Over 50′s Activities and Volunteering Lead

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We’re currently searching for a new Abbey colleague for a brilliant temporary full-time role managing our Over 50s programme and volunteering opportunities.

Salary: £27,000 – £29,500 for 35 hours per week
Start date: As soon as possible, preferably early October 2019
Hours: 35 (min. 28) hours per week; one Saturday monthly 9am-3pm
Occasional evening work is required for which time off in lieu is given
Annual leave: pro-rata 30 days annually, plus bank holidays
Contract: 6-9 months temporary contract

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Coordinate our centre’s Over 50s Activities Programme: daily social groups, activities and services for local people aged 50+
  • Supervise and support our over 50s staff and volunteer team
  • Recruit, support, supervise and recognise centre volunteers
  • Publicise our activities, services and opportunities using online and offline channels.
  • Support with monitoring and evaluation, including for funders.
  • Hit the ground running with minimal supervision.

For the full role description and person specification please click here.

How to apply

  • Email your CV and
  • a short cover letter briefly highlighting how your experience and skills make you a great candidate; and why this role appeals to you


Paul Fordham
Income and Community Projects Development Manager
Abbey Community Centre

Email address:

We’re looking for the right person to start early October 2019.