Community Groups and Volunteering Worker

Full-time 37 hours per week
Salary  £33,989

About Crawley Community Action

Crawley Community Action is a charity which enables and supports volunteers, volunteer groups and charities in and around Crawley. We advocate for the voluntary and community sector with local government and other statutory authorities.  We’ve been supporting Crawley’s community and voluntary sector for 60 years – Crawley Community Action is our new name, demonstrating our commitment to Crawley’s people and communities.

We are going through an exciting reinvention right now, strengthening our focus on building resilience in the local community through a renewed focus on community assets and partnerships.

In addition, we have reinvigorated our relationship with Crawley Borough Council and our partners in the West Sussex Community and Voluntary Sector Alliance as well as engaging with partners and sponsors in the private sector.

About the role

We are looking for a passionate and experienced individual with knowledge and experience of working with community groups and supporting organisations to value volunteers and volunteering.

You will support and enable charities, community groups and social enterprises on their journey to becoming effective and sustainable. Bringing your skills and enthusiasm to supporting voluntary and community action, you will provide advice, support and training/learning to help local organisations start, grow and thrive.

Working with the Community Groups Manager, you will be part of the Outreach Team working to Service Level Agreements within the organisation, which you will be a part of developing and monitoring.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to make a real and lasting difference to the quality of life for residents and local communities across Crawley.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experience.

Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that the post-holder has a full, clean driving licence and access to a fully insured vehicle.

Any queries relating to this job vacancy should be emailed to

Read the full Community Groups and Volunteering Worker Job Description and if you would like to apply, please download and complete the following forms:

Closing date for applications:  12:00, Tuesday 1 September

Interviews: Thursday 10 September

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