The No1 Befriending Agency
The No1 Befriending Agency

Organisation type: CIC and Social Enterprise

The No.1 Befriending Agency is a vibrant Social Enterprise that works to reduce loneliness and isolation. Part of how we do this is to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support that local older people need to live happy, healthy lives. We work to help older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering. We are registered as a Community Interest Company (CIC).

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £19,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th February 2020

The No.1 Befriending Agency is a vibrant local social enterprise that works to reduce loneliness and isolation. Part of how we do this is to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support that local older people need to live happy, healthy lives. We work to help older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering.

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to work as part of our friendly team to recruit and support volunteers to deliver befriending services to elderly people in the community. You will match up volunteers with those in need of befriending services, and support both volunteers and service users to ensure an ongoing successful befriending relationship. You will be a flexible and proactive team player, with experience of recruitment, preferably gained in the third sector, together with excellent communication and relationship building skills.

This is a part time position working from our office in Glasgow. We offer flexible working, and we are fully committed to staff development therefore training will be provided / organised for you as part of the role.

We are a Social Enterprise registered as a Community Interest Company (CIC) dedicated to improving the quality of life of all the people we support.

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Events Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £18,200
  • Glasgow (Home based due to pandemic)
  • Closing 6th July 2020

The No.1 Befriending Agency is a vibrant local social enterprise that works to reduce loneliness and isolation. Part of how we do this is to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support that local older people need to live happy, healthy lives. We work to help older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering.

We are excited to invite applications for our new full time Project Team vacancies.

Details of project: This is a funded project for 14 weeks to connect socially isolated and vulnerable people while they are shielding/unable to go out. This includes providing support for them to be as independent as possible using digital technology and accessing virtual events.

The Events Co-ordinator’s role will be to develop and deliver a programme of virtual events.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £18,200
  • Glasgow (Home-based due to pandemic)
  • Closing 6th July 2020

The No.1 Befriending Agency is a vibrant local social enterprise that works to reduce loneliness and isolation. Part of how we do this is to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support that local older people need to live happy, healthy lives. We work to help older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering.

We are excited to invite applications for our new full time Project Team vacancies.

Details of project: This is a funded project for 14 weeks to connect socially isolated and vulnerable people while they are shielding/unable to go out. This includes providing support for them to be as independent as possible using digital technology and accessing virtual events.

The Project Co-ordinator will focus on making connections and identifying partners that can refer clients that would otherwise be unable to get connected or access our services.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Administrator/IT Support

  • Full time
  • £18,200
  • Glasgow (Home-based due to pandemic)
  • Closing 6th July 2020

The No.1 Befriending Agency is a vibrant local social enterprise that works to reduce loneliness and isolation. Part of how we do this is to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support that local older people need to live happy, healthy lives. We work to help older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering.

We are excited to invite applications for our new full time Project Team vacancies.

Details of project: This is a funded project for 14 weeks to connect socially isolated and vulnerable people while they are shielding/unable to go out. This includes providing support for them to be as independent as possible using digital technology and accessing virtual events.

The Administrator/IT Support role will be to enable access to events; and provide administrative/IT support to the Project and Events Co-ordinators.

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