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We are looking for an experienced Events and Courses Executive (Events Coordinator) with excellent communications, interpersonal and administrative skills to join our Learning team. This is a great opportunity for a creative and organised events professional to join a charity that focusses on supporting doctors to deliver medical imaging and cancer services.
The Events and Courses Executive (Events Coordinator) role sits within the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) Learning team which delivers approximately 50 educational and learning activities per year. In this role, you will use your skills and experience to support the RCR Learning team by planning, delivering, and iterating a strategic programme of high-quality educational events, digital learning resources and courses that will take place in person, online and in a hybrid setting. You'll work alongside two Learning Executives and the wider team to deliver activities on time and on budget, with an enthusiasm for seeking ways to improve RCR members and fellows' experience of our educational and learning activities.
The successful candidate will need strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively as they will be working on several projects concurrently. The role is highly collaborative, working with colleagues across the RCR as well as our Learning Committees and faculty, comprised of clinical radiologists and clinical oncologists.
If you are looking for an exciting and impactful role that supports doctors' learning and development, find out more in the Events and Courses Executive candidate pack.
Why join us?
Make a difference to the lives of Doctors and the specialities they work in every day!
Hybrid working (60% working week can be done remotely)
Modern working environment
Equipment provided to work from home
Generous annual leave allowance
Excellent pension scheme
Interest free season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting horseracing’s current and retired workforce. We seek an enthusiastic, dynamic Volunteer Coordinator to lead our growing pool of passionate volunteers, based across the UK.
It’s an exciting time to be joining the organisation; our charity has never been more needed by the industry, and after a period of rapid growth we have great plans for the future.
Working with the Fundraising and Welfare teams, you will play a key role in developing and managing relationships with new and existing volunteers. You will also be responsible for the day to day running of our telephone befriending service, Check in & Chat, managing referrals and matching volunteers. The role will work closely with our Communications teams to promote our volunteering programme.
You will be offered a competitive salary, employer pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, tickets to almost all race meetings at Jockey Club racecourses, twice-yearly two-day staff training and team building events along with a range of other employee wellbeing initiatives.
As a charity, wellbeing is at the forefront of all we do. We aim to be a leading employer in the industry and make sure everyone at Racing Welfare has the opportunity to thrive.
You will be an outgoing, friendly individual, who enjoys building strong relationships with others. You will be responsible for maintaining and growing our volunteer database, ensuring that we are recruiting in line with our Safer Recruitment Policy. Ideally you will have some previous experience of working with volunteers and a good understanding of the charitable and voluntary sectors is essential.
The post holder will require excellent spoken and written communication skills, a keen eye for detail, as well as an ability to work well to tight deadlines. An interest in social welfare is essential.
This is a full-time post, flexible on location, although some travel throughout the UK may be required. The role will provide support at fundraising events, requiring some occasional evening and weekend commitments
We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. The closing date is Friday 15th July. We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a large number of suitable applications.
Racing Welfare is committed to safeguarding and will always recruit all personnel in line with government guidelines, relevant legislation, and the Charity Commission's best practice guidance.
This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We only ask applicants to disclose convictions which are not yet spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Racing Welfare’s Safeguarding Statement of Intent can be found on our website.
Racing Welfare is an equal opportunities employer.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Group Coordinator Smethwick GFS 9176
Term time only
Part time 5 hours per week
Salary: £2,507 (£12,86 per hr).
As part of our growth plan, GFS is seeking a proactive and organised individual, to open and manage our planned group in Smethwick. We are recruiting group coordinators to both new and existing GFS locations. You will run a local GFS group and gain experience in managing a team of volunteers and supporting the growth of GFS in the local area.
GFS is a small national charity. We believe in challenging gender inequality by empowering girls and young women. We achieve this by providing groups where girls and young women build friendships, gain confidence and learn that they are unstoppable.
We create a programme of activities designed to develop confidence, self-esteem, emotional wellbeing and resilience, and recruit and train women volunteers to run those activities in a single gender space.
About the job
You will be responsible for; promoting GFS in schools and local networks to recruit girls/young women; train and lead a team of volunteers to plan and deliver weekly GFS sessions.
You will need experience of youth work or a related field in particular developing and delivering activities for children/young people.
