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FUN is a great place to work, with a team of dedicated staff making a difference to young people and their families lives in Bedfordshire.  If you would like to be part of the team please see our current vacancies below:

Trustee

Families United Network are recruiting new trustees including a secretary to join the Board.  FUN are looking for people who can commit to 3-4 hours a month to attend evening board meetings to assist with the development of the Charity and it’s services.  Being a Trustee of FUN is a rewarding role (Role of a Trustee) and a vital one so if you would like more information then please do get in touch by either calling 01582 420800 or contact us.

Clerk to the Board

The board of trustees require a Clerk to the Board.  We are seeking an experienced, skilled and competent person.

Duties will include:

  • Minute taking at 10 meetings per year
  • Efficient administrative support
  • Organise the Annual General Meeting
  • Collation and distribution of board paper in accordance with legal requirement, and the charities constitution.
  • Additional duties as required by the board of trustees.

Average of 4 hours per month.  Attendance is required at 10 evening meetings per annum, usually on a Monday

£8 – £10 per hour depending on experience

Download the full job description and an application form.

Volunteer Support Workers

FUN are looking for Volunteer Support Workers to assist in our Youth Club, Young Adults Club, Holiday Club and respite services.
All FUN Clubs run from:  Unit 5, Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road, Luton, Beds, LU3 1RJ

Are you the right person for the job?

No experience is necessary as full training will be given, however you should have:

  • A strong desire and commitment in promoting disabled children & young people’s individual needs, skills, abilities
  • Must be proactive and be able to participate in activities alongside the young person
  • Be committed, punctual & reliable
  • Must be enthusiastic and approachable and a good team player
  • To apply contact: 01582 420800 or e-mail: info@familiesunitednetwork.org.uk

Please download and complete an application form.

Once experience is gained and a paid position becomes available, FUN volunteers are able to apply.

Volunteer Fundraising Assistants

FUN are looking to recruit Fundraising Volunteers to assist at FUN fundraising events, presentations and network meetings.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Representing FUN at events and presentations
  • Raffle prize collections
  • Collection tin distribution
  • Raffle ticket sales and ticket collection
  • Donation collections

Are you?:

  • aged 16+ (no maximum age)
  • approachable, committed and reliable
  • able to volunteer at weekends, evenings or during the daytime
  • willing to travel and able to assist at events all around Bedfordshire and surrounding areas
  • looking to learn new skills, gain new experiences and help make a difference to families with children & young people with additional needs & disabilities

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download a volunteer application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800

Volunteer Minibus Driver

FUN are looking to recruit a volunteer Minibus driver to drive the charities minibus and passengers on outings and events.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Driving the FUN vehicles (adaptable and non adaptable)
  • Completing Damage Report sheet before and after each session
  • Responsible for the safety, comfort and welfare of all passengers which include service users and staff
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of vehicles, inside and out and ensuring the vehicle is in a clean and roadworthy condition before and after use.
  • Maintain accurate records of vehicle miles
  • Report any vehicle defects, faults, incidents and accidents in the log book and to the Service Manager

Are you?:

  • Age 25+ (for insurance purposes).
  • A current, clean and valid driving licence holder (D1 unrestricted or a PCV licence, D1 restricted)
  • Pleasant, approachable, patient and honest
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Able to work using your own initiative and as part of a team.

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download a volunteer application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800. A copy of the full job description can be found here

Volunteer Receptionists

FUN are looking for volunteer receptionists to cover reception at our FUN Swim Sessions at Keech Hospice Swimming Pool

Working hours will be 3.30pm to 5.30pm – up to 2 Saturdays per month

FUN swim sessions take place at:  Keech Hospice Swimming Pool, Keech Hospice, Great Bramingham Lane, Streatley, Luton LU3 3NT

Reception duties to include:

  • Meet & greet FUN Members on arrival at Keech Pool
  • Sign in/out pre-booked swimmers
  • Answering queries/questions regarding FUN services

Are you the right person for the job?
Are you:

  • Available to work up to 2 Saturdays per month
  • Able to be committed, punctual & reliable
  • Enthusiastic and approachable and a good team player

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download a volunteer application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800

Volunteer Holiday Club Receptionists

FUN are looking for volunteer receptionists to cover reception during our FUN Holiday Club in the school holidays.

Various shifts available between 9.45am and 4.15pm – up to 3 days per week

FUN Swim Sessions take place at:  FUN HQ, Luton

Reception duties to include:

  • Meet & greet FUN Members on arrival at Holiday Club
  • Sign in/out members and take payment
  • Answering queries/questions regarding FUN services

Are you the right person for the job?
Are you:

  • Available to work various shifts (between 9.45am and 4.15pm) up to 3 days per week during the school holidays
  • Able to be committed, punctual & reliable
  • Enthusiastic and approachable and a good team player

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download a volunteer application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800

Coffee Shop Assistants

FUN are looking for assistants to work in our Coffee Shop during school holidays.

Working hours will be 9.30am to 3.30pm  2 to 3 days per week (pay depending on age & experience).

Holiday Club runs from: Unit 5, Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road, Luton, Beds, LU3 1RJ

Duties to include:

  • Preparing and serving food (jacket potatoes, toasties, sandwiches etc)
  • Making and serving snacks and refreshments
  • Serving customers, cash handling  & clearing up

Are you the right person for the job?
Are you:

  • Available to work 2 to 3 days per week in the school holidays
  • Able to be committed, punctual & reliable
  • Enthusiastic and approachable and a good team player

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download an application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800

 

Qualified Lifeguards

FUN are looking for qualified Lifeguards for our Swim Sessions at Keech Hospice.

Hours: 1.5 hours on alternate Saturdays –  3.45pm to 5.15pm

FUN swim sessions take place at:  Keech Hospice Swimming Pool, Keech Hospice, Great Bramingham Lane, Streatley, Luton LU3 3NT

Are you suitable for the role?

  • Are you confident and reliable?
  • Do you have a National Life Saving Qualification?
  • Are you polite and approachable and able to meet and great Families?
  • Are you confident to carry out safety checks of pool and equipment?
  • Are you able to assist and use hoists and aids?
  • Can you confidently maintain safety throughout the session?

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download an application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800