Vacancies

Below are copies/links of vacancies for volunteering and job opportunities sent by email to BCT for wider advertisement. BCT does not take responsibility for the content or accuracy of information.

Bringing Hope: Male Family Support Worker (Part Time)

Bringing Hope is a Christian charitable organisation, seeking to appoint a female worker, to join our team, in supporting individuals and families impacted by the criminal justice system, relating to behaviours, attitudes and thinking that may be deemed threatening to themselves and the communities they live in

This member of staff will join Bringing Hope in its new phase of development, to assist in the delivery and support of the Bringing Hope ‘Damascus Road Prison and Community Second Chance’ Project, funded by the Big Lottery.

The project is designed to engage, motivate, challenge and support offenders, ex-offenders, also their families in aspects of positive change and personal development. The post holder will therefore be involved in supporting the project managers and the project coordinator in connecting with individuals whilst in prison and on their return to their respective communities. This Work will include addressing key issues associated with the challenges regarding successful re-integration and resettlement back into communities and the rebuilding of family relationships.

Salary: £8,500 for 17.5 hours (Flexible working hours would be considered)

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 27th November 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 12th December 2017.

For application form and further information please contact Iasha Spencer or Carver Anderson on

Tel: 0121 454 9764
Email: [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE CV WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Bringing Hope: Female Family Support Worker (Part Time)

Bringing Hope is a Christian charitable organisation, seeking to appoint a female worker, to join our team, in supporting individuals and families impacted by the criminal justice system, relating to behaviours, attitudes and thinking that may be deemed threatening to themselves and the communities they live in

This member of staff will join Bringing Hope in its new phase of development, to assist in the delivery and support of the Bringing Hope ‘Damascus Road Prison and Community Second Chance’ Project, funded by the Big Lottery.

The project is designed to engage, motivate, challenge and support offenders, ex-offenders, also their families in aspects of positive change and personal development. The post holder will therefore be involved in supporting the project managers and the project coordinator in connecting with individuals whilst in prison and on their return to their respective communities. This Work will include addressing key issues associated with the challenges regarding successful re-integration and resettlement back into communities and the rebuilding of family relationships.

Salary: £8,500 for 17.5 hours (Flexible working hours would be considered)

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 27th November 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 12th December 2017.

For application form and further information please contact Iasha Spencer or Carver Anderson on

Tel: 0121 454 9764
Email: [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE CV WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Hope Community, Heath Town, Wolverhampton: project manager

37 Hours per week
Salary, £30,305 – £33,581 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with proven management and funding experience and a passion for working in and with the community to lead and develop a successful charity. You will have experience of leading, developing and co-ordinating services, staff and volunteers and be able to network, secure funding, set and manage budgets. An excellent communicator at all levels, you will be self-motivated, organised and able to work independently using your own initiative.

Hope Community began in 1985 and for over 30 years has reached out to the most vulnerable and isolated members of the community in a disadvantaged area of Wolverhampton. Our aim is to integrate and help build a successful multi-cultural community where the gifts of each individual are recognised, appreciated and valued. We seek out those most in need though outreach and provide a range of services for all; children and young people, families, women, older people, refugees and asylum seekers, though groupwork and 1:1 tailored support programmes. An enchanced certificate from the Disclosure & Barring service will be required for the successful applicant.

Visit www.fatherhudsons.org.uk for an application form or e-mail [email protected] quoting post reference number P1190
Previous applicants need not apply
Closing date: Mon 27th November
Candidates to be available on 7th December 2017

Shirley Baptist Church, Shirley, Youth Worker

Are you passionate about seeing young lives changed?
Are you enthusiastic, creative and have a heart for bringing young people to Jesus?

Shirley Baptist Church is looking for a youth worker to join our team and grow this exciting ministry!
We long to see young people give their lives to Jesus and start their adventure with Him. Our youth work is varied and vibrant, seeking to provide opportunity for youth to engage with different groups across the week no matter where they are in their walk with God.

We are looking for someone to take our youth work forward, implementing our vision and taking us beyond where we currently are. You will be involved in the oversight of the youth work, supporting both youth and leaders. We see you being involved in, teaching, building relationships, evangelism, and most importantly, showing the young people what it is to be a follower of Jesus.

You will be working alongside our current leadership team, our Minister, our Family & Children’s Specialists, along with the support of dedicated volunteers and other staff.

We see the youth ministry as a fundamental part of our work at Shirley Baptist Church in spreading the gospel message. We believe that God has more to do at Shirley Baptist Church and that He has an exciting work for us to carry out with the young people.

If you believe that you are the person that God is calling to this role, then please contact our church office at [email protected] to receive a full information pack and application form or call 0121 733 8089.

You will be required to present legal proof of your right to work in this country. Any appointment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a DBS check. It is an occupational requirement for the post-holder to be a committed Christian.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd December 2017

Shirley Baptist Church, Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3BD www.shirleybaptist.org.uk

St Martin in the Bull Ring Church, Birmingham: Operations Manager

St. Martin in the Bull Ring Church is looking for an enthusiastic person to fulfil the role of Operations Manager. The church is a busy city centre location. The role is based at the church leading and managing operational staff and commercial activities consistently with and to enable delivery of the St Martin’s Church mission and vision.

