19 April: Weekly Bulletin for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Milton Keynes

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19 April  2019

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Hazard Alley wows BBC’s The One Show

The Milton Keynes Safety Centre, or Hazard Alley as its fondly known, was featured on the BBC programme The One Show.  Broadcast earlier this month, you can watch again here (11 mins and 30 secs in).  This filming was made possible by an NCVO project called Constructive Voices which helps Voluntary Organisations raise their profile through the media.  It’s a smashing watch, so if you have a few minutes, we recommend making a cup of tea and have a view.

Free Desks for Groups

MK Safety Centre has a number of second hand desks which are available for groups.  You must be able to come and collect them from Hazard Alley in Kiln Farm. If people are interested they could pop over to have a look having given the Safety Centre a buzz first on 01908 263009.

ella forums Milton Keynes Group – Launch Meeting on 25th April

ella forums invite you to attend as their guest, the launch of their new Milton Keynes Group on April 25th 2019, kindly hosted by and at the offices of the Community Foundation MK.

This new ella forums MK Group is a peer mentoring and experiential learning group specifically designed to inspire and develop the leaders of Social Enterprises and Charities to grow their organisation. We will come together for monthly meetings to hear the latest thinking from guest speakers, share best practice and participate in a problem/opportunity resolution clinic.

When: Thursday 25th April 2018 9.00am-2.30pm
Where: Margaret Powell House 401/407 Midsummer Boulevard Central Milton Keynes MK9 3BN
What next: To reserve your place please click here to register.
Email phil@ella-forums.org for further details or visit our website.

Conniburrow Spring Clean

On 11th April a group of partners and residents came together to pick litter around Conniburrow as part of the ‘Keep Britain Tidy’ Great British Spring Clean. The event was arranged by Big Local Conniburrow (BLC) and supported by Great Linford Parish Council who kindly provided the equiptment. We were joined by members of Guinness Housing and MK Council, including MK Council CEO Michael Bracey who came by to assist in his lunch break.

During the hour we were out, we collected a considerable amount of litter and used the opportunity to network with partners and discuss local issues. After the clean up we returned to the BLC Hub where we enjoyed refreshments and good conversation!



Everyone agreed that the event was enjoyable as well as productive and we hope to arrange another similar event soon.

We will be talking to a number of volunteers and colleagues working as part of the Big Local Conniburrow project at our next monthly radio show with Secklow Soundstune in on Wednesday 1st May at 1pm to hear their stories and experiences being involved with the project.
Find out more and listen to our previous shows here.

Various roles at Citizens Advice Milton Keynes

Citizens Advice Milton Keynes are currently recruiting for several full time positions. Please click on the links below to find out more about the roles and to apply through the Charity Job website.

Telephone Referral Officer
Senior Money Adviser
Outreach Caseworker
Administrator
Head of Service

Deadline: 26th April.
To find out more about the work of Citizens Advice Milton Keynes, please visit their website: https://www.miltonkeynescab.org.uk/.

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Volunteering opportunity of the week

Gallery Assistant Volunteer: MK Gallery

Gallery Assistant Volunteers are a vital part of the team working to ensure the continuing success of MK Gallery, ensuring we deliver the best quality of visitor experience to all. Gallery Assistant Volunteers work pro-actively to ensure the safety and security of the art works at all times. They provide an exceptional experience and standard of engagement to every visitor, encouraging active engagement in the MK Gallery programme.
Find out more

Works For Us

Are you looking to volunteer in a flexible and friendly environment?
Would you like to develop work skills and experience, or simply give back to Works for Us? Could you spare just a few hours a week?

If you answered yes to the above, we’d love to hear from you! We’re currently recruiting for General Office Assistants to support with a variety of tasks including: • Reception duties • Basic admin • Registering new clients

We’re a small and supportive team who rely on the kindness of our volunteers to continue to support the local community. So whether you’re looking to improve self-confidence, make new friends, learn new skills or positively impact your local community, consider volunteering with Works for Us… and see what you gain when you give!

