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Action Together is the infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector in Oldham, Rochdale, and Tameside.

We connect people with what’s happening in their community, develop community ideas into action, strengthen local organisations, and provide strategic influence for the charity and voluntary sector.

The Action Together team is vital in achieving the charity's purpose - to maximise opportunities to create positive social change; promote social justice and harness social benefit; and to strengthen the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector.

We're looking for people who share our values to join our team.

Current Vacancies


Our Values

Believe it’s possible 
Vision and ideas matter. We have confidence in the power of people and communities and strive to release their potential to create the widest possible benefits whilst promoting social justice.

Strengthen others
We work in ways that strengthen people, places and partnerships. We achieve this by working collaboratively, sharing skills and developing relationships between people and groups.

Be true
We are brave enough to share constructive insight in order to make progress. Our unique insight comes from our connections with, and amplification of, the diverse range of voices of people and groups that we work with.



As a member of the Action Together team you will benefit from:

  • Flexible working opportunities     
  • Membership of SimplyHealth which pays a contribution towards the costs of visiting the dentist, opticians, and physiotherapy as well as access to counselling services
  • Ongoing professional development     
  • Cycle and tech loan schemes
  • 26 days holiday per year (increasing with length of service up to 30 days per year) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme - with 6% employer contribution


What Our Staff Say


Equality And Diversity

At Action Together we value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to ensuring that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. A copy of our Equality, Diversity and Challenging Discrimination Policy can be found here.


Accessibility and Inclusion

Our Action Together team are based in three offices, Positive Steps (located in Oldham), Age UK (located in Tameside) and Fire Up (located in Rochdale). Click the buttons below to view where we are located, how to access our buildings and for information on our facilities

We also understand that not all applicants have access to the same support or opportunities for interview preparation. Click the button below to see the support we can offer to applicants.




We are an accredited Living Wage employer, which means we believe that our staff deserve a wage which meets everyday needs and we pay at least the Living Wage rate to all of our staff.

We’ve signed the Mindful Employer Charter to demonstrate our commitment to better mental health at work.

We are a proud supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter. We are committed to making a difference in our employees’ lives by elevating employment standards in the key characteristics covered in the Charter: secure work, flexible work, real living wage, excellent people management, workplace engagement and voice, excellent recruitment and progression, and a healthy and productive workplace. #GoodEmployment

We’ve pledged our organisation’s commitment to make staff vacancies accessible to any applicant with appropriate skills and experience and not to require a degree unless it’s technically essential for the role (eg accountancy or nursing).

We support the Show The Salary campaign to address pay gaps and inequity in the charity sector, and we will only advertise roles that state a salary. We encourage our members to support the campaign.

We are taking all of the core actions to be a Disability Confident Leader.