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"we sort out problems together, for good”
Last year we helped 20,000 people resolve over 45,000 problems - with your help, we can make an even greater impact in the years ahead. Join us to work alongside our Chief Executive, and help ensure our services are ready to meet the growing needs of our communities.
Project Coordinator – Southwark Private Renters’ Support Organisation
Post funded by Southwark Council.
Citizens Advice Southwark has a track-record of delivering high-quality services from its three main offices in the borough and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. We sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of our clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns.
The aim of this exciting new project, in which we are working in partnership with Southwark Law Centre, Acorn, and Southwark Council, is to develop an independent Private Renters’ Support Organisation in Southwark.
The private rented sector has grown significantly in Southwark over the last ten years and now accounts for around one-quarter of all households in the borough. Southwark Council is funding the partnership to develop a dedicated private renters’ support organisation to help support and promote the interests of private renters in the borough.
To deliver the project we are looking for an experienced Project Coordinator to provide overall coordination of the project and to lead on developing a proposal and business case for a permanent independent Renters’ Support Organisation in Southwark.
You must have:
- Experience of coordinating and delivering a partnership project including monitoring progress against objectives
Experience of establishing and developing successful partnerships with other agencies and joint working
An understanding of the challenges facing private renters and the private rented sector, and the rights available to them
Effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write effective reports and present information at meetings
Ability to work closely with and develop relationships with a wide range of stakeholders across organisations and sectors
Ability to commit to and work within the aims and principles of Citizens Advice Southwark
In return, we can offer you a range of employee benefits, including generous annual leave, an employer matched pension contribution up to 10% of gross salary, an Employee Assistance Programme and training and development opportunities to continue your professional development.
Closing date: 9.00 am Monday 31st January 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 8th February
For further information and an application pack please visit our website via the Apply button.
Citizens Advice Southwark is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all applicants who meet the person specification irrespective of sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief
Every childhood is worth fighting for. This is our belief. It drives us. And it inspires our Communications team to find ever-more creative ways to promote our work and share how people can get involved in making a difference to children’s lives. Join us as a Social Media Coordinator and create work that means the world.
The aim of the NSPCC’s social media presence is to inform our audiences about child abuse in a way that is understandable, approachable, compelling and relevant. Our social platforms are an environment for us to engage and support our audiences; helping them to feel safe in speaking out and encouraging them to take action.
This role sits within our award-winning Social Media team and offers a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in managing the NSPCC's national social media calendar; creating and coordinating campaigns and always-on content to further our goals of reaching more people, deepening our engagement and ultimately protecting more children from abuse. You'll be part of a team that champions creative innovation in social media content which is educative, credible, impactful and stigma-breaking.
- Co-ordinate the NSPCC’s busy social media calendar including some basic content creation
- Co-ordinate and develop an ongoing schedule of new content for the NSPCC’s social media platforms
- Take responsibility to quickly brief in or produce new and relevant content to respond to trending topics and ad-hoc opportunities
- Oversee the alignment of the NSPCC social media calendar with the overall organisation-wide comms strategy
- Proofread content supplied by colleagues and ensuring all posts follow a consistent tone of voice
- Work closely with colleagues across the Comms Directorate to establish best practice in developing new content for NSPCC’s social media platforms
- Secure and brief talent for social media content to maximise reach with new audiences
We are looking for someone with:
- Exceptional organisation and planning skills
- Excellent written communication skills and experience with copy-writing for social media platforms
- A track record of collaboration and the ability to negotiate with stakeholders to reach social-first solutions
- Knowledge and experience in managing a social media calendar with success in creating and commissioning innovative and engaging social media content
- Some experience of creating and editing basic graphics, video and animation using software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Effects and/or photo editing software
Join us and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that’ll bring the best out in you. And you’ll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.
As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.
We’re part of a global movement of over 60 Engineers Without Borders organisations and tens of thousands of committed individuals and organisations. Together, we are working to put global responsibility at the heart of engineering, to ensure a safe and just future for all. As a charity, we have long championed the need for engineers to understand the vital role that we all have to play in addressing the grand challenges facing society today.
In 2021, we refreshed our strategy, emphasising the need to put global responsibility at the heart of how all engineering is taught and practised. With a different approach, the engineering community has the power to rapidly transform our world for the better and ensure a safe and just future for all.
As society moves towards the deadline to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we are striving to reach the tipping point for globally responsible engineering. We do this by inspiring, encouraging the engineering community to commit to global responsibility, upskilling, so that people are equipped to put purpose into practice; and driving change, collaborating with companies, universities and a wide variety of organisations to accelerate globally responsible engineering becoming mainstream.