Want to find out more? Call us on 01908 200186, send us a FB message or email Natasha on n.evans@worksforus.org.uk

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Arts Council England Invites Application to Small Capital Grants

Small Capital Grants are available for properly constituted arts and cultural organisations based in England whose capital project outcomes are arts focused and relate to the delivery of arts activity. You will need to submit an Expression of Interest between 11 April and 3 May. The application portal will then be open between 31 May and 5 July.

Education Endowment Fund Accepting Summer 2019 Applications

Have you got a high-potential project that aims to raise the attainment and wider outcomes of young people aged 3-18, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds?

If yes, we hope you will consider applying to our current general grant-funding round. We are interested in testing the effectiveness of projects through rigorous, independent evaluations. Those that show an impact we will then support to scale up to improve outcomes for other disadvantaged children and young people across England.

Government Announces New Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund

A £3 million fund to improve village halls and better connect rural communities across the country has been launched by the government. Village hall committees are now able to apply for grants of up to £75,000 towards refurbishment and alteration of their buildings, from improvement works on existing facilities through to new meeting rooms.

Free Easter Family Event at ABC Park 
Saturday 20 April

Citizens:MK Accountability Assembly

WHEN: 25th April 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
WHERE: Church of Christ the Cornerstone
CONTACT: Tom Bulman 7962838685

‘Fair Welcome, Fair Work’ :listening to testimonies of social injustice and holding power holders to account. for Refugees Welcome, Fair Work and good Relationships between young people and police

RSVP to info@citizensmk.org.uk or book online at eventbrite/citizens:mk
Ssupported by funding from MK Community Foundation.

Click here to book your seat.

Milton Keynes Surveying Workshop

AccessAble’s surveying workshop is taking place in partnership with Milton Keynes Council in May. This workshop is for anyone who is interested in collecting disabled access information from local venues or anyone who would like the opportunity to get out and about for a few hours. A free lunch and a £10 gift voucher are included as a thank you for attending.


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Do you have news to share?

If you work or volunteer for a local group or organisation in Milton Keynes or have an interesting project going in your community and have news to share, please feel free to get in touch with us. You can e-mail your updates to support@communityactionmk.org

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Jobs in the Voluntary Sector: various roles at Citizens Advice Milton Keynes

Citizens Advice Milton Keynes are currently recruiting for several full time positions. Please click on the links below to find out more about the roles and to apply through the Charity Job website.

Deadline: 26th April.

Telephone Referral Officer:

https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/telephone-referral-officer/630062?tsId=8

Senior Money Adviser:

https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/senior-money-adviser/630058?tsId=8

Outreach Caseworker:

https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/outreach-caseworker/630057?tsId=8

Administrator:

https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/administrator/630054?tsId=8

Head of Service:

https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/head-of-service/629953?tsId=8

To find out more about the work of Citizens Advice Milton Keynes, please visit their website: https://www.miltonkeynescab.org.uk/.

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12 April: Weekly Bulletin for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Milton Keynes

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12 April  2019

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Milton Keynes.  

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Keep Britain Tidy – #LittleHereos Ambassadors Volunteering Programme

Keep Britain Tidy is seeking new #LitterHeroes Ambassadors to join our volunteer programme and we need your help!

During your work you may meet members of the public who want to volunteer and have a real passion for community engagement and keeping public spaces clean. We’d love you to encourage them to apply to join our enthusiastic #LitterHeroes Ambassadors in becoming community activators across the UK.

The #LitterHeroes Ambassador programme is supported by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery and aims to support community cohesion, improve public spaces and help benefit mental and physical wellbeing.
Please find a poster to display in your community hub at this link. All people need to do is; apply directly online via https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LHAapply2019
or email LHAmbassador@keepbritaintidy.org and we will send them a link to the application form, alternatively they can visit the website here for more information.

Applications close on Monday 6th May 2019.
Successful applicants will be notified of next steps during the week commencing 6th May.
Link to PDF here.

Community Action: MK podcasts on Secklow Sounds

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Sheila Thornton and the team from Community Action: MK will be on Secklow Sounds on the first Wednesday each month at 1pm when they’ll bring you the latest news and updates from the community and voluntary sector. Catch up on the past shows at the link below and remember to tune in each Wednesday!

Catch up on past shows here.

