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Our current vacancies are detailed below.


TEAM VACANCIES


Hub Manager

Do you have proven leadership skills, a strong work ethic and a passion for quality? We are seeking a Hub Manager with the expertise, commitment and values to make a real difference for people living with, or affected by, a brain tumour. The Hub Manager is a key part of the charity’s team, working closely with the CEO to ensure exceptional operational and premises management. The primary purpose of our Hub Manager role is to ensure that our fantastic staff, volunteers and beneficiaries are looked after and supported, our facilities are well maintained and compliance is managed to a high standard.

Salary: £25,000
Hours: 37.5h per week, permanent
Holidays: 27 days per annum and 8 bank holidays
Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer
Location: based in West Yorkshire
Closing date: Monday 14th February 2022 at 12 noon
Interview date: Monday 21st February 2022

To download the Hub Manager Application Pack and read more about the role, please click here.

To download the Application form, click here.

To download the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form, click here.

Return the completed Application form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form to info@yorksbtc.org.uk or post to YBTC, 31 Otley Road, Headingley LS6 3AA. Please contact us by emailing info@yorksbtc.org.uk or calling 0113 340 0111 if you would like any further information or to request a paper copy of the application form to be mailed to you.

 


Community Support Worker

Our Community Support Worker is a new role for the Charity which enables us to reach into local communities across Yorkshire with our varied support services, groups, and events, expanding the emotional support we offer. You will be responsible for delivering our support meetups, groups, events and drop-ins in a variety of locations, building relationships and networks with those we support, as well as volunteers, professionals, charities and other services delivered in communities. This is an exciting opportunity to help us to shape and develop the support we offer to patients, carers and their families where they live, ensuring everyone can access our support when they need it.

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum pro rata, dependent on experience
Hours: 30h per week, permanent
Holidays: 27 days per annum and bank holidays, pro rata
Responsible to: Services Support Team Leader
Location: Home or office based, involves travel across Yorkshire to deliver support
Closing date: Monday 31st January 2022 at 12 noon
Interview date: Thursday 10th February 2022

To download the Community Support Worker Application Pack and read more about the role, please click here.

To download the Application form, click here.

To download the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form, click here.

Return the completed Application form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form to info@yorksbtc.org.uk or post to YBTC, 31 Otley Road, Headingley LS6 3AA. Please contact us by emailing info@yorksbtc.org.uk or calling 0113 340 0111 if you would like any further information or to request a paper copy of the application form to be mailed to you.


VOLUNTEER VACANCIES

Yorkshire’s Brain Tumour Charity is committed to funding pioneering research and supporting anyone in Yorkshire whose life has been turned upside down by a brain tumour. Without volunteers it would not be the exceptional charity it is today.


Check In and Chat Volunteer

Check In & Chat is an opportunity for you to support someone who has had their life impacted by a brain tumour. We're looking for people who can talk to individuals at a time when they need it most. 

The role involves a one-to-one conversation where you will commit to offer compassion and companionship to someone who would like some support. 


To find out more about the role and register your interest, click here.


Shop Volunteer

We're looking for volunteers who can assist in the day-to-day running of our charity shop and café, No 31, to maximise sales.

We want to make sure that everyone who visits us has a great experience; we never forget the contribution our shop makes to those diagnosed with a brain tumour and their families across Yorkshire.

Your role can be flexible depending on your skills and experience.

What does the role involve?

As a shop volunteer your main tasks will be:

  • Assisting with processing donations, including sorting, steaming, sizing, pricing and hanging
  • Clearing rubbish as and when needed
  • Restocking rails and shelves
  • Serving and assisting customers
  • Operating the till and handling cash
  • Preparing drinks and serving customers
  • Keeping all areas clean and tidy
  • Assisting with displays and coming up with creative ideas to attract customers
  • Stocktaking and other administrative tasks
  • Sourcing other donations for the shop to sell
  • Assisting with health and safety checks
Click here for an application form. When complete please return it as an attachment to info@yorksbtc.org.uk.

Event Volunteer


We're looking for volunteers to help us out at a range of events this year. All our face-to-face events were either cancelled or postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic. In 2021 we want to introduce events back safely for those who are comfortable attending them, but we will also be continuing our virtual events and aiming to make all our events as accessible as possible. 
 
What does the role involve?
 
We will send you a list of all our events for 2021. You can choose which events you would like to volunteer at – you can do as many as you like. 
You may prefer to help every now and then or have a more structured role with set days and times  it all helps!
 
Our events range from running or cycling challenges, family fun days, fairs, car boot sales, running stalls at our Christmas fair, a glamourous Step into Strictly dancing show and other events that aim to bring people affected by a brain tumour together.

As an event volunteer your role could involve: 

  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Marshalling at a challenge event along the route and cheering on our participants
  • Running a stall – selling our merchandise, running a tombola or raffle to raise money
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • Serving light refreshments
  • Helping to set up or dismantle tables, chairs, equipment etc
All volunteers will be fully briefed before any event. We'll give you some key facts about the charity, just in case anyone asks, but there will always be a member of staff or other volunteers on hand to help! And it goes without saying that your safety will always be our priority.

Click here for an application formWhen complete please return it as an attachment to info@yorksbtc.org.uk.


Volunteer Greeter

We're looking for volunteers to help greet our customers at No 31.

After being closed for most of 2020 due to the pandemic, it has been great to be back at our charity shop and takeaway café at No 31 Otley Road in Headingley, greeting all of our loyal customers again. We have been fortunate to have had lots of stock donated, which we need help sorting and getting onto the shop floor. Due to restrictions still in place we need a volunteer greeter to welcome people safely back into our shop.


What does the role involve?

We are looking for volunteers to cover our opening times, which are Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4.30pm. If you can offer a few hours or a few days we can organise a rota for volunteers.

No 31 is located on a busy high street so our volunteer greeters will be the first point of contact for customers visiting our charity shop and café.

The role will involve:
  • Meeting and greeting shoppers and visitors at the door of the shop
  • Managing queues - to ensure we follow the rules of no more than 6 people in the shop at a time and kindly asking people to wait if needed before they enter the shop
  • Advising customers of the one-way system, to keep all customers socially-distanced and safe, while enjoying their shopping experience
  • Pointing out our hand sanitising station on entry
  • Generally assisting customers on the shop floor
All volunteers will be fully briefed and prepared before volunteering with YBTC. You will be given some key facts about the charity, just in case anyone asks, however do not worry as there will always be another member of staff or volunteer on hand to help! And of course we will always have your safety as our priority.

Click here for an application formWhen complete please return it as an attachment to info@yorksbtc.org.uk.



We do not receive any Government funding and rely on donations to continue doing what we do. Volunteers are vital to ensure we can continue to fund research and continue our support! So, join #TeamYBTC today.


Yorkshire’s Brain Tumour Charity believes that it is always unacceptable for a child, young person or adult at risk to experience abuse of any kind and recognises its responsibility to safeguard their welfare, by a commitment to a practice that protects them.

Our safeguarding policy, processes and practices provide protection for the children, young people and adults at risk who receive YBTC services, and provide staff and volunteers with guidance on procedures they should adopt in the event that they suspect a child, young person or adult at risk may be experiencing, or be at risk of, harm. To read our full safeguarding policy, click here.


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