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Volunteering opportunities

We occasionally carry adverts for volunteering opportunities. If we have any they will be listed here:

To find out more about about volunteering - see:

Independent Persons Vacancies

Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council are looking for 3 Independent Persons to provide advice to Elected Members and co-optees, the Joint Governance Committee and the Monitoring Officer on the Members Code of Conduct and how it applies.

Closing date: by 12 noon, on Thursday 15th September 2016

For full details see:

Youth Council Support Volunteer

Adur & Worthing Youth Council - small

  • Hours: 10 hrs weekly
  • Based in: Adur District and Worthing Borough Area
  • Closing date: 14th September 2016
  • Interviews: will be held 26th to 30th September

Are you enthusiastic about young people's rights and making sure they are included in decisions that affect them?

Would you be willing to support young people across Adur and Worthing and help them develop the skills to enable them to participate in local democracy, support activities and projects they want to take forward?

If the answer is 'yes' then we are offering a unique opportunity for someone to support the work of the Adur & Worthing Youth Councils.

This is a rewarding position and gives the successful candidate a real chance to make a difference to both those involved in the Youth Council and the wider community in turn.

The Council are an elected body of dynamic young people aged between 12 to ­19 who live, work or go to school in Adur or Worthing.

They need someone to help coordinate their activities, assist with their elections and provide a link between them and local authorities in the local area.

Elections for the Youth Council take place across Adur and Worthing in March where candidates are elected for a 3 year term.

The Youth Councils meet every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month in the Town Hall, Worthing, 6:30pm to 8:30pm but also attend extra community meetings when needed.

For more information about the role please see the attached job description:

or for an informal chat please call:

  • Mel Shaw on 01273 263074

Please forward your CV to

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

See also:

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External job adverts

We occasionally carry adverts for outside organisations. If we have any they will be listed here, otherwise this section will be blank.

Part Time Community Fundraiser
Worthing Churches Homeless Projects

Worthing Churches Homeless Projects - WCHP - logo

  • Salary £15,706 per annum (£23,559 FTE)

Candidates must:

  • be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • have ability to manage and plan own workload as well as meeting deadlines and targets is essential
  • have good IT Skills
  • have experience within a fundraising environment

Closing date: Wednesday, 31st August 2016

Interviews: Wednesday, 7th September 2016

For more information, job description, person specification and details on how to apply (or if you just want to chat to someone about the post) please see the full details on:

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Jobs in our leisure centres

Please note that our leisure centres in Adur are run by Impulse Leisure, and in Worthing are run by South Downs Leisure:

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County Council jobs and teaching vacancies

Adur & Worthing Councils can be found in the 'south eastern corner edge' of the area covered by West Sussex County Council, which is based in Chichester (about 20 miles west of Worthing).

East Sussex County Council is the neighbouring county and it is based in Lewes (about 15 miles east of Adur).

Brighton & Hove City Council immediately abuts to the east of the Adur District.

(see also map of councils below)

West Sussex County Council jobs and
teaching job vacancies

West Sussex County Council - small

For details of West Sussex County Council (WSCC) jobs, including teaching, social services & caring services, and fire & rescue services vacancies, please refer to the:

East Sussex County Council jobs and
teaching job vacancies

East Sussex County Council

For more information about East Sussex County Council (ESCC) jobs and also teaching and teaching job vacancies in East Sussex please refer to the:

Brighton & Hove City Council (unitary)
jobs and teaching job vacancies

Brighton & Hove City Council - small

For more information about Brighton & Hove City jobs and also teaching and teaching job vacancies in Brighton and Hove please refer to the:

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Job vacancies at other neighbouring local councils

Job vacancies may be available in our neighbouring local authorities:

Map showing council across East and West Sussex:

Neighbouring Councils across East and West Sussex

(go back to County Council jobs and teaching vacancies)

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Job vacancies at local universities and colleges

Local universities

Local colleges

For information about jobs in other regional or national universities and colleges see also the following external websites:

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Other jobs may also be available ...

It can be hard to know where to start when you are looking for a new job. Whether you want to try a different career or are just looking for a change, here is a list of useful web resources to help you begin your search.

Other external job websites or information and advice sites are listed below :

Police job vacancies on external websites:

Fire Brigade job vacancies on external websites:

NHS job vacancies on external websites:

Other external job vacancy websites:

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Job advice

Advice for younger people

Applying for a job

Financial help

Careers advice

Working abroad

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