Giving World Launches New Website

Giving World receives goods from businesses all over the country, and advertises the items on the website for charities to request to help pass on to their beneficiaries.
The focus of the launch is to pack the website with news and features, while making it even simpler to receive goods such as clothing, toiletries, books, toys and cleaning supplies for the people you support.
The only requirement is that the charities and community groups register at www.givingworld.org.uk, there is an option to request products that would truly help the local community, completely free of charge.

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Office for Civil Society March Newsletter

You can find lots of interesting information for groups including new safeguarding funding for charities, five ways civil society organisations can prepare for EU Exit, and more. Read the full newsletter:
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Community of Practice for VCS Groups

Special invitation for VCS groups
Friday 10th May: 09.30am – 12.00pm
MK College, Chaffron Way, MK6 5LP
REGISTER HERE

Do you work with children and young people to support mental health and well-being?

Are you joining up with:
– Peer-based, collaborative learning
– Sharing good practice and ideas
– Creating new knowledge and understanding to advance your professional practice 
– Addressing common concerns and set of problems? 

We are forming a Community of Practice (CoP) for people working (at least initially) in the Milton Keynes Voluntary and Community Sector. This will be a co-produced group, so who is part of it and what will take place as part of it will be decided by its members. Although face-to-face meetings are very important, most CoPs include online participation.

We are acting as facilitators because our research ‘Where are the safety Nets?’ (see the report here) indicated that such support would be helpful; people we have asked tell us that the proposal is sound and needed.

To find out more about a Community of Practice, read this short paper here.
For some interesting and inspirational stories, click here.

Are you intrigued? We truly hope so. Please express your interest by signing up to this event by Friday 3rd May.
REGISTER HERE

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Growth News

In growth news, alterations and extensions to the Northern and Southern flanks of Centre:MK, either side of the John Lewis store, are currently being proposed. This would create two levels of additional trading floor space (reference number 19/00289/FUL). To find out more about this, and other proposed developments, visit MK Council’s Planning Portal to view and comment.
Read more here

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Volunteer as a trustee

Charity trustees are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and directing how it is managed and run. Trusteeship can be rewarding for many reasons – from a sense of making a difference to the charitable cause, to new experiences and relationships.
The following organisations are currently seeking trustees in Milton Keynes:

  • Buckingham Canal Society
    Work as part of a team with the Buckingham Canal Society, a local charity. Plan and prepare committee meetings and other appropriate secretarial work. Read more.
  • Healthwatch Milton Keynes
    Do you want to make a difference to people’s experiences of health and social care services in Milton Keynes? Become a trustee for Health Watch Milton Keynes. Read more.
  • Living Archive MK
    Living Archive seeks to recruit new Board members, including a Treasurer. Financial experience would be desirable although by no means essential, as enthusiasm for our work and an eye to how we could develop in the future would also be an important factor. Living Archive collects, preserves and shares the history and heritage of Milton Keynes through the production of films, books, events and community projects based on local peoples’ stories. Read more.
  • Harrys Rainbow Charitable Trust
    As Trustee/Treasurer you will have previous experience as a Treasurer or in accounting. You will be willing to attend meetings and some key events we hold throughout the year. You must be enthusiastic, empathic and willing to muck in. Read more.

Free Easter Family Event at ABC Park
Saturday 20 April

Soroptimists Sponsored Sewathon in aid of YMCA
Saturday 27 April

The Milton Keynes branch of Soroptimists International are holding a Sponsored Sewathon on Saturday 27th April, 11am-3pm at Simpson Village Hall. Come along and Support the Stitchers thumbing their thimbles in aid of the MK YMCA.  

Family Matters Project Workers needed

Full time (37.5 hours a week) and Part time roles available
Salary £24,000 FTE
Fixed term contract until 31st December 2021

Thames Valley Partnership is seeking to appoint Project Workers to join our Family Matters Programme, working to support the families and significant friends of people who have been imprisoned or are involved in serious offending.

Reporting to the Family Matters Programme Manager, you will offer information, support and advice in the Court setting and HM Prison Visiting Centres and also accept referrals for family casework support from the Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Company and other agencies.

