We have some great paid vacancies that could be the perfect role for you.
On this page, you will find:
- Current vacancies at our schemes and at our HQ
- Our Challengers Approach document
- Links to our application form and Staff FAQs
All successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01483 230 938.
Office based roles
FUNDRAISING RESEARCH OFFICER | GUILDFORD | £17,509 | 35 Hours/week (Monday – Friday) – temporary contract with potential to be made permanent
Challengers is looking for someone to join our passionate Fundraising Team! As the Fundraising Research Officer, you will be responsible for carrying out research on companies, community groups and grant-making organisations to raise the profile of Challengers and maximise funding.
You will be working collaboratively within a dynamic team to prepare high quality written briefings and to help generate new relationships with potential supporters. The chosen candidate will have strong research skills, a tenacious desire to find relevant information, excellent organisational skills and clear analytical thinking.
Other desirable skills include prior experience of fundraising in either a paid or voluntary capacity, a good competence of Microsoft office and databases, and a good understanding of the issues facing disabled children and young people today.
This role will give a unique opportunity to gain experience within multiple fundraising areas in a lively and professional environment.
You can find out more about the role in our Job Description (Word file).
The closing date for applications is Monday 22nd January 2018.
Scheme based Leader and Deputy roles
LEADER | BASINGSTOKE YOUNG ADULTS | £11.67/hour | Saturdays
DEPUTY LEADER | BASINGSTOKE YOUNG ADULTS SCHEME | £10.23/hour | Saturdays
DEPUTY LEADER | CATERHAM YOUTHSCHEME | £10.23/hour | Holidays Only
LEADER | EASTLEIGH PLAYSCHEME | £11.67/hour | Saturdays
LEADER | MOLESEY YOUTHSCHEME | £10.23/hour | Saturdays (Job Share)
Scheme based Play and Youth Worker roles
PLAY & YOUTH WORKERS | ACROSS ALL SCHEMES | Flexible working hours
We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic play workers to join our exciting and busy play and youth schemes. Our schemes provide fun play, leisure and sport activities for disabled children and young people with a wide range of impairments. Your role as a play worker will be to assist in the delivery of these schemes! If you enjoy working in a busy and sociable environment then this could be the perfect job for you.
Under 18 years old: £4.89 per hour
18 – 20 years old: £6.71 per hour
21 years old or over: £7.50 per hour
We are currently recruiting for Play and Youth Workers across our all schemes to work with us. Apply online now to be invited to one of our upcoming recruitment events:
22nd January: Elmbridge
25th January: Petersfield
3rd February: Basingstoke
SENIOR WORKER | CATERHAM YOUTHSCHEME | £8.21
| Saturdays and Holidays
Challengers is looking for a well-trained and knowledgeable senior worker to join the enthusiastic Caterham team! The successful applicant would be focusing on behavior management, so should have some suitable advanced training in MAPA and First Aid.
This role would focus on the Caterham Saturday scheme but would also require occasional travel to other schemes.
For more information, please email email@example.com.
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