Business Development officer – 15 hrs per week

Association of Blind Asians (ABA) is a charity organisation (Charity no: 1042621) delivering specialist support to members of the south Asian community with visual impairments and their carers throughout Leeds since 1989. 


ABA is looking for a part time Business Development Officer who can work with the Manager to further develop our project 'Fair Ride'; a sustainable transport service delivered by volunteer drivers for disabled and older people in Leeds.  We have recently secured some pots of funding for this project and are now looking for a post holder who can help build upon the existing project and develop Fair Ride into a fully functional and sustainable social enterprise.  We are looking for someone who is a self-motivated, with a can-do attitude and is happy to be part of a small team.


 Hours: 15 hours per week  (funded for 1 year initially)

Salary: £8,210.00 (£20,253 PA for 37 hours)

Annual Leave: 24 days (includes 3 occasional days) plus 8 public holidays for staff working 37 hours per week (pro rata for part time workers)

Location: Harehills, Leeds

Starting Date: ASAP


All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.



For an informal discussion about the post and to request an application form please contact Debbani Ghosh (Manager) on 0113 2103347 or alternatively email on:


Closing date: Thursday 2nd April 1.00 pm

Interview date: W/C 13th April 2020

Starting date: ASAP


Posted in Jobs on Mar 16, 2020

Our Vision

The Community Matters vision is to provide a sustainable and effective "hub" of learning, support, advice and guidance, enabling local communities and organisations to grow and achieve through the provision of a high quality service.

We do this in a number of ways through our various projects which at the moment concentrate on working with children, young people and families. But not exclusively. We are able to provide training, learning opportunities and business related advice, guidance and information to individuals and organisations.