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Vacancy – Grants Support Officer

Published : 10/07/23 | Categories: News |

We’re seeking a well-organised, enthusiastic team player to join our grants team as a Grant Support Officer.

This in an excellent opportunity for a Welsh speaker who is looking for a role which helps support community activity across Wales. It’s also a chance for anyone with a supportive and common-sense approach to put their skills to good use helping WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action) carry out its purpose – to enable voluntary organisations in Wales to make a bigger difference together.


WCVA offers staff benefits such as a flexible and hybrid working, pension at 9% of salary, and access to an employees’ assistance programme.

We invest in our employees and their development. We are a Living Wage Employer, committed to paying staff the real living wage, and have been awarded Investors in People accreditation.

Find out more about working for WCVA.


Welsh language essential – You will need to understand the main points when someone talks about common or everyday topics, or when things to do with work are discussed, for example, in conversation, or in a small group meeting.

35 hours per week

£24,473 increasing to £26,072 per annum

WCVA will contribute 9% of the annual salary into its approved pension scheme.


WCVA operates a hybrid and flexible working policy which means you can work at our offices or remotely (including at home). We are a pan Wales organisation with office hubs in Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Rhyl. There will be a requirement to attend some specific events and work engagements at our offices and other venues, but most of the time you can choose where you work to fit around your lifestyle.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our friendly grants team. As part of the role you will work with a diverse range of voluntary organisations across Wales, supporting them to deliver fantastic projects.

The role is perfect for someone who is looking for a busy but varied role. If you enjoy working as part of a team and have great time management skills, this rewarding role will give you the opportunity to use your own initiative.

Some of your main duties will include:

  • Speaking with potential grant applicants to determine how we may be able to support their activity
  • Working as part of a team to complete assessments on grant applications
  • Supporting a portfolio of organisations, with a flexible approach to ensure projects deliver

You will also have opportunities to work with other WCVA teams and funders.

This job is highly varied and fast paced, a rewarding role for a motivated, well-organised person who thrives in a team but can also work on their own initiative.

Read the full job description.


To apply please download the application pack below:

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Closing date: 31 July 2023, 10 am

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