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Friday July 27th, 2018

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late”

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late”

This is your last chance to sign up to volunteer this summer! To help you a little further, we are dropping our fees by half for those 6 carefully handpicked projects until Sunday, 5th August. This means that you will receive £150 cash back!

We believe those community-driven projects are fantastic for culture exchange and meeting new international people as well as being beneficial to the local community. When you volunteer in one of them, you will be visiting the off the beaten track giving you a real feel of the country and making your travel experience a whole more meaningful.

Hurry as there’s only one place reserved in each project!

Projects available:
1- Location: Germany. Code: IBG 38. Dates: 18/08 – 1/09
2- Location: Spain. Code: ESDA-2018. Dates: 10/08 – 24/08
3- Location: France. Code: CONCF-015. Dates: 06/09 – 27/09
4- Location: Italy.Code: LUNAR 23. Dates: 22/08 – 5/09
5- Location: Germany. Code: ijgd 28328. Dates: 31/08 – 22/09
6- Location: France. Code: SJ/YE96. Dates: 27/08 – 16/09

 

Terms and conditions

  • No additional discounts can be applied on this offer
  • If you decide to cancel after application has been accepted, you will lose your entire project fee less £35 no-refundable administration charges
  • It is not possible to change the projects once your application is submitted. If you have any question regarding the projects, please contact us on info@concordiavolunteers.org.uk
  • Places will be allocated on first come first served basis

 

Thursday June 14th, 2018

WORLD CUP 2018 COMPETITION

WORLD CUP 2018 COMPETITION

You might have heard of a little thing happening in Russia this summer called World Cup…

The international games spirit might give you the itch to visit other countries and meet people from around the world. Volunteering abroad could just be the answer to that!

All you have to do is go to our Facebook page or Instagram account  and comment who is going to be the winner on the “Match of the day” post, and you can win £40 off from your administration fee. If you guess right, you will receive the discount to apply for any international volunteering project.

The first “Match of the day” is going to be today Russia X Saudi Arabia: who do think is going to win?

And don’t worry if don’t guess right on the first time, there’s going to be daily opportunities for you to guess until the 28th June.

 

Good luck!

 

Terms and conditions:

  • Comments on the post must be made before the match starts
  • Any comments made during or after will be disregarded
  • Only one discount can be applied per project. No multiple discounts are allowed.
  • Discount will expire at the end of 2018

Thursday May 10th, 2018

YOUTH EXCHANGE SWEDEN 2018

YOUTH EXCHANGE SWEDEN 2018

Wanting to get more out your summer?

Concordia is offering an inspirational co-hosted youth exchange between Concordia and PeaceWorks Sweden. This means a great opportunity for anyone looking for something different to do this summer – free of charge.

To register your interest, either as a participant or leader, please contact Victor here.

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Wednesday April 25th, 2018

STAFF NEEDED

Concordia is looking for a new staff member to join their vibrant volunteering team

NCS Delivery Manager- Portslade

 Salary: NJC 30- 34  £26,822 pro rata

Hours: Full time- Currently until November 2019 with possible extension depending on the NCS contract

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a flagship government programme that gives 15 – 17 year olds the chance to learn new skills and get involved in their communities. Concordia is a local delivery partner in West Sussex and delivers the NCS programme in the summer and autumn seasons.

We need a energetic person to manage Concordia’s NCS programme ensuring a high level of service is provided to staff and young people who take part on the programme.

If you think you can make a positive impact to our NCS programme and want a challenging and fulfilling role, you may be just the person we are looking for. Come and join the Concordia team to help keep this programme amazing.

Applicants must have excellent administrative, communication and managerial skills and lots of motivation. A willingness to work some evenings and weekends is a must. There will be some travel but primarily you will be  office based

NCS Delivery Manager

NCS Delivery Manager application

Please send your completed application form and a current CV to: fiona@concordiavolunteers.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Thursday 17th May 2018

Interviews will be held at Concordia’s office in Portslade on Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Safeguarding Statement

Concordia is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our programmes.

We expect all staff and post holders to share this commitment to safeguarding by ensuring compliance with our policies and practices.

Employment Screening

Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.

Friday March 16th, 2018

NCS Beach Clean-Up 17th March – Postponed

NCS Beach Clean-Up 17th March – Postponed

Following Yellow weather warnings for Snow and Ice in the Worthing area tomorrow, we have taken the decision to postpone the Worthing Beach Clean-up, due to take place from 11am on Saturday 17th March.

A new date will be confirmed soon.

