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Vacancy for Deputy Warden

This is a part-time role as one of a team of six at Chester Quaker Meeting House (registered charity No. 1134210). The role is interesting and varied and requires an individual who enjoys working under pressure and liaising with people of all ability ranges. Our aim is to provide good, reasonably priced accommodation for the local communities and as such, our client base largely comprises small community groups and charitable organisations. Applicants must be sympathetic to Quaker principles and practises.

A summary of the role is as follows:-
Reception duties: Welcoming individuals and organisations to the Meeting House.
Security : Performing key holder duties – ensuring the security of the building.
Administration : Dealing with enquiries; taking bookings; computer literacy is essential for this role; experience in book-keeping software is desirable.
Room set-up : Helping to rearrange furniture and equipment between rooms when required (no heavy lifting).
Housekeeping : Ensuring the building is clean, tidy and ready for use.
Refreshments : Serving of teas and coffees to groups using the building.
Hours : 5 to 10 hours per week
Pay : £8.71 per hour
Closing date : Wednesday 7 June 2017

The successful candidate will be subject to DBS disclosure.

For further information please contact the Manager/Warden
Chester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham St, Chester CH1 3LF.
Telephone 01244 316554 enquiries@chestermeetingrooms.org.uk



Volunteer Programme Co-ordinator

The Hoole Community Development Trust is seeking a part-time co-ordinator to manage a growing volunteer programme at its Centre in Westminster Road, Chester. Liaising with the Centre Manager and the Café Manager, the co-ordinator will recruit new volunteers, arrange training and rotas, support volunteers in their work and manage budgets and resources. S/he will also evaluate and assist in the development of potential new activities at the Centre as part of a community Outreach Initiative, recruiting volunteers to run these activities and investigating relevant grant sources to support the overall volunteer programme.

The co-ordinator will have good management, inter-personal and networking skills, a positive attitude, basic IT skills, including MSWord & Excel plus an empathy with the work of the Centre. The hours of work are flexible but will be at least 24 hours per week, rising to 32 hours as the programme develops with an annual salary of c.£21,000, pro rata.

For a further information, please contact Paula Norris on 01244 342741 or email your CV to admin@hoolecommunitycentre.org.uk.

Hoole Community Development Trust is a registered charity – for more information visit www.hoolecommunitycentre.org.uk.