Current Opportunities

 

Email us at Team@kidneywales.cymru / Call us on (029) 2034 3940.


Job Opportunities

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Current job opportunities:


Volunteering & Community Engagement Officer

Flexible Location within Wales

Salary: £23,000 37.5hrs per week

Kidney Wales is both renowned and dedicated to uniting the Welsh kidney community. Our vision is to enable world-class care, support, and well-being services to kidney patients and their families in Wales.

For over 50 years the charity has been supporting patients and their families by providing information and grants, investing in facilities and services, along with funding pioneering research.

We are excited to have been awarded funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, and are looking for a passionate, talented, and tenacious person to join our new volunteering and community engagement project.  We want someone who has an extensive knowledge of the volunteering sector, are passionate about supporting the work of Kidney Wales and has the motivation to make a difference.

You’ll help to grow our volunteer infrastructure, recruiting, training & managing those touched by kidney disease who wish to become a volunteer ambassador by sharing their personal story.  Alongside this, you will oversee an outreach programme to schools, businesses, voluntary organisations, health services and community groups providing talks delivered by ambassadors that reflect issues faced by the kidney community as well as the importance of kidney health for everyone.  The role will also include the delivery of multiple education events providing key information for the Kidney Community here in Wales.

 

Download the full job description here. Volunteering & Community Engagement Officer

 

To apply please send a CV and a covering letter, demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role detailed in the job description, to ross@kidneywales.cymru

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Ross Evans, Manging Director at ross@kidneywales.cymru or call on 07585 070504

The closing date is 5pm on Monday 17th October.

 


Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers are the heart and soul of Kidney Wales.

We have committees throughout Wales that would like very much for you to be a part. Our volunteers include: retirees, students, homemakers, accountants, photographers. They keep Kidney Wales  on the cutting edge of developments, supporting patients and community needs.

Current Volunteering opportunities:

Kidney Wales Volunteer Ambassador Role

We are looking to recruit, train and build the confidence of 30 people affected by CKD, to organise and deliver presentations in their local area to charities, businesses, schools and at Kidney Wales events, to educate and raise awareness of CKD by sharing their personal journey.

The role will become part of an initiative offered to patients, to provide an awareness raising sessions. They will be for employers, schools or community groups to help build understanding and raise awareness of the realities and burdens of the living with a kidney related illness, and how it affects the lives of patients and families.

View the Kidney Wales Ambassador role here:  Kidney Wales Volunteer Ambassador Role

If you are interested in the role please complete our Expression of Interest form here


If you are looking for bite-sized, occasional volunteering opportunities, we deliver and attend events such as races, walks and the Walk for Life, gourmet evenings, football tournaments and more:

By giving a little time to help kidney patients and their families you can:

  • Make a difference to a kidney patient’s life.
  • Improve your contacts and circle of friends.
  • Use your life experiences to help people in your community.
  • Gain valuable employment experience, that you can use to get a job.
  • Develop your interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Improve your CV.

To apply you need to contact us directly for our volunteering form or you can send us your CV together with a covering letter and we will get in touch with you.

Email us at Team@kidneywales.cymru / bethany@kidneywales.cymru / Call us on (029) 2034 3940.