Closing date for applications:   Monday 6th May at 8am

Interviews will be held on: Friday 10th May and Tuesday 14th May at the Partnership offices in Aston Sandford, Haddenham, Bucks.
A full Job Description and Application Form are available on the Partnership website at www.thamesvalleypartnership.org.uk.

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5 April: Weekly Bulletin for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Milton Keynes

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5 April  2019

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Milton Keynes.  

Farewell Alissa, welcome Anna

Alissa’s fixed term contract came to an end this week.  Thank you for all your work Alissa, and we wish you well in all your new adventures.   We would also like to welcome back Anna from maternity leave, it’s brilliant to have you back!  Anna will be the main contact for Group Enquiries, and currently works Tuesdays ad Wednesdays.  The Support and Development Team (Josan, Emma, Michaela, Claire and Hannah) pick up enquiries for group support and volunteering on a daily basis and will allocate the enquiries to the most appropriate member of the team.  We aim to get back to you in a day or two, but It may take up to a week to deal with your enquiry if it’s particularly complicated.   

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Health Check Questionnaire

Community Action: MK is carrying out a piece of research into how we can more effectively help community groups in Milton Keynes. If you are part of a local voluntary group or an organisation, we hope you are willing to complete an online survey to gather information about how we can best support you in the areas of:

  • funding
  • strategy and planning
  • governance
  • volunteers
  • networking and collaboration
  • influencing decision making
  • impact
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • communicating achievements
  • human resources

We would really appreciate your help as it will enable us to gather important data about local groups and how we can adapt and develop our support services.

The link to the survey is: https://goo.gl/forms/AZkL7YDnDGxA67CO2
Apologies if you have received this request before and thank you very much if you have already completed the survey. Please do get in touch with Marcus Armstrong on marcus@communityactionmk.org  if you have any questions.

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New Toolkit for Tactical Suburbanism

Tactical Suburbanism: Low-Density Ideas for High-Density Places highlights projects from around the country where locals are using their own resources to implement informal projects that transform their streets from gritty, diverse places into exclusive communities for SUV parking and big-box shopping. Read more about the latest publication!

Podcast recording

Hear from Sheila Thornton from Community Action: MK on Secklow Sounds 105.5 FM.

On the first Wednesday of every month, the Community Action:MK team will be on the Platform MK show, led by Sheila Thornton, to share ideas and let you know what’s going on within the voluntary sector in Milton Keynes.
Listen here: https://www.spreaker.com/user/secklow-sounds/community-action-show-1

Milton Keynes: A growing community

A film by Community Action: MK

Josan Race, Community Action: MK Development Officer, talks about the expansion areas of Milton Keynes and the ongoing work to improve community life for all residents.

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Uncover > Action – Community research that changes lives
Conference on 26 November 2019, London

The best research brings about change. Uncover > Action is a new conference presenting the very latest community research making a difference to people’s lives.

Uncover > Action brings together exciting examples of research made with and in communities, and shows how its impact can reach far beyond a final report.

Save the date to find out about community research that:
-Provides insight into what communities care about today
-Gives a platform to overlooked and unheard voices
-Leads to real change in policy and practice, locally or nationally.

Call for content
If you’re interested in sharing your experience and research with communities at Uncover > Action we want to hear from you.
-We are interested in the power of research to bring about change.
-We are interested in research with and in communities.
-We are giving the opportunity to share your research with other researchers, policy-makers and others.
-We welcome content from community researchers and anyone else doing research with communities such as academics, students, local authorities, policy-makers and funders.

Please find out more and tell us a bit about your research by Friday 3 May 2019 using this short form.

If you have any questions, contact us at research@localtrust.org.uk.

Interested in attending?
Please leave your name and contact details here and we’ll be in touch once registration opens.

About ARVAC
ARVAC is a free membership organization for researchers in the voluntary and community sector providing information and training in research for and about the community sector. Find out more.

About Local Trust
Local Trust supports people to do brilliant things in their communities and share research and learning to influence others. Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, Local Trust support the Big Local and Creative Civic Change programmes. Find out more.

