Deputy Leader

Friday Club

Register your Interest

A Deputy Leader is required to work alongside the Leader in running the club and in setting the programme for the coming months.


Experience of working with older, vulnerable people is required. 

The ability to stand in for the Leader is necessary.

Skills in talking with older members and being empathetic to them, is necessary. 

A disclosure and barring certificate is essential. 

The ability to help organise speakers and entertainers for the programme, is necessary.


1.  The opportunity to work alongside lonely and often housebound people and a strong and committed team of volunteers.

2.  The satisfaction that the club is providing an essential community space for older, sometimes frail, people, some of whom have additional mental health issues.

3. The benefit of knowing that you make a difference to a person's week.

Practical Considerations

The number 700 bus stops at the Saltings roundabout opposite Shoreham Airport.  From there it is a short walk to the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kings Drive, Shoreham Beach.

There is ample parking space outside the Church Hall for those arriving by car. 

The number 19 bus serves Shoreham Beach and stops opposite the Longshore Pub. It runs hourly.

There are taxis from Shoreham Station.

When do I need to be available?

Details This role is available from September 2019, although interested parties could work alongside the current Deputy Leader, prior to September.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

c/o 16 Fowey Close
Shoreham By Sea
West Sussex
BN43 5HE

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
    An access ramp and bar are sited outside the Hall.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
    We are an equal opportunities group and welcome applications from all.
  • Expenses
    For purchases for the Club. Mileage is paid for when a car is used on club outings.
  • Health and Safety
    The club is aware of health and safety issues around vulnerable, less able people. Health and safety is a factor when organising trips out.
  • Induction
    Alongside the current Deputy, prior to starting in September.
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
    A public liability insurance is in place.
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
    The position is not open to those with a criminal record.
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
    From the current Deputy and Chair of the club.
  • Training
    Appropriate training from Adur Action or Community Works is available.