That is where you come in! To support us in our efforts to grow our membership, inspire the movement and communicate the purpose of Engineers Without Borders UK, we are looking for a Digital Marketing Coordinator to join our team.
This exciting role will be working across the spectrum of digital marketing from social media, email marketing to design and analysis. Below we have broken down the role into the relevant areas of work the Digital Marketing Coordinator will cover:
- You will be managing our social media from curating original content, scheduling posts and responding to public-facing enquiries.
- You will ensure all social media platforms are in line with brand guidelines, tone and digital strategy.
- Alongside the Communications and Engagement Manager, you will build on a strategy to grow the reach and engagement across all marketing (e.g. social media engagement, website visits & bounce rates, email delivery, open & click-through rates, membership sign-ups and attrition) to measure effectiveness and adapt marketing activity depending on the outcome.
- You will take ownership, coordinate and optimise our communications/social media content calendar.
- You will work alongside the Communications and Engagement Manager to manage the website on a day to day basis.
- You will create compelling copy to engage the movement in our mission and vision.
- You will be reviewing Google Analytics to support the development of the website engagement journey and provide insight and advice to lead on areas for improvement.
Brand and Communications
- You will work closely with other team members to understand how to effectively implement digital marketing to communicate and engage various stakeholders.
- You will lead on the management of MailChimp, from writing engaging copy to working with the Movement Facilitators to ensure personal data is being managed in the most effective and streamlined way.
- You will act as Engineers Without Borders UK’s brand ambassador, including ensuring consistent implementation of brand guidelines across all marketing and communication outputs.
- As a brand ambassador, you’ll also be involved in updating resources and leading on creating new resources.
- You will lead on evolving and delivering member and non-member newsletters and experiment with A/B testing to increase engagement.
- You will edit videos on an ad-hoc basis to support the wider team, in addition to campaign-specific content creation.
- Work alongside the Communications and Engagement Manager to continue to assess and update the organisational brand guidelines.
- You will be responsible for all original design across social media graphics and in house resources.
- As a brand ambassador, you will flag design issues and look to amend existing content and manage the review process moving forward.
- Professional experience in a communications and marketing role
- An interest in the impact engineering can have on people and the planet
- Experience managing social media including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook
- Design experience including original content for social media and resources Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and an innovative and creative approach
- Professional experience of managing multiple tasks simultaneously and delivering work to a high standard and deadline
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
- ‘Can do’ attitude, highly organised and self-starter
- Ability to quickly pick up and use new digital systems/software
- Experience with email scheduling platforms eg. MailChimp
- Experience analysing social media and website analytics
- Experience with video editing software
- Experience with website management eg. WordPress
- Commitment to Engineers Without Borders UK's purpose and values
These can be learnt on the job so we’re highlighting them as desirable and/or your development opportunities with us:
- Experience working with personal data
- Experience working with GSuite
- Experience working with InDesign
- Experience using Canva
Diversity, equity and inclusion
Engineers Without Borders UK is guided by a set of principles that we believe will help ensure that all viewpoints and knowledge are heard, included and respected. We especially encourage applications from people of colour, LGBTQ+ people (we are a trans-inclusive organisation), people with disabilities, and people who have experienced other exclusion or marginalisation.
Please apply by going to our website, there you will find further instructions on how to send your application, including your CV (two pages maximum) and a covering letter (up to two pages). Please outline clearly in your covering letter:
- Your reasons for wanting to join the team at Engineers Without Borders UK
- Crucially, how you meet the role description and person specification
- Your availability to be interviewed in during the w/c Monday 14 February 2022
- Where you saw the role advertised
The deadline for applications is 5 pm (BST) Sunday 6 February 2022 and we expect to interview shortlisted candidates during w/c Monday 14 February 2022. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held remotely.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
First Step Trust (FST) is a registered charity with more that 30 experience of supporting those furthest away from the labour market to improve their employment prospects. We do this by providing access to a wide range of training opportunities, face to face and online courses, virtual reality and on the job training / work experience. Work placements are provided at our main office, our projects and 2 social enterprises SMaRT Garage Services (Woolwich SE18) and Abbevilles Restaurant (Clapham SW4).
More recently we have been exploring new ways to help make learning more accessible to people (disadvantaged learners) who struggle with literacy / numeracy or those that experience debilitating anxiety in informal situations e.g. exams or interviews. We believe that technology has a key role to play in the development of new ways to help people learn new skills and gain meaningful qualifications and sound experience.