You should be able to; apply equality, diversity, and inclusive practices across your work, operate within GFS’s feminist values, and put girls and young women at the heart of decision making.
You will have the ability to lead, motivate, and inspire volunteers and work as part of a team to deliver a structured programme of activities.
You will be an effective communicator able connect to a variety of audiences; and build your local knowledge to develop effective partnerships with people and organisations.
This post will require unsocial hours. (Evenings and weekend)
This post is eligible for a criminal records check with the DBS.
Statement of exemption with reference to the Equality Act 2010
The employee may provide girls and young women with personal services, promoting their welfare or education, which can be provided most effectively by a person of the same sex. The girls need a positive role model to build self-esteem, confidence and to help them take responsibility for their lives.
Due to the nature of the role this post is restricted to female applicants only under the Equality Act.
To apply please download the application pack and submit your application by the closing date Wednesday 13th July at 12:00 hrs.
Please note CV’s are not accepted.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Purpose of the job
To oversee all digital inclusion work in a defined region to ensure that more young disabled people, aged 16-25, are able to experience the benefits of getting online and being digitally included, and are supported in understanding their career and educational pathway opportunities.
Effectively deliver all elements of the Digital Inclusion programme, lead on volunteer recruitment to enhance the Programme’s reach and impact, and work with local community-based teams as well as our central assistive technology resource, ensuring that the delivery and reach of the programme are achieved.
This role requires home working and travel within York - own car and driving licence are desirable.
- Support the development and delivery of a digital inclusion training programme for young adults with disabilities to support them to use IT confidently and understand career and educational pathways.
- Deliver the Digital Inclusion Course Modules to achieve positive outcomes for young adults with disabilities in line with project plans.
- Providing advice and support to Digital Inclusion partners and students on digital inclusion and assistive technology within your designated region.
- Oversee the recruitment and management of volunteers to grow the programme’s reach and impact.
- Collate accurate data to support programme monitoring, evaluation and development (e.g. monthly reports).
- Coordinate the IT needs assessments and support required from all students within your region and work toward a wider up take of online learning.
- To create and prepare/adapt appropriate delivery materials for the programme and ensure they are kept up to date and any relevant feedback is reviewed and incorporated.
- Ensure referral numbers are in line to meet targets and deliver positive participation on the project and relevant databases are kept up to date.
- Support the Senior Coordinator – John Lewis Communities Investment Fund in the preparation of donor reports and new business development.
- Collect feedback and gather case studies for the programmes.
- Develop communications both narrative and statistical, to keep both internal and external audiences informed of digital inclusion programmes and raise awareness of both programmes.
- To work within and comply with all Leonard Cheshire policies and procedures including Safeguarding, Code of Conduct and Equality of Opportunity.
- Contribute to donor engagement (e.g. visits and events), as required.
- To organise external meetings and networking events.
- To participate in all self – assessment and quality procedures required to continuously improve our services.
- To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.
- To be educated to degree level and/or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrate a significant understanding of technology and accessibility and experience of supporting people to use IT.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how digital skills can support employability and progression in work and training.
- Demonstrable experience of implementing programmes that support disabled people to be digitally included, particularly where this relates to employment and employability.
- Demonstrable experience of project coordination - including planning, delivery, impact and evaluation.
- Experience of working with disabled people.
- Experience of recruiting and managing volunteers would be advantageous.
- Demonstrable experience of working within a safeguarding framework and with an understanding of equal rights and equal opportunities.
- To have a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire.
- Willingness to work flexible hours, as required.
- Willingness to travel within your region as required.
Key competencies & skills
- Excellent communication and IT Skills.
- Understanding of the disability sector.
- Able to work with general public and clients effectively.
- The ability to work as a member of a team and make effective contributions to collaborative processes and whole team events.
- Self-organising, to work on own initiative and be accountable for your own work through structured reporting.
- Good written and verbal communication skills in English in order to influence a wide variety of people including external strategic contacts and senior managers.
- Able to build relationships with third party agencies and organisations.
- Good interpersonal skills.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
All duties and responsibilities within this job description to be carried out in accordance with annual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Join the highly successful ISM working to support musicians
Central London – Events Officer
Permanent and Full Time –£28-32k
The ISM is looking for an energetic Events Officer to manage our expanding programme of events, using them to grow our profile in the music and education sectors. We are interested in hearing from individuals who have experience of event management and are looking to develop their career within an award-winning membership organisation.
