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Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location Exeter
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Healthwatch Volunteer

Healthwatch Devon is the independent health and social care champion. We listen what people like about services and what could be improved and help them to find the information they need. We are building a network of partnerships to reach out into the communities to get a broader range of views and escalate concerns. We encourage services to make positive changes and involve people in decisions that affect them

Our work helps us to influence health and social care services in Devon, we act as a critical friend to the NHS, the county council as well as other health and care providers.

We are now looking for new Trustees to join our dynamic and high performing Board, whose responsibility it is to determine the strategic direction and overall governance of the organisation.  We are specifically interested in speaking to people who can offer us expertise and knowledge in the areas of finance, law and HR.   Being a Trustee can be very rewarding and enjoyable offering an opportunity to serve the community whilst learning new skills.  The Trustees role is to focus on the strategic direction of the charity and to ensure effectiveness and accountability.  Day-to-day operational decisions are delegated to the Chief Executive and the staff team.

Recruitment Process

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Healthwatch Devon or send your cv to  01884/841751.  She will invite you to meet with her to discuss this in more detail. If you are interested in discussing this further, then you will need to follow these steps with Healthwatch Devon directly…

  1. An initial meeting or phone call with the Healthwatch Devon CEO.
  2. If you are invited to apply for the role of Trustee, we will review your application and pursue your references.
  3. Once we have received your references if we decide to interview you this will take place with the Healthwatch Devon CEO and a Healthwatch Trustee (usually the Chair)

At any point in the process you can request to attend one of our Formal Board Meetings as an observer.

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Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location Somerset
Job Information


TAH operate across Somerset and our mission is to end rough sleeping in the Southwest.  Our aims are to:

  • Prevent people becoming homelessTAH people 2
  • House and support people who are homeless
  • Provide skills to support people to move on to independent living
  • Facilitate in the provision of ‘move on’ housing
  • Be financially sustainable

We are recruiting four voluntary Board members who are passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable people and have the expertise to drive our organisation forward.  We have approved a new business plan and are developing innovative solutions to help our clients achieve their aspirations. We are looking at options for developing more commercial initiatives to ensure our sustainability.

We are seeking people with a strong track record at board or management level together with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Services to vulnerable people (health, social care, supported living, education, training, advice)
  • Marketing/PR
  • Finance
  • Partnership working

In addition to Board meetings you will also be required to attend two strategy days a year plus induction training.

Recruitment Process

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Taunton Association for the Homeless.                   01884/  841751

This will be followed by an initial meeting with the CEO, Justin Roxburgh, and a visit to the charity.

Then a meeting with the Nominations Committee which consists of Molly Holmes (Chair) and one other Trustee before being invited to attend a Board Meeting as an observer.


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Title Fundraiser
Categories Charity Jobs, Fundraising Jobs
Salary £22,000- £24,000
Location Exeter, Devon
Job Information

Deaf Child

Exeter Deaf Academy (“the Academy”) provides nurturing education and care tailored to the individual needs of Deaf young people.  The sense of belonging to an inspiring bilingual community transforms students as they develop language skills and journey towards independence and fulfilling their own potential.

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Fundraiser looking to join a small but ambitious team who are about to launch a new capital funding appeal?

In the spring of this year the Academy will begin to build a groundbreaking, purpose-built facility scheduled to open in 2019. This new world-class Academy will change the lives of Deaf students. It will break down barriers to Deaf young people, bring communities together and enable families to thrive.

We are looking for a dynamic Fundraiser who will work as a key member of the Fundraising and Marketing teams in delivering the funds and awareness needed to make our Appeal a success.

This is a role for someone with excellent fundraising experience, with a proven track record of developing income streams. The role is focused on community, corporate and events fundraising and you will be committed to delivering excellent supporter care, developing relationships with donors to ensure long term support. You will develop good working relationships both within the Academy and with external bodies, being willing to work flexibly and as a member of a collaborative team.

We are looking for an individual who is a team, player with a can-do attitude, being pro-active in developing external relationships, spotting fundraising opportunities and delivering effective ‘products’ that enable us to hit our appeal fundraising target.

Our vision is a brighter future for Deaf young people. If you feel you could be part of this story, we would like to hear from you.

Terms & Conditions: 37 hours per week over 5 days, permanent contract starting as soon as possible.
Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

For a job description and an application form please e-mail:

Closing date for applications:  tbc

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff.

