Jobs

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

This page is open for use by organisations listed on our directory of organisations who can then use our online recruitment form to submit their advert. Regrettably we are unable to accept job ads by email.

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  • Participants needed for food study – closing date 31 May 2017

    You are invited to take part in a research study. The main purpose of this study is to test if long-term intake of a 70g breakfast cereals and 50g snacks of wholegrain oats improves your heart, blood vessels and intestinal health. ...

  • Care Assistant/PA – closing date 31 May 2017

    I am looking for a Care Assistant/PA to help me and my two children on a permanent basis with weekly hours. I need someone that likes kids, are flexible as some weeks longer hours then others. Main duties: Childcare Cooking Domestic help Help with general ...

  • Minibus Driver – closing date 9 June 2017

    This role is to drive one of our minibuses on Tuesdays and Fridays. We run a club on both of these days and we transport our members from their homes into Walford Hall and back again afterwards. Further time is spent ...

  • Craft Tutor – closing date 9 June 2017

    We are looking for a craft tutor to join RAB to help our visually impaired members experience new challenges. We currently do pottery painting (we own our own kiln!), knitting, decopatch, card making, painting and gardening to name but a ...

  • Visiting Officer – closing date 9 June 2017

    At Reading Association for the Blind we are looking for an additional visiting officer to visit our sight impaired members in their homes. We provide a home visiting service to help our members to access services that are available to ...

  • Weight Management Instructors – closing date 21 June 2017

    Eat 4 Health is a 10-week weight management programme for individuals aged over 16, with a BMI of over 25 who want to lose weight and keep it off long term. The programme consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions, ...

  • Care Act Advocate – closing date 31 July 2017

    The post of Care Act Advocate is a rewarding role that reaches out to some of the most vulnerable members of our community, to help them articulate their life choices and needs. We are therefore seeking someone who is committed ...

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  • Mediation Private Practice Consultant – closing date 22 May 2017

    Berkshire Family Mediation has a vacancy for a self-employed Professional Practice Consultant to act as supervisor to a small team of mediators. Applicants must be fully qualified and able to provide professional advice and practice leadership to the service to ensure ...

  • Garden Tutor – closing date 22 May 2017

    Food4Families is a project managed by RISC. We are looking for a garden tutor to start work immediately with two different areas of responsibility: Area One: to provide cover at our community allotments when the current garden tutors are away, to ...

  • Project Manager, Online Adoption Support – closing date 18 May 2017

    The online adoption support project manager is a new role that will lead the implementation of a new suite of online adoption support tools for adopters, and recruit and train a new team of volunteer online Adopter Supporters.

  • Berkshire Service Administrator – closing date 18 May 2017

    We are looking for an individual who has experience in administration and is able to use computer packages independently. As part of their responsibilities you will be expected to manage the Reading office. You will be expected to be flexible ...

  • Local Development Officer – closing date 7 May 2017

    This role will support local teams of volunteers to create new sections and groups proactively identify growth opportunities and liaise with local volunteers to plan projects work with volunteering websites and initiatives to attract even more enthusiastic and energetic adults to join our ...

  • Senior Placements Officer – closing date 2 May 2017

    From working directly with families and local authorities, attending profile and information events to liaising closely with teams within PACT, you will be working for the best outcomes for children.

  • Area Fundraiser – closing date 1 May 2017

    This exciting new role requires an enthusiastic individual who can juggle a number of different tasks and relationships with the aims of both increasing awareness of bereavement services in Berkshire, and increasing the income to this area, which currently has ...

  • Timebank Co-ordinator – closing date 30 April 2017

    At the Oxford Road Timebank we are seeking to recruit a Timebank Coordinator to help us increase our membership and increase participation in local community activity. Working with the Oxford Road Timebank committee and the Lead Timebroker, the job involves ...

  • Equipment Manager – closing date 29 April 2017

    The Samaritans are looking for a reliable person who is familiar with outdoor equipment and local to the Reading area, to manage the Festival Branch equipment store. The Equipment Manager’s main responsibilities are: maintaining the Branch’s store of outdoor equipment replenishing consumable items ...

  • Building Family Bridges Project Coordinator – closing date 28 April 2017

    The post holder will be responsible for all aspects of the WEA delivery within the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Building Family Bridges Project in Berkshire. This role will be responsible for supporting the family support workers with the requirements of the ...

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