Barnsley Funding Development Worker – SYFAB
Closing date: 30th June 2017

SYCF is currently seeking a Barnsley Funding Development Worker for 28 hours a week on a part-time, temporary 12 months contract.

If you have an interest in working within local communities by supporting a wide range of community groups and would like to use your skills in this field, we would like to hear from you.

We are specifically looking for a motivated and experienced individual who is able to initiate new work and to manage and prioritise a demanding workload.

You should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be experienced in the use of IT. You should have an up to date knowledge of the fundraising landscape and to be able to provide advice to a wide range of stakeholders.

SYCF is a small team of 3 full-time staff and 7 part-time staff. We are based in Sheffield Brightside and established in 1986. SYCF are a local registered charity working to build an endowment fund to benefit the people of South Yorkshire. Income from our fund is distributed in grants to community groups. We are working to tackle disadvantage, build stronger communities and to enhance the quality of life of communities in South Yorkshire. We also distribute funds on behalf of local, regional and national Government agencies, public sector bodies and individuals, through a variety of grant-making programmes.

Funding advice and training to local community groups is provided through South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau (SYFAB). This specific post reports to the Funding Manager – SYFAB and will be based and working in Barnsley.

The salary being offered for this post is £19,145pa based on 28 hours a week.

To apply for this position please read the full job description and fill in the equal opportunities and job application form. We do not accept CVs. All application forms should be returned by email to

Full Job Description

SYCF Equal Opportunities Form

SYCF Job Application Form

In the event of any queries please telephone 0114 242 4857.

More information about SYFAB is available at or Twitter @SYFAB or @SYCF1986 for our Facebook page.

Closing date: 30th June 2017

Interviews to take place on Wednesday, 12th July 2017. SYCF is an equal opportunities employer.