FST has a diverse training activities in place including VR, in-house videos, written training materials etc. We are looking for someone with the skills and experience to enable them to take all of these and turn them in to a cohesive and comprehensive framework so that people with mental health problems and other disadvantages are able to benefit and develop from the learning opportunities within.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Devise and develop strategies and systems to make training materials accessible to learners from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Devise and develop a training programme to enable learners to utilise assistive technologies to their advantage
To stay up to date with developments in the assistive software and hardware fields
Co-ordinate with other trainers and relevant staff, to support learner progression.
Candidates will have:
A degree in computers, training, or demonstrable experience
Experience of using assistive technologies, platforms, programmes and software for training purposes
Demonstrable experience of training people with diverse backgrounds and abilities
Excellent administrative skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrable organisational skills
Experience of supervising others
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a rare opportunity to join the core team of On Purpose, a well-respected and growing social enterprise, to work on our London Associate Programme.
About On Purpose
On Purpose is a unique community of people who are using their careers to create positive social and environmental impact.
We develop people who put purpose before profit, and who will help bring about an economy that works for all – an economy that is equitable and sustainable for the long-term.
Our Associate Programme will celebrate its twelfth year in 2022. Running twice a year, the year-long programme works with a select group of high-potential career changers from a range of professional backgrounds, matching them to work with purpose-led organisations, and supporting them through inspiring learning and development.
On Purpose operates as a social enterprise. We are a member of Social Enterprise UK, a founding UK B Corp, and a London Living Wage employer. We are based in London, near London Bridge, with offices in Paris and Berlin.
Working here puts you at the heart of an inspiring mix of people and organisations working to create positive change.
Scope of role
The Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator will support the running of our year long programme that develops people to become leaders in the impact economy. As a member of the team, you will have the rare and exciting opportunity to gain access to the training and development we provide our Associates, helping them and you to grow as leaders in the impact sector. You will also have the opportunity to grow and develop your marketing skills within the purpose driven sector. This role has the following primary responsibilities:
- Working closely with the Communications Manager to plan, implement and monitor recruitment campaigns
- Supporting the Communications Manager with social media ideas, posts and monitoring including generating engagement across our community Slack channel
- Managing technical updates to the application processes and user journey
- Analysing post-campaign data in order to provide insights to adapt our recruitment campaign strategy
- Screening Associate candidate applications
- Collaborating with the Programme Coordinator on interview logistics and acting as the first point of contact for candidates
- Supporting and running logistics for recruitment and programme events
- Managing on-going improvements to the On Purpose website design and structure in order to increase awareness of the On Purpose brand and maximise conversion onto our programmes
- Working closely with the Head of Associate Recruitment and Business Development to improve fairness and diversity through our application process and marketing efforts, thinking about how technology and tools can best help us do that
- Acting as a key contact to bridge the gap between the programme team and the Systems Administrator & Developer, working closely with the technology team to improve the use of data visualisation and tracking of our activity across google analytics, social media, salesforce and other tech platforms
- Develop and deliver special projects and events for the benefit of the organisation and our community (e.g. awards)
- Working close with the programme coordinator to plan and organise a range of events for our community, supported by the Head of Associate Recruitment and Business Development
Like all members of the On Purpose team, you will contribute to wider strategic initiatives, and have the opportunity to work in collaboration with On Purpose team members in other cities (Paris and Berlin). We are a very inclusive organisation and people at all stages of their career and length of service at On Purpose are asked their opinions and encouraged to share ideas.
This role will work closely with the whole team and will be managed by the Head of Associate Recruitment and Business Development.
- Ability to manage projects effectively
- Have an organised and structured approach to your work
- Practical problem solver with a pragmatic approach and an eye for detail
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Strong analytical skills and an interest in using data to gain insights and drive improvements
- Flexible approach, with the ability to adjust plans to respond to emerging demands
- Willingness to deliver and attend events outside of working hours (with time off in lieu)
- Genuine interest in using business for good and belief in the mission of On Purpose
- Demonstrable experience in marketing and/or community management
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to:
- build strong relationships with partner organisations, the On Purpose Community and beyond
- facilitate cross-functional communication by adapting communications according to colleagues' technical literacy
- Process orientated and comfortable using tech platforms
We are a community that welcomes diversity in all forms, through different professional and personal backgrounds, and encourage applications from anyone who’s passionate about purpose-led work irrespective of previous experience.
Remuneration, benefits and holidays
We care about everyone we work with and thus have high aspirations for what we’ll each get out of working at On Purpose. We want our time working together to be challenging and rewarding as well as fun and enjoyable.
This is a full-time position with a salary in the region of £24,000, dependent on experience.
