Employment opportunities

Community Transport Driver (Full-time)

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (Enterprises), the post holder will be responsible for providing a high quality passenger transport service for our elderly customers, by driving our 17/12-seater accessible vehicles, providing excellent customer service, maintaining records relating to such services and contributing to the efficient operation of Community Transport.

Role description attached here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Ian Adshead to [email protected] by 5pm on Wednesday 16th October 2019.

Team Oxford

Team Oxford is a new project that is being funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. It will introduce a programme of new infrastructure support and volunteering campaigns and events to boost social action in Oxford and help organisations think about improving their sustainable delivery.

Aspire and OCVA will co-host the new part-time roles responsible for the programme delivery, reporting to and taking strategic direction from the Team Oxford Founding Members’ Steering Group.

Project Coordinator (Business-Citizenship &
Enterprise Engagement)

To develop and deliver the Business-Citizenship and Enterprise Engagement elements of the Team Oxford project’s new infrastructure support offer. This will include providing advice, information, training and support to local employers, businesses and citizens to boost social action and volunteering uptake in Oxford

Role description attached here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Mark Gallagher to [email protected] by 1700hrs on 21st October 2019.

(Previous applicants need not apply, CVs submitted without a covering letter will not be considered)

Volunteer opportunities

Non-executive Director

We are seeking to appoint up to two voluntary, non-executive Directors (NEDs) onto the board of Aspire Enterprise Services Limited (AESL).
AESL was established in November 2018 as a wholly owned trading subsidiary of the employment charity and social enterprise, Aspire Oxfordshire, to engage in trading to raise funds for the charity.

We are now keen to expand the expertise and experience of the trading subsidiary’s own Board of Directors by making these appointments, to improve further our profitability and productivity and to bring additional skills and experiences to develop our trading activity.

Role description attached here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Paul
Roberts to [email protected]

Volunteer drivers: Community Transport

Our Community Transport service is a lifeline in supporting isolated elderly people to be able to go out on shopping and social trips. Without this service, 58% of our customers would not be able to leave their homes. We are looking for volunteer drivers to help run this vital service. D1 Licence would be an advantage but is not essential.

For more information please contact Tony Tinkham on 01865 204450