Job Vacancies

Sparkle's principles are to ensure that children with a disability or developmental difficulty, and their families, are fully supported to participate in valued childhood experiences and have access to the same range of opportunities, activities, services and facilities as other children.


If you want to help make special children shine then we would love you to join us. Sparkle are pleased to announce the following vacancies:

 

Sparkle Administrative Assistant

Job Purpose: The post will mainly focus on supporting our research and development work, for example helping to ensure timely data collection and entry, organising and transcribing interviews and focus groups, searching for suitable funding opportunities and compiling information to support applications, and other low-level research tasks.

Sparkle Trustee

Job Purpose: Sparkle have led the way on fully integrated services for children and young people with disability or learning difficulties, and we are now expanding our services across a wider geographic area. We are seeking a Board member who can bring passion and enthusiasm for what we do, and use their PR/ Marketing skills, digital & social media communications knowledge, to help us to raise the charity’s profile.

Volunteering Vacancies

 

Sparkle are always looking for volunteers! Volunteering can be such rewarding and enjoyable work, with our previous volunteers praising our friendly work place environment. If you would like to volunteer, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you in: marketing, administration, fundraising and more

 

There are many reasons people choose to volunteer with us, including:

★ Supporting Sparkle’s cause and doing good work,
★ Getting out and doing something different,
★ Obtaining valuable work experience and improving your CV,
★ Gaining new skills and meeting new people,
Having fun!

If you want to help make special children shine then we would love you to join us. Sparkle are pleased to announce the following volunteering vacancies:

Marketing Volunteer

Volunteer purpose: To support the Sparkle Marketing team with a range of duties. Helping to raise vital funds for Sparkle by using your local knowledge to engage further support for our cause.

 
 
 

Swim Volunteer

Volunteer purpose: To offer assistance to children/young people with disabilities and/or developmental difficulties from within the swimming pool, under the supervision of a swimming teacher. The role may also entail offering support to the swimming teacher in a poolside capacity, by observing the children/young people within the lesson, and also assisting with administration duties.

 

 

Fundraising Volunteer

Volunteer purpose: To support the Sparkle Fundraising team with a range of fundraising duties. Helping to raise vital funds for Sparkle by using your local knowledge to engage further support for our cause.

 
 

Admin Volunteer

Volunteer purpose: The main role of the general admin support volunteer is to undertake basic admin and database functions. The volunteer will carry out volunteer duties alongside admin staff employed by Sparkle.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sports and Activities Volunteer

Volunteer purpose: The role of the sports & activities volunteer is to run a session unsupervised or assist with sport & activity sessions for children & young people with a disability and/or developmental difficulty providing them with the opportunity to take part in activities, meet new people and develop skills.

 

 

 

What our volunteers say...

"I enjoy it, I meet new people here and it is nice seeing the children come in and then back again later, as you can see their progress." If you would like to volunteer, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you in marketing, administration, fundraising and much more.