Other benefits include:
- The chance to work at a genuinely purpose-first organisation, that strives to drive a fundamental shift from profit to purpose, creating an economy that serves the wellbeing of all
- A trusting, collaborative and flexible working environment
- A pension scheme with a 5% employer’s contribution
- A £750 personalised learning budget to help you grow and develop, access to the rolling-programme of top-quality events and training we offer to our Associates and wider community
- The opportunity to volunteer with causes you care about
- Organisation-wide offsites with team members from across our London, Paris and Berlin offices
- A 25-day holiday allowance, plus UK bank holidays and your birthday!
To apply, please click the link below where you will be asked to answer questions about your interest in and fit for the role, upload your CV, and share your contact details.
The deadline for applications is midnight on Thursday 27th January.
If you are successful, you will be invited to a video interview on w/c 31st January and we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible after this date.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
· Closing: January 30, 2022
· Location: London, Stratford
· Salary: Grade 5 (£30,078 - £33,474) pro rata
· Contract type: Fixed Term Until March 2023, Part Time (28 hours a week)
As an independent human rights charity, the Refugee Council has always had a twin focus of both delivering direct support to asylum seekers and refugees and undertaking advocacy work to improve policy and practice.
A coalition of over 50 organisations have been campaigning together under the Families Together name to achieve changes to the unfair Government rules around refugee family reunion, which deny the rights of some refugees to be reunited with their families. The core organisations in the coalition are the Refugee Council, UNHCR UK, the British Red Cross, Oxfam GB, and Amnesty International UK.
The strategic direction of the Families Together coalition is set by a steering group comprised of staff from the partner organisations, supported by thematic sub groups comprised of specialists in communications, campaigning, and advocacy.
Context and Purpose of the Job
The Families Together Coordinator will lead the campaigning and co-ordination functions of the Families Together Coalition. Working closely with the steering group, as well as the leads of the media, campaigning, government relations and activism sub groups, the Co-ordinator will help develop activities and actions, ensuring buy in and support from all partners, while providing a critical support function to the coalition, ensuring they are coordinated, organised, briefed and working together to achieve shared aims and objectives. The Co-ordinator will be the central point of contact for all coalition partners and for other organisations and individuals who want to find out more about the campaign and how they can become involved.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Support and facilitate the development and implementation of selected campaign strategies and plans as directed by the Head of Advocacy, the coalition Steering Group and working groups (parliamentary, communications and campaigns), including developing and rolling out joint materials, statements and campaign actions.
- With the Steering group co-chairs and sub group leads, undertake horizon scanning and identify and share opportunities and threats to the campaign.
- Undertake media and parliamentary coverage of refugee family reunion, providing round ups and briefings to the sub groups.
External Relationships and Coalition Support
- Arrange the logistics, develop the agendas and circulate minutes and actions of all coalition group meetings, dissemination that information including to sub-groups.
- Ensure that information is shared and flowing between the Co-Chairs and the rest of the coalition and sub-groups.
- Work with the Head of Advocacy and the coalition on the sequencing and resourcing of actions, projects, and campaigns, based on current priorities.
In order to deliver services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed and the post-holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above. Such duties will however, fall within the scope of the job, at the appropriate grade. The job description will be subject to periodic review with the post-holder to ensure it accurately reflects the duties of the job.
Equal Opportunities Statement
As part of its recruitment policy, the Refugee Council intends to ensure that no prospective or actual employee is discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation, employment status, class, disability, age, religious belief or political persuasion, or is disadvantaged by any condition or requirement which is not demonstrably justifiable.
To apply for this job, please download the application form from our website via the Apply button and send via email. Our online application form is currently unavailable so please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.
The role involves assisting the Day Centre Manger to recuit and train our band of volunteers to help with the day to day operation of the centre. We have many volunteer roles to fill, from passenger assistants to bingo callers!!
Our locally renown charity shop requires volunteers and we need help with our activities which include 'Sow and Grow' club, 'Exercise in Chairs' and outings. Interviewing and inducting the volunteers into the centre, managing their training and creating community links is just part of this varied and rewarding role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for a Digital Coordinator to provide essential administrative support to Battersea’s Digital Products team, assisting with the development of the new Battersea website and its ongoing continuous improvement, with the aim of enhancing user experience, furthering charitable impact and maximising online income.
Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 160 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.
Our Marketing and Communications Team
Battersea’s Marketing & Communications department is responsible for communicating the breadth of the organisation’s work in an engaging and memorable way. Though our award-winning campaigns, we use our influence to affect change for dogs and cats within and beyond our gates; building Battersea’s reputation on a national and international scale. Our work involves everything from innovative integrated advertising campaigns to rehome our animals, to supporting other departments with their strategic objectives. We also manage Battersea’s online communities, offer brand guidance, deliver innovative digital activity, and manage internal communications, ensuring that staff and volunteers stay informed and engaged. The department’s ultimate goal is to raise awareness of Battersea’s work, so we can be here for more dogs and cats.