In this new role you will be responsible for managing the ISM’s presence at a variety of industry events as well as delivering a wide-ranging programme of conferences, webinars, professional development and member events for the ISM and ISM Trust. You will understand the strategic importance of events and be able to evaluate their effectiveness to ensure good ROI.
You will be a confident networker and enjoy meeting people. You will have an active presence in the sector and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills both written and oral. With the ability to think ahead to anticipate and solve problems before they arise, you should be highly organised with a strong attention to detail.
You will be joining a motivated staff team, who are highly invested in supporting musicians and effecting positive change in the music sector. The role is based in Bayswater, London but are currently following a hybrid model of work.
To apply please send a full CV and covering letter saying why you are right the person for the job and join us in supporting the music sector at this critical time.
Closing date is Friday 22 July at 5.30pm. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
To help manage all challenge events, including marketing to recruit participants with responsibility for ensuring outstanding stewardship and supporter engagement to drive income.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated, fundraiser to join our team in the role of Events Fundraiser. You will join the team at an exciting time as we look to expand our growing challenge events portfolio. You’ll assist in the delivery of excellent stewardship across all challenge events, develop, manage and deliver a range of challenge and virtual events to achieve income targets. You’ll be helping to devise and produce marketing plans, evaluate events and make recommendations for further expansion of the challenge events portfolio whilst reporting on KPIs.
Grassroots Suicide Prevention is a charity working nationally to prevent suicide. Our vision is ‘A future where more lives are saved from suicide’ and our mission is; ‘We empower people to help saves lives from suicide through connecting, educating, and campaigning nationally.’
- Connecting: We listen and connect people to support through our Stay Alive app, tools, and resources to help keep people safe from suicide.
- Educating: We offer bespoke and evidence-based consultation and training, co-designed to empower individuals, organisations, and communities to develop the skills and confidence to help save lives.
- Campaigning: We help remove the stigma around suicide. We know that most suicides are preventable with timely intervention and the right support. We raise awareness through campaigning on the ground and influencing at a strategic level.
Please apply with CV and cover letter (setting out how your knowledge and skills meet the job specification) to Riona Doidge, Head of Fundraising by 17 July 2022. Please note, we will be considering applications on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close recruitment early.
Are you looking for an opportunity where your skills will make a difference in helping to end homelessness and rebuild lives?
About the role
To work within the Involvement and Inclusion Team to ensure client involvement and diversity and inclusion are embedded across St Mungo’s. We recognise the fundamental importance of involvement in helping clients to achieve their recovery goals; in giving them a voice and in improving the quality and effectiveness of our services. Diversity and inclusion are equally central to St Mungo's and how we work. We're committed to equality and being inclusive is one of our core values, underpinning everything we do to end homelessness and rebuild lives. We know that valuing the backgrounds, experiences and strengths of our staff and clients is integral to delivering our high-quality services. Our vision is that client involvement and inclusion will be embedded in every team and services will be delivered in equal partnership with our clients.
In this role you will:
- Support Outside In (St Mungo’s client involvement group) to operate successfully
- Provide guidance, support and training to staff and managers on deepening and strengthening client involvement and equality, diversity and inclusion
- Recruit, support and train volunteers
You will have an opportunity to really make a difference in improving the lives of our clients. You will take a lead on coordinating and championing client involvement and diversity and inclusion across your area of responsibility and work alongside Outside In (our client involvement group).
You will take a lead on supporting managers, teams and client involvement lead workers in services within your area and advising them on best practice and how they can strengthen involvement and inclusion within their work. You will deliver training for staff, clients and volunteers in your area and will facilitate client consultation opportunities.
What we’re looking for
We offer a great team working environment and a fantastic work-life balance. We consider experience to be far less important than passion and commitment, the ability to work in a client focused way and a ‘can do’ attitude. To succeed in this role you will have experience of:
- Engaging and involving excluded or vulnerable individuals
- Designing and facilitating training sessions or workshops
- Working with people with compassion and empathy
You will also need to have a good understanding of recovery, be able to work independently and be confident in championing client involvement and equity, diversity and inclusion to your colleagues. You will have excellent communication skills, be able to effectively supervise people and be able to work within professional boundaries. At St Mungo’s we are very committed to diversity and inclusion and you would be expected to embed this into all aspects of your work.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at this level.
