Vacancies


Projects Officer (maternity cover), full-time, £22,000 p.a. plus pension

Alive is the UK’s leading charity enriching the lives of older people in care and training their carers. Specialising in engaging older people creatively through meaningful activity sessions, training care staff and connecting older people to their local communities to reduce isolation. This year alone we’ll reach over 7,000 older people, improving their day to day lives.

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. The Projects Officer will oversee key Alive projects which connect care homes to groups in their local community, such as schools, colleges, local charities, clubs or creative, and outdoor groups so that older people can take part in fun, meaningful and dynamic activities.

We are seeking a talented Projects Officer (maternity cover) with a successful track record in developing, managing and coordinating concurrent projects to manage our existing projects, and to develop new projects as part of their role.  

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.

Please see the job description and person specification for details.

Go to https://www.aliveactivities.org/projects/all-projects/ to see some of our project work.

To apply

Please complete the application form, making a compelling case for why you would be the best candidate for this role. Tell us how your experience, skills and personal attributes meet the requirements of the person specification.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, call Jennie Reed on 0117 377 4756.

Please email your application to info@aliveactivities.org by 5pm 19th December. Please do not send CVs. We will hold interviews on the 8th and 9th January 2018

 


Alive Art Workshop & Access All Ages Presenter December 2017

Our art workshops encourage older people to engage with new creative skills and have fun, and our Access All Ages intergenerational sessions connect residents with local school children in their community allowing them to meet regularly and take part in creative activities chosen by them; these can include visual arts, green craft and making, reminiscence and life story work using iPads.

We’re looking for an inspiring individual to lead art and Access All Ages sessions in the Bristol area, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and BANES. This is an opportunity to do something which really benefits vulnerable older people and to work as part of a friendly and supportive team.

You must have your own art practice, experience of teaching or facilitating in schools and/or leading art workshops in the community, and be able to easily connect with others. You will need access to a car, and be happy and able to travel around Bristol, B&NES, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire on a regular basis to deliver sessions. You must be available at least two days a week during term times.

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

Complete the application form, making a compelling case for why you would make an outstanding Alive art 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 12pm Monday 8th January.  Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 15th and 16th January AM.  Following this interview, successful candidates will be asked to attend and co-present part of an art session on 23rd Jan.

If successful, you will be asked to attend further sessions and co-present a session as part of an induction process, with regular work starting from mid February. If you would like an informal chat about the role, please call Gill Roberts on 0117 377 4756.

 


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.

Please see the role description for details.

To apply or find out more about the role, please call Ruth Russell on 0117 3533 965, or send your C.V to ruth@aliveactivities.org

 


Marketing and Business Assistant (Volunteer)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated volunteer to assist with our Marketing and Business development. Through this role you will gain experience in and assist with key areas of the charities core work including evaluation, reporting and marketing.

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.

Please see the role description for details.

To apply or find out more about the role, please call Jennie Reed or Beth Lyford on 0117 377 4756.