Trainee Organisation Development Worker 16 views


We are here to support Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.



Job Summary:

If you want to be a champion of improving outcomes for the people of Manchester and can put support and collaboration at the heart of everything you do, then this could be the perfect role for you!
We have an opportunity to appoint an Trainee Organisation Development  to join our small, established and successful Capacity Building Team which supports charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises to develop and flourish. This is a chance to bring your life experiences and transferrable skills to learn and develop how to work with community organisations. We particularly want to reach out to people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBT and disabled people to bring your insights and experiences to enhance our team and approach.


  • Do you want to work with Manchester’s amazing and diverse voluntary, community and social enterprise sector?
  • Are you able to build trusting and collaborative relationships with people and organisations?
  • Could you communicate advice clearly and tactfully whilst offering development support?
  • Are you willing to undertake training and learning in the role?
We will support the appointed trainee to learn how to help groups develop good governance, understand their roles and responsibilities, set clear organisational visions and plan for funding. The post works alongside two experienced Organisation Development Workers as well as a range of other staff with unique knowledge of community activity across the city. Macc will offer a mixture of shadowing, mentoring and training to help the right candidate develop their skills and knowledge in a supportive environment.
  • Working for a high-profile and well respected collaborator and advocate of Manchester’s thriving Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector,
  • a ‘people person’
  • able to listen well and communicate clearly
  • be reliable
  • adaptable
  • keen to learn more about the work of the sector
  • Experience of voluntary and community groups would be helpful but is not essential.




£20,808 per annum


Full Time


***All applications should be made through the external partner website link below***


*** Warning and Disclaimer: Although this role is advertised on our jobs board it is from an employer that is not part of The Prince’s Trust and so you will need to apply externally***
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