Within the Marketing & Commercial department sits the Digital team. Responsible for Battersea’s digital output, our goal is to drive innovation and impact online. We manage Battersea’s website, and lead its digital products, campaigns and advertising – all to increase awareness of Battersea’s work and engage people with the need to support our dogs and cats.
What we can offer you
Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:
- 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
- Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
- Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£100), optical (£100), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£325) every year
- Annual interest-free season ticket loans
- Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes
- Life insurance
During the recent Coronavirus restrictions, our animal-facing staff have continued to work on site and our office based staff have been working from home. We are currently piloting a hybrid working model for our office-based staff to split their time between site based and home working. We believe this will support office-based staff to maintain the benefits of home working, while allowing for collaboration and interaction with our animal-facing staff and maintaining a connection to our cause.
As this role is office-based, you’ll be expected to work in our Battersea office for 3 days each week and you’ll be able to work up to 2 days each week from home.
So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all current and prospective staff, volunteers and Trustees. We aim to ensure that this commitment, reinforced by our values, is embedded in our day-to-day working practices and our work together. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented at Battersea.
Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022
Interview date(s): w/c 7 February 2022
For full details, please download our recruitment pack. To apply, click the button below. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised; we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications is received.
Fixed term until September 2024
Brook has been commissioned by the Probation Service and Capita to deliver a full range of safeguarding training to Probation Service staff which include discrete training offers on safeguarding adults, young people and domestic violence. We will deliver our training to a minimum of 16,000 Probation Service staff across England and Wales.
Brook is the UK’s leading provider of young people’s sexual health and wellbeing services.
Our services provide free and confidential information, counselling and support to help young people make positive, healthy lifestyle choices to improve their wellbeing.
Our education work supports young people’s emotional development and teaches core life skills and our training for professionals improves their experience of health and education.
About this position
You will lead a small team to deliver safeguarding training in the Probation Service, ensuring that the team are efficiently managed and highly functioning, providing a consistent high quality of delivery and support to delegates. You will ensure quality and consistency across teams and continually improve our service and drive-up standards. You will work closely with Brook’s digital, safeguarding and data teams and be the first point of call for day-to-day management issues.
You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have previous experience of working with external partners, commissioners and regulators and experience of local business development.
You will also work as part of a central Brook Education and Wellbeing team providing support to other teams in Brook’s Education, Professionals’ Training and Health Promotion work.
You will have experience of managing staff, working in a professionals’ training environment, service development and project management. You will also have experience of the issues related to safeguarding and experience delivering against volume, quality and income generation targets.
You will have excellent organisational skills, communication skills, great attention to detail and be able to manage a complex and busy workload. You will have the ability to make decisions, work autonomously and to tight deadlines.
In return for your expertise, enterprise, initiative and drive, we can offer a truly supportive environment and genuinely interesting work within a charity that has a proud history and an exciting future.
To apply for this role, please complete the application form on the Brook website by 14 February 2022. It should outline why you are a suitable candidate and your reasons for applying.
Please note - This role also requires an enhanced DBS check.
Candidates must be able to provide paperwork demonstrating their right to work in the UK.
For more information on what it means to work for Brook, please read the ‘Working for Brook’ document on our Current Vacancies page, where you will also find the application form.
Brook are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Please note: internal applicants with live sanctions or performance improvement plans in place will not be considered for this role.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.
Due to the high number of applications for this post, it will not be possible to respond to every application. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks, then you have not been shortlisted for this role. Thank you for your interest in working for Brook.
We are looking for a full time Centre Coordinator who is passionate about creating a welcoming and accessible atmosphere for older people in a dedicated space. In this role you will ensure the centre runs smoothly on a day to day basis. This entails a range of responsibilities that focuses on engagement and positive member experience. You will need to have the ability to both organise and prioritise own workload and work flexibly and pro-actively.
About Open Age:
Open Age was established in 1993 and we’re now celebrating over 25 years of championing an active life for older people. Each week we run over 380 different activities for older people from our own three centres and over 60 other community venues. From boxing to ballet, baking to blogging - Open Age’s array of activities improve the physical and mental wellbeing of our members, and in doing so address the issue of loneliness and isolation among older people.
Hours: Full-time 35hrs, Fixed Term Contract for 12 months.
Location: The post predominantly based within the Royal Borough of Kensington and
Chelsea at New Horizons, Guinness Trust, Cadogan St, Chelsea, London SW3 2PF. However you will be expected to support other Open Age centres (based in West London) when required.
