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1 x Volunteer Co-ordinator and 2 x Citizen Advocacy Workers

Job Description

Shipley Area Links Befriending Project

Shipley Area Links is a delighted that we have been refunded by the lottery to keep our Befriending service going for a further 3 years across the Shipley, Frizinghall, Cottingley and Bingley areas. The project will continue to link volunteer befrienders with older people who are experiencing isolation and loneliness.

We wish to recruit ::
• A Volunteer Coordinator 28 hours per week, £21,238.60 pro rata
• 2 citizen advocacy workers (one based at HALE and one at Shipley, Bingley Voluntary Services @ 18 hours per week, £20,209 pro rata.
Contracts are for a three year period from September 2013.

Applicants must have at least three years experience of community work either in a paid or voluntary capacity and have an understanding of the needs of older people. The ability to store and retrieve records on a PC is essential, as is mobility within the Shipley area.

Closing date is Wednesday 7th August, 5pm. Interview dates will be Wednesday 14th August.

Charity Number 1123542 (HALE ) 1070852 (SBVS)
Company Limited by guarantee registered in England No. 6443243 (HALE ) 3520254 (SBVS)

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