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Employment Opportunities:

Locality Managers

We are looking for two full time Locality Managers who are passionate about developing the wide range of activities for older people that Open Age offers. In this role, you will be responsible for the overall management and continued development of Open Age centres in your designated locality. You will help to promote consistency of services across the organisation. You will provide support and supervision for third party contractors, as well as work directly with Open Age’s centre coordinators. The overall aim is to ensure a positive member experience, regardless of what centre they visit.

About Open Age:

Open Age was established in 1993 and we’re now celebrating over 25 years of championing an active life for older people. Each week we run over 380 different activities for older people from our own three centres and over 60 other community venues. From boxing to ballet, baking to blogging - Open Age’s array of activities improve the physical and mental wellbeing of our members and, in doing so, address the issue of loneliness and isolation among older people.

Applying for this role:

For a more detailed description of this role, please refer to the full job description (North Locality Manager) (South Locality Manager) and person specification. To apply for one of these positions, please submit your CV and cover letter, outlining your suitability for the role (no longer than two pages), to mail@openage.org.uk. Please also submit a completed copy of the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

The closing date for applications is 27 June, 2019

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 1 July, 2019 

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000, depending on experience. 

Hours: Full-time 35hrs

Location: Delivery across Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. One Locality Manager will be responsible for the north of the boroughs and one for the south. For each position, the office base will be between venues within that locality.

Successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

 

Senior Coordinator

We are looking for a full time Senior Coordinator who is passionate about creating a welcoming and accessible atmosphere for older people in a dedicated space. In this role you will ensure the centre runs smoothly on a day to day basis. This entails a range of responsibilities that focuses on engagement and positive member experience. You will need to have the ability to both organise and prioritise own workload and work flexibly and pro-actively.

About Open Age:

Open Age was established in 1993 and we’re now celebrating over 25 years of championing an active life for older people. Each week we run over 380 different activities for older people from our own three centres and over 60 other community venues. From boxing to ballet, baking to blogging - Open Age’s array of activities improve the physical and mental wellbeing of our members and, in doing so, address the issue of loneliness and isolation among older people.

Applying for this role

For a more detailed description of this role, please refer to the full job description and person specification. To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter, outlining your suitability for this role (no longer than two pages), to mail@openage.org.uk. Please also submit a completed copy of the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

The closing date for applications is Monday 1st July

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 8th July 

Salary: £27,000

Hours: Full-time 35hrs

Location: The post is community based within the area of South Westminster

Successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

Pont Street Social Volunteer 

Volunteer Opportunities at Open Age QPHR New Avenues

Volunteer Host 

Volunteer Bakers

Sunday Lunch Group Volunteer

Second Half Centre Reception Assistant Volunteer

Life Cafe Assistant Volunteer

Monday Forum Discussion Group Volunteer

New Horizons IT Volunteer

New Horizons Front Desk Volunteer

Volunteer Application Form

Newsflash

Leaving a Gift in Your Will

Open Age is raising awareness of leaving a gift to charity in your will. Legacies are an important way to support Open Age, as they help us to plan so that we can be there in the future for older people who need us. As well as providing for your family, friends and other loved ones in your will, please do consider the possibility of leaving a gift to Open Age.

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For further information, please download a brochure here or contact Open Age on 020 8962 4141, or email mail@openage.org.uk.

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New Reed Centre!

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Octavia to deliver activities for older people at The Reed, a vibrant new community hub. For more information click here