Application deadline: Monday 24th January at 12noon.
Interviews will take place on 27th/28th January.
Please apply with CV and cover letter - Applications submitted without cover letter may not be accepted.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Groundwork London are looking for a Volunteer Development Coordinator with excellent knowledge in volunteer management to join the Volunteering Kingston team.
Volunteer Development Coordinator, Kingston
Location: London Borough of Kingston upon Thames / Groundwork London Waterloo office / Remote working arrangements
Contract: Initially until end March 2023, with view to extend
Salary: £26,500 to £28,500 pro rata
Hours: 30 hours per week
Each year the Groundwork London Volunteering Services team supports thousands of motivated and caring people to find the volunteering opportunity that is right for them. Our team supports prospective volunteers through every stage, from wanting to volunteer, to finding the right opportunity and helping them get started in a volunteer role. Over the last 18 months, Groundwork London has deployed 1000’s of volunteers to support COVID 19 volunteering efforts, including vaccine marshalling, food and medicine delivery drivers and befrienders. Our teams have also worked with small local charities and organisations to make sure that they can find and support the volunteers they need to do the vital work that they do. As one volunteer we supported said “having the opportunity to do something I usually wouldn’t have done on my own. It was completely different to my day job and the benefits are immediately visible for the local community and I to enjoy.”
Groundwork London have delivered the Volunteering Kingston project since April 2018. Originally focused on volunteer coordination, brokerage and VIO support, the project has evolved to include COVID response volunteer deployment. From November 2021 onwards, the project will bring together the best of its pre pandemic work with the lessons learnt from the last 18 months from being part of Kingston Stronger Together. This is an exciting time for bringing a fresh perspective to volunteer recruitment and management.
The Volunteer Development Coordinator will join an established team who collectively work to inspire and place volunteers into a wide range of volunteering roles in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. The post-holder will focus on building the capacity of local voluntary and community organisations through building quality volunteer management practises and creating volunteering roles that inspire prospective volunteers to apply. You will help develop an annual training and networking programme for Kingston Borough volunteer-involving-organisations and provide tailored 1-2-1 support where required.
The post-holder will work in close collaboration with the Volunteering Project Manager to shape, plan and deliver the project activity. The post will predominately be based in Kingston Borough, working from varied locations and will involve a variety of tasks and meetings.
Please contact us if you have:
- Experience working with the Kingston voluntary and community sector.
- Experience in developing and delivering training courses in volunteer management.
- Minimum of two years’ experience coordinating community or volunteering projects.
- Excellent team work skills.
- Confident in using CRM systems and working with and analysing data.
- Ability to manage a changeable work plan and priorities.
Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.
Applications will be shortlisted and interviewed throughout the recruitment process. Please apply for the role as soon as possible. The post may be appointed before the advert closing date.
Final Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 2nd February
Interview date: Throughout recruitment process
To Apply and for more information:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website.
Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.
No agencies please.
High Trees are seeking a thoughtful and methodical individual, experienced in monitoring, and evaluating. You will possess strong project management and people skills and will be proficient in collecting and analysing quantitative and qualitative data.
You will have experience working with theory of change, outcomes, and indicators. This is a pivotal role with the purpose of implementing and embedding the organisation’s recently revised impact management framework. Working across all High Trees services, you will need to be confident across a range of approaches to monitoring and evaluation and be able to assess and determine appropriate methods, dependent on context. You will need to be highly responsive to the needs of colleagues, partners, and funders. Collaboration with colleagues is an essential part of this role and you will enjoy working with others and be a valued partner, peer, and colleague.
You will also be an outstanding communicator: experienced in facilitation; an engaging presenter, and a compelling writer, able to frame and share ideas with a range of audiences. You will have the ability to see the bigger picture, at the same time as being on top of the detail.
Description: The organising and training coordinator is a strategic role responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the LRU’s approach to organising renters and building power. This will include working with branches and staff on specific projects and campaigns and supporting the union’s evaluation and strategising. The Organising and training coordinator will also lead on the development and delivery of the LRU’s training and political education program and will play a key role in the management of the LRU’s staff team.
Organising and strategy
Supporting our branches, coordinating group and staff to evaluate and develop the LRU’s approach to organising renters and building power.
Working with staff and elected role holders to support branches to set and reach their medium and long term goals.
Supporting and coaching staff and branches on specific campaigns and organising projects.
Running onboarding and induction for elected role holders to ensure branch they are adequately supported.
Supporting the work of specific LRU groups e.g. the Disability Justice Caucus or the Campaigns Committee, as required, for example, organising and facilitating meetings.
