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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:

Community and Corporate Fundraiser

FUN are seeking a Community and Corporate Fundraiser to raise the profile of the Charity and organise Fundraising Events.

Experience Required -:
* Fundraising
* Developing relationships with Corporate and Community Partners
* Running Community and Corporate Events
* Presenting and Networking within the Local Community
* Working within a Charitable environment, preferably for Children with Special Needs and Disabilities

Skills Required-:
* Good attention to detail and ability to plan and prioritise own workload with minimal supervision.
*Excellent communication and presentation skills required.

Full outline of Job Description available on request.
Hours – 20 hours per week, flexible to meet the needs of the role.
Based at our Offices in Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road , Luton – with the flexibility to attend events and conferences outside of Luton.
Driving License and car are essential.
Salary – dependant on age and experience.

If you are interested in this role then FUN would be delighted to hear from you.  Please download an  application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800.

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.

Sessional Support Workers

FUN are looking for Sessional Support Workers to assist at our Saturday Club Respite Care.
All FUN Clubs run from:  Unit 5, Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road, Luton, Beds, LU3 1RJ

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 such as swimming, bowling, music etc
  • Must be committed, punctual & reliable
  • Must be enthusiastic and approachable and a good team player

Applications for this role are temporarily closed.

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

Applications for this role are temporarily closed.

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

Applications for this role are temporarily closed.

Minibus Drivers

FUN are looking to recruit  Minibus drivers to drive the charities minibus and passengers on outings and events. Pay dependant on age and experience (drivers must be aged 25 years and over).

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 an  application form or contact FUN HQ on 01582 420800. A copy of the full job description can be found here

Coffee Shop Assistants

FUN are looking for Coffee Shop 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 will be depending on age and experience.

Duties to include:

  • preparing & serving hot and cold food
  • 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 and reliable?
  • Enthusiastic and approachable and a good team player?

If the answer is YES then FUN would be delighted to hear from you!

Pleased download an application form and return to FUN HQ as soon as possible, or contact us on 01582 420800 for more information.

 

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