What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
- We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation – one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
- We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by internal promotions.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
- Equity, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
- We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.
- We are a Stonewall Top 100 employer.
Flexible Working and Other Benefits
- We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
- St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 – 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.
To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.
Closing date: 10am on 11th July 2022
Interview and assessments on: 19th July 2022
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.
The Learning and Development Co-ordinator plays a critical role in helping to create a culture of continuous learning by providing comprehensive administrative support which enables individuals to develop their skills, knowledge, and experience, add value and drive organisational performance. The role is incredibly varied, where the Learning and Development Co-ordinator will be actively involved in identifying training needs, helping to design and source learning solutions, delivering and evaluating training, and working with the Learning and Development Manager and stakeholders across the charity.
As part of the wider HR and Volunteer Management Team, the Learning and Development Co-ordinator will work effectively as an integral part to the team by providing support with day-to-day activities, as well as providing input and support with organisational wide initiatives and projects. Supported by the Learning and Development Manager, the Learning and Development Co-ordinator will also provide input into the development of policy, processes, and procedures, along with providing comprehensive guidance and support across the charity.
Main duties and responsibilities of the role:
- Provide comprehensive administration support covering all aspects of learning & development, including, planning and arranging the logistics of all learning and development events, including booking meeting rooms.
- Act as the main point of contact with external training providers.
- Send out joining instructions and oversee the completion of pre-work. Ensure a delegate list is available and the meeting room is set up in accordance with the course requirements.
- Design feedback forms to evaluate learning and development initiatives. Analyse levels of attendance, and use of online resources through quantitative and qualitative data. Identify and make recommendations to ensure the initiatives add value and are cost effective.
- Provide support with identifying training needs at individual and team level, providing advice and guidance on appropriate learning solutions.
- Carry out research and provide support in creating and designing learning and development initiatives, which are innovative, engaging and outcome focused.
- Create engaging and branded resources, including designing promotional materials, presentations, handouts, training materials, advertisements, and communication campaigns for face to face, remote and on-line learning.
- Provide support and deliver a variety of face to face and online workshops.
- Maintain the Learning Management System and e-Learning platforms, ensure accurate data is held, training records are completed and produce monthly metrics and reports on all learning and development activity.
- Provide support with developing, reviewing, and updating the L&D policies, processes, and procedures to ensure they are aligned to organisational needs and culture.
- Set up purchase orders and process all supplier invoices.
What we are looking for:
- Experience of working within an administrative capacity
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Excellent listening skills and receptive to feedback.
- Excellent IT skills in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
- Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
- Ability to remain calm under pressure, work to deadlines and reprioritise work in accordance with the organisational needs.
- Good analytical and reporting skills, with an ability to analyse data and produce reports and graphs.
- Demonstrates a proactive and pragmatic approach and identifies opportunities for continuous improvement.
- Strong attention to detail with high levels of accuracy.
- Strong team player who can use initiative and work independently and collaboratively.
- Strong ethical standards and a high level of personal integrity.
- Enthusiasm and desire to learn theories and models that underpin effective learning.
- Personable, approachable and can build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Displays drive, determination and an ability to build high levels of engagement.
- Flexibility, curiosity, and an ability to learn.
- Ability to learn new systems quickly.
- Desire to develop a career within a Learning & Development environment.
Ways of working: As part of our Agile ways of working you will be required to work approximately 2 days a week from the office, which is subject to the requirements of the role and the business needs. Flexibility on where you work can be split between working from home and our office.
Roles that are classed as part of the Agile ways of working are not able to claim any costs for Mileage/Travel on Public Transport, Accommodation and/or Meals. This includes when attending the office for various meetings/events.
Our Office: Our office is at 3 Riverside, Granta Park, Great Abingdon, Cambridge, CB21 6AD.
Salary: Circa £28,000 per annum, plus benefits
Please download the Vacancy Pack for more information.
The closing date for applications is the 17th July 2022, with interviews likely to be held as and when suitable candidates apply. We would encourage you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Please indicate in your covering letter if you are unable to attend an interview on a certain date.
