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Finance Trustee Vacancy 

PLAYSKILL is an award winning Charity operating in Watford and Hemel Hempstead.  Our skilled team work with children aged 1-5 who have a wide range of disabilities in parent/carer and child groups.  We achieve outstanding results consistently beating the improvement targets which are agreed for each child. 

Financially sound and with good governance we are poised for a period of expansion.  We are now looking for a new Finance Trustee to join our team. Finance records kept in Xero, an understanding of this is essential to the role 

Please visit our website www.playskill.org to find out more information about the work of Playskill.  If you wish to speak to someone over the phone, please call 07572 465504.  

If the challenge of assisting children with difficulty or disability to take a full place in society interests you, and you feel you have something to add to our team, then please email our Chair of Trustees, Stuart Soloway at stuartatril@aol.com and copy in our Director Andrea Clarke MBE at andrea@playskill.org and let us know a little about yourself.    

Please note all volunteers will be subject to an informal interview, relevant DBS checks and references. 

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PROJECTS CO-ORDINATOR

Working for Award winning charity Playskill with pre-school age children with physical difficulty in a play based setting with a multi-disciplinary team based in Watford, but also working in Hemel Hempstead. 

We are looking for a person experienced in administration and IT to help with co-ordination of the 6 groups that Playskill runs. An understanding of the new Data Protection laws is essential. 

You will have a crucial role in the team in our new office, liaising with parents and organising written communications working alongside an Administration assistant and co-ordinating a group of volunteers working for the office. 

You will have a responsible attitude and a good understanding of administration systems. 

You will have experience in excel, access, and word plus an ability to use Mailchimp. 

You will be aware of Office 365’s capabilities. 

You will need to have good communication, empathy, numeracy and administrative skills. 

You will have good electronic record keeping, providing accurate information and dealing with both internal and external agencies. 

£8.78 per hour [including holiday pay] depending on experience, with pension option. 

Working 20 hours on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from our base in Watford.  

DBS & references required.  

Deadline for applications will be Tuesday 28th August. Interviews Thursday 30th August PM. 

 Contact Claire Duggett for an application form claireD@playskill.org / tanya@playskill.org. Or for more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504. 

 Reg Charity no 1122745. Funded by The Big Lottery Fund.

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Admin Support Volunteer

Pro-Action is a small voluntary organisation with a wide reach.  We work with volunteers and staff who deliver children and young people’s provision across the county of Hertfordshire.  We have a long standing commitment to supporting projects across the county, by engaging them as members of Pro-Action and ensuring they offer a safe and quality service. 

We require an organised and efficient individual to support us in our admin work, processing admin for bookings and enquiries and supporting the office processes in membership.

 

The skills we require:

  • Organised
  • Efficient
  • Good computer skills in word & excel
  • Professional & friendly telephone manner
  • Competent in email skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Commitment to work in compliance with policies and procedures

 

We are looking for volunteers who are able to offer one, two to three mornings or afternoons per week on a regular weekly basis.  Timings of attendance are flexible around other commitments.

This role would suit an individual age 18+

We will provide expenses for travel incurred within the role.

Volunteers will be covered by our insurance.

Volunteers can access our training programme and can benefit from this.

The individual will be office based in Hatfield, and can work Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 4pm.

We would ask that the individual volunteer regularly for a minimum of 2/3 hours each time.

 

You will receive training, support and supervision.

Add something to your CV.  Make a difference to young people across Hertfordshire!

 To apply please send your CV with covering letter to membership@pro-actionherts.org 

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Play Worker

We are looking for a qualified/experience person in after school club setting.

You will be working:

  • 1 hour in the mornings & 3 hours in the afternoon (3.15-6.15) 
  • Monday to Friday
  • In St Albans
  • Permanant 
  • 20 hours per week 

The breakfast club you will receive £10 for the session and minimum wage depending on qualifications.

This position is to start in September. We also have other available hours in our holiday club.

If you would like to apply please contact us on:

Telephone number: 01727848355

Email address: lindees@Hotmail.com

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Leisure Support Worker - Casual Contract

Three Rivers District Council are looking for Leisure Support Workers!

Are you enthusiastic and have a passion to work with children, young people and adults? Enjoy working with or want to work with the community to make a difference? Want to expand on your skills and development and work when it suits you? 

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion to work with children, young people and adults. You will need to be flexible in your attitude and approach as you may be required to work with varying age groups and on varying leisure activities in a relaxed and informal setting.


You may be asked to work at many different Leisure service sites:
- Holiday Playschemes (Easter & Summer) across schools in the Three Rivers District
- Play Rangers – open spaces & woodland areas in the Three Rivers District and local schools
- Youth Projects
- Working across the Sport, Art and Inclusive Leisure activities

You will receive full training and induction manuals detailing specific procedures.


This role is great for:
 Those who work term time (e.g. School staff, Pre-school staff, Nursery staff etc.)
 University / College students
 Those looking for additional income
 Those looking for work during school holiday periods
 Those wanting to gain more experience in working with children, young people, adults and the community.

Come and join the Leisure Team at Three Rivers District Council, and support us with our community based projects. To find out more or to apply, please go to www.threerivers.gov.uk/egcl-page/leisure-support-worker-casual-contract. Any questions, please email Leisure@threeriverivers.gov.uk

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