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At present we are looking for two people to join our amazing team.

Fundraising and Communications Officer

The main purpose of this role is to ensure that Active8 has the funds required to achieve its aims and objectives. This will be achieved through researching and applying for grants, completing bid proposals and reporting to donors on how the funding is spent.


By building relationships with a range of groups including existing and potential funders, local businesses, organisations and charities.  


The promotion of Active8 and the work we carry out through local and national publicity in various ways including the use of social media.


To develop the charities digital content using social media and other programming tools to increase awareness of the charity and its vision.


Supporting members, their families and the public to run fundraising events for Active8, as well as planning and running Active8 family fun days. 

 Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 pro rata

Closing date: Thursday 24th March 2022 

Hours: 21 hours per week worked flexibly. This will include some weekends, evenings and overnight residentials. 


Illumin8 mentoring

The job role is to work directly with young people with physical impairments to continue to deliver a mentoring program throughout Cornwall and Devon. The young people enrolled on our Peer Mentor project are trained as mentors and support our younger members. The role is a varied mix of face-to-face visits, Zoom sessions, planning, supervising and supporting our members and joining in with group activities. The job will involve working closely with existing Active8 staff to run and support the current cohort of 8 peer mentors. As a member of Active8 staff, you will be expected to work closely with the young people to support individuals in identifying personal goals and to develop the skills required to achieve them. The majority of work will be with 18-30 year olds across Cornwall and Devon.

The member of staff will also support our activities co-ordinator in delivering our Illumin8 activities program for 18–30-year-olds. Supporting the activities lead in day and residential activities.

 Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 pro rata

Closing date: Thursday 24th March 2022 

Hours:  equivalent of 12 hours per week worked flexibly over the month. This will include some weekends, evenings and overnight residentials.