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Volunteering opportunities

Pre-loved Clothing Photographers
Oxfam Online Hub, Milton Keynes

For the Photographer role, you will be responsible for photographing clothes and accessories to sell on Oxfam’s online shop: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/shop. Volunteers will take photographs of products covering clothing/accessories and home wares, make use of the 5 purpose built photography studios, lighting equipment and display aids, to create a visual image library of clothing and accessories. Volunteers will experience how an online shop works, chance to try something new and develop new skills. Ongoing training/support will be provided. You will also gain valuable experience within the relevant and rapidly growing e-retail sector. Volunteer with Oxfam to maximise the value of donations to help overcome poverty and suffering.
Find out more

Nature Reserve Restoration
Buckingham Canal Society

This project would suit individuals or groups of volunteers (up to 25 people) wishing to give their time to help the environment whilst enjoying the great outdoors. Volunteers will be tidying footpaths, clearing the canal bed and possibly some hedge laying. 
The site of the nature reserve is off the A422 near Foscote. 
Volunteers need to wear a hard hat whilst volunteering. This is a good role for volunteers interested in conservation and the environment.
Find out more

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Community Grants launched

The Community Grants programme offers Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations grant funding from £10,000 to £20,000 to deliver projects that make a difference within local communities in the South East Midlands.

If you can help people to build confidence and overcome barriers that can block them from getting training or paid work, we could help you. Grants can cover 100% of your project cost so no match-funding is required.
Find out more

Community Grants information event

Thu, 11 April | 12.45 – 3 | Cranfield 
This event will provide in-depth information and application guidance for the Community Grants programme. 
Book now

 

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The Stables: a crucial MK Council meeting on 4th April

On behalf of Arts and Heritage Alliance Milton Keynes (AHA-MK),

Please show your support for the future of The Stables by attending a crucial MK Council planning meeting at 7pm on Thursday 4th April

As you will know, live music venues across the country have been threatened by the arrival of new housing development in their vicinity. The Stables face this very issue with the proposed housing development plans on their western boundary in Wavendon. This important venue could be threatened if the right planning agreements are not put in place. AHA-MK members were very supportive when this first came to light; indeed local objection resulted in the Planning Department’s email box seizing up and The Stables is keen for you to show your support again by letting Milton Keynes Council know we need them to resolve this in a positive way.

Having understood that more time was required to resolve outstanding concerns, at the Development Control Committee meeting on 7th March councillors voted to defer the decision until June to provide more time to allow further discussions to take place. However the Council informed everyone on 20th March that the decision has been brought forward at the request of the developers to this Thursday 4th April, providing insufficient time to resolve all the concerns – and in particular to further explore the idea of a deed of easement.

The Stables have sought expert legal advice and have provided a summary of the current position, which you can read in full here.

The Planning meeting on Thursday 4th April is a public meeting held at 7pm at the Civic Offices. Please come if you can and so demonstrate the importance of The Stables to MK and to our cultural landscape. Letters to MK Council and its Councillors in support of our world class music venue, The Stables, would also be very valuable but must be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd April setting out any concerns or comments arising from the report (available on the Milton Keynes Website Planning Portal www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/publicaccess or by visiting the Civic Offices, Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3EJ).

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Support, Development and Volunteering Outreach Worker (Closed)

The Support, Development and Volunteering Workers role is to contribute to the support, development and volunteering services which are central to the work of Community Action: MK. The post holder will work as part of a team who are dedicated to delivering excellent infrastructure services to groups in Milton Keynes. The hours of work are 29.6 hours per week on a permanent contract (Dependent on Funding)