We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either the application or interview stage, please contact us via the channels on our website.
How to apply:
Please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies page. You will be able to attach your CV and covering letter to your application and track the status of your application.
About Alzheimer’s Research UK:
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.
You will be part of an organisation that has been recognised nationally as an outstanding place to work. In 2021, we were listed 69th in the prestigious 100 Large Best Companies to Work For. We were also awarded a 2-star accreditation by Best Companies, recognising outstanding levels of workplace engagement and were listed in the 75 Best Companies to Work for in the East of England and the Charity’s 30 Best Companies to Work For.
To view further details about working for us and the benefits we offer, please visit Alzheimer’s Research UK
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Support Dogs have an exciting opportunity available within the training department, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, and driven individual to join our puppy team. The successful applicant will be responsible to oversee approximately 10 puppies at any one time, providing a structured and tailored training programme for each, ensuring each puppy is progressing as expected and raising any concerns to management. The role will involve working closely alongside our valued volunteers, ensuring they are receiving excellent support, regular training sessions and are given advice as and when required. Other duties within this role may include the recruitment, assessment, and training of our new volunteers.
The applicant will be required to work off site for periods of time so they must show the ability to work alone effectively, use their own initiative and have excellent time management and communication skills. Previous and proven experience of working with puppies, within a professional capacity, such as planning and conducting puppy training classes to a group of people is an essential quality for this role. All applicants are to have a full clean driving licence.
Occasional overnight duties and from time-to-time weekend work will be required to assist the Charity by participating in activities such as fundraising events and demonstrations.
Due to the high level of interest that we receive for training vacancies, it is not always possible to answer telephone enquiries. Should you have any questions about the vacancy please contact Katie Burns, Training Manager via email.
Applicants are to send a covering letter and CV via email or alternatively by post to Katie Burns, Training Manager, 21 Jessops Riverside, Brightside Lane, Sheffield, S9 2RX. Please ensure to include the following in your covering letter and CV;
Explanation of why you feel that you meet the criteria of the role, using specific examples to demonstrate your suitability where possible. Include details of any training and/or voluntary work you may have undertaken that is relevant to the role.
Three referees (if applicable) to cover at least the past 5 years, one of these is to be your present or most recent employer, whichever is relevant to your current situation. Open references/character references from family/friends are not accepted. Please also to ensure you provide a chronological history of your time spent since leaving education and give the reasons for leaving a position.
Closing date – will remain open until we have successfully recruited
Please be aware this is a two-stage interview process and that we will be arranging interviews as and when successful candidates are identified.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Build on your Charity Career with this Activity based role
This is a part-time role of 3 days per week in a well-established charity based in Twickenham.
This role would really suit someone who wants to have the opportunity to work flexibly and build their career in the Charity sector.
Richmond Carers Centre has the mission to help unpaid and family adult carers to live a full, active and meaningful life by providing them with advice, information, activities, breaks and emotional support either face to face, by phone or by email to enable them to live well.
As the Adult Carers Activities Coordinator, you will directly deliver our leisure break activity programme. You will plan, deliver, promote and review a programme of activities for adult carers, including outreach activities and leisure events, as well as group work to help enhance carers’ health and wellbeing. The core aim of the activity programme is to provide carers with a much-needed break from their caring responsibilities, in a safe and social environment where they can meet other carers and focus on their wellbeing.
You will be someone:
- Who works in a person-centred way.
- Has outstanding organisational skills and plans and budgets well
- Is creative and is an innovative thinker
- Has experience of leading/planning activities across a range of subjects/activities
- Builds relationships both within the team and with external providers
- Communicates well by phone and in person
- Has experience of working with clients who have support needs
Main Duties include:
- To coordinate and deliver an established activities programme for adult carers with the aim to provide them with a break from their caring role.
- To work with relevant professionals to deliver a programme of wellbeing activities, including yoga and Pilates.
- To coordinate the complementary therapy service.
- To recruit, train, support and manage volunteers to provide a selection of the activities.
- To research and continually develop the activities programme to ensure it is responsive to carers needs.
- To create promotional material to promote activities, groups and break opportunities to carers registered with Richmond Carers Centre.