Leading on the development and delivery of LRU training and political education strategy in conjunction with the education working group.
Working on content and logistics for specific trainings including our Get Active training, organising skills trainings and trainings for elected role holders.
Following developments in the trade union movement, community organising ecosystem and wider social movements and ensuring that the LRU remains at the forefront of progressive movements for radical change.
Developing staff organisers
Line-manage at least three paid organisers including helping to set work plans and carry out appraisals.
Working with other line managers to facilitate staff team discussions and support the professional development of LRU staff.
Support the development of the union’s management structures and staff team including induction and training.
Lead and facilitate a department/team within the LRU staff team.
Attending meetings of the LRU Coordinating group, the union’s elected leadership body.
Substantial experience of community or workplace organising including coaching and supporting others.
Substantial experience of developing and delivering training.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to speak and build trust with people and different organisations.
Understanding of the housing crisis in London and its impacts on people and communities.
Self-motivation and ability to prioritise tasks and work to urgent deadlines in an unstructured environment and ability to work independently as well as in a team.
Commitment to working with honesty and integrity and to equal opportunities and opposing oppression.
Ability to maintain boundaries and help look after yourself and those you’re organising with, when doing stressful work.
Facilitation skills such as hosting and leading productive meetings, supporting meaningful participation, where relevant using consensus based decision making tools to arrive at clear decisions and action points.
Proven experience of managing others as part of a team. Ideally you have direct experience in a line manager role supervising more than one person, but we encourage those with non-traditional leadership and management experience to explain how they meet this criteria.
Proven track record of supporting groups of people to evaluate their work and strategise together.
Terms and conditions
The pay is £28,420 per year. The post is 30 hours per week, usually spread over 4 days. LRU workers are expected to be available to work some evenings and weekends.
Staff with children or carer responsibilities are entitled to a 12% subsidy on the regular staff salary for their first child or other dependent and a 6% additional subsidy for any additional children or dependents.
This position is 2 year fixed term contract with intention to extend subject to funding
There is a 6-month review period.
Workers receive 28 days of paid holiday each year plus bank holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year. Sick pay is provided.
The LRU provides its workers with up to £1,200 per year towards counselling or other forms of agreed wellbeing support.
A phone and reasonable expenses are provided.
Membership of the LRU is not open to landlords, police, bailiffs or others who carry out evictions.
The LRU provides a 3% pension contribution.
The post will be based at the LRU offices in Bethnal Green, but some working-from-home is possible, pending current COVID/lockdown requirements. Travel around London will be required.
To apply for this job
To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria on the person specification above using the application form on our website.
Deadline for applications: 11am on January 24.
Interviews will take place during the week starting January 31. Follow-up interviews may be requested the following week, if there are outstanding questions.
If you have any questions about the role, please get in touch.
We are looking for a Referral & Assessment Coordinator to join our team. This is a brand-new role for Foundation for Change that we have created to support our delivery as we scale.
You will play a pivotal part in bringing individuals (whom we call ‘trainees’) into the organisation so they can benefit from our life-changing courses and programmes. In addition to helping make a difference in the lives of our trainees, your work will play a fundamental role in supporting FfC to build our evidence base and take forwards our aim of changing the way trauma is worked with at a systemic level as illustrated in our Theory of Change (attached).
Your tenacity will help establish successful referral pathways onto our programmes. You will be responsible for assessing the suitability of potential trainees, supported by the wider training team. Alongside this, you will be delivering training sessions on our Psychology for Change and Feminism for Change courses, as well as our lower intensity drop-in groups that will act as entry points for those courses.
A key part of the FfC ethos is to employ graduates of our courses following apprenticeships within the organisation. As such, our current team members come from a broad range of backgrounds, as well as professional and lived experience. Such is the case with our current training team, who you will be working closely alongside. We have plans to recruit externally as a means to further build capacity within the organisation whilst continuing to diversify our team.
We are actively seeking applications from people who are typically excluded or absent from charities as a result of discrimination and systematic racism and gender inequality in British culture.
A complete application pack is avaliable on our website
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Vacancy Reference Number:
Regional Desk Coordinator (x3 Positions Available)
Muslim Hands, 148 – 164 Gregory Boulevard, Gregory House, Nottingham, NG7 5JE
Remotely (if Agreed)
Hours of Work:
Full-time, 35 hours per week
(Up to) £32,000.00 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Terms of Employment:
Permanent Contract (with a 6-Month Probationary Period)
Application Process & Closing Date:
Send an up-to-date CV and supporting Covering Letter by Email by no later than Friday, 21st January 2022
Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):
Note: Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold a Zoom Interview with Muslim Hands.
