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Age UK County Durham is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team? See our latest vacancies below.

Our staff and volunteers help over 5000 local older people every year, offering activities, events, befriending and information. 

It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives  

As an IIP and Equal Opportunities employer we are committed to developing our employees and welcome applications from all sections of the community 


Volunteers play an important and integral role within our organisation and we are looking to recruit new volunteers to join our Charity’s Board of Trustees 

Age UK County Durham Board members are responsible for ensuring the organisation is governed correctly and that we remain compliant with Charity Law and other internal/external guidance whilst ensuring we maintain our mission to promote the wellbeing of all older people and to make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.’

Applicants must be able to demonstrate care and an understanding of the needs of older people living in County Durham and have experience at a managerial or leadership level.  We would welcome applicants with relevant experience and specifically those with knowledge of working in a retail environment, business development, charity governance or fundraising or feel that you have skills and experience that would bring a benefit to the role; we would like to hear from you.  This is an open recruitment at present with a provisional deadline for completed applications to be received by February 2022. 

The post of trustee is unpaid and you must be able to:

  • Attend a minimum of four board meetings per annum
  • Offer additional time and support as and when required
  • Keep yourself briefed on issues relevant to the organisation and think strategically

Expressions of interest to be sent to Julie Nicholls by email at or in writing to Age UK County Durham, 1st Floor Houghton House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW.