Minibus Drivers

We have vacancies for both paid and volunteer drivers

This is really valuable community work- where the rewards are clear every day.

The paid work is on a zero hours contract and we are able to have some flexibility for holidays etc too.

The vacancies for the paid work are primarily for work on school runs.  This means term time only with work in the morning (usually 7.30 to 9am) and then for the return from school in the afternoon (usually 2pm to 3.30)

Currently there is also a vacancy for 2 days per week in Fareham and Gosport

Volunteer drivers are needed for a variety of community trips; some can be routine or the driver can help occasionally.  MiDAS training is provided and after x trips for the charity this is refunded in fully.


The safer recruitment process will include an application, references, interview and a criminal records check.  For insurance purposes our minibuses are restricted to drivers over 25.

Drivers must have a D1 category on their licence. Minibus driver training (MiDAS) is given.

Job description    Application Form (Word)   Application Form (pdf)   General Information about employment applications to Community Action Fareham


Home Helps Needed

If you are looking for a job with hours to suit you and the ability to build up your own regular client base, then applying to be one of our Home Helps could be just the job for you. 

Our Home Helps can work for as few or as many hours as they wish, subject to us being able to allocate clients to them.  We would expect that a new Home Help will gradually build up their client base.

Most clients require between one and two hours’ service per week. 

Home Helps can specify which particular area within the Fareham Borough they wish to work, and for how many hours a day between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.   Bank Holidays are not included.

As one of our Home Helps you will enjoy:

  • Having a regular client base who you will get to know
  • Having the opportunity to meet regularly with the service Co-ordinator
  • Working within a professional framework of detailed operating procedures that have been written for the service and approved by Hampshire Adult Services
  • Being trained in good practice
  • Being self-employed

Rate of pay is £8.00 per hour, paid directly to you by your clients.

As the role involves considerable contact with vulnerable adults we will use a DBS (criminal records) check as part of the screening process.

For more information or to apply, please contact us by phone 01329 223144 or email


Be a Gardener 

We welcome applications from enthusiastic amateur gardeners who like to help people in their local community.    

We take up references and police check every gardener (charges apply) before introducing them to the service and new clients.    

Gardeners are self-employed and must make their own arrangements to register for tax, national insurance etc. 

Contact us for further information:

  • Call 01329 223140 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm. Any messages left after this time will be picked up on the next working day

  • Email

  • Call into Community Action Fareham at 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF 


Qualified Tutor - Trainers (self employed)

Community First is seeking a range of tutors to join our expanding bank of trainers who have a desire to utilise their skills working with a range of voluntary groups across Hampshire. Community First Training works across Havant, East Hants and Winchester district but works with groups on a 1:1 basis in other areas. Engagement would be on a self employed basis, working hours are as required, and according to the need as agreed. Paid on an hourly rate appropriate to level of skill, experience and teaching qualification.

Subject areas in demand (but not exclusive to):

  •   IT
    • –  Applications – Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint
    • –  Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp and other varieties
    • –  Basic and improvers IT skills for beginners
  •   Funding for voluntary groups
    • –  Commissioning
    • –  Applying for funding
    • –  Fundraising
  •   Skills for independence and employability
    • –  Confidence building
    • –  Looking to build a better future
    • –  Managing your day and tasks
  •   Governance and Strategy
    • –  Business planning
    • –  Working in collaboration and partnerships
    • –  FinanceKey requirements Essential:
  •   Training qualifications (minimum of working towards Level 3 ( Level 3 Award in Education & Training can be obtained through CF).
  •   Experience of tutoring in a voluntary sector setting (college, statutory and business settings also well received)
  •   Commitment to work with colleagues and adhere to guidelines and expectations
  •   Maintain records of the progress, attendance and achievement of learners inaccordance with the agreed policies.Desirable:
  •   Observation of Teaching and Learning experience
  •   Assessing and Internal Verification qualifications
  •   Working to Hampshire Future and Skills Funding Agency guidelines

    Informal enquiries please contact Liz Moore – Learning Services Manager on 0300 500 8085 ext 9719 or email your CV to

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