A full JD, Person specification plus supporting information can be found on our website.
www.bullring.org

SALARY: 21k for three days per week (FTE 35K pro-rata)
CONTACT: For informal discussion please contact Paul Capelin- [email protected] or by phone on 0121 600 6024

DEADLINE: Monday 4th December
INTERVIEWS: Saturday 16th December

Volunteer opportunities

World Prayer Centre: prayer researchers

World Prayer Centre is looking for two volunteers to join our team in Birmingham. We are looking for 4 – 6 days per month to help us as we expand our work. Both roles will focus on prayer research – helping inform and shape our prayer materials. They will find credible news sources and produce prayer guidelines. They will provide testimonies and reports on what God is doing, and identify resources we can use to inform our prayer (e.g. Youtube material). They will be IT literate, news aware, and analytical.

The International Prayer researcher will focus on global issues, identifying concerns and trends, and alerting us to emerging issues. This role includes monitoring the persecuted church.

The Birmingham Prayer researcher will have a Birmingham and Midlands focus identifying local news and issues. They will join our Birmingham watchers group identifying prayer priorities for the city. They will also strengthening our church links, monitoring church events and updates to shape our prayer for the city.

For more information on these roles please contact Steve Botham or Laurence Sharman on 0121 633 7393 or contact [email protected]

Birchfield Job Club

Mothers Union Branch, Holy Trinity Church Birchfield
We have set up a Job Club to support the needs of the local community.
We are looking for volunteers to assist clients with their job search or training opportunities
We are looking for committed volunteers for Birchfield Job Club

Are you available one or two Thursdays a month from 9.30am to 12.30pm?

If you would like to make a difference
Please send an email to [email protected]
Or contact the vicarage on 0121 356 4241
Training is available

You are welcome to call in person to the Job Club to speak with the volunteers
any Thursday, address; 215 Birchfield Road , Birmingham B20 3DG

Barnes Close, Community for Reconciliation

Volunteer Book Keeper required. Approximately 10 hours a month.
Must be familiar with Excel and be able to get to Barnes Close.
Turnover c £100k per annum.

Apply any time up to 30 November
Further information from Ian Ring, details here:

Barnes Close, Chadwich, Bromsgrove, B61 0RA
email: [email protected]
Tel: 01562 710231

Carrs Lane Conference Centre Ltd: Board of Directors

Would you like an opportunity to bring your business knowledge to serve in a dynamic, ever-changing, mission-oriented setting in the city centre?

Based in Birmingham City Centre, Carrs Lane Conference Centre Ltd, (CLCC) is the wholly owned trading arm of The Church at Carrs Lane. Any profits made by the company are gifted to the Church to support its ministry and mission work. The Directors’ role is to develop and grow the business, ensure good standards of customer service, oversee the performance and ensure the well-being of the staff. Currently all Directors are members of The Church at Carrs Lane or senior Conference Centre Staff and we would welcome wider perspectives to help grow our work. We are particularly looking for volunteers with experience of human resources management, publicity and marketing or general business development.

For further information including an informal conversation about the roles please contact Helen Woodall [email protected] 0121 478 3841. Please also see our website www.carrslane.co.uk

Application by letter (asap any time up to 30 November) with a CV to The Chair, Carrs Lane Conference Centre Limited, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX or to the email address above.

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Chaplaincy Team: Volunteer secretarial / administration support

1- 2 sessions per week

The Chaplaincy team is looking for someone to come and support the work of the Chaplaincy team.  The work will involve some light and basic office duties: word processing, mailings, ordering materials etc.  The hours would be very flexible and the work could grow with the individual.  You should ideally have some computer / word processing experience and enjoy working as a part of a motivated team.

We have a vibrant ecumenical and multi faith team and we provide religious, spiritual and pastoral care to the children, their families and the staff of the Hospital.  We are on-site between 8 am and 4 pm on weekdays.  We have a Christian Chapel, a Muslim Prayer room and a quiet room. Our volunteers have their own support and training structure and are also invited to all team meetings and events.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact the Senior Chaplain, Rev Paul Nash on 0121-333-8526 or [email protected] http://www.bch.nhs.uk/non-clinical/chaplaincy

CIGB: Volunteer Workplace Chaplains

Churches and Industry Group Birmingham and Solihull (CIGB) has vacancies for volunteer workplace chaplains in our teams in places like shopping centres, the Fire Service, construction sites, and at NEC Group in locations across Birmingham and Solihull.

Volunteers receive training and support in Chaplaincy skills, connecting Chaplaincy to local churches and making sense of workplaces. Volunteer Chaplains are often established Christians who are excited at the prospect of working with God outside of the ‘usual walls’ of the Church, and alongside people of no faith and other faiths. Chaplaincy is about personal support and listening, organisational presence, and awakening people to the bigger questions of life.

CIGB is a growing, diverse, ecumenical charity, with over 50 volunteer chaplains, sponsored by Birmingham Church Leaders.

More information here: http://www.cigb.org.uk/chaplaincies/