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

Working for Age UK Sheffield

Age UK Sheffield is a local independent charity with around 40 staff members. We help over 4,000 local older people every year, offering support, activities, events, befriending, information and more. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Because of the nature of our work with older people, all roles are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

You may also like to look at the other ways you can get involved with us.

We do not currently have any vacancies, but please do check this page and follow us on social media to keep up to date with new opportunities to work with us.

Trustees roles and Trading Arm Non-Executive Director role (all voluntary)

As part of our ongoing programme of Board development, we are now carrying out our annual recruitment for Trustees for our Charity, Age UK Sheffield.

In addition, we have a vacancy to recruit a new Non-Executive Director for our trading arm, Age UK Sheffield Enterprises Ltd.

Trustees are elected for three-year terms and can serve for up to three terms. Some existing Trustees are standing down at the end of their terms later this year, leaving vacancies available for committed people who can bring us new skills, thinking and ideas. We would particularly welcome applicants from one or more of the following backgrounds:

  • Lived experience of using or accessing older people’s services in Sheffield
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Human resources/organisational development
  • Black and ethnic minority applicants

Trading arm Non-Executive Director role

Have you got the financial and business expertise that can help us to make a success out of our new charity shops and bring ideas for new sources of commercial income generation for our charity?

If you have the enthusiasm and drive to support us on the business side of our exciting new income generation developments, we would like to hear from you.

Click here to download the application pack for our Trustee and Non-Executive Director roles.

To support our aim of increasing the accessibility of these roles to the whole community and there is no application form at this first stage of the process.

To express your interest in becoming a Trustee or Non-Executive Director, simply e-mail at, or phone (0114) 250 2850 for an informal and confidential discussion, by 5pm on Friday 1st October.

Trustee/Non-Executive Director roles

For more information on these roles, please view the application pack.

Retail assistants - part-time, 14.5 hours per week (2 days)

£8.91 per hour - £6,718 Actual plus pension  - Ref RA821

30 days holidays (pro rata)

Age UK Sheffield opened their first charity shops in 2019. Our shops are expanding and we are looking for a retail assistants to support the running of our new shop in Broomhill.

We are looking for individuals with retail experience who want to make a difference to the lives of older people in Sheffield

You will be highly motivated, with an eye for detail, committed to great customer service, and maximising the income which we can use to provide charitable services to older people in Sheffield.

You will be a people person, committed to high standards, and have a positive, ‘can-do’ approach to working in the shops and supporting volunteers.

If you are a team player, happy to work across shops as necessary and have the skills and passion to deliver this, we would love to hear from you. Car driver preferred

Closing date for applications - Extended Deadline 9am Monday 4th October 2021   

Interviews: short-listed candidates will be interviewed on the week commencing 11th October 2021

This will involve a two stage process.

Age UK Sheffield is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Retail Assistants

To apply for our Retail Assistant roles, please download and complete the application pack.


If you'd like to know more about the roles and what we do to support older people living in Sheffield, we recommend checking out our YouTube channel! Here's the link -