Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities from Up Our Street

Place Maker for Newtown and Old Market
Up Our Street is recruiting a Place Maker to work with residents in Newtown and Old Market over the next 18 months to create more opportunities for people to get involved in their local community.Closing date: 11am, Friday 27 March

To find out more about any of our vacancies visit our website or contact or call 0333 023 5460.

Job opportunity – Programme Developer, We The Curious
We The Curious is seeking a Programme Developer to work on the research and development of new, high quality content for our programmes – creating new workshops, experiences and activities for the public from scratch. It’s an exciting time to join this creative organisation and you’ll be working in a stimulating and challenging environment, as part of a friendly and supportive team. Sitting in the Programming Team, you’ll provide comprehensive administrative and logistical support to their busy team. Closing date: 15 March  Full details

Career opportunities – South West Ambulance Service

 Think about yourself, what are you really good at? Are you caring, do you look after the people around you? Are you a whizz with IT systems? Or are you just great at talking to people? Then South Western Ambulance Service has the job for you! They would love to see you and give you the opportunity to listen to what a 999 call really sounds like and have a go at life-saving CPR. Whatever your skills and experience, they are sure to have an opportunity to suit you. Contact Chloe Frear for more information.Friday, 13 March, 10am to 3pm, Wellspring Healthy Living Centre, Beam Street, BS5 9QY    

Career opportunities – Festival of Care
Thursday 19 March, 9am to 4pm, City Hall, College Green, BS1 5TR

Working in care is so much more than helping people with their daily routines. It helps others to be as independent as possible, and get the most out of life. Have you got what it takes? Visit the Festival of Care on Thursday 19 March at City Hall, Bristol and meet more than 30 employers in the care sector. Ask about career options and apply for jobs across the region. Email to register your interest and contact Kristina for more information.

Volunteer opportunity – Youth worker
Baggator are looking for volunteer youth workers (preferably with current DBS check in place) to run a new group initiated by local young people. Bagga-youth (young people’s panel) held their first meeting on Friday 8th February, and has decided to focus on a weekly Friday Night club from 3.30 pm to 8pm. This is due to commence in March. It will be open to all young people from the Bristol area (12-18 yrs). Anyone who can help should contact Stuart Phelps.

Volunteer opportunity – Redfest 2020
Redfest is on the look out for amazing people to the team.  There are a number of volunteer positions open right now. They are looking for Local Business Liaison and Sponsorships Manager and Fringe Event Managers. Whether you have loads of expertise and want to give something back, or you’re looking to gain experience to boost your CV, or you just might want to give your time to a good cause – volunteering for Redfest gives you the opportunity to make a real difference, have some fun and meet lots of new friends. If you are interested, please email for a job spec.

Volunteer opportunity – Type 2 Diabetes Mentoring
Closing date – Friday 27 March

Are you living with Type 2 diabetes and want to help others? Become a peer mentor! Brigstowe is looking to recruit 10 enthusiastic and motivated volunteers living with Type 2 diabetes in Bristol who can listen, share experiences and inspire people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Find out more and contact Sean Hourigan for more info.