Who We Are Join our team Staff We are currently recruiting staff to take forward exciting developments in our work on food poverty and digital inclusion. The closing date has been and gone, but we don't want to let that be a barrier so if you would like to throw your hat into the ring there is still time. Or if you have any other interests, skills or experience that you think we should know about relating to other areas of our work then don't be afraid to contact us. Email Beverley Parker, our CEO and tell us a little about yourself and why working with us is of interest to you. We would like to hear from people who have experience, enthusiasm or knowledge of: Financial inclusion, particularly financial capability and building financial resilience in communities through a policy or developmental role Teaching adults in basic skills especially IT and life skills such as budgeting Food Insecurity/Nutrition/Food Policy/Public Health Digital Skills (cyber security, business systems, hardware, training) Interested? Are you: Motivated, enthusiastic and creative in your approach to work Flexible, adaptable and quick to learn Confident working with IT and familiarity with cloud based applications Professional with collaborative approach A good communicator, able to write clearly and with flair Happy working in a fast moving environment Keen to work with voluntary and community groups Able to travel around the county independently We would like to hear from you! Please email your CV and a supporting letter to Beverley Parker, [email protected] setting out why you might like to work for Rural Action Derbyshire, what you are looking for in a role, what you are interested in and what motivates you, your salary expectations, and how you think your skills and aptitudes will help us make a difference for communities in Derbyshire. We are taking an open approach to recruitment and want to hear from people who want to work with us, who have good transferable skills and who have a passion for improving people’s lives. The closing date for expressions of interest was 27 September 2021 Location - Derbyshire/Flexible Hours - Flexible Contract - Temporary/Contract/Permanent/Job Share Salary - dependent on role, up to £29,000 + pension If we think you might be what we are looking for the next step will be to offer you the opportunity of an informal discussion with senior management either in person or by Zoom. Why work with us We are also looking for Cyber Buddy volunteers and Rural Chaplaincy volunteers. Volunteer with us Cyber Buddies We are currently recruiting volunteers to act as Cyber Buddies. There are still many households in Derbyshire that are not 'online'. In the current covid conditions, more and more services are moving online which means many people will struggle if they are not confident to use digital technology. If you have a good knowledge of IT and how digital services work, you have some time to spare each week then we would like to hear from you. Please email Joe Dugdale. Volunteer Chaplains We are also always looking for Volunteer Chaplains to enable the team to extend its reach. Please have a look at the work of the Derbyshire Rural Chaplaincy (formerly Derbyshire Agricultural Chaplaincy) and contact Revd Alan Griggs, Lead Chaplain, if you would like any further details, [email protected] or call him on 07710 088 972. Volunteers at RAD have played an important role within the organisation, from helping with IT to supporting farmers, village halls and coordinating the oil buying scheme. If you are interested in any area of our work and have some free time, skills and enthusiasm, then please get in touch. Get in touch Anyone interested in learning more about joining RAD in any capacity, please contact Beverley Parker on 01629 592971 or by email, [email protected].