Current Vacancies

CHIPS Needs You!

CHIPS Needs You


Current Vacancies:

Treasurer – Voluntary position

We are looking for a volunteer to fill the role of Treasurer. The Trustees meet approximately every 8 weeks, in the evening in Hertford.
Essential skills needed:
• Producing quarterly financial reports for the Trustees.
• Second authorization of payments
• Produce the annual budget which would include additional planning meetings with the Manager and Chair
• Meet annually with the Charity’s auditors.
• Be involved with preparing Tenders submitted to Herts County Council every 3-4 years
In addition:
• Support the Development Manager with grant applications.
If you have the skills and are interested in working with a supportive group of Trustees please call Anita Ash on 01992 534664 for more information or email
Volunteer Coordinator- Office Based 7hours per week

CHIPS Playschemes are looking for a highly motivated Volunteer Co-ordinator, for a 6 month fixed contract with possibility to extend. You will be responsible for the development and retention of our existing 50+ volunteers and outreach to recruit new volunteers to the charity for our playschemes, clubs and to help with fundraising.

The role is equivalent to 7.5 hours (one day a week), which is flexible, but we’ll expect you to visit our schemes sometimes on a Saturday and weekdays during the holidays. Remote/home working will be possible but you will also need to work at our office in Hertford.

Please note the role is subject to a full clean driving license and an enhanced DBS check will be undertaken during the recruitment process.  

£10.74 per hour. For a full job description please see attached:

To apply, put your application in writing to Anita Ash, Charity Manager or call the office for more information.


Closing date for applications Thursday 17th September .

Playscheme staff – shift based

We’re currently looking for staff for our Hertford, Ware, Stortford, Hoddesdon and Cheshunt Saturday Clubs from September and Holiday clubs going forward!

You’ll need to be 18 or older and preferably with experience of working with young people. The Saturday clubs run from 9am until 1pm.

CHIPS Playscheme Assistant Job Description – Click here to download.

CHIPS Playscheme Assistant Job Application Form – Click here to download.

Please get in touch with us via the office if you are interested and want to find out more. Staff will be DBS checked if their application is progressed.


We’re looking for new volunteers at our schemes and our clubs (cookery, computer, climbing and teens clubs)! Please pop over to our Volunteering page for all the info you need, and to download an application form.

Please contact us if you’re interested.

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