- To work with Adult Carers Support Team Leader to make sure activities are within budget, achieving targets and meeting the requirements of funders.
What you are doing now:
- You might be working for or volunteering in a similar charity
- You may be working in activity planning in the public or private sector
- You may have the skills we need from some other combination of work and volunteering
- Or you may be looking to return to the workforce after a timeout for personal reasons
In any event if you feel you meet the skills we need, we would like to hear from you!
Richmond Carers Centre welcomes and encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.
Benefits of working for Richmond Carers Centre:
- 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays per year (pro rata)
- Bonus 3 days of annual leave per year over the festive period (subject to Trustee approval)
- Workplace Pension Scheme with Peoples Pension
- Flexible working/option of working from home (subject to CEO approval)
- Equipment and support to be set up to work from home
- Paid time off for medical appointments
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Training and personal development opportunities
- Staff away days and socials
- Access to shared resources and training opportunities
- Supportive and friendly working environment
Please apply in writing with a cover letter and stating your current salary to Viv Sage our HR Consultant at Better Talent.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Dedicated loneliness charity, the Marmalade Trust, are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Event Coordinator to plan and oversee our Christmas Cheer 2022 events to support people experiencing loneliness back into social connection and ensure they are not alone this Christmas.
Marmalade Trust is a small but highly ambitious charity that supports people who are experiencing loneliness to feel more connected. Since 2013 we have been providing Christmas Day events to those who would otherwise be alone in Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.
For the last 2 years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have organised volunteer doorstep visits for our members (service users) experiencing loneliness on Christmas Day. However, in 2022, we want to relaunch our Christmas events at pubs and restaurants across Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire for 200 members (50 mini events/tables) and doorstep visits for 20 members who feel unable to leave their homes. A minimum of 100 volunteers will support these events.
As the Event Coordinator you will be responsible for planning and coordinating the Christmas Cheer Day events and visits, organising the creation and delivery of the Connection Advent Calendars and Christmas hampers to our members as well as support with fundraising activities.
- Plan and coordinate Christmas Cheer events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience, objectives, staffing (i.e. volunteers), legal obligations and budgets
- Source venues, vendors, and suppliers
- Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, venue, catering, drivers)
- Create a Connection Advent Calendar and organise delivery to members
- Source items for a Christmas hamper or gift for members, organise packing and delivery (to venues or for volunteer collection)
- Support the Volunteer Coordinator, as required with volunteer recruitment (including carrying out reference checks) and training
- Liaising with members as and when required
- Lead on promotional activities for the event
- Support on any fundraising activities
- Ensure insurance, legal, health and safety obligations (including adherence to COVID-19 regulation) are followed
- Ensure events are completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
- Evaluate the event’s success and prepare reports.
Note: The above list is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake other tasks and responsibilities as requested by your line manager.
- Required skills and knowledge
- Proven experience as an Event Manager or Coordinator
- Project management skills (including prioritisation, time management) and managing logistics (venues, transport)
- Experience of managing budgets
- Knowledge of Key Priority Indicators and marketing techniques for event management
- Proficient IT skills (specifically Google Suite and other project management software)
- Outstanding interpersonal skills including communication and negotiation ability
- Excellent organisational skills
- The ability to problem solve independently and to be flexible
- The ability to work autonomously when needed and to work under pressure
- Experience in a related sector and/or passion for working with the target audience.
Note: The candidate must be based in Bristol, be able to work on Christmas Day and hold a UK driving licence, have access to a car and be able to drive.
Desirable skills and knowledge
- Basic understanding of Send in Blue / other newsletter software
- Basic understanding of social media for business
- Knowledge of Wix or Wordpress
What we offer
- An opportunity to make a real and positive impact on people who are experiencing loneliness
- A friendly and supportive charity culture with our small team
- An option of hybrid and flexible working.
Diversity & Inclusion
At Marmalade Trust, we want to create a genuinely inclusive workplace, where we embrace the differences of all our colleagues and celebrate diversity. We love to see applications from underrepresented groups and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. We also offer flexible working hours – please contact us if you would like more information.
Are you excited by the opportunity to support the development of a strong representative function for our 38,000-strong community of students at Manchester Met?
Be a part of our Academic Representation Team coordinating the Course Rep project and supporting any activity, projects and campaigns that ensure the effective representation of the academic experience at MMU.
