Promoting and supporting voluntary activity across South Northamptonshire


11 June 2019

Job opportunity – Nene Valley Community Action

Senior project/office administrator

30 hours per week Monday – Thursday

8.30 am – 4.30 pm 4 days per week

£16,500 per annum

20 days holiday rising to 25 + statutory days (pro rata)

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Nene Valley Community Action, a local Rushden charity is seeking a Project Officer to execute our local infrastructure contract (LIO) and undertake the role of office administrator.

Local Infrastructure functions – support and help local voluntary and community based organisations in the Borough of Wellingborough. Assisting new and established groups to increase their capacity through support, advice and by providing effective networking events and organising training opportunities. The Officer will also be expected to support groups with volunteer management and promotion as well as undertaking volunteer interviews as required.

Office Administrator functions – to undertake all administration in connection with the infrastructure role and to undertake the general administrative tasks for NVCA as a whole. Understanding of social media is essential and also management of the charity website. The role will also include regular inspection of NVCA’s additional premises located adjacent to the main address.

Excellent literacy and IT (Microsoft Office suite) skills are an essential requirement of this post together with the ability to be a good communicator with excellent spelling and grammar skills.  Telephone/customer service experience is important as the role will include giving information to clients/service users and other organisations.

  • Flexibility is key to this role in the ever changing world of the voluntary sector together with a positive attitude and ability to manage change.
  • The post is based in Rushden although travel to Wellingborough is required so car driver is essential.
  • This post is subject to continuing funding of the organisation. The current contract expires in March 2020.

Please apply with a copy of your curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining why you are the right person for this role.

Please return to Cheryl Smith – Private & Confidential

Nene Valley Community Action  7 West Street  Rushden  NN10 0RT

Closing date for applications: Thursday 4th July 2019 at 12 noon.

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