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Welcome to the RVA jobs page offering details of paid work opportunities with not-for-profit organisations recruiting in Reading or the surrounding area.

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  • Parish Secretary – closing date 18 June 2018

    16 hours per week (some overtime may be required at times – this will be paid) 4 hours per morning: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Core office opening hours are 10-12 but there is some flexibility for the remaining time. St Michael’s ...

  • Clerk to the trustees – closing date 18 June 2018

    The trustees of Aspire 2 are committed to enhancing the life opportunities of young people living in Whitley. It is closely linked to a group of schools known as the Whitley Excellence Cluster (WEC). The main features of the job include ...

  • Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Worker, Family Choices – closing date 20 June 2018

    The Family Choices programme works with perpetrators and supports victims and children at the same time. The role involves working with male perpetrators of domestic abuse, both in 1:1 sessions and in a group capacity. You will explore the impact that ...

  • Fundraiser (Reading and Central Berkshire)- closing date 20 June 2018

    Daisy’s Dream is the Berkshire charity supporting children and their families through bereavement. Are you an enthusiastic and confident fundraiser? Can you help us to build and develop effective fundraising relationships across Reading and central Berkshire? Working with both community and corporate ...

  • Case Worker – closing date 22 June 2018

    Resolve is a small Reading-based charity providing community mediation and training across Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Case administrators provide support for mediation cases and update our casework database. They are a key contact for referrers and mediators and play a vital ...

  • Outreach Workers Reading and Wokingham – closing date 22 June

    BWA is looking to recruit two Outreach workers one based in Reading and one based in Wokingham, to provide support and information to clients who have experienced violence or cruelty at home or in a close relationship. The role will involve ...

  • Independent Mental Health Advocate – closing date 25 June 2018

    Reading Voice is a partnership of three local charities – Healthwatch Reading, Age UK Reading and Talkback. The partnership is led and managed by Healthwatch Reading. This is a rewarding role that reaches out to some of the most vulnerable members ...

  • Head of Adoption – closing date 29 June 2018

    PACT provides an outstanding adoption and adoption support service as well as award winning community based programmes. We have been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years and are one of the UK’s leading adoption agencies. We ...

  • Deputy Coordinator – closing date 29 June 2018

    Red Balloon Learner Centre, based in Reading, is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Deputy Coordinator to be fully involved in the management of a small centre (20 students). The postholder will have particular responsibility for pastoral care including wellbeing, ...

  • Play-worker – closing date 6 July 2018

    Apollo club is looking for someone to join a small team working in our after school and holiday club. The person should be enthusiastic, creative and enjoy working with children. They should be willing to promote inclusive attitudes and practice ...

  • Pre-School Assistant Apprentice, Level 2 – closing date 20 July 2018

    This apprenticeship is offered for 2 years, starting in September 2018. You will work 37.5 hours per week, 8.30am-4.30pm, for 38 weeks per year (term time only). You will need to: Want to work with children and help to create a fun ...

The following opportunities have passed their expiry date but are left here for reference:

  • Charity Administrator – closing date 14 June 2018

    We are looking for an experienced administrator to support our chief executive officer and other staff in the running of the charity, handling a wide range of administrative duties, including HR, finance and fundraising. An understanding of autism and previous ...

  • Development Manager – closing date 10 June 2018

    Ridgeline Trust has operated successfully in Reading for over 14 years to offer the benefits of horticultural therapy to people with experience of mental and physical disabilities and other particular needs in a beautiful, peaceful garden. The Trustees have agreed a ...

  • Facilities Coordinator – closing date 5 June 2018

    We are looking for a Facilities Coordinator to join a team of staff and volunteers at The Rising Sun Arts Centre. The Facilities Coordinator will work within a staff team comprising of two other part-time paid staff and a large team ...

  • Fundraising Assistant – closing date 3 June 2018

    This role is part time and for a fixed term of one year initially. It is a new role which has the scope for increased hours and responsibility and an extended contract term in the future. Purpose In this high-profile role, you ...

  • Cleaner – closing date 1 June 2018

    Cleaner required: 4 hours per week (2 hours, 2 days per week), Tuesday and Thursday. We are a friendly team, seeking to appoint an experienced cleaner, to carry out a range of cleaning activities. These include, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, emptying ...

  • Volunteer Manager – closing date 31 May 2018

    Volunteers have always been at the heart of Colostomy UK’s work. The skills, experience, time and energy they bring, make a huge difference to so many. Our volunteers support people living with stomas, their families, carers and friends, through open ...

  • Family Support Worker – closing date 29 May 2018

    Job purpose With the support of the Centre Manager and line management from the Group Operations Manager, the post holder will offer early intervention to the families of Dingley’s Promise Centres by providing direct support, building peer support systems, and signposting ...

  • Fundraising and Marketing Assistant – closing date 29 May 2018

    Job purpose This role will have an emphasis on duties supporting fundraising and communications including research, maintaining the integrity of the donor database, and dynamic creation of timely messages, publications and approaches. The role also includes supporting our Senior Management Team ...

  • Specialist Asian Refuge Worker (Reading) – closing date 29 May 2018

    Part time: 15 hours per week (Wednesday and Thursday, 9am to 5pm) Contract: fixed term until September 2019 BWA is looking to appoint a Refuge Worker to support the work within our Specialist Asian refuge in Reading. You will be an active ...

  • Refuge Worker (part time) – closing date 29 May 2018

    Berkshire Women’s Aid is looking to appoint a Refuge Worker to support the work within one of our refuges in Bracknell. You will be an active member of the team, have good listening skills and provide non-judgmental and non-directive support. ...

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