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'The ethos at the heart of the organisation makes being a part of the team such a rewarding experience.'

Careers

Due to growth and expansion of our organisation we are currently recruiting for the following vacancies:

(Please refer to the Application Form, ID Monitoring Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form under the 'Downloadable Content' in the sidebar) -->

Current Vacancies:

Women's Network Co-ordinator (Peer Support)

Overview of the role

Lancashire Women have an exciting new opportunity for a talented individual with experience of planning/organising events and networking along with an excellent understanding of peer support and why gender specific delivery matters.

Lancashire Women have been awarded funding through the ‘Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme’, a £1.3m programme run by Mind, the mental health charity, in partnership with Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, with funding from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Welsh Government as part of the ‘Tampon Tax Fund’.

Our role in the Programme is to develop a Women’s Peer Support Hub across the North West, working with organisations funded through the Peer Support Programme to improve the capacity of individuals and community based organisations to lead effective peer support activity delivered for and by women.

Working in partnership with Mind, the successful post holder will play a key role in helping to co-convening a programme of learning events for organisations awarded grants in this programme, designed to support organisations to build and share knowledge about delivering peer support for women.

We will consider a secondment opportunity for this role.

For more information, Please see our information pack.

Salary & Hours: £26,506 per annum pro rata/16 hours

Closing Date: Monday, 4th February 2019 at 10am

Interviews: Monday 11th February 2019

Volunteering Roles:

Trustee - Treasurer

Lancashire Women's Centres are recruiting a Treasurer to join their board

Role summary:

  • Monitor the financial standing of the charity and reports to the Board and CEO regarding cash-flow forecasting, income streams, out-going expenses and the overarching strategic management of the organisation’s financial resources
  • Oversee the charity’s financial risk-management process and report financial health to the board of trustees at regular intervals
  • Acts as a counter signatory on cheques and applications to funders and ensure that annual accounts are submitted to all relevant regulators in a timely fashion
  • Liaising with external auditors on financial issues and ensuring that the organsiation’s finances are responsibly managed/invested for the betterment of the organisation’s work and for the beneficiaries it serves

This is a chance to make a big difference to the work of Lancashire Women’s Centres. The support of Trustees is very important to us in order for us to achieve our objectives. Trustee meetings are held every six weeks (up to seven per year), with an expectation that trustees will attend at least five meetings per year. This is a voluntary role, but reasonable expenses will be paid.

For more information please click here or to read more about volunteering for LW click here.