The voluntary sector employs over 46,000 people in Wales and offers competitive salaries, flexible hours and the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Jobs at BAVO

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Bridgend County Care and Repair

Fundraising Officer (2 years fixed term)
Salary: £32,000
37 hours a week
Holidays: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
Closing date: 23 April 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing 17 May 2021

Bridgend County Care and Repair is seeking to employ a highly motivated individual who has a self-sustaining and entrepreneurial vision and who will help take the Agency forward with new diverse forms of funding in order to sustain and develop our services into the future. You can find out further details here.

For an application pack email: (CVs will not be considered).

Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme

Project Manager (funded by Moondance)
Salary: £13.50 per hour
Hours: 12 hours per week (flexible Monday to Friday)
Location: Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme, Bridgend town centre
Contract: 12 months (temporary)
Closing date for applications:  7 May 2021

Bridge MPS is  looking for a Project Manager to assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of all our volunteers. You can find out further details here.

Engagement Case Worker (funded by Moondance) x 2 posts available
Salary: £11.50 per hour
Hours: 15 hours per week (flexible hours)
Location: The Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme, The Zone and community based
Contract: 12 months (temporary)
Closing date for applications: 7 May 2021

Bridge MPS is looking for two case workers to engage with the young people on our mentoring waiting list, providing support, completing assessments and helping young people to access mental health workshops that we will provide. You can find out further details here.

For further on both posts, call Sarah T: 01656 647891, 9am-2pm Monday – Thursday. Applicants will hear within one week if they have been shortlisted for an interview which will take place the week commencing 10 May 2021.

STEER – The Enterprise Academy

Based in an idyllic 43-acre Resource and Wellbeing Centre, at Tondu, Bridgend, STEER is looking to recruit for new and exciting roles within their organisation:

Housing Manager
To develop their two-bed supported accommodation for young people which will link with their team of inspirational practitioners, providing a wide-ranging alternative curriculum for children and young people to reach their full potential.

Business and Finance Manager
As a social enterprise that supports vulnerable people in our community, the right candidate will work to provide financial analysis and develop the business that supports their charitable aims.

Youth Workers/Play/Forest School
Do you have a passion for working in nature and supporting outdoor learning and engagement? An opportunity to join their team through an exciting new role has been developed. You will work closely with their Children and Youth Coordinators; these roles will support vulnerable children and youth through wide ranging engagement opportunities.

STEER is seeking enthusiastic and dynamic part time support staff to work directly with their Forest School & Bushcraft Programme, Skills Build Programme and/or their  Outdoor Adventure Education.

Closing date for all posts – 25 April 2021
Job interviews – 10 May 2021
Second Informal Interviews – 17 May 2021

You can find out further information about their vacancies here

For further information, job description and application form, E:

Kickstart Scheme funding for employers to create new six month job placements for young people (16-24)

Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil (VAMT) in association with BAVO and Interlink RCT, will be taking on an intermediary role in the implementation of the Kickstart Programme on behalf of local third sector organisations/community groups within the regions of Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend and Rhondda Cynon Taf.  An intermediary needs a minimum of 30 opportunities to submit.

The Department for Works & Pensions has launched the Kickstart Scheme to provide funding to employers to create new six month job placements for young people (16-24) who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. Find out more here.

Employability Bridgend

Employability Bridgend help both employed and unemployed residents of Bridgend County Borough who need support with employability. They can support you to improve your skills and get a new or better job. The service includes providing:

  • free training and qualifications
  • supported job search
  • CV development including volunteering placements

The training can include increasing ‘soft’ skills such as confidence and interview techniques, or vocational qualifications such as CSCS cards and Teaching Assistant qualifications. The training is client-led, so you can access help that is relevant to you. They may also be able to provide support for work-related costs, such as:

  • transport to work until you are paid
  • clothing, for example work shoes

Employability Bridgend is  community-based and meets clients in venues all around the Borough. The programme is funded through Welsh Government and European Social Fund. For help with employability, E:   or to visit their facebook page, click here.

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