Who are we?
Part business, part charity, part membership body – The Union is a seriously fun place to work. Professionally run, but different. Our professional team of 150 people support elected student leaders to be effective in making change, improving lives and fulfilling potential. The winner of the NUS Campaigning Award 2017, The Union is one of more than 550 students’ unions across the country. We’re located in the amazing city of Manchester, famous for its music, arts, sport, social heritage and diversity. With 38,000 plus student members, 150 student groups, a huge range of services and a bold strategy, we’re one of the most exciting.
What’s the job?
Working under the direction of the Academic Representation Manager, you will coordinate and develop a Course Rep scheme that accurately and legitimately represents Manchester Met students and creates positive change and supervise and support the Faculty Organisers throughout the year in supporting course reps and the work of other union departments within faculties.
- You will lead on the Course Rep recruitment plan and training, including the delivery of the lead volunteer programme, maintaining a partnership approach to delivering the Course Rep scheme through positive relationships with university stakeholders and Union colleagues.
- You will organise and deliver events and workshops for Course Reps, particularly around issues identified as relevant to their academic community.
- You will support the Academic Representation Manager with any projects, consultations or research into the academic experience at MMU.
What are we looking for?
- You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience organising and delivering events, workshops or training.
- You will have experience of supporting or supervising volunteers or staff members alongside an understanding of HE issues and issues affecting HE students.
- You will have excellent organisation, prioritisation and administrative skills and the ability to work to multiple deadlines.
- You will have the ability to work as part of a team and in collaboration with other teams.
There has never been a better time to work for The Union. Based just off Oxford Road, in the centre of vibrant Manchester, The Union will train you thoroughly, reward you well and encourage you to build a long-term career that inspires you.
The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces. In return for your passion and experience, we offer the flexibility for a work/life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and an excellent holiday allowance. We’re absolutely open to considering requests for job-share or part-time working.
We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status.
We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values. We particularly welcome BAME applicants.
To apply, please download the application form on our website via the Apply button.
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 20 July 2022
If you’re successfully shortlisted, we’ll see you at an interview during the week commencing 25 July 2022.
Work somewhere professional, but different. Build a career with students’ unions.
Location: flexible, however travel expected to our central London office at least twice a month and for induction
About the role:
The Recruitment Coordinator is a crucial role in the attraction team, providing administrative support across the team and supporting all recruitment activities and events. Working as part of the Recruitment team contributes to our mission by actively attracting and selecting the best applicants to become part of the next generation of social workers, creating social change for children and families.
A little bit about you:
The recruitment coordinator role requires someone who is highly organised with excellent interpersonal skills who enjoys working in a fast-paced administrative support role. The successful candidate will enjoy working across a variety of activities and be adaptable in supporting the team to achieve their key objectives.
We have increased the diversity of Frontline’s workforce in the last 12 months, but we need to do more to have greater ethnic minority representation in our senior roles. We know the value ethnic minority voices bring and therefore, we are strongly encouraging applicants from these backgrounds to apply. We are also a disability confident employer and welcome applicants with disabilities. Please let us know how we can make the recruitment process more accessible for you by emailing our People team, the email address is on the link to this job advert.
Please email our People team if you would like us to send you the job pack in a different file format.
We only accept applications through our non-biased recruitment website, Pinpoint.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, an eye for design and a willingness to work as part of a team to deliver brilliant events for a great cause. If this is you, please get in touch!
Interviews for this role will be held in Shrewsbury, in the week commencing August 1st 2022.
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- The full logistical delivery of these events. Leading on marketing, messaging, contingency planning and health and safety.
- Working with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, to ensure maximum income and that the participant experience is of the highest standard.
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We’re proud of the work we do to create a fairer and more just world. However, despite all of our hard work, we know that we’re not as diverse as we’d like to be, and we’re actively working to change that. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and we particularly encourage candidates from BAME backgrounds and disabled candidates to get in touch and apply.
If you're excited to help shape the future of a charity that makes a difference to the lives of over 600,000 people in the UK with epilepsy, we'd love to hear from you.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 18th July 2022.
Epilepsy Action is a Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from disabled people.
We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification. Please show how you meet the essential criteria in the supporting information section.