Based in Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley
Do you want to make a difference? That’s what we do at Imago. We help some of the most vulnerable people in society to make changes and improve their wellbeing. We’re looking for a bright, hardworking individuals to join our established service in Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley. It’s a great opportunity to support adults who need extra help for all sorts of reasons to navigate their way through health, social care and community services; think about what will best improve their health and wellbeing, and make it happen. Navigators bring their own experience to the role. You might have worked in a formal setting, completing assessments and support plans, or directly providing social care or health services. Perhaps you have worked or volunteered in a community setting, or are looking to give something back to your own local community. Or maybe you have personal experience of accessing services for yourself, a relative or friend. It’s a really varied role, and you’ll spend time visiting people in their own homes or in community settings, speaking to individuals and families. You’ll get to know local services, build networks and work in partnership with other agencies. There are also opportunities to work alongside colleagues in a friendly team so you will feel fully supported in the role. We have several permanent full-time vacancies for this role, but are also looking for short-term maternity cover (9 months). Car driver essential. It’s time to make a change.
Deadline is 9 August
£17,000-£21,000; Permanent contract; Full time. 37.5 hour over Wednesday to Saturday; Based in Dartford & Gravesham
Are you passionate about children reaching their full potential? Are you confident, self-motivated, flexible, and have a ‘can do’ attitude? This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team working with children and young people with mild to moderate disabilities, delivering a programme of after school café-style groups (8-15 years), Saturday Clubs (15-19 years) and school holiday trips. You will join an established team and have responsibility for delivering services across Dartford and Gravesham, managing an existing caseload and new referrals to the service. You will plan, organise and risk assess group activities that support personal development, and promote independence, community engagement and social activities. We want the young people taking part to have opportunities to try new things, make friends and have fun! As lead staff, you will work with colleagues and volunteers to deliver sessions, supporting the young people to participate, interact and achieve their goals. It’s expected that you will keep excellent records and keep in regular communication with families to build trusted relationships. A key aspect of this role is to raise awareness and promote the service so you will attend events, meet with schools and develop wider networks. This full-time role has a working pattern of Wednesdays - Saturdays and requires the applicant to hold a full driving licence and their own car. You will also be expected to drive a minibus and full training will be provided. Join us and make a difference.
Deadline is 9 August
£35,000; 7 month fixed term contract /secondment opportunity; 37 hours per week; Home working
The ambition of the Humber, Coast and Vale (HCV) Partnership is for everyone in our area to: start well, live well and age well. This means shifting the focus of our work from picking people up when they fall to helping to prevent them from becoming unwell in the first place and supporting more people to manage their health and wellbeing at home so they can get on with living happy and fulfilling lives. To do this, we need to look at how we deliver health and social care services working in partnership with other sectors including the VCSE sector, a key partner in delivering transformation of health and wellbeing in our region An exciting new position of Programme Manager (full-time) has been created to support the Programme Director in implementing the emerging VCSE Strategic Plan particularly at a place level, increasing its connectivity to local organisations and networks. A natural collaborator, the successful candidate will quickly establish credible and professional relationships with colleagues across the partnership to deliver the transformation required. You will have significant experience of managing and building relationships and networks. You will have an understanding of, and experience of working with the VCSE sector, ideally in the context of improving health and wellbeing outcomes and an understanding and knowledge of the workings of the NHS, the challenges it faces and of the reform agenda.
Deadline is 9 August
£30k-£32k; 12 Month contract; Full time; Based in Somerset
This varied role will require focus, creativity and independent thinking and has a strong focus on strategic engagement, working with colleagues from across the VCSE and public sector. The post holder will drive our partnership and engagement work, supporting collaboration across the VCSE sector, and between the VCSE and other stakeholders. Working alongside the CEO and Senior Leadership team, they will build strong relationships between Spark Somerset, the VCSE and other ‘system’ partners, including the local authority, the Clinical Commissioning Group, the NHS and Public Health. They will also lead on the development and coordination of numerous health-related engagement projects, including the Somerset Mental Health Engagement Forum, and line manage two Social Prescribing Coordinators.
Deadline is 13 August
£43,600 - £45,000 per annum (plus 3% pension contribution when matched by employer); Permanent contract; Full-Time; Based in Walsall
Our current CEO is moving onto new and exciting challenges, and we are therefore recruiting a new CEO to continue to build on our current successes and drive the organisation forward.
The successful candidate will need to have experience at working at the highest level, to have a proven track record of both operational and strategic leadership, with knowledge of the charitable sector, as well as the capacity to motivate and inspire. Working with a committed group of Trustees you will be a capable, energetic, sensitive and creative leader. Our new Chief Executive will resonate strongly with the ethos and mission of One Walsall and have an unrelenting focus on achieving a strong and vibrant voluntary sector in Walsall. They will have an up-to-date understanding and knowledge of current policy relating to models of care that the voluntary sector is part of and has so much to offer. They will also be familiar with the regulatory framework within which the Voluntary sector generally and One Walsall as a Charity itself needs to operate within. There will also be a specific requirement to provide vision and direction for the organisation as the sector navigates its journey out of the pandemic, building on the current momentum of volunteer and community responses.
One Walsall has a small management team, so you need to be equally happy working alone and as an effective team player providing strong line management and support.
Deadline is 16 August
£37,126-£47,507; Permanent contract; Full time; Based in Bristol
This is an excellent opportunity for an engagement professional with significant experience of design, delivery and management of place-based stakeholder engagement processes. You'll be spearheading our efforts to secure widespread support for the fair transformation of local energy systems. The successful candidate will drive our stakeholder engagement processes in local energy planning, strategy and policy development work, and within our infrastructure, software and behaviour-change focussed local energy projects. All of these have the potential to shift the way that individuals, organisations and communities interact with the energy system. The role will also involve providing expert guidance and support in stakeholder engagement to key actors in local energy systems - including local authority officers and community groups - to help them shape and deliver effective responses to the climate emergency.
Deadline is 31 August
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