Erewash Voluntary Action CVS Ltd (EVA) is looking for a new Chief Officer

Erewash Voluntary Action CVS Ltd (EVA) is looking for a new Chief Officer

 Are you ready for an exciting new opportunity to make a genuine difference to people’s lives?  Erewash Voluntary Action (EVA) invites a visionary and strategic individual to lead engagement and change as our Chief Executive.

 About Us:

At Erewash Voluntary Action (EVA), we lead and champion the voluntary and community sector in Erewash and the wider Derbyshire footprint.   We deliver several key services, including supporting the voluntary sector, and building capacity and impact, through funded programmes, which include the Derbyshire Mental Health Forum, shopping, volunteering, and Social Prescribing. Based at our large centre, that the charity owns, we hire rooms to organisations within the community and have 24 members of paid staff alongside 165 registered volunteers.

Your Role:

As Chief Executive you will lead the charity to ensure current services are run to the high standard we are used to delivering. Develop new areas of work in the area. Provide strategic representation at a wide range of meetings both on Erewash and across Derbyshire.

Who We’re Looking For:

We are seeking someone with a deep understanding of the VCSE sector, senior-level experience, and a comprehensive grasp of the health and social care landscape. Your strength will lay in forging robust partnerships and taking advantage of strategic opportunities for a transformative impact.


This role will be office based at Erewash Voluntary Action in Long Eaton.

Application Deadline:

Applications close on 28th February 2024 at 12 noon

Shortlisted candidates will be invited  to a two stage interview.

Stage 1 meet the team leaders 11th March 2024

Stage 2 formal interview with the Trustees 12th March 2024

Start date 1st July 2024

How to Apply:

  • To apply, please submit a CV and a personal statement (not exceeding three sides of A4) addressing the key points outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification to
  • Access to the application pack can be found on our website:
  • When crafting your statement, align your experiences with the person specification and substantiate your claims with examples.

Questions or Queries:

For any informal discussions or inquiries, contact Stella Scott, Chief Executive Officer, at 0115 946 6740 or email