 

 

Monday January 22nd, 2018

FUN & GIANT GAMES AT NCS MEET UP EVENT

FUN & GIANT GAMES AT NCS MEET UP EVENT

60 students from the Worthing & Adur areas attended the first Concordia NCS Meet Up event on Friday 19th January. This was the first chance for those signed up to the Summer 2018 NCS programme to meet others signed up, as well as meeting some of the NCS staff.

As well as an intro to NCS, the young people played some retro giant games, kindly donated for the evening by local events team Vintage Garden Games.

Some impressive skills were on display with tough competition to be the Giant Jenga champion, and the Connect Four knock out tournament was fiercely contested!

There are still plenty of places on the Summer NCS programme, but they are filling up fast, so if you’re interested in joining us for 4 weeks from July 2nd or July 31st for an action packed summer check out www.ncsyes.co.uk or email ncs.admin@concordiavolunteers.org.uk

If you’d like to join us as a member of staff over the summer, we’re recruiting now! Read more and download an application form on our NCS leader’s page .

 

 

Wednesday May 17th, 2017

Concordia is looking for a new staff member

Concordia is looking for a new staff member

Concordia is looking for a new staff member to join their vibrant volunteering team

International Volunteering Programme Co-ordinator – Portslade

 Salary: NJC 24- 28  £21,962 pro rata

Hours: 28 hours per week (0.8 Full Time) – Fixed Term until December 2018

We need a energetic person to co-ordinate the sending of Concordia’s UK volunteers overseas ensuring a high level of service is provided to volunteers and partners plus supporting the Group Volunteering Programme and the EVS programme.

If you think you can make a positive impact to our international programme and want a challenging and fulfilling role, you may be just the person we are looking for. Come and join the Concordia team to help keep this programme amazing.

Applicants must have excellent administrative and communication skills and lots of motivation. A willingness to work some evenings and weekends is a must. There will be some travel overseas but primarily you will be an office based role.

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International Co-ordinator application form

Please send your completed application form and a current CV to: fiona@concordiavolunteers.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd June 2017

Interviews will be held at Concordia’s office in Portslade on Thursday 8th June 2017

 

Wednesday February 10th, 2016

NCS Leaders needed for Concordia’s NCS programme

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Do you have experience of working with young people and want to help deliver an amazing programme to develop young peoples potential and support local communities?

Then this might just be the job for you.

Concordia are delivering the National Citizen Service (NCS) in Worthing and Adur, West Sussex. NCS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity open to all 16 & 17 year olds in England and Northern Ireland. It helps young people to develop confidence, skills and attitudes they need to take on active roles in their communities, developing both personally and socially. We need leaders for July and August 2016.

Please download an application pack and  if you have any questions email NCS.admin@concordiavolunteers.org.uk

Job description Group Leader 2016

Application form Group Leader 2016

 

Closing date: Wednesday 24th February 2016

Interviews: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Thursday December 17th, 2015

PART TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH CONCORDIA’S NCS PROGRAMME

Concordia has 2 new job roles to support their fast growing NCS Programme.

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If you think you have what it takes to join a vibrate team to support Young People to have a life changing experience apply below:

NCS Engagement Support:

This role supports the recruitment of young people on to the National Citizen Service programme.  The post holder will work in close collaboration with colleagues to support the recruitment of young people onto the NCS programme.

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application form NCS Engagement Support 2016

NCS Engagement Officer:

This role supports the recruitment of young people on to the National Citizen Service Programme.  The post holder will work in close collaboration with colleagues as part of a hands-on team involved in the local engagement of young people through schools to sign then onto the programme.

JD NCS Engagement Officer Nov 2015

application form NCS Engagement Officer 2016

For both roles:

Closing date: Wednesday 13th January 2016

Interview date: Tuesday 19th January 2016

Please send you completed application form and CV to Hannah@concordiavolunteers.org.uk

Thursday December 17th, 2015

JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH CONCORDIA

Concordia are looking for a part time staff member to join their vibrant volunteering team.

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 UK Volunteer Co-ordinator and NCS Support – Maternity Cover.

Salary: NJC24-28 – £21,067 – £23,945 (Pro rata)

Hours:  28 hours per week (0.8FTE)

Concordia International Volunteers offers short term residential community based projects to UK volunteers as well as international volunteers. This post involves organising the UK programme which enables international volunteers to be placed onto UK projects. Duties will also include supporting Concordia’s NCS programme. Maternity cover to February 2017.

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UK Application Form

Closing date for applications is Monday 18th Janaury 2016 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th January 2016

Please send your completed application form and CV to Fiona@concordiavolunteers.org.uk 

 

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