Volunteer opportunities Cambridge

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JOBS & VOLUNTEERING

 

 

 

JOBS

We are currently recruiting Support Workers for the Empowering Women Everywhere Project in Peterborough.

 

 A partnership project supporting vulnerable women engaged in street sex work in the Peterborough region of Cambridgeshire. CWRC engage in women-centred working, this role is to provide care-coordinated support for women with complex needs who want support or to exit street based sex work.

The ideal candidates will be self-motivated, with energy, and experience of working with vulnerable adults. A developed sense of self-awareness who can work in a gender and trauma informed way.

 

 

Support Worker:

CWRC is seeking to hire 3x Support Workers who will be supporting our street sex working project in a housing project. This task involves liaising and engaging with vulnerable women, providing support plans, working in partnership, problem solving, and organising and participating in meetings, and ensuring that deadlines are met in a timely manner. Line management will be with Project Coordinator of  CWRC. 

This is a position for 1 year which we will be developing to support the partnership work of the Sexual Exploitation and Sex Working Partnership.

 

37 hour posts £24,011.52 -  3 posts available.

 

Some evening and weekends required.

 

This post is restricted to women applicants only and is exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

 

Closing date: 11 September 2021 4pm

 

Interview date: TBD 

 

Job Description | Application | Application Guidance

 

Please complete application form and return to info@cwrc.org.uk by the closing date.

 

 

Administrator

We are currently recruiting an Administrator to begin working in our Cambridge office in September. The ideal candidate will be organised, numerate, passionate about supporting women, and have good communication skills.  

35 hours/week £9.88 p/h

For a full description of duties please download the job description and person specification. 

To apply, download and return the application form to info@cwrc.org.uk.

 

Closing Date: 14  September 2021

 

Job description | Person specification | Application Form | Application Guidance

 

VOLUNTEERING

Media and Communications Volunteer

 

Based: Home working with the option of office space in Cambridge Women’s Resources Centre in either Cambridge or Peterborough Women’s Centres

 

Hours: 6 hours per week.

 

About the role:  At CWRC we offer  information, advice and support on a range of issues affecting or impacting women either as a universal offer of support or more specific help through one of our many projects under CWRC or as a partnership offer. We educate, inform and support people, our website and publications, our training for professionals and our public awareness campaigns. We’re seeking an enthusiastic and skilled volunteer with an interest in women’s services to support our social media communications and with our press, campaigning and digital activities.

 

How to apply:

 

Send a C.V with covering letter to info@cwrc.org.uk including links to social media platforms, blogs, articles, or journals you have produced.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact ceo@cwrc.org.uk or call Stef on 01223 321148

 

Please download the full person specification for more details.

 

We are currently looking for a new Treasurer and Trustees to join our committed and dynamic Board.

 

Role summary

The Board of Trustees must always act in the best interests of CWRC. The Board of Trustees must act as a group, to make collective decisions and not as individuals.

 

The duties of the Board of Trustees are:

  • to ensure CWRC acts in accordance with its objects
  • has appropriate policies and procedures
  • develops organisational strategy and planning, and oversees its implementation and performance
  • ensures CWRC complies with its constitution and the law
  • manages its resources appropriately and responsibly and
  • ensures accountability and transparency.

 

In addition to the above duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve leading discussions, focusing on key issues, evaluation, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives or other issues in which the trustee has expertise.

 

If you feel this role may be right for you, please download an information pack here.

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Michelle Kennedy

Michelle Kennedy

Future Options 'Graduate'

 

"Being a volunteer at CWRC has completely changed my life. I’ve met so many amazing people and learnt lots of new and exciting things. It’s like being part of one big happy, reliable and supportive family."