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Activities & Volunteering Support Worker

GHEF Volunteer Support & Activities Worker
Gower Heritage & Enterprise Foundation is seeking recruit to a part-time Activities & Volunteering Support Worker either on a part-time (12 hours per week) fixed-term contract or a self-employed/consultancy basis.

The project will run from May 2018 for 10 months with the possibility of continuation.

The role is critical in developing the Friends of the Gower Old School House,
sustaining our existing volunteers and developing new ones to achieve a hub for
the whole community. For more information please email

Gower Heritage & Enterprise Foundation is working with local people, Telford & Wrekin Council and the Architectural Heritage Fund to restore and bring back into use the Grade II listed Victorian Old School House (former Cottage Hospital) located in St Georges, Telford. The project is entirely community led and more information can be found at

GHEF Activities & Volunteering Support Worker

GHEF Activities & Volunteering Support Worker

GHEF Monitoring Form

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The Job

  • To work with existing community volunteers to grow and develop volunteering methods and community outreach
  • To work with the Friends of the Gower to build on the interest shown in volunteering for the Friends
  • Develop community engagement activities to involve local people in the project and retain the community volunteers involved
  • Work with the project coordinator to develop an activities plan to engage people with the heritage and long-term future of the community hub
    Assist the Gower project team and events team with community engagement events
  • Develop a volunteer induction and training package
  • Work with existing volunteers to organise and run a one-off event on the play park to recruit our first new volunteers to help run and develop it.
  • Carry out post event and activity reflections to learn from them and improve them
  • Develop processes to encourage, train and support volunteers to plan and create community activities.
  • Develop a volunteering pathway keying into other local volunteering organisations where appropriate
  • To make sure that the social media volunteers are kept up to date enabling them to let people will know via the Gower Website, Facebook page, Twitter, newsletter, advertising posters & fliers and by word of mouth.

Responses should be emailed by Monday May 7th 12 Noon to and marked “for the attention of the Project Coordinator”.

For further information please telephone the project coordinator on 07557687225 or email

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