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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.

Support Workers & Bank Staff

FUN are looking for Support Workers for our Saturday Club.  Saturday Club runs from:

Families United Network, Unit 5, Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road, Luton.LU3 1RJ on alternative Saturdays, offering full support to young people with disabilities.

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

• Personal or professional experience in interacting with children and young people with disabilities
• A strong desire to have a positive effect on people with disabilities, and a commitment to supporting and promoting their individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals
• Personal qualities of resilience, empathy and self-confidence
• Show commitment and punctuality
• Ability to manage play activities and participate in activities such as swimming/bowling music etc

Download a full job description.  Please complete an application form or contact the office on 01582 420800.

Youth Workers

FUN are looking for Youth Workers for our Youth Club and Young Adults Club.
Clubs runs from:  Unit 5, Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road, Luton, Beds, LU3 1RJ
on Monday and Tuesday evenings, offering full support to young people with disabilities.

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

  • Personal or professional experience in interacting with children & young people with additional needs and disabilities
  • 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 playerTo 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 volunteers are able to apply.