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Exciting Opportunity

Exciting Opportunity!

We are currently compiling a ‘bank’ of individuals and time banks that can offer expertise in timebanking best practice in London and surrounding counties in a paid capacity.  If you would like to be considered for this, please email or write to Sarah Bird with the following information:

  1. Your name and time bank name (if applicable) and location
  2. Areas of particular expertise (ie.  working with older people, mental health, volunteer centres, organisational timebanking)
  3. How much time you could offer (a day a month, a day a week)
  4. Type of work you would like (ie. mentoring new time banks, setting up new time banks, giving talks/presentations, providing interactive training workshops, compilation of policies, writing reports/strategy documents)
  5. Your current location and how far you would be willing to travel.

We look forward to hearing from you. Email Sarah at: sarah@timebanking.org

Timebanking UK The Exchange Brick Row Stroud Gloucestershire GL5 1DF

Treasurer / Members of the board / Trustees

Treasurer / Members of the board / Trustees

Timebanking UK are now looking to recruit new members of the board to lead the organisation through its next stage of development ensuring it is effectively governed and managed. We need a Board which has a mix of skills, knowledge and experience to reflect the breadth of Timebanking UK’s interests. Timebanking UK faces challenges and opportunities over the coming months and years and the Board needs to make critical strategic decisions.We require trustees between them to have skills, knowledge and or experience in these key areas:
- Strategic planning
- Equal opportunities and diversity
- Governance in the voluntary sector
- Understanding of timebanking’s policy and political environment
- Leadership – organisational and/or time bank based
- Financial planning (not necessarily finance management skills) and fundraising
- Understanding of legal duties of charity trustees and company directors
- Timebanking structures, models, challenges and opportunities
- Contacts in Central Government and other organisations and bodies which could support the development of timebanking across the UK

If you feel that a position on this new board would be something that you would be interested in then please get in touch as soon as possible, together with a short statement comprising your interest and commitment to the future of Timebanking UK.
We look forward to hearing from you.

Email Sarah at: sarah@timebanking.org
Timebanking UKThe ExchangeBrick RowStroudGloucestershireGL5 1DF

External Opportunities

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Office Administrator

Gloucester
16 hours per week (with potential to increase to 22.5)

Salary £15,598 – £16,998 pro rata pa

Funded to 2020

This is a challenging and rewarding role that involves a wide variety of administrative tasks. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be highly organised and computer literate. You will work with the CEO and staff team to ensure the right support is given at the right time. Knowledge and understanding of the local and wider community as well as working with volunteers will be necessary.

For a job description and application form (no CVs) visit www.fairshares.org.uk , phone 01452 415900 or e-mail time@fairshares.org.uk

Closing date for returned applications: 3rd July (5pm)
Interviews will be held on 14th July

Charity No. 1110418

 


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SENIOR PROJECT LEAD/NATIONAL NETWORK COORDINATOR

30 hours per week – Salary £21,530 – £25,440 per year pro rata

Following a successful bid to the Big Lottery Fund we are advertising for a full time post to join our vibrant team. This is a challenging and rewarding role which includes day-to-day management of the prison project across the South West. You will be responsible for ensuring the success of the project and its’ development across the criminal justice system and voluntary sector.
You will also have management responsibilities for staff and will need substantial experience of working in the criminal justice field as a manager.

Interested applicants should send in our application form plus a covering letter stating why you would be a good fit for our organisation.

For a job description and application form (no CVs) visit www.fairshares.org.uk , phone 01452 415900 or e-mail time@fairshares.org.uk
For an informal discussion and to find out more about the role please contact Jez on 07720 638403.
Closing date for returned applications: 3rd July
Interviews will be held on 10th July

Due to the nature of the post in working with offenders you will be subject to a full prison service security check

Charity No. 1110418

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Time Bank Broker

Could you support local communities to develop and share their skills?

Do you believe people are assets?

Passionate about coproduction?

Time banking is a way of restoring a sense of good neighbourliness. It is a rewarding and enjoyable way to bring people together to share their skills and support each other. Time banks have been shown to provide tangible improvements to both community health and to individual health and wellbeing. Paxton Green Time Bank has been coproducing community and individual wellbeing since 2008, and is looking to expand and develop our work in Lambeth and Southwark.

Details of post:

  • Hours: 28 per week
  • Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 FTE
  • Contract: 12 months with possibility of extension

The Time Broker will work with the existing staff team to run the day-to-day operation of the Time Bank by facilitating member exchanges. They will also support the Development Manager to engage and develop relationships with local partners, emerging time bank hubs and local statutory bodies, working to the principles of coproduction.

Having an empathy with the core values of time banking, the successful applicant will be a creative thinker with resilience, emotional intelligence, the ability to engage people from different backgrounds, have excellent communication skills and good administrative skills. The person will have experience of setting up and working within projects and systems and of working with community groups.

To request an application pack for the above post contact Alison Paule, Development manager alison@pgtimebank.org by Monday 22nd June.

Please return your completed application no later than Tuesday 30th June 2015.   

 

Paxton Green Time Bank

Kingswood House, Seeley Drive, SE21 8QR,

T: 020 8670 0990

E: broker@pgtimebank.org or alison@pgtimebank.org

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested when the post is offered, but a criminal record is not necessarily a bar to obtaining this position.

 

Trustee vacancy

Paxton Green Time Bank, based at Kingswood House in Seeley Drive, South Dulwich, is a well-established and well-regarded small charity. We use co-production to help build strong, active communities, and to develop the well-being, capacity and skills of the members to enable everyone to participate fully in society.

We are expanding further into Lambeth and Southwark, enabling the development of additional Timebank Hubs in other communities.

We would like to recruit one or two more trustees to join the existing strong team. We are looking for active, outgoing people who would like to help us further our goals, and who are willing to participate in appropriate ways in the activities, as well as fulfilling their statutory oversight role. We would particularly like applications from people who are well connected in local institutions, local businesses or community groups. Business and IT skills are also desirable.

The board meets bi-monthly in Dulwich, usually in the early evening.

Read more about us on www.pgtimebank.org and if you are interested, please send an email to alison@pgtimebank.org to receive more information. Deadline for expressions of interest is end June 2015. We will be interviewing in summer 2015.

 

Equal Opportunities Statement : This organisation aims to ensure that no job applicant or worker receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief or lack of belief, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, gender reassignment, marital status (including civil partnership), sexual orientation, trade union membership or lack thereof, status as a fixed term or part time worker, or disability. Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

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