Halton & St Helens Voluntary Community Action Job Vacancies – Closing 20 May 2024

Halton & St Helens Voluntary Community Action are looking for 2 new staff members to join our team: a Social Action Lead for St Helens and a Capacity Building Co-ordinator working across Halton and St Helens.

We are passionate about encouraging local people to make changes for good in their communities and helping them find the right support or service that can improve their lives for the better or helping develop a new solution. 

Working in the voluntary sector with amazing people doing amazing things is so very rewarding and being part of our team gives you the opportunity to make a difference to lots of different causes, services and activities. 

If this is the first time you’ve thought about working in the community and are interested in this role, then please do get in touch to find out more.  Your skills, knowledge or experience could be what we are looking for.

Social Action Lead – St Helens
14 hours a week – £ 10,417 per annum  

This role will support our work with Cheshire & Merseyside Cancer Alliance.  With full training and support, you will be expected to support and advise VCSE groups in St Helens to deliver engagement and activities to raise awareness of cancer in targeted communities and to encourage early detection and diagnosis of cancer. You will also be involved in helping to build and maintain a bank of good practice guides and tools designed to support organisations. We are not necessarily looking for an experienced development worker. We are looking for someone who cares about the voluntary sector and supporting people and who is conscientious, passionate, has a positive attitude and is ready to learn.

Click here for the job description and application form.

Capacity Building Co-ordinator
18 hours a week – £ 12,821 per annum

As the Capacity Building Co-ordinator, you’ll drive impactful learning experiences for the voluntary and community sector across Halton & St Helens. Your role includes coordinating learning opportunities to enhance VCFSE capabilities, collaborating with voluntary organisations to identify strengths and gaps, creating flexible learning programs, recruiting participants through newsletters, social media, and videos, and ensuring quality assurance by tracking progress and measuring impact.

Join us in shaping a stronger voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector.

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How to Apply

If you would like further information about any of the posts, please contact Sally Yeoman syeoman@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk; Ann-Marie Lawrenson alawrenson@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk or Claire Redford-Kerr credford-kerr@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk.

If you would like to apply for one or more of the positions above, please submit your application by Midnight 20 May 2024.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 29 May. 2024