Community & Events Officer

£24,000-£26,000 (starting salary)
Guildford and Farnham office (with flexibility to work remotely)
Full-time (35 hours a week) with some weekend work where 'time off in lieu' will be given

Are you a fundraising professional with a passion for fostering community support and making a difference? Challengers is looking for a talented Community and Events Officer who will be responsible for creating engaging programme of events and opportunities for the charity’s community supporters to engage in, as well as leading on some of our Community and Events projects.

Community and Events Officer – Job description

BENEFITS – As a Challengers employee, you will benefit from…
• 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) with extra for long service and after your first years’ service, you’ll get your birthday off. Holiday entitlement is pro-rata for part time contracts.
• To work for an organisation who truly consider work-life balance and have high expectations for our outcomes, not only for those who use our services but for our teams as well.
• Free training – We regularly invite all our staff to free training courses including Disability and Inclusion Awareness, Medication Administration, Safeguarding, First Aid, Makaton and more!
• Free DBS – As we require all staff to have a DBS before they start with us, we have decided to offer this free of charge.
• Pension & Health Care Cash Plan – All our staff have access to a NEST pension and Simply Health health care plan.
• Career breaks available after three years’ service, subject to approval.

SALARY RANGE: £24,000-£26,000 (starting salary)

LOCATION: Guildford and Farnham office (with flexibility to work remotely)

You’ll be great if you have:
• A passion for delivering successful events and engaging the community with our work
• An eye for detail and excellent organization skills
• Great written and communication skills
• A passion to make a difference to the lives of disabled children and young people


ABOUT US – At Challengers, we break down the barriers to play and make it possible for every disabled child and young person to play and have fun, without limits. Our mission is to transform the lives of disabled children, young people and their families through the power of play, to reach our vision of a world where all children and young people can play together, freely.

The deadline to apply to this role is Sunday 2nd June, with interviews being held on Monday 10th June. We will be in touch by Tuesday 4th June to let you know the outcome of your application.

If you have any questions, we welcome interested candidates to get in touch with us to
talk more about the role in advance of applying! Please get in touch on 01483 230060 or


Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job, and there is no such thing as the perfect candidate. Challengers is a place where everyone can grow. We follow equal opportunities so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day. 



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