Vacancies


Alive workshop presenter - West Sussex

We’re seeking a talented individual to deliver stimulating, interactive workshops in care homes which include the use of music and poetry, music, guided reminiscence, iPads, multi-sensory and energising activities.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a vibrant and innovative charity, and to bring enjoyment and vitality to some of the most vulnerable older people in our communities.

The role will suit someone with a passion for life, who is in touch with their extrovert side and able to connect easily with others. Experience of facilitating groups and/or performing, and of working with people with dementia or another vulnerable client group is essential. You will need access to a car, and be happy and able to travel around West Sussex on a regular basis to deliver workshops. You need to be available at least two days a week.

This is a self-employed role. The rate of pay is £42 per session plus mileage. The fee includes all preparation, setting up and down and travel time. Full training and mentoring will be provided by our expert team.

Please see the job description and person specification for details.

To apply, please complete the application form, making a compelling case for why you would make an outstanding Alive workshop presenter. Tell us how your experience, skills and personal attributes meet the requirements of the person specification.

Please email your application to info@aliveactivities.org by 9am Monday 5th March. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th March between 9am and 12pm.  Following this interview, successful candidates will be asked to attend and co-present part of a session.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please call our office on 0117 377 4756, leaving you name and number and Craig Stevens our West Sussex Regional Manager will call you.


All Aboard Project Coordinator       

38 hours per week, £19,670 pa

Thanks to recent BAB funding, we've teamed up with All-Aboard to help deliver one of their exciting projects. 

All-Aboard are looking for a positive, motivated and experienced Project Coordinator to join their team.

You will be required to coordinate the successful delivery of two projects aimed at reducing social isolation in the over 50’s.  One project focuses on physical activity and the other is an intergenerational boat building project.  The projects will be delivered across Bristol and have been funded through Bristol Ageing Better’s Big Lottery funded ‘Fulfilling Lives: Ageing Better’ programme.

The post will involve coordinating, monitoring and reporting on the work of project delivery partners, the recruitment of participants, supporting volunteers and maintaining strong working relationships with partners, funders and the wider 50+ community.

You will have experience of working with older people with a confident and positive approach to handling interaction with others, excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of organisational and coordination skills.

Closing Date: Midnight Thursday 14th March 2018.

To apply visit the All-Aboard website.


 

Fundraising Assistant (Volunteer)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated volunteer to assist our Fundraising team. Through this role you will gain experience in a wide range of interesting fundraising projects, from events fundraising and corporate fundraising to individual giving.

We passionately believe that all older people in care should feel connected to the world around them, our range of highly successful and innovative projects aim to make this possible. We run intergenerational projects connecting school children with care home residents through art and technology, and partnerships with museums, galleries and universities to give older people access to culture, community and new experiences.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant and innovative charity, and to help bring enjoyment and vitality to some of the most vulnerable older people in society.

To apply or find out more about the role, please call Sarah Chapman on 0117 377 4756, or send your C.V to sarah@aliveactivities.org.