Vacancies & Opportunities

Community Impact Bucks Vacancies

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Community Impact Bucks Volunteer Opportunities

Business Development Consultant

Do you have a track record of developing new business products and/or start-ups, and are looking to refresh your professional skills, or apply them to a new venture?  Do you want to get involved with a busy charity at the heart of Buckinghamshire’s voluntary and community sector?

This is an exciting time at Community Impact Bucks, and we are looking for an experienced and entrepreneurial volunteer to help us to innovate and develop ideas to generate income, and develop and deliver commercial opportunities.

By helping Community Impact Bucks to transition to new enterprise models, you will enable us to secure financial sustainability and continue and grow our important work.   We’re here to improve the lives of people in Buckinghamshire through helping charities, volunteers and community groups to thrive.

This could be a one-off project or an ongoing commitment.  Hours and times can be flexible to suit your needs as well as ours: we anticipate an initial commitment of around 5 hours a week over a period of about 6 months. Time commitment is likely to peak around the launch of new initiatives.

You can volunteer from home or our office in Monks Risborough (during opening hours).  You are likely to spend some time out and about, connecting with communities and engaging with businesses around Buckinghamshire.

If you are highly organised, able to use your initiative and capitalise on new opportunities, with the confidence to work independently, then this might be the perfect role for you!

For more information download the volunteer role description or  contact Katie Higginson, Chief Executive, on katie@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or phone 0300 111 1250.

Community and Events Fundraiser

Are you full of energy and ideas, with strong people skills, and a persuasive personality? Do you enjoy managing projects and organising successful, engaging and fun events? Do you want to get involved with a busy charity at the heart of Buckinghamshire’s voluntary and community sector?

This is an exciting time at Community Impact Bucks, and we are looking for a bright and dynamic individual to develop brilliant ideas to raise funds, organise fundraising events and inspire new supporters to raise money through events and challenges.

This will be a key role enable us to continue and grow the important work of the charity. We’re here to improve the lives of people in Buckinghamshire through helping charities, volunteers and community groups to thrive. You will also be directly supporting local charities and community groups by offering opportunities for them to extend their fundraising activities.

This could be a one-off project or an ongoing commitment. Hours and times can be flexible to suit your needs as well as ours: we anticipate one major event will require an average of 10 hours a week over a period of about 6 months. Time commitment is likely to peak around events.

This role could be split between 2 or more people.  You can volunteer from home or our office in Monks Risborough (during opening hours).  You are likely to spend some time out and about in communities around Buckinghamshire, including evenings and weekends.

If you are highly organised, able to use your initiative and capitalise on new opportunities, with the confidence to work independently, then this might be the perfect role for you!

For more information download the volunteer role description, or contact Katie Higginson, Chief Executive, on katie@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or phone 0300 111 1250.

Group Gardening

Voluntary Opportunity

Under our Group Gardening scheme which runs throughout Bucks, volunteers work as a team to carry out various gardening projects in clients’ gardens, supervised by the Community Impact Bucks gardening team leader. We always need more gardening volunteers to do valuable work and, drawing on each other’s knowledge and experience, there is always a great sense of camaraderie.

Both novice and experienced gardeners are welcome.

The scheme offers a great opportunity to learn new skills, be more physically active, make new friends and have fun whilst making a big difference to people’s lives.

For more information, click to download the job description or contact Samantha Hardy on 01844 348 831 or samantha@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Gardening 1:1

Voluntary Opportunity

Elderly and disabled people throughout Bucks need help to maintain their gardens. Through our Gardening 1:1 programme, we match our clients with volunteers who are able to tend the garden of somebody who needs help with garden maintenance.

Volunteers do not need to be experts, just lots of enthusiasm. Tasks could include:

  • Clearance of overgrown gardens
  • General gardening maintenance
  • Decorative, defensive and sensory planting
  • Cleaning of paths and patios

For more information, click to download the job description or contact Samantha Hardy on 01844 348 831 or samantha@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Pub lunch club co-ordinator

Voluntary Opportunity

We have three vacancies for a Pub Lunch Club Coordinator to work with our county coordinator to support Pub Lunch Clubs in their communities.

The Pub Lunch Club scheme is a way of helping people maintain a level of social contact in rural areas and is aimed at the over fifties, especially those who are becoming socially isolated. The project also helps village pubs which provide a great atmosphere for the lunches.

Your main tasks would include being host on the day of the lunch, maintaining a record of the names and contact details of attendees and liaising with the pub.

We are looking for someone who can give half a day a month on the day of the pub lunch as well as dealing with occasional phone calls. The role does not need any specific qualifications and would suit someone who has an outgoing personality and is a good organiser and communicator. We currently have vacancies in Wendover, Longwick and Burnham but would be interested to hear from people all across Bucks who might be interested in the role as we are continually expanding the areas we cover.

For more information download the job description  or email communities@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Volunteer Drivers - Aylesbury

Could you be a volunteer driver for a couple of hours a week? There is currently no help for Aylesbury residents who are unable to access the bus to take them to the hospital or doctors. Drivers can claim 45p per mile for all volunteer journeys, plus any parking costs. Training and support will be provided by the scheme coordinator. You can commit as much or as little time as you want to fit in with your week. For more information download the job description here or email communities@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

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