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Community Impact Bucks Employment Opportunities:

Sorry, we have no opportunities at present.

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Community Impact Bucks Volunteering Opportunities  

"Please pass on my thanks to everyone in the office for all being so friendly and supportive.  I have really enjoyed my volunteering with Community Impact Bucks - such a great organisation."  
Alex H, CIB volunteer

Training Development volunteer

This role is to support the Services Director to ensure that the CIB training programme is high quality, meets needs, makes a difference and is cost effective. Tasks will include:

  • carrying out annual analysis of the training needs in the voluntary and community sector in Bucks and developing an annual training plan, including recommendations on pricing
  • identify and develop training delivered by pro bono experts
  • maintainance and expansion of the CPD accredited courses
  • develop content for the training pages on the CIB website

This role is suitable for someone with some previous experience in planning, delivering or managing training.  You will have good planning and communication skills, good PC skills and a positive and flexible approach.

Hours can be flexible but ideally for 1 or 2 half days per week for a period of at least six months.  For more information download the role description or email cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Volunteer training & events assistant

We have a vacancy for a volunteer training & events assistant to support our trainers in preparing and delivering training sessions.  Your main tasks would include preparation of training packs, helping set up training rooms, organising refreshments, writing up training notes and follow up liaison.

Ideally we are looking for someone to help us one or two half-days per week for an initial period of 6 months, but this can be flexible.  You must be able to travel around the county, have good PC skills, be happy talking to people and have a positive and flexible approach.  

For more information download the role description or email cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Handy Helpers volunteer

Our Handy Helper project is a new service where volunteers help vulnerable elderly or disabled Aylesbury Vale residents with small tasks around the home which they can’t do for themselves.  This includes small repairs, maintenance tasks, the implementation of safety/security measures and energy efficiency checks.

The role is flexible so volunteers can fit their Handy Helper activities around their other commitments.  This can be during the week or weekend, daytime or early evening. 

Volunteers can give their time as a one-off, occasionally or regularly.   

For more information download the role description or contact Samantha Hardy on 01844 348 831 or email samantha@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Communications volunteer

This is an ideal role for someone who already has experience of working in a communications, PR or marketing role and is looking to keep or refresh their professional skills in a long-term voluntary capacity.  In this very varied role you'll be joining the small but dedicated communications team to help us raise awareness of Community Impact Bucks and its services, increase our engagement with local charities, not-for-profit and community groups and ultimately help us reach, and support, more organisations.  

You'll have excellent writing skills, be a self-starter and have experience of working with websites, social media and events.  You'll be able to commit 6-12 hours per week to us but flexibility can be offered.

If this sounds like the volunteering opportunity for you download the role description or contact Caroline Hatton on cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or 01844 348826.

Volunteer photographer

We have a vacancy for a photographer to take engaging photos of our training events, workshops and conferences, as well as portrait shots of our staff and trustees, for use on our website and in other corporate materials.  This role would suit someone who is looking to progress into a photography career or someone willing to use their skills and experience in a voluntary capacity.

Hours and locations will vary depending on when and where our events take place, but we anticipate around 0.5 - 1 day a month for a period of around 3 months.

Interested?  Download the role description or contact Caroline Hatton on cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or 01844 348826.

Volunteer assistant to Chief Executive

 Are you organised, with good attention to detail? How does assisting the Chief Executive of a thriving charity sound? You’ll be able to get involved with a variety of activities including diary management, supporting events and arranging meetings.

We're looking for someone who can commit to 2 days per week on an ongoing basis.  You'll have good computer skills, strong analytical and written skills and some previous experience of working in an office.  

For more information download the role description or contact Anne Burton on 01844 348821 or email cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk 

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Other Organisations

Aylesbury Women's Aid

Counsellor

Aylesbury Women’s Aid works with women and children affected by domestic violence.  They work towards empowering and enabling women to live independent lives free from violence.  They currently have a vacancy for a part-time counsellor (25 hours per week - flexible).  The post holder will be required to provide a counselling service to women who are experiencing violence in their home environment or are recovering from the effects of domestic violence.

Applicants must have an understanding of the issues around domestic violence and equal opportunities. Commitment to working from a feminist perspective and working with vulnerable women are essential.  It is essential that applicants are qualified to at least level 4 CPCAB and are registered and willing to work within the guidelines of BACP. 

For more information and details on how to apply download the job advert or email april@awaid.demon.co.uk.  Closing date for applications is Friday 29th September.

Wycombe Women's Aid

Counsellor

Wycombe Women's Aid are an independent charity offering support, information and refuge to women and children experiencing domestic violence.  The post holder will provide counselling, one to one support and group work.  A relevant counselling qualification is essential and the applicant will also ideally hold either a Community & Youth qualification or the WAFE DAPA qualification, have experience of working with families, skills and experience of support work and group work and have a clear understanding of the issues of violence against women and children.

For more information download the advert.  Closing date for applications Thursday 28 September.

DrugFAM

Family Support Worker
Helpline Supervisor

DrugFAM are looking for a family support worker to provide emotional support to families, friends and partners affected by someone else's drug or alcohol misuse.  You will work flexibly to ensure a high quality helpline service including weekend, evening and public holidays on a rota basis.  You will undertake skilled assessment of DrugFAM clients and provide targeted support as required.

DrugFAM are also looking for a helpline supervisor to act as the first point of contact for clients and professionals and be responsible for deliverying a high quality service of emotional telephone support, practical advice and information.

Closing date for both jobs is 29 September.

For more information or to apply, download the Family Support Worker job description or the Helpline Supervisor job description and the application form.  Visit DrugFAM at www.drugfam.co.uk

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Supporting Hands Volunteer

The Supporting Hands volunteer provides support, companionship and respite care to patients with life-limiting illness and their carers in their homes and on trips out.  The role may involve practical and emotional support and assistance, for example:

  • Sharing an activity such as playing a game of cards or chess
  • Assistance with shopping
  • Taking a patient or carer out for a walk
  • Help preparing a meal

If you are caring, compassionate and looking for a flexible and rewarding volunteer role download the job role or contact the Volunteer Services Team at Rennie Grove on volunteer@renniegrove.org or 01442 890222.  

Find out more about Rennie Grove at www.renniegrove.org 

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Volunteering Team Administrator

An opportunity has arisen for an administrator with strong IT skills, good database knowledge, experience of dealing with routine administration tasks and be an effective communicator. Candidates will be familiar with using Social Media platforms for promotional purposes.  The post is for 22.5 hours per week (3 full days inc Monday) or 25 hours per week (across 4/5 days inc Monday). 

For further information on this role, and to download an application form and full job descriptions, visit www.renniegrove.org/jobs
Alternatively contact the HR Team (01494) 877213 or email jobs@renniegrove.org

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