About Muslim Hands:
Muslim Hands is an international relief and development NGO established in 1993 to provide relief from poverty and sickness and the provision of education in an ethical, effective, efficient and transparent manner.
Muslim Hands works directly and with partners in over fifty countries, carrying out short and long-term projects in emergency relief, educational and vocational training, orphan sponsorship, medical care and safe water.
Introduction to the Role:
Muslim Hands UK is seeking enthusiastic persons who are passionate about working in the humanitarian and development sector. This person would thrive by inspiring staff working in the field and helping to develop their skills. RDC would take the lead in developing the field offices to ensure optimum performance.
Muslim Hands is looking for three Regional Desk Coordinators focusing on Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Each of the RDC will focus on partner management, risk management, safeguarding and compliance.
RDC would also oversee the operational aspects of our programmes and partner offices. Working alongside our thematic coordinators in the UK and internationally, RDC will ensure that the partners have the capacity and tools to effectively implement our programmes and ensure that all partners are compliant with MH policies and procedures, especially on governance and risk management.
The RDC position will also support the Global Operations team in assessing and building the capacity of partner offices. Through coordination with the International Support Unit, the RDC will provide support and partner-specific information to the Muslim Hands International Fundraising partners.
This is an exciting period of growth and change at Muslim Hands as we have ambitious plans and programmes strategies to grow our activities by 2025.
- Partner Management
- Support the Partner offices and their operations to ensure they have effective resources and processes to manage MH funded projects.
- Provide support on HR and operational capacity within partner offices and overseas programmes
- Provide operational advice and support to MH on the working environment within country offices, including our fundraising teams
- Support the development of operational procedures and capacity within partner offices
- Assist partners to formulate, plan and communicate a country strategy with a clear vision and operational and programmatic goals
- Ensure partner offices have capacity and training plan to ensure continuous professional development of staff and the capacity to implement operational and programmatic strategies
- Represent Muslim Hands in the relevant forums and discussions.
- Support the Global operations team in the partner capacity assessments and training programmes.
- Ensure all partner policies and procedures (financial, operations, HR, etc.) are up to date, in line with MH policy and local law and exhaustive for the program's needs.
- Financial Compliance
- Oversee partner office administration budgets as well as a continuous review of budget vs actual expenditure.
- Alongside other Fundraising partners, ensure field office administration income is reviewed, and expenses are in line with budgets.
- Set a strong culture of compliance and integrity, with clear links between compliance and performance evaluations, consistent communication and rigorous oversight
- Provide fund management and financial transfer support to thematic teams
- Risk Management and Safeguarding
- Manage the overall risk register for the region
- Build risk mitigation plans to ensure effective management and implementation of MH projects.
- Mitigate risk and concerns raised on partner offices and operations
- Lead as the focal safeguarding contact for regional partners here in the UK.
- Support partner offices to build safeguarding and complaint management processes and policies
- Support and lead with complaint and safeguarding investigations when required
- Project Management
- Ensure that project management systems (P3) are used effectively by project field office staff
- Alongside the thematic teams, ensure that the partner offices are provided with technical support on MH management systems
- General Expectations:
- To undertake all tasks and duties in an effective, efficient, transparent, and wholly accountable manner
- Ability to demonstrate current eligibility to work within the United Kingdom.
- Ability to provide a valid DBS certificate (issued within the last year) when requested by Muslim Hands; OR Undertake to provide full cooperation for Muslim Hands to perform a DBS Check at the required level appropriate for this / similar role.
- To demonstrate Muslim Hands’ values and ethics in own working practices, approach, and conduct.
- To support with fundraising activities from time-to-time, including occasionally helping with Live TV Appeals during our peak periods.
- To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by line manager
Note: This job description will change from time to time due to changes within the Organisation as well as the updating of procedures within your department. If there is a major change to your role then a new job description will be produced.
About the Successful Candidate:
- Experience in working with remote partners across the globe
- Experience of working within a development/humanitarian organisation
- Be effective in a fast-paced environment, especially within humanitarian emergency contexts
- To undertake all tasks and duties in an effective, efficient, transparent and wholly accountable manner
- To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by the line manager
- To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands policies and codes of conduct
- Excellent oral and written English is required.
- Experience of working within INGOs and Partner/Field Office Management
- Experience of working in-country within the countries that MH operate within
- Knowledge of any of the following languages is an advantage: French, Arabic and Urdu.
- Experience of working on Programme Quality, HR, Safeguarding and Risk
NB: Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates so if you have not heard from us by the closure date unfortunately your application will have been unsuccessful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.