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Volunteer Centre West Berkshire is a charitable incorporated organisation, formed in 1974. The organisation’s overriding ethos is to match local people to local need. We provide information, advice and guidance and personally match people to one of the more 350 volunteering opportunities in West Berkshire.

We also provide help and information to charitable organisations in West Berkshire, whether helping start a new charity or providing assistance with fundraising, training and governance. As well as run local schemes providing help for socially isolated and the elderly.

Current Vacancies

Attractive Part Time Role

Newbury and Thatcham Handybus coordinator

20 hours per week £23,400 pa pro rata

plus pension contribution working in attractive offices with a nice team.

Our 47 year old charity wishes to recruit a community transport officer for – Newbury and Thatcham Handybus. Do you like being out and about and would you like to be making a difference in your community working for a respected charity?

Do you appreciate the importance of community transport and the needs of service users ? The successful applicant will be an efficient administrator and be able to keep excellent records.

The candidate will have a clean licence with category D1 and had experience of driving minibuses and or larger vehicles.

You will be a good communicator and be able to empathise with the needs of community groups, older less able people, our volunteer drivers and office colleagues. Good IT skills are essential as well as have a practical approach to the service.

Overall aims to oversee the systems in place to provide a safe well-run service for the benefit of all users of the service general roles and responsibilities

• To control the Handybus desk Monday to Friday usually

• from 9am to 1pm with flexibility required from to time for an earlier start and earlier finish etc


To apply please email a covering letter telling us why you would like this post and a CV to 

Closing Date : Friday 30th May 9am



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