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Employment Opportunities:

Centre Coordinator

We are looking for a full time Centre 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.

Salary: £24,617

Hours: Full-time 35hrs

Location: The post is community based within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea at New Horizons, Guinness Trust, Cadogan St, Chelsea, London SW3 2PF

For more details about the role, please see the job description and the person specification

If interested please submit your covering letter and CV to mail@openage.org.uk 

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 25 October, 2019. 

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. 

 

Locality Manager

We are looking for a full time Locality Manager who is 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.

Salary: £32-£34k.

Hours: Full-time 35hrs

Location: For delivery across North Westminster and North Kensington, the office base will be between venues within that locality.

For more details about the role, please see the job description and the person specification

If interested please submit your covering letter and CV to mail@openage.org.uk 

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 29 October, 2019. 

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. 

 

Tutors

We are seeking tutors for several classes, including: 

French for Beginners
French next step up from Beginners
Italian for Beginners
Italian next step up from Beginners
ESOL with a health aspect
ESOL – speaking English with confidence

Hourly rate = £26 per hour

If interested please submit your CV to asharkey@openage.org.uk

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. 

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

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

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