10th May 2017

One External Trustee and One External Committee Member, Kent Union

Location: Canterbury Voluntary roles: Expenses only   Kent Union is the representative body for students of the University of Kent and provides wide-ranging services for its members at campuses across Kent and on the Continent. We are a registered Charity, with annual revenues in excess of £11 million, 600 staff, 2,500 volunteers and services including a nightclub and a nursery, employment agency and retail outlets, a welfare advice centre, volunteering opportunities and a wide range of student activities. Kent Union is regularly included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For and is often referred to as an example of good governance practice in the charity sector.   We offer vital support and services to the students of The University of Kent via our range of operations and aim to engage with more students and deliver more wins for the student body. To be able to deliver and expand on our services and representation for students we need effective and engaged boards providing expertise, understanding and support. This means that we need people who are able to contribute both in their areas of expertise, but also to governance within the overall context of the Union’s strategic discussions. It is essential that […]
8th May 2017

Chief Executive, The Felix Project

Chief Executive The Felix Project c.£80,000 pa + 10% non-contributory pension Home working and Park Royal (West London) The Felix Project is a London charity working with 60 food suppliers and 80 charities to reduce food waste and food poverty. We collect food from supermarkets, wholesalers and other food suppliers – food that is fresh and nutritious but cannot be sold for various reasons. We deliver this food free of charge to charities which provide meals or food parcels to their clients, many of whom are extremely vulnerable and living at the margins of society. Our business model is very lean, with every £1 donated delivering £7 of good food to people in need. Each week, the fresh food we redistribute provides wholesome hot meals for over 9,000 Londoners including the elderly, the homeless, people with mental health issues, refugees and asylum seekers and vulnerable families and children. Be inspired The Felix Project received charitable status in 2016 and has since raised approximately £1.4 million from a combination of major donor, corporate partners and trusts & foundations. Our profile has been raised significantly by the ‘The Big Food Rescue’ BBC documentary as well as high profile articles in the Evening Standard […]
5th May 2017

Head of Database & Fundraising Support, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Salary: Competitive + benefits (including NHS pension) Location: Chelsea, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey  Reports to: Associate Director, Finance and Operations The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Be inspired The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is beginning its second year of an ambitious three-year strategy that aims to significantly grow our income and demonstrate how charitable support will improve cancer care and outcomes for all patients. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a new £50 million capital appeal to build The Clinical Care and Research Centre that will provide innovative new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged To achieve our ambition, we must transform as a charity. We are investing in our team and our brand, while simultaneously […]
5th May 2017

Head of Community Fundraising, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Salary: Competitive + benefits (including NHS pension) Location: Sutton, Surrey and Chelsea, London Reports to: Director, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Be inspired The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is beginning its second year of an ambitious three-year strategy that aims to significantly grow our income. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a new £50 million capital appeal to build The Clinical Care and Research Centre that will provide innovative new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. Be challenged To help us achieve this ambition we are looking to recruit a new Head of Community Fundraising to grow our income from community and challenge events, introduce innovation into our fundraising and develop a best in class […]
2nd May 2017

Trustees, P3

Voluntary – reasonable expenses paid 12 days a year P3 is a progressive and innovative national social enterprise, offering a variety of services for socially excluded and vulnerable people to unlock their potential and open up new possibilities. Our vision is that every person has the opportunity to be a full and valued member of a society, where social exclusion and isolation no longer exist. We make a difference, we tackle issues others don’t and we are totally committed to enabling people who are finding life difficult to get back on their feet and change their lives for the better. With a turnover of £20million, we have 600 staff who provide a range of services including Housing; Advice and Support; services for Young People & Families; Justice Services for those involved in the criminal justice system and Health & Wellbeing Services. We’ve also developed ‘P3 on Tour’ a mobile advice service which operates across seven regions of the UK supporting 5000 people at any one time. This year we’ve worked with over 8000 clients. We’ve grown considerably and are a complex organisation, operating in an equally complex and often challenging operating environment. To continue to thrive and prosper as an […]
2nd May 2017

Director of External Affairs, Ambitious about Autism

Role: Director of External Affairs Salary: c£75,000 Location: Muswell Hill, N10 3JA (with travel to other London sites) Reports to: Chief Executive Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism – is yours? Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism and was established in 1997 by a group of families of children with autism concerned at the lack of appropriate provision for their children. They set out to establish a school that would support their children to learn, thrive and achieve positive outcomes. Following a major capital fundraising campaign and a series of temporary locations and premises, the school and the charity moved into purpose-built accommodation in 2008, together creating the Pears National Centre for Autism Education. Since then the charity has grown its education services, opening both Ambitious College and The Rise School (through its multi-academy trust) in 2014, and extended its national influencing and enabling activities. Focused on developing innovative service models that demonstrate excellent outcomes for young people and which are replicable and sustainable, we are committed to creating pathways to enable young