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.

The Student Christian Movement: Operations Manager (maternity cover)

  • Salary: £29-34,000 depending on experience.
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Contract: fixed term up to one year
  • Location: Birmingham, with some UK travel.

Are you a dynamic and motivated person with the skills and expertise to ensure the smooth running of our organisation?

The Student Christian Movement is looking to appoint an Operations Manager to cover up to 12 months of maternity leave. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with an eye for detail who has experience of monitoring and evaluating impact. The Operations Manager works alongside the CEO as a senior member of staff, leading the implementation of the organisational strategy and overseeing the direct management of project and administrative staff.

To apply, please visit www.movement.org.uk/vacancies to download an application pack.

For an informal chat please contact Lisa Murphy, Operations Manager, on 0121 426 4918. Particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ individuals who are currently underrepresented in the organisation.

For an informal chat about either post please contact Lisa Murphy, Operations Manager, on 0121 426 4918.

Office: Grays Court, 3 Nursery Rd, Birmingham B15 3JX

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th January 2020 at 12 noon

Churches Together in England: Communications Assistant

Churches Together in England is seeking to appoint a proactive and engaging communications assistant for seven hours per week, on an eight month fixed term contract.

The role offers the opportunity to be involved in creating digital communications content for CTE’s website, Twitter account and enewsletter, and to play a key role in supporting the deliver y of CTE’s new website in 2020.

This new role comes during a period of exciting development at CTE, and the successful candidate will report to the Senior Communications and Media Officer.
• Seven hours per week (either two half-days or one full day per week)
• Eight-month fixed term contract
• Home-based, accessible to London
• £12.60 per hour

The ideal candidate will be an engaging written communicator with strong organisational skills and a positive, proactive attitude. Experience in creating content for websites and/or social media are strongly desirable. The candidate should be a ‘self starter’ and confident working remotely, from home.

An application pack can be downloaded at cte.org.uk/CommsAssistant
To arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact Lucy Olofinjana, Senior Communications and Media Officer, at  website@cte.org.uk

Closing date: 9am on Friday 31st January 2020
Interview date Tuesday 11 th February 2020 in Tavistock Square London
Start date: As soon as possible
There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for applicants to be a practising Christian and
an active member in good standing of a member church of CTE/CTBI.
www.cte.org.uk

Birmingham City Mission: support worker and van driver

in the Resource Centre project from March 2020.

We are looking for someone with a desire to help those in need and a heart to reach out to the lost. Must be a practising evangelical Christian and have a full driving licence with provision to drive a 3.5 ton box van.

For more: BCM website
Contact details for application pack:
derekduke@birminghamcitymission.co.uk or 0121 766 6603 (option 5)

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st January 2020

St Chad’s Sanctuary: Volunteer and Centre Coordinator

Term time only, fixed term 12 months

Salary: £10,631.00 to £11,221.00

Since 2010 St. Chad’s Sanctuary (registered CIO) has provided welcome, friendship and practical support for asylum seekers and refugees in need. From our base in central Birmingham, provided by the Salvation Army, we prioritise supporting the most vulnerable and destitute. We are inspired by the Catholic faith and reach out to those of all faiths and none without discrimination.
Father Hudson’s Care is a project partner and carries out the employment and HR for the project.

St Chad’s Sanctuary are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Volunteer and Centre Coordinator to organise the busy daily life of the centre, including the management of our large team of volunteers. You will have experience of working or volunteering in a busy community setting and will have an understanding of the experiences of asylum seekers and refugees. You will be able to manage, lead and support a large team of volunteers, working as part of a team and on your own initiative. You will be organised and able to multitask. You will be an effective communicator who is committed to our Catholic ethos of welcoming the stranger.

This is a term time post, fixed term for 12 months, working 22.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 09.30 to 14.30

For application details

Closing Date: 04 February 2020

Interview Date: 13th February 2020

Interserve: Finance Assistant

Salary is £19,887 for 4 days per week (£24,858 FTE).  The location will be at our new Birmingham National Office, B8 postcode.

For further information and to complete a short application, please visit our website: https://interserve.org.uk/finance-assistant/

Interserve is committed to working cross culturally amongst the peoples of Asia and the Arab World; to see lives and communities transformed through encounter with Jesus Christ.

We are looking for a personable Finance Professional who will ensure the efficient and effective handling of daily finance processes.  You will ;

  • Process and account for all supplier invoices and payments, including quarterly project transmissions.
  • Complete the accounting for Stewardship remittances and vouchers
  • Perform daily account reconciliations for bank accounts, Secure Trading, PayPal and Stewardship accounts.
  • Complete various office and supporter database tasks as well as taking donations over the telephone from supporters
  • Play a vital role in the month end and year end processes.