The main duties are as follows –

  1. Undertaking a programme of outreach visits to frontline groups
  2. Ensuring that referrals to specialist support services e.g. funding advice, training etc are carried out in a timely and appropriate manner
  1. To keep accurate and effective records about dialogue with groups and feed this into our intelligence gathering systems to ensure we are able to spot themes and issues affecting the sector.
  1. Organising networking opportunities for frontline groups
  2. Coordinating formal and informal training programmes to develop and implement capacity building support and quality standards for the provision of support services
  1. Organising groups to participate in, and promotion of, the Governance Toolkit.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  1. To raise awareness of Community Action: MK’s available support for the VCS in MK through: 
  • Visiting/ engaging with a target number of groups and collecting information on their composition, activities, strengths, weaknesses and support/development needs through our Healthcheck process.
  • To both offer to, and collect information from groups on a range of technical, developmental, management and structural matters with the aim of identifying their infrastructure support needs.
  • To actively work with members of VCS organisations to ensure messages from the sector are channeled into a strategic voice to influence decision making.
  • To be responsible for promoting a community development approach that empowers local groups to build their organisational skills.
  • To identify areas of developmental support needs common to organisations within a specific area, to identify methods for meeting those needs and to work with appropriate partners to deliver appropriate support.
  • To keep detailed records on all groups visited (this will include detailing every intervention with the group either by phone, in person or by electronic means) and entering these onto our Data Recording System to the agreed standards.
  1. To coordinate: Networking opportunities for frontline groups which are focussed on a range of appropriate topics and issues. Formal and informal training programmes to develop and implement quality standards for the provision of support services using our Code of Governance Self Assessment tool.
  • The provision of training programmes for frontline groups on appropriate topics
  • Effective dialogue collection from groups and contribute to the organisational intelligence collection.
  • A programme of Volunteer Drop-In sessions across a range of venues in Milton Keynes and liaise with partner organisations to develop and promote volunteering opportunities.
  • Funding Advice and other 1:1 sessions with groups who send enquiries to Community Action: MK.
  • To work in partnership with organisations which interact with local community groups and voluntary organisations to support the needs of groups.
  • Effective and sector relevant information being shared with groups through newsletters, website, and social media platforms.
  • Monitoring and evaluation systems as specified
  1. To be able to use Technology, in particular, Google systems, Social Media, Funding Central, and our Volunteering and Database system called Simply Connect.
  2. To work within Community Action: MK’s policies and practices paying due regard to Health and Safety Procedures and Equal Opportunities.
  3. Any other duties appropriate to the post.

The successful applicant will need an understanding and passion for Community Action MK’s Community Development principles and experience of partnership working and relationship building with key stakeholders, including local authority, academics, and other community sector workers and residents.

Closing Date for Applications is at 12:00pm on the 10th April 2019

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Read our Equal Opportunities Statement.

Download our Equal Opportunities Form.

Please complete our application form and return it via post or email to laura@communityactionmk.org by 10th April 2019 12.00pm

 

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Support and Development Service Manager (Closed)

The Support and Development Service Manager’s role is to ensure that through our infrastructure services to groups in Milton Keynes we have a thriving, vibrant and sustainable Voluntary and Community Sector. The post holder is accountable for the design, development, implementation, and coordination of the Support and Development programme for groups working in the Voluntary and Community Sector in Milton Keynes.

Community Action: MK is looking to recruit a Support and Development Service Manager to work 29.6 hours per week on a permanent contract (Dependent on Funding) The main duties are as follows –
1) To design a programme to support groups based on research from our recent State of the Sector Survey, Coordinate the Support.
2) Development and Volunteering enquiries and ensure groups are being given the right support.
3) Support and deliver complex 1:1 visits
4) Work with the Business Development team to prepare funding bids for grants which support this work programme.
5) Monitoring and evaluating the programme, analysing trends and making service development recommendations.
6) Ensure we have a programme of Networking/Convened Events.
7) Prepare and Participate in budget management.
8) prepare internal and external reports and attend meeting required
9) prepare the State of the sector Report.
10) Support a Representation process for Sector Involvement in Strategic Decision Making.
11) Develop a Training Programme for Groups to build their capacity.
12)Line Management of designated individuals.
13) Work Closely with other senior colleges to ensure Support and Development services are working to compliment volunteering development and opportunities for synergy across the organisation.
14) Work Closely with other key stakeholders and agencies to ensure groups are given the best available support to meet their needs and access grant funding or other income streams.

Successful applicants will need an understanding and passion for Community Action MK’s Community Development principles and experience of partnership working and relationship building with key stakeholders, including the local authority, academics, and other community sector workers and residents.

Closing Date for Applications is at 12:00pm on the 10th April 2019

Download the Full Job Description & Personal Specification below

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Read our Equal Opportunities Statement.

Download our Equal Opportunities Form.

Please complete our application form and return it via post or email to laura@communityactionmk.org by 10th April 2019 12.00pm

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