Opportunities With Us

We’re an ambitious and growing organisation; if you enjoy working as part of a team, enjoy putting your skills to good use and want to making a real difference, then please keep reading.

We also have an interesting range of Volunteering Opportunities available.  And if there’s something that you would like to do that’s not listed at the moment, please let us know.


Job Opportunities

Development Manager

Initial Contract Period: Minimum 2-days per week until 30th September 2019

Rate: Self-employed at £35 p/h or secondment at £40,000 p.a. pro rata
Are you passionate about community-led housing and creating sustainable neighbourhoods? Are you motivated by the prospect of working alongside committed stakeholders to transform the housing landscape? If so, this may be the opportunity for you.

Birmingham Community Homes (BCH) has been established by a group of experienced practitioners from across a range of housing and community-focused organisations with a passion to bring about a community-led housing renaissance. BCH will act as an Enabler Hub to support the development and delivery of more community-led housing schemes in the Birmingham and wider West Midlands region.

The organisation is now seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Development Manager to work with Board members and stakeholders to:  • Co-ordinate the Enabler and Community-led Housing Hub functions of BCH. • Support the development of BCH by implementing the business plan and securing resources • Promote the BCH brand and services. • Create momentum, knowledge and enthusiasm for the community led housing agenda in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Further information is available on the website www.birminghamcommunityhomes.com

You are welcome to contact us with any initial questions about the role. Please call Afzal Hussain on 0121 382 1930.

To request an application pack please email recruitment@wittonlodge.org.uk
Closing date for applications: 5:00 p.m. Monday 29th April 2019
Interviews will be held on Monday 13th May 2019


Volunteer With Us

Do you want to be part of an exhilarating experience?  Getting involved in new projects, learning new skills and helping your local community at the same time?  Whether you are looking to boost your skills or simply want to get out of the house and meet new people, then we have a volunteering opportunity that suits you.

You could be working in our busy office here at Perry Common Community Hall;  helping our residents at our Sycamore Court Extra Care Scheme; helping to organise one of our many community events; assisting the Homes and Properties Team; working on our busy reception desk; computer work; distributing our publicity – or anything else you can think of.

We are a friendly and welcoming team and genuinely appreciate the help of our volunteers.  What’s more, all your volunteering will directly benefit the local community here in Perry Common and far beyond.

Current opportunities:


We are looking to recruit volunteers who are interested in providing support to people suffering loneliness and/or emotional distress across North Birmingham – with a focus on Erdington, Kingstanding, Perry Barr and Great Barr (click on link below)



For general enquiries about volunteering, please call us on 0121 382 1930, come into our office at Perry Common Community Hall, 87 Witton Lodge Road, B23 5JD between 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday or send us a message via social media.