Work With Us

Job vacancies and volunteering opportunities

Current vacancies

Marketing and Fundraising Officer

21 hours per week
£9.01 per hour (working hours negotiable)

Marketing the Services of Age UK Hythe and Lyminge.
Organising and co-ordinating fundraising events.

Due to the nature of the role, this will involve some, but little, weekend and evenings to be co-ordinated amongst staff and volunteers.

Will require excellent computer skills, although training will be given. Experience in editing social media posts, Facebook, Twitter. Website editing and experience in completing grant and funding applications required.

Use of own car with business insurance essential.

Download a full job description here and an application form here.

For any further information please contact 01303 269602 or email to co@ageukhl.org.uk

 

Home meal delivery drivers

To deliver hot meals to clients in their own homes across the area.

Weekends and Bank Holidays 11.45am - 1.30pm

£7.78 per hour

 

The right applicants must be able to drive and have the use of their own car. An understanding of the needs of our clients is desirable. All training is provided. For full job description and application form email to co@ageukhl.org.uk or 'phone 01303 269602 or download an application form here01303 269602 

 

 

Volunteering

We currently have 40 regular volunteers who help us provide our services, raise funds and promote our work. We could not operate without their dedicated, talented and enthusiastic support. There are lots of volunteering roles available in the centres and in the community. Here is a selection:Volunteering

  • Supporting social activities with our clients
  • Assisting in our shop
  • Driving - including transporting people and meals
  • Fundraising and events
  • Admin.support

By volunteering your life experiences, work skills, talents and abilities can help others in need. It can also help change your life, provide new skills and gain a new outlook on life.

We would love to hear from you if you have a skill you can share with our clients.

 

We are currently actively searching for volunteers who would like to help at our busy Reception desk in Hythe or in our cafe, serving refreshments to clients and the general public.

Equally, we would welcome befrienders and also volunteer meal delivery drivers, especially at weekends. If you enjoy driving and helping others, you would find this very rewarding.

 

Please download and fill in a Volunteer Application Form. You can drop it off at either centre, post it to our Hythe centre (Stade St, Hythe, CT21 6BD) or email it to mfo@ageukhl.org.uk

 

We are also recruiting volunteers now for the Personal Independence Project - a new project designed to help people who are over 65, have a long term health condition and have had two or more unexpected hospital admissions in the last year. If you are interested and wish to know more, pleae contact us on 01303 269602