Swail House Association for the Visually Impaired- Care worker to Assist a visually impaired male

Care workers needed to work for a visually impaired person in the Epsom area. To assist with general domestic tasks, including some administrative tasks.

Hours – 8 hours a week, flexible.  Pay £12 per hour.

For more information please contact David Thompson by e-mail on davidharristhompson@gmail.com


Kids for Kids – Administrator

Are you passionate about using your skills to help children in Darfur, Sudan trapped in the middle of horrendous fighting? Kids for Kids is providing essential help to thousands of families in desperate need of food, water, shelter, and medical care.

We are looking for an administrative whizz to join our small but dedicated team working from your own home, on a self-employed basis. This is a flexible position needing someone determined to make a lasting difference in the world. You will also have fun as we work together making a lasting impact on the lives of the most deprived children in the world – those living in remove villages in Darfur, Sudan. You will need to be able to visit our office in Dorking, Surrey, one or twice a week so will need to live within a reasonable distance.

About Kids for Kids

Kids for Kids is the only charity founded specifically to help children in one of the most challenging regions of the world, Darfur, Sudan. For the past 22 years we have been transforming the lives of children through a unique package of integrated projects, working closely with the communities themselves. Life in the remote villages in Darfur is amongst the most deprived in the world. You will be helping transform the lives of children long term when you join our small, dedicated team.

About the contract

This is a key position as it will be your responsibility to ensure the smooth-running of the charity, enabling us to support even more children and their families with our sustainable projects.

Your efficiency in keeping accurate records and communicating effectively with our supporters will contribute directly to the extent we can help in Darfur. You will be determined to make a long-term difference to the lives of children, knowing your work will have a measurable impact on their lives. The administrative team is small; so, your position is hugely important. You must have a keen eye for detail and love administrative tasks.

This is a challenging, and immensely rewarding contract, requiring someone who has a can-do attitude, is hardworking, efficient, has excellent attention to detail, can work in a fast-paced environment and good at managing their own time. You will interact with our donors, Patrons and celebrities as part of the public face of Kids for Kids, but most of all you will be as determined as we are to make a lasting difference to children’s lives.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Working closely with the team, Chairman/ CEO, Deputy CEO and Fundraising & Outreach Coordinator, to support fundraising activities

· Looking after supporters, and our many volunteers, from thanking them for their donations, to keeping them up to date with the latest news from Darfur

· In charge of the office, including maintaining office supplies, filing and general office duties

· Maintaining and updating contacts in our database, outlook distribution lists and Mailchimp

· Updating our database with donations

· Run reports from our different fundraising platforms and ensuring all data is inputted in the database accurately

· Updating the website

· Writing reports and updating our leaflets

· Support and administration of our biannual mailings and emailing campaigns

· Accurate maintenance of charity’s records on database, spreadsheets and other systems

· Minute-taking

· Diary management

· Event administration

· Ensuring our Correspondence is kept up-to-date

· Producing Gift Certificates

Candidate requirements

Essential:

· Must be passionate about administration and keeping accurate records

· Previous Executive Level PA experience or hands on Administrative experience

· Must be available to work Monday-Friday

· Ability to work on your own, and under pressure

· Experienced, self-motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated, with initiative and the ability to work as part of a small administrative team

· Volunteer management experience

· Reliable and responsible

· Excellent attention to detail

· Excellent IT skills with extensive experience of Zoom, Teams and Microsoft Office

· Experience of MS Excel – ability to use spreadsheets, input basic formulae and remove duplications

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, to be able to liaise with volunteers, supporters and other professionals

· Calm and confident with a positive, can-do attitude

· First class people skills and excellent organisational and IT skills

· Excellent research skills

Desirable:

· Experience of MS Access – data input and ability to run queries and reports

· Fundraising / Events experience

· Social media experience

Location & commitments:

· Self-employed contract as the hours may vary, but hours will be 25 to 30 hours per week

· Hybrid – home based with up to 2 days a week in Dorking

· £12-£15 per hour commensurate with experience

· You must have a laptop (not Mac) and Windows 11, MS Office including Access, Publisher, plus a good colour printer and fast internet.

How to apply:

We’re looking forward to receiving CVs from candidates with a passion for administration and sustainable development. Please email a cover letter and CV demonstrating your suitability to: Davina@kidsforkids.org.uk. Only those on the short list will be contacted. Must have the right to work in the UK. No agencies please.


Citizens Advice Surrey Adviceline Adviser

Full-time and part-time posts available. £22,000-£26,000, (pro-rata for part time) 12-month fixed term (with potential for extension).

Office based in one of our local offices in: Camberley, Tandridge, Elmbridge (West), Epsom & Ewell, Esher or Mole Valley – Offices in Dorking and Leatherhead Reigate & Banstead Runnymede & Spelthorne South West Surrey – (Guildford, Ash and Waverley) Woking

There’s never been a more important time to work for Citizens Advice. As energy bills rocket and costs continue to rise, families are struggling to make ends meet, and we’re experiencing record-breaking demand for our services. Join us on the frontline of the cost-of-living crisis and play a vital role in helping people find a way forward. In this role, you’ll have an exciting and unique opportunity to work as part of a new organised, enthusiastic team working across Surrey for one of our most vital and high demand services – Adviceline.

All 10 organisations across the county have agreed to trial a new way of working to increase the accessibility and efficiency of our phone service to deliver an improved experience for clients, volunteers and staff. Your role in this service will be to be the first point of contact for clients across Surrey looking for advice, once the required training is completed.

As part of the role, we are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and organised team player who can help drive forward the service. No experience working in the charity sector is needed but the successful candidate will have a keen interest in helping people in need no matter what their background. You will have effective communication skills and an ability to work pro-actively, both individually and within a team, along with being able to demonstrate effective computer literacy.

For more information please email admin@camv.org.uk


Community Engagement Champion

North Surrey

(Surrey Heath, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Elmbridge and Woking)

24 hours a week £16,000 (FTE £24,000)

(Mileage to be paid at 45p per mile)

 

Are you looking for a new role working within the local community to promote and enhance people’s wellbeing. As part of a small team the Community Engagement Champion will develop good social networks making connections with individuals and professionals to promote the services of Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey.

Within the role you will support the work of the organisation at a borough/district level visiting community centres, networking with local organisations, arranging and facilitating small social inclusion events and providing talks to local community groups. This is a varied and exciting role for a self-motivated individual looking to make a difference at a local level and to individuals.

This role would suit an empathetic, compassionate, self-motivated individual with good time management, interpersonal and organisational skills. IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft office is essential. The post holder will need to be able to travel within allocated boroughs in Surrey, and on occasion to Head Office in Fetcham.

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey is an inclusive organisation dedicated to enabling and empowering people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, partially sighted and deafblind. We champion independence, where people thrive in their communities and achieve their aspirations. We are a countywide charity based in Fetcham, near Leatherhead.

We can offer you:

· A generous annual leave allowance (full time annual leave entitlement is 28 days per annum, plus bank holidays).

· Investment in your development, with training opportunities available.

· Access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

· Pension contributions matched up to 6% using the Pensions Trust.

· Annual flu vaccinations and an eye test every two years with a contribution towards work related glasses.

· A growing range of other staff benefits.

· A fun and friendly team!

For further details of the role please see the job description. The post holder will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check which we will arrange. Applications will be reviewed on receipt. Flexible working hours will be discussed at interview.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 29th February Applications will be reviewed on receipt. The listing may be closed early if sufficient applications have been received.

For an application pack for the above post, please contact Sophia by email: workforus@sightforsurrey.org.uk ,Tel. 01372 377701. Alternatively you may download the forms and job description from Sight for Surrey website: https://www.sightforsurrey.org.uk/about-us/work-us/

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Sophia Eyre, email address as above or by post to Sight for Surrey, Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Surrey KT22 9JX.

Sight for Surrey is an equal opportunities employer and accredited as Disability Confident. Website: www.sightforsurrey.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 1121949, Company No: 06309405


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Grants and Trusts Fundraising Manager

Starting date: ASAP Fixed term contract (1 year)
Reply by: 4th March 2024

This opportunity is to work for UK charity ‘Be Me Project’ ; a dynamic fast-growing small charity
transforming the health of young people. We are seeking a new team member to lead on our fundraised
income via grants, trusts and foundations. The role is based in Dorking, Surrey and is for 10 hours a week
@ £33,000- £35,000 (dependent on experience) pro rata. Either Tuesday or Wednesday must be
office-based.
Be Me Project supports women and young people to overcome the challenges of low self-esteem and
confidence to build resilience and develop the tools to create better emotional wellbeing. We are a
growing charity, with a head office in Surrey, and satellite hubs in Cumbria and Kent
We have a strong base of multi-year grants/trust funds, a full governance process and an active trustee
board. We have four part time employees at present and seek to add to this by employing a grants and
trust fundraising manager.
We have a clear strategy and budget, and a clear fundraising and marketing strategy with resources. We
also have a well managed website, and some content management for our social media, and a strong
brand. We are confident in the processes we have in place, and seek to enhance our skills by bringing in
someone with relevant experience to the team to focus on income generation.
For those interested in applying, there will be an opportunity to talk to our current grant consultant if
you wish. Initially you are asked for a cv and short covering letter. Please send to laura@bemeproject.org
Our website can be found at www.bemeproject.org where you can access our 2022-23 impact report
and annual accounts.


Charity Development & Communications Manager

 

Role Profile:

6 month contract (with potential to extend)

Hours: 17.5 hours per week (flexible and hybrid)

Salary: £16.50 per hour

Location: Elmbridge, Surrey

 

Job purpose

ECL exists to enhance the lives of people with learning disabilities or autism. Through our activities at local community centres, we help our members have fun, make friends, learn new skills and be themselves.

We are looking for a Development & Communications Manager to spend 6 months planning and executing strategies to recruit new members, make fundraising contacts and establish/maintain our social media channels.

Main duties and responsibilities

Within this role, you will work closely with the Charity Co-Ordinator to:

· devise communication strategies to recruit members and volunteers

· develop new funding sources, maintain links with and write evaluations for existing funders, and help plan community fundraising activities eg. Quiz Nights, raffles

· manage publicity for the charity, including maintaining our website, posting on social media and maintaining relationships with local media

· promote ECL within the local community and maintain relationships with supporters/advocates of ECL including local councillors, carers and other like-minded charities and organisations

Knowledge/skills/experience

This is a dynamic role and you’ll need to be flexible, as priorities may change on a regular basis depending on the priorities of the Board, current funding levels, member numbers, volunteer numbers etc.

Essential

· An ability to communicate clearly, effectively and engagingly

· Confidence in using social media to communicate key messages

· Excellent team-working and personal skills

Desirable

· Experience of working in the voluntary sector

· Knowledge of the local area

· Experience of policy and/or campaigning, ideally within the charity sector

· Understanding of evaluation approaches and methods

To apply

Please email info@eclwalton.org.uk with your CV and covering letter highlighting your skills and experience in relation to the role.

The covering letter should not exceed two sides of A4.

CVs submitted without a covering letter will not be shortlisted for interview.

If you would like an informal chat to find out more about the role, please email annledgard@hotmail.com

Deadline 12/02/2024

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