Jobs and Volunteering

Welfare Consultant

(not ECT, external opportunity by another employer)

Salary: from £35,845 up to £46,718

Opportunity Type: Part Time

Location: Exeter, Devon

Hours: 25.5 hours per week

Date Posted: 25/06/2020 (by ECT); 23/06/2020 (by employer)

Closing Date: 07/07/2020

Find out more here: 

Exciting New Volunteering Opportunities with Exeter Communities Together!

Exeter Communities Together currently looking for volunteers. We are a grass roots organisation consisting of seven Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) organisations. We have a wide and varied programme of events spread across the year including: cultural festivals, social events, a growing project, language and dance classes – and much more!

  • Choose how you want to get involved
  • Get to know people from different cultures
  • Gain new skills
  • Engage in training programmes
  • And More!

There are volunteering opportunities ranging from helping with office admin to joining in digging the ground to helping to prepare a feast.  Here are the roles in more detail:

  • Support the ECT team and partners with organising, delivering and recording their events:
    • Neighbourhood Festivals: Running yearly in different neighbourhood area in Exeter.
    • Community Access Project: A monthly cross-cultural celebration of communities coming together to share food, music and learn more about each other’s heritage.
    • Community Growing Project: The Growing Project will meet on one morning a week and will grow and develop in line with the wishes of participants. A poly tunnel will ensure the growing of produce from around the world.


  1. Opportunities to access relevant trainings to their role and various training in areas of interest;
  2. Opportunities to work with BAME community groups to learn and share knowledge pertain to cultural diversity in Exeter;
  3. A chance to make a difference, help others, make new friends, gain work experience that that could lead to beginnings of a new career.
  4. Travel expenses will be covered.


All volunteers will receive regular supervision and support from the ECT Project Coordinator.

How to Apply:

  1. Download and complete the Application Form using the link at the very bottom of this page;
  2. Return the completed Application Form using the details found at the bottom of it;
  3. We will get in touch and invite you for interview;
  4. If your skills meet the project’s needs, we will invite you to attend our Volunteer Training (half a day training);
  5. After the training session, and once the dates/hours of volunteering are agreed, both the volunteer and the Project Coordinator sign the volunteers Agreement.
Download Volunteer Application Form (Word version)
Download Volunteer Application Form (PDF version)