Help shape the future of Cornwall’s Communities by becoming a Trustee of Cornwall Rural Community Charity (CRCC)

A statement from Jeremy Hibbard, Chief Executive CRCC:

“We’ve been helping Cornish towns and villages since the end of the Second World War and we understand the wellbeing value of being part of a strong community: making friends, sharing common interests and having a place to meet. Now the government is realising it too, with new emphasis on social prescribing – the practice of offering preventative activities to keep people fit, happy and healthy without the need for medical intervention. It’s a policy that puts CRCC and its activities right at the heart of Cornwall’s future and we’re working now to make sure we deliver.”

To help us maintain our position as one of Cornwall’s most respected charities, we need experienced members of the public to join our Board. Being a trustee is an interesting and rewarding role; the governance of the organisation needs the same skill set as a commercial business, such as experience in finance, human resources, strategy and customer care. Individuals from all backgrounds, with varied experience, can add value.

We want trustees with both skills and strong personal values that mirror the charity’s objectives – plus a real passion to add value through good governance. We want our Board to reflect different backgrounds and walks of life to represent the changing communities of Cornwall.

CRCC is a registered charity operated as a company limited by guarantee. The Board of Directors of the company are also trustees of the charity.

At present we are particularly keen to recruit members of the local community from across Cornwall, who have one or more of the following skills:

  • Experience of commercial accounting with a focus on management accounts.
  • Expertise in HR management.

Board meetings are held once a quarter at the CRCC Office in Truro, on a Thursday. The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of CRCC and guides and supports the Chief Executive and his staff.

To find out more about joining the Board, please contact Karlene Stokes by emailing


30 hours per week
£21,000 per annum pro rata (actual £18,000)
Hosted by Inclusion Cornwall; job share considered
Fixed term contract to 30 September 2022

Inclusion Matters is a new partnership of charity and public organisations who share a vision for Cornwall – so that adults who have health and wellbeing needs can easily access the information and advice they need to increase their wellbeing and increase their connection to their community. The key objective of the partnership is to better understand and harmonise the support individuals and communities need by working together with local services and communities to develop a coordinated approach that can transform lives. Having successfully secured funding from Cornwall Council this is an exciting opportunity to join Inclusion Matters at the beginning of service delivery.

This role’s purpose is to join up social inclusion planning for people leaving inpatient services, including detoxification, rehabilitation or mental health services, and to build a wide alliance of volunteer-led organisations to build consensus on a MEAM approach to addressing social inclusion needs during and after leaving inpatient services.

The role will involve undertaking initial interviews to ascertain social inclusion needs of patients ahead of discharge from hospital, exploring and understanding needs, and completing social inclusion plans. Also working closely with RCHT, CPFT, community hospitals and other placement facilities to build capacity to embed social inclusion in discharge planning to expand the reach of wellbeing support across the county.

Please submit an application and we will contact you if you meet our criteria for interview.

Role Profile Hospital Discharge Inclusion Officer
Application Form


CRCC is looking for enthusiastic and motivated sessional Youth Workers to deliver centre based and detached projects throughout West Cornwall. All projects are aimed at addressing needs of children and young people (11+ years).

We are looking for individuals with a JNC or equivalent qualification with experience in youth work. Successful applicants will need to be flexible, available evenings and for some weekend work. Applicants must have experience working in both centres and detached work, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and a knowledge of basic consultation and evaluation techniques.

A full driving licence and own transport is essential.

See below to apply or for informal enquiries contact Kate MacArthur on 01736 334669 or 07753 250286

Job Description Youth Worker
Person Specification Youth Worker
Application Form


ICT Officer
35 hours per week
£24,251.50 per annum
Permanent contract
Based at 2 Princes Street Truro

With two offices and more than one hundred staff, many of them working remotely, our ICT infrastructure is a vital component in the outstanding delivery of services that has made CRCC one of the region’s most respected charities. Working as part of a small team, you will have a key role in our work to help and support people and their communities.

You will help manage, maintain, integrate and develop our ICT system and you may also find yourself working closely with some of the other organisations we partner with from time to time.

We need someone with initiative, good communication skills, problem-solving ability and you will need to be patient – many of our staff will not be as technically competent as you.

We are looking for proven experience in the following:

  • In depth knowledge of computer networks (LAN/WAN), Windows operating systems, MS Exchange and AppleMacs
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010/2016/2019 and Microsoft Office 365 for business use and anti-virus/spyware software
  • Experience of troubleshooting PC, laptop, printer, network and software issues
  • Experience of installing and configuring PC/laptop, server and printer hardware
  • Experience of remote working methods such as VPN and RDP
  • Awareness of future developments within IT

If you think this could be the job for you, please see submit an application form. We will contact you if you meet our criteria for interview.  Unfortunately CVs cannot be accepted.

Job description ICT Officer
Person Specification ICT Officer
Application Form


West Cornwall
£9.25 per hour + free travel card

We know that getting experience is not easy. We are seeking an intern to join us in supporting the inshore fishing fleet across the UK, and working as part of our small team of four. We support and develop resilience, encourage people to value and use local food, and to seek out good examples from other regions or countries.

We offer 8 weeks of supported experience based in Newlyn, West Cornwall, with a £9 per hour living wage. The work is predominantly office based. We will support you to understand our area of work, therefore we need bright minds who like a challenge and understand deadlines. You will need to enjoy working independently and answering enquiries by phone, text, email and the web.  You need to be really good at IT, and happy to use everything from a database to a tweet. We’re an Apple based environment. Language skills are desirable but not essential. You don’t need any fishing knowledge, and the office does not smell of anything other than coffee and wetsuits. Hours of work are flexible around 35 hours a week and spread over Monday to Friday. We offer two-month placements; October and November, December and January etc. until the end of 2020.

The work consists of helping fishers to access the support available to them, helping us with research into what’s happening on a world basis, and supporting our web site and enquiries. We will teach you how to make funding applications and to develop and research your own project. You will be working with us to develop ideas to reality.
Training is available and we encourage you in your time with us to do the one-day sea survival course and spend a day on a fishing boat.

To find out more have a look at our website, and if you’re interested please send in a onepage summary about you. We’re not looking for a CV, just a bit about you, and include a short paragraphs on what you like and want to do, what skills you bring and an answer to the question “does Schumacher’s book Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered have meaning today?”

The important bit: We offer £9.25 per hour (around £1400) paid monthly on the 18th of the Month, as well as a free Cornwall Bus pass if you need one. We welcome applications from all and currently have a 50:50 gender ratio. We are an equal opportunities employer. You will need to understand confidentiality and agree not to take any data out of the office. You will receive training in the General Data Protection Regulations, but you must be
prepared to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Enquiries and submissions to
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The Fisheries Animateur Project is delivered by CCDL Innovation Ltd a wholly owned company of Cornwall Rural Community Charity
Charity No 1087550. Company No 4144745.
The project is supported by SeafarersUK, Trinity House, The Fishmongers’ Company





CRCC is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and welcomes diversity