Vacancies & Opportunities

Community Impact Bucks Vacancies

Group Chief Executive

Are you ready for a new challenge as our Group Chief Executive?

Location: Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Salary: circa £50,000 per annum
Permanent Contract

We are looking for a full-time Group Chief Executive to provide strong and inspirational leadership for the continued development of the charity.

We are here to improve the lives of people in Buckinghamshire through helping charities, volunteers and community groups thrive. We do this by helping charities and community groups find funding; inspiring people to volunteer; building strong communities; and helping strengthen the leadership of groups and charities.

Our successful Group Chief Executive candidate will be a strategic thinker, confident in developing high level relationships and experienced in working with decision makers to exert influence and enable change. An outstanding communicator; we seek someone with vision, drive and diplomacy plus excellent executive management experience, building and leading teams and achieving targets and outcomes.

The closing date for applications is noon, Monday 9th July 2018.
First round interviews to be held in Monks Risborough on Wednesday 18th July 2018.

To find out more about the role and how to apply see the attachments below and/or contact us on 0300 111 1250.

Healthwatch Bucks: Communications and Engagement Lead

Could you be our new Communications and Engagement Lead?

£24,000 per annum; 1 year contract

  • Do you believe the residents of Buckinghamshire deserve the best from their health and social care services?
  • Do you believe residents’ views should shape the health and social care services they receive?
    Can you help us talk to people and influence key stakeholders so that we can make a difference to the way health and social care services are run in Buckinghamshire?
  • Can you take us to the next level in the way we use digital and social media to listen to Bucks residents?

The Healthwatch Bucks Communications and Engagement Lead plays a key role in ensuring that we listen to the people of Buckinghamshire and use their views to influence the way Health and Social Care Services are run.

To thrive in this role you will be:

  • happy to talk to anybody face to face or online about Healthwatch Bucks
  • have a proactive approach to gathering views from the public
  • comfortable with digital media and more traditional forms of communication and evaluating them to track their impact
  • confident in working with media outlets
  • able to work with a team of dedicated volunteers

For more information about the role see the Job Description and visit our website (details below). Please apply using our application form, which should be returned to Belinda Burke (belinda@healthwatchbucks.co.uk ) and Thalia Jervis (thalia@healthwatchbucks.co.uk ).

Salary: £24,000 per annum
Working hours: 35 hours (full time)
Closing Date: Sunday 29th July
Interview dates: Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th August

Healthwatch Bucks is an independent statutory organisation representing the views of the people of Buckinghamshire in shaping Health and Social Care Services. It based in Monks Risborough and is run by a small staff team and a group of around 30 dedicated volunteers. Please visit our website for further information, or contact Thalia Jervis, Chief Executive on 01844 348846 / 0845 260 6216

Community Impact Bucks Volunteer Opportunities

Communications Project Manager

Volunteer Opportunity

Do you have at least 5 years’ experience of working in a communications, PR or marketing role, 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 a bright and dynamic individual to lead on rolling out the action plan to promote volunteering in Buckinghamshire.  This will be a key role to support the team.

Hours and times can be flexible to suit your needs as well as ours, but we are ideally looking for someone who can commit to 1 day a week.

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 role description, contact Hazel Finney, Lead – Volunteering on cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or phone 0300 111 1250.

Local Ambassadors for High Wycombe and Aylesbury

Volunteer opportunities

We are seeking two additional Local Ambassadors to complement our current team of two who cover Great Missenden and Marlow.

As a Local Ambassador, you will promote CIB’s services and volunteering by acting as a local point of contact for voluntary and community groups and volunteers.

The role will include liaising with local groups and potential sources of volunteers and involves volunteering in our office as well as visiting external groups and organisations.

Hours and times can be flexible to suit your needs as well as ours, but we are ideally looking for someone who can commit to at least three hours a week.

If you possess excellent communication skills, are good at making new contacts and ideally have a good existing network in either High Wycombe or Aylesbury, this volunteering opportunity may suit you.

For more information, download the role description, email cibvolunteer@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or phone 0300 111 1250

Project Manager of CSR Business Planning Project

Voluntary Opportunity

We are looking for a project or programme manager to help us to develop an online presence that will cover retail sales (develop an online shop) as well as a wider interactive presence that will generate income for Community Impact Bucks. If you have experience in online commerce systems, are a clear communicator, able to present ideas and concepts at Board level, with excellent management and leadership skills – able to work with both colleagues and volunteers – then please get in touch!

For more information, click here or contact Nick Phillips, chief executive of Community Impact Bucks on 0300 111 1250.

Fair Trade Retail Project Brand Manager

Voluntary Opportunity

To help fund work supporting voluntary organisations across Buckinghamshire, Community Impact Bucks is planning to launch an online trading business selling fair trade products. All profits will help hundreds of Bucks charities to succeed.

Through a range of projects, we help charities and voluntary organisations in Buckinghamshire to be the best they can be and, as traditional funding sources are being cut, we are keen to develop an alternative funding source to guarantee support within our communities.

The retail project manager will be responsible for the development and delivery of an online retail shop selling fair trade goods to generate an income. Key tasks would include drafting a detailed business plan, designing the retail brand and website as well as all processes related to online product sales.

If you have experience of online retail trade and/ or running a retail department or organisation of any size and would like to help a wide range of charities across the county, please get in touch.

For more information, click here or contact Nick Phillips, chief executive of Community Impact Bucks on 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 a vacancy for a Pub Lunch Club Co-ordinator to run one of our monthly lunches as part as our Pub Lunch Club scheme.

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 Bourne End, Wooburn Moor, Wendover and Stewkley.

For more information download the role description or email llewmonger@btinternet.com

Other Bucks Charity Vacancies

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