Vacancies

Fundraising Assistant (Volunteer)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated volunteer to assist our Fundraising team. Through this role you will gain experience in a wide range of interesting fundraising projects, from events fundraising and corporate fundraising to individual giving.

We passionately believe that all older people in care should feel connected to the world around them, our range of highly successful and innovative projects aim to make this possible. We run intergenerational projects connecting school children with care home residents through art and technology, and partnerships with museums, galleries and universities to give older people access to culture, community and new experiences.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant and innovative charity, and to help bring enjoyment and vitality to some of the most vulnerable older people in society.

Please see the role description for details.

To apply or find out more about the role, please call Terri McDonald on 0117 377 4756, or send your C.V to terri@aliveactivities.org


Marketing and Business Assistant (Volunteer)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated volunteer to assist with our Marketing and Business development. Through this role you will gain experience in and assist with key areas of the charities core work including evaluation, reporting and marketing.

We passionately believe that all older people in care should feel connected to the world around them, our range of highly successful and innovative projects aim to make this possible. We run intergenerational projects connecting school children with care home residents through art and technology, and partnerships with museums, galleries and universities to give older people access to culture, community and new experiences.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant and innovative charity, and to help bring enjoyment and vitality to some of the most vulnerable older people in society.

Please see the role description for details.

To apply or find out more about the role, please call Jennie Reed or Beth Lyford on 0117 377 4756.


Finance & Resources Officer

£20,000 per annum pro rata, permanent, 15 hours per week over two or three days, plus, contributory pension.

Alive! is a thriving Bristol-based charity which has grown rapidly to become one of the UK’s leading practitioners of meaningful engagement for older people in care homes. Our aim is to transform the residential care sector, so that older people’s mental, social and emotional wellbeing is prioritised alongside their physical care.

The role

This is a new role, reporting to the Finance & Resources Manager, to ensure that the finance and resources processes within Alive! operate smoothly and efficiently.

Key objectives of the post are to ensure that:

  • financial data is correctly recorded, reconciled and up to date; and that good credit control is maintained.
  • the day-to-day HR processes operate smoothly and efficiently.
  • appropriate office resources are available and well maintained.

Who we're looking for

Are you a self-motivated and conscientious finance professional with experience of working in a small team, and with a desire to see the quality of older people’s lives improve?

The ideal candidate for this post will have an aptitude for accounts, and experience of working in an office environment, of accounting software (Alive currently use QuickBooks) and Excel. You should possess good interpersonal skills, be motivated, and willing to work adaptably in a small but growing team. You will possess the integrity and work in a structured manner with the attention to detail required when working with finances and payroll.

Please see the job description and person specification for details.

How to apply

To apply please complete the application form, making a compelling case for why you would be the best candidate for this role. Tell us how your experience, skills and personal attributes meet the requirements of the person specification.

Download the application form.

Please email your application to info@aliveactivities.org by 5pm on Monday 26 June. Please do not send CVs.

We will hold interviews on Tuesday 4 July.