Job Vacancies

We have the following vacancies at the moment, please follow the instructions attached to the advertisement to register your interest in the post. For more information please do not hesitate to ask. 

Fundraiser

Working at Aylesbury Youth Action (AYA) in a youth-led volunteering charity, providing the lead on fundraising, which will cover funding and grant applications, Corporate Sponsorship and potential fundraising events. AYA provides opportunities for young people aged between 14-24 years to volunteer across Aylesbury Vale on a variety of different projects, including integenerational, conservation, YouTube and supporting children and other disadvantaged people across the community.

Job role will include: 
  • Achieving the targets set for income as outlined in AYA’s Business Plan and financial budgets
  • To ensure projects are monitored and evaluated to provide the appropriate information for funders feedback and reporting
  • To identify and apply to relevant funding organisations both locally and nationally, enabling AYA to meet objectives and continue its project activities.
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Obtain funding income to meet agreed targets outlined in the AYA Business Plan and financial budgets.
  • Research and undertake fundraising to meet AYA and project objectives from funding and grant organisations, Corporate Sponsorship, Events, Legacy Giving, Donations and Partnership Working.
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with appropriate funding organisations and individuals.
  • Understand and communicate AYA’s aims, objectives and community and individual benefits to effectively inform funding organisations via written, verbal, electronic and social networking means.
  • Effectively monitor, report and evaluate all aspects of fundraising work and ensure the required feedback and reporting is undertaken in a timely manner to funders.
  • Identify and plan for fundraising events ensuring high quality events are successfully delivered.
  • Ensure AYA staff, volunteers, Trustees and partners are managed to support the delivery.
  • Support fundraising events and meetings when required.
  • Prepare and deliver, within the given time-scales, all monitoring and evaluation reports to the Manager
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective computer-based systems for recording funder and sponsor details and monitoring information.
  • Record all data and analyse results in correct manner.
  • This role is for 16 hours per week. If you are interested  and would like an application form, please contact us at: volunteer@aylesburyyouthaction.co.uk

    Posted on: 12 May 2018
    Closing date: 11 June 2018

    Volunteer Assistant

    To assist in supervising and supporting young people in the delivery of AYA’s Youth-Led Projects, fulfilling the aims and objectives of the charity.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • To assist the Project Worker in the planning and delivery of the designated project(s).
  • To encourage young people to become involved in the development, planning and evaluation the project.
  • To assist with the training of young people as volunteers.
  • To support volunteers in their volunteering and their personal development.
  • To participate in the monitoring and evaluation of the project, including writing reports and keeping records of attendance and activities.
  • To help ensure the safety and security of volunteers, the office and equipment and any other building used in the course of the project.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by the Project Worker or AYA Manager appropriate to the post and your skills and abilities.
  • Hours are flexible depending on projects undertaken. If you are interested in being involved as an Volunteer Assistant. An application form and job description are available to download here: Application FormVolunteer Assistant Job Description. If you are interested in joining us please do not hesitate to contact us at the office via phone or email.

    Please submit your application which can be downloaded below to us at: volunteer@aylesburyyouthaction.co.uk