Jobs & Volunteering

On this site we promote our own vacancies and opportunities as well as various jobs and volunteering opportunites for our communites.

Speaking other languages, understanding cultures and religions can be an added value when you look for volunteering opportunities or jobs.

Here are some opportunities in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset which might be of interest:




Salary: in the region of £26,500 (pro rata) – part-time position (3 days a week) maternity cover for 12 months

Dorset Race Equality Council is looking for a part-time Community Development Officer to join its current team for a 12 month period. It could consider a secondment opportunity from a local partner organisation.

You will need to demonstrate the ability or experience in managing community projects and initiatives, supporting and developing Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups and volunteering within the community. You will be experienced in or you will have an understanding of partnership working and be required to monitor and evaluate projects and initiatives.

You will also need to have a good understanding of the key principles to community development work, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.

You will need to demonstrate the ability to travel throughout Dorset.

Please download the person specification here

Please download the job description here.

Please download the application form here.

Please dowload the Equality & Diversity Monitoring form here.

If you would like a Word copy of the application form, please email

Please email completed application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form or send it back to Dorset Race Equality Council For the attention of the Acting Chief Officer 3 to 5 Palmerston Road Boscombe BH1 4HN

Closing Date for Applications: Monday the 19th March 2018 at midnight


Interview Date: Week starting the 26th March 2018


Opportunity to become Trustee of Dorset Race Equality Council


Do you have a passion for promoting race equality and good relations with people of different background? Then this is your opportunity!

Dorset Race Equality Council is seeking to recruit Trustees to join the Board. We need trustees who will bring experience, energy and enthusiasm. Dorset Race Equality Council is particularly looking for Trustees with commitment to promoting racial harmony and we hope to find people with grass roots community experience.

You can find a role description and person specification here.

If you are interested, please email your expression of interest explaining your background and the reasons for your interest in the position to

To find out more about the role please contact Nathalie Sherring on 01202 392 954 or at

Closing date: 31/03/2018


AFC Bournemouth Matchday Ambassadors-Voluntary Role

2018-01-23 AFC jobAre you a passionate AFC Bournemouth supporter and at the same time are you enthusiastic and dedicated about providing excellent customer service? We are looking to recruit a select group of supporters, who can commit to volunteering with AFC Bournemouth on matchdays

You will be part of the matchday team and will be a visible point of contact providing information, directions and responding to any queries that home or away supporters may have. You will also be involved in assisting disabled supporters, interact with younger fans, help with match specific tasks and give feedback to assist the club, with the goal to try to improve match day experience for home and away fans.
By being a matchday ambassador, you will play a pivotal role in promoting the best quality of customer service and to enhance supporters’ matchday experience.

• Availability and commitment to attend all home matches, league and cup, throughout the season which could take place on weekdays or on weekends, at day or night time. We also require attendance during Easter holiday fixtures because some matches will fall during theses periods.
• AFC Bournemouth Premier League match ticket included for own use.
• Must arrive at Vitality Stadium on matchdays 2.5 hours prior to kick-off.

Please send an email including why you want to be an Matchday Ambassador to The deadline for applications will be Sunday 28 January 2018.
AFC Bournemouth is an equal opportunities employer and ensures that staff and volunteers are able to achieve their full potential. Employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria.
The club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Click here for Employment Application Monitoring Form

Job Opportunity


Dorset Race Equality Council (DREC) is seeking to fill the post of Chief Executive Officer on a permanent basis.   Salary starting from £34,538.

DREC is working to challenge racism across Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole to achieve a more integrated society.    We wish to appoint a permanent Chief Executive Officer to move us forward in this exciting and growing area.  The successful candidate will  work with the Board and staff group to reach out to the diverse population of Dorset, to implement the Equalities Act, address hate crime and promote new initiatives with public bodies and minority ethnic communities.   The CEO’s role is to implement the strategic direction set by the Board but also to ensure the organisation operates as effectively and efficiently as it can within its limited resources.   The CEO will lead on fund raising, communication and ensuring the organisation meets the targets set by its funders.

The application form can be downloaded here in PDF format.  The Job Description and Person Specification can be found here. Completed application forms should be returned to  If you require a word version of the application form, please email  The closing date for applications is February 5th, 2018.



Job Vacancy - Wessex Voices Patient and Public Involvement Officer


2017-09-29 - Wessex community voices support officer

Based in Bournemouth with regular working in Southampton and some travel across Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight
Salary £22,281 to £24,712 pro rata £10,839 to £12,022 per annum for working part time 18 hours per week - with flexible working.
Fixed term contract until March 2019

For more information about the project visit

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please telephone Sue Newell (Wessex Voices Project Manager) on 07595 424198 or Emma Leatherbarrow (Director of Partnerships) on 0300 111 3303.

For an application form and application pack please telephone 0300 111 3303, email or download the pack from our website

The closing date for application forms to be received is by noon on Monday 2nd October 2017



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