This is a busy but rewarding environment, which offers an excellent opportunity to become involved in and develop a range of financial skills and experience.

You will need to have a passion for Interserve’s vision and mission as well as at least 2 years experience in a finance role. Experience of using an accounting system and excellent administration and communication skills are essential.

You should also possess an excellent standard of numeracy as well as accuracy with detailed spreadsheets. You should be able to work independently and as part of the Finance Team.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

For further information and to complete a short application, please visit our website: https://interserve.org.uk/finance-assistant/

Please return your completed application form with a CV and covering letter to:

personnel@interserve.org.uk

Closing date: 13th February 2020 at 1.00 p.m. Interview date: 19th February 2020

St Thomas’ church Garretts Green: Over 50s Community Development Practitioner

with the Body, Mind, Spirit Partnership

We regularly receive many enquiries about activities for older members of the local community and we now have an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver something new to meet this growing demand.   To enable this, we are seeking to employ a development worker.

This new role will bring local people aged 50+ together to develop or maintain a happy, healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. The successful candidate will facilitate good relationships with the local community and establish a welcoming place where people can participate in locally grown participant-led activities.

This post is 10 hours per week; salary £12 – 14.50 per hour depending upon experience (£6,240 – £7,540 per annum)

The successful candidate will have sympathy with the aims and ethos of St Thomas’ church and community project and will be subject to references and an advanced DBS check.  For further information or to request our application form please contact our Church Office on 0121 743 7040 or email: revsusan@st-toms.com

Closing date for applications :  5 p.m. on 14th February 2020

Interview Date:  28th February 2020

Birmingham City Mission: City Missionary

From April 2020. We are looking for someone to work as an evangelist in the city centre and as a district missionary alongside an evangelical church in the city. Must be a practising Christian with a passion for reaching the lost and a heart to preach the gospel. Training in all aspects of urban ministry will be provided.

For more: BCM website

For an application pack for the Support Worker and City Missionary roles:
derekduke@birminghamcitymission.co.uk or 0121 766 6603 (option 5)

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th February 2020

Birmingham City Mission: Children’s Workers

There are two opportunities for children’s workers with a passion for outreach to join an existing team serving Birmingham children aged 5 -11 years.

Applications for parttime hours will be considered in line with details given in the application pack. Most of the work takes place in primary schools and comprises: leading acts of collective worship; taking part in RE lessons; and leading after school clubs. The team is also involved in holiday outreach clubs. The Birmingham demographic means that much of our work is cross cultural.

For more: BCM website

For an application pack, please contact Sue Fearon, Children’s Team Co-ordinator:
s.fearon@birminghamcitymission.co.uk or 0121 766 6603 (option 3)

One post is available Summer term 2020, closing date 28th February 2020;
the second post is available Autumn term 2020, closing date 26th June 2020.

Volunteer Opportunities

Restore: Volunteer Befrienders

Restore are looking for volunteers to befriend Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

The next training sessions for those interested in refugee issues or befriending will be held Thursday evenings:
30 January, 6 & 13 February 2020 from 7.15pm to 9.15pm
at Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham city centre, B4 7SX
This is a course of 3 sessions. Each session has different content.
All new volunteers with Restore need to complete all 3 sessions.

Training is offered free of charge but donations towards costs are welcome.
For more information or to book a place please contact Restore
0121 661 4275 admin@restore-uk.org

Bethel Health and Healing Network: Company Chair & Company Secretary

Bethel Health & Healing Network (Bethel) is a registered charity and limited company. We are a multi-award winning organisation that promotes the health and wellbeing of vulnerable people in Birmingham and all its diverse communities. Since inception in 2006, Bethel has established a number of health-related initiatives with the principal project being the Doula Service, which provides practical and emotional support to vulnerable pregnant women and new mothers.

At Bethel, we seek to grow as a respected provider of health and wellbeing services and to serve those communities in most need to be physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy. We are a vision and value-led organisation that seeks to reflect this in the way that it operates and communicates, both internally and externally.

Bethel is sad to say goodbye to our outgoing Chair.

We are seeking a new Chair who will continue to lead the Board and further develop the organisation. There is also a vacancy for a Company Secretary.

For more information and application packs for either role please call the office on 0121 662 4276 or email calis@bethelnetwork.org.uk

Posted 10th December 2019 until 30 January 2020

Birmingham City Mission: ElderLink, the Resource Centre and the BCM Shop

Wherever you look in the Mission, its operations would not be viable without its volunteers. We are currently in urgent need of volunteers at ElderLink, the Resource Centre and the BCM Shop. More details plus volunteer Margrete’s story at https://www.birminghamcitymission.org.uk/we-need-volunteers/

Posted 12th November 2019