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:


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


New Trustee board of Arts University Bournemouth Student Union

2017-09-29 - AUB Trustee postAn external trustee is required to join the trustee board of Arts University Bournemouth Student Union. They are particularly looking for someone with a legal or financial background, ideally someone with experience and knowledge of charities, Higher Education and the voluntary sector. For more information contact

Community Care Officer - Syrian Resettlement Programme, Dorchester

2017-10-01 - Dorset County Council logoJob vacancy - Community Care Officer - Syrian Resettlement Programme - Dorchester

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a community care officer to join the Dorset Syrian Resettlement Programme. The role will focus on providing support to refugee families arriving in Dorset through the programme. The position will be ideal for someone who is dynamic and is able to work with families and individuals as part of a wider support network.

Fluency in English and Arabic is essential for the role, as is a commitment to the successful resettlement of Syrian refugee families. We are looking for candidates who are passionate, with a commitment to improve the lives of refugees living in Dorset. More details here

Job Vacancy - Citizen Advice Bournemouth - Outreach Worker

2017-09-11 - Outreach Worker CAB Advert2017-09-11 - Outreach Worker - Job description and Person SpecCitizens Advice Bournemouth and Citizens Advice Poole will be merging as an organisation as of the 1st October 2017 and one of the aims of the new organisation is to provide more face-to-face services within key communities across the conurbation. As a result Citizens Advice Bournemouth is currently recruiting an outreach worker to cover the conurbation of Bournemouth and Poole.

More details about this role as well as job descriptioon and persen specification you will find on the posters.

To request an application pack by email please



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