Vacancies

Administration Volunteer

Hours: 1-2 days per week, ideally for 6 months or more 

Salary: unpaid volunteer role. Somerset Community Foundation will provide reasonable reimbursement for additional travel.

Location: Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN

Deadline for Applications: ongoing

The opportunity

Somerset Community Foundation have exciting plans to grow our fundraising income in the next few years so we can support more small, local charities with vital funding. To do this, we are launching exciting new fundraising initiatives and scaling up our marketing and events activity.

The Foundation is made up of a passionate, professional and ambitious team of nine, and we aim to raise more than £500,000 of new donations this year. To support this, we are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer who can provide vital administrative support for our Fundraising and Marketing activities. We are ideally looking for someone who is confident using Microsoft Office and doing online research, as well as someone with good written communication skills and attention to detail.

For a full job description, please click here. 

Somerset Community Foundation is an equal-opportunities and Living Wage employer.

To apply please e-mail a CV to Laura Blake, Development Director, at laura.blake@somersetcf.org.uk or call Laura on 01749 344949 to have an informal chat about volunteering. 

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Programme Manager (Somerset Social Enterprise Fund)

Location: Based at Somerset Community Foundation office Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN, but with travel throughout Somerset and, from time to time, beyond.

Deadline for applications: CLOSED

Salary: c. £27,500 pa + pension contribution pro rata

Hours: Part time (12 hours per week) with occasional evening and weekend commitments

About the role

As someone with strong experience in the VCSE (voluntary, charity, social enterprise) sector you will be critical to the success of the Somerset Social Enterprise Fund (SSEF) both in terms of deployment of new investments and the ongoing impact and performance of existing investments. You will be part of our team of Programme Managers ensuring our community investment goals are met, contributing to significant positive impacts in our communities.

For a full job description, including person specification, please click here.  

To apply

To apply please send your CV and an accompanying statement to Justin Sargent, Chief Executive, Somerset Community Foundation, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN or email justin.sargent@somersetcf.org.uk

Interview date

Friday 13 September, 2019

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Social Investment Consultant (Somerset Social Enterprise Fund)

Location: Home-based with some office working at Somerset Community Foundation's office near Shepton Mallet and travel around Somerset visiting applicants and investees.

Deadline for applications: CLOSED

Time commitment: Estimate average four days per month

About the role

As someone with strong experience in working with commercial organisations or social enterprises, with a well-developed understanding of social impact, you will be critical to the success of the Somerset Social Enterprise Fund (SSEF) both in terms of deployment of new investments and the ongoing impact and performance of existing investments. In particular you will work with local organisations to bring forward investable applications and provide advice to help manage our portfolio of social investments.

For a full job description, including person specification, please click here

Note: this role is on a self-employed, associate basis. 

To apply

To apply please send your CV and an accompanying statement to Justin Sargent, Chief Executive, Somerset Community Foundation, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN or email justin.sargent@somersetcf.org.uk

Interviews will be held within a fortnight of the application deadline.

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