(Registered Charity No. 1124523).

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Categories Charity Jobs, Fundraising Jobs
Salary C£35K
Location South Devon
Job Information

Trinity is a leading sailing charity dedicated to helping disadvantaged young people through the challenge, adventure and achievement of offshore sail training. Each year the charity helps around 500 young people discover the extent of their own capabilities, develop essential life skills and start to overcome the challenges they face with new confidence and self-belief.

Trinity youth-adventure-sailing

From our base in South Devon, Trinity operates a small fleet of traditional sailing vessels which are all nationally important examples of the UK’s maritime heritage. Through our youth programmes, sailing courses, charter and training initiatives we help preserve these unique vessels for future generations.

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Charity Manager who has the necessary experience to secure fundraising through Trusts, Foundations, Statutory and other sources (e.g. Lottery) to support and develop our youth programmes, skills and training initiatives and capital projects.

This is an exciting role for someone with a passionate and creative approach to fundraising, a self-starter with exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.  You will be leading a small, committed team and will work closely with the Board of Trustees to ensure their vision for the charity is delivered, providing growth and sustainability.  You will be financially astute and highly organised, experienced in delivering high standards of customer service.

If you would like to be part of the Trinity Team, please apply by E-mailing your CV and Supporting Statement to our Recruitment Consultant, Jackie Dawkins of Shine Charity Recruitment (

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Categories Charity Jobs
Salary £26,000-£32,000
Location Mid-Devon
Job Information

Coldharbour Mill is seeking to appoint an experienced learning practitioner with a passion for designing and delivering innovative learning programmes. In this exciting time of development and expansion, the mill wishes to consolidate and build on its successful education provision through consultation, creative resource and programme development as well as effective evaluation.

Coldharbour Mill is one of the oldest working wool mills in the UK having been in continuous production since 1797. It is now one of the top 40 tourist attractions in Devon according to Devon Association of Tourist Attractions (DATA) and “probably one of the best-preserved textile mill complexes in the country.” – Historic England.  Today the rich heritage lives on as one of the finest working wool museums where visitors are not just able to relive the sights and sounds of the industrial revolution but also see craftsmen and women making traditional textiles, beautiful knitting yarn and hand-woven rugs.

Children at Mill

This is an exciting opportunity to create, develop and lead a newly-formed learning programme at Coldharbour Mill.  There couldn’t be a better time to become involved as the mill progresses into a new phase of life and education is one of the main areas being developed.

 The Learning and Community Engagement Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of creative learning programmes for all ages. This is a new role devised to facilitate the delivery of the Mill’s new 5-Year Education Strategy.

You will lead the development and delivery of consistent, inspirational, high-quality content for families and adult visitors, as well as schools, universities, communities and interest groups.

To achieve this, you will:

  • Create a learning strategy to engage the public in line with the ethos of the Mill;
  • Liaise with schools, colleges and teachers
  • Directly teach school groups education in line with the national Curriculum;
  • Create and develop educational resources for visitors, schools, families and special interest groups;
  • Manage programmes, budgets and teams of volunteers, paid-staff and freelancers;
  • Work with other staff to develop and market the Mill and the events programme;
  • Represent and promote the Mill on external educational bodies
  • Establish partnerships and secure funding to develop the education and learning offer
  • Support the Volunteer Co-ordinator in recruiting, managing & developing volunteers
  • Be a ‘hands-on’ member of the small team at the Mill.

You need to have:

  • An in-depth knowledge of the current National Curriculum and other statutory education requirements and initiatives.
  • A good understanding of issues associated with diversity, representation, social inclusion and access.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to network, negotiate and enthuse.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to work under pressure with a positive attitude and to meet deadlines, including a proven ability to manage multiple projects/targets simultaneously.
  • Teaching experience in a school, museum or other visitor attraction, working with school groups.
  • Teaching qualification or sector specific equivalent
  • Good knowledge of, and experience in, working with school audiences to deliver the National Curriculum.
  • Experience and success in the area of leading INSET training and CPD

To apply for this exciting post, please send your most recent C.V. and a written statement explaining how you have the knowledge, skills and experience for the role. We require two references with your application, one of whom should be your most recent employer (please indicate if we can approach your references at the outset)

CHM Final Job Doc copy

All applications need to be sent to Jackie Dawkins (Trustee) at by 5p.m. on Friday 23rd February 2018.

(please do not use the apply now link)

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