CURRENT vacancies


Breakaway Play Assistant
Age Friendly Hertfordshire Coordinator
Treasurer to the Board of Trustees - Volunteer


Breakaway Play Assistant

Do you enjoy working with children with special educational needs? Do you work well in a team? Are you looking for work with flexible hours? This could be the perfect job for you!

Breakaway is a fun and interactive playscheme which provides valuable respite to families during every school holiday and on Saturdays. Our playschemes are held in Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City.

£11.44 per hour

You can find out more about the role here: Staff and Recruitment - Breakaway Playschemes & Saturday Clubs

Or if you would like more information or to apply contact Brinda on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01462 689406.



Age Friendly Hertfordshire Coordinator


North Herts & Stevenage CVS is working in partnership with Age UK Hertfordshire and Hertfordshire County Council and other partners to make Hertfordshire an Age Friendly County - a great place to grow old and a place where older people are valued and respected.


We are looking for a coordinator to support the development and implementation of a County-wide action plan, which leads to a vision of being an 'Age Friendly Community', as recognised by the World Health Organisation. This work will build on the existing Age Friendly partnerships already in place nationally and provides an opportunity to create a legacy for this important work.




  • Work with and support the Age Friendly Lead to develop an Age Friendly strategy in association with a range of partners
  • Support the Age Friendly Partnership Steering Group (Older People’s Network) and develop an Age Friendly delivery plan with agreed timescales
  • Build on existing partnerships and networks within Hertfordshire to engage with stakeholders to understand the current situation, identify priorities for action and ensure older people are fully involved in the development process and in all stages of implementation
  • To demonstrate innovative collaborative working between statutory, health and third sector partners




£27-£29k per annum pro rata
1 Year Fixed Term Contract (extension subject to further funding)

Up to 25 hours per week

Responsible to Head of Community Services & Wellbeing
Hybrid - home and Hitchin office with extensive travel in and around Hertfordshire

See the full job specification here.


If you would like to apply for the role please send an up to date CV and Covering Letter detailing your suitability for the role according to the Job Description and Person Specification by midnight on Monday 27th May 2024 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Volunteer Role


Treasurer to the Board of Trustees


As Treasurer to the Board of Trustees, you will play a pivotal role in guiding the financial well-being of NH&SCVS, directly contributing to the organisation's ability to create lasting impact within our community. Your expertise will be crucial in maintaining effective financial oversight, strategic decision-making, and ensuring transparency in financial matters.



·      Collaborate with fellow Trustees and the Chief Executive to develop and oversee NH&SCVS's financial strategy and policies.

·      Provide astute financial guidance, ensuring prudent management of resources and adherence to regulatory requirements.

·      Review and approve budgets, financial statements, and audits, ensuring accuracy and alignment with organisational goals.

·      Engage actively in discussions, offering insights on financial implications of strategic initiatives and risk management.


Skills and Qualities for a Trustee and Treasurer:

Financial Acumen: Likely a background in finance, accounting, or a related field, with a deep understanding of financial management and reporting.

Strategic Vision: The ability to align financial strategies with NH&SCVS's mission, contributing to its sustainable growth and positive impact.

Analytical Thinker: Proficiency in analysing complex financial data, identifying trends, and making informed decisions.

Collaborative Leadership: A willingness to work as part of a diverse team, offering guidance and fostering a positive and inclusive organisational culture.


What's In It For You:

·      Meaningful Impact: Contribute to the growth and success of an organisation dedicated to strengthening communities and uplifting those in need.

·      Professional Growth: Enhance your leadership, financial management, and strategic decision-making skills, working alongside experienced professionals from various fields.

·      Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow Trustees, community leaders, and experts in the VCFSE sector, expanding your horizons and influence.


Valuing Inclusion and the Roles of Volunteers:

At NH&SCVS, we firmly believe in the power of diversity and inclusion. As Treasurer, you will champion these values, ensuring that our financial strategies uphold our commitment to equality and accessibility. Additionally, you will appreciate the invaluable contributions of our volunteers, recognizing their dedication and vital role in driving positive change within our community.


Join Our Transformative Journey:

Embark on a fulfilling journey as Treasurer to the Board of Trustees at NH&SCVS, where your financial expertise and visionary leadership will shape the future of our organisation. Be a driving force in fostering social progress, empowering non-profit organizations, and leaving a lasting legacy of positive change.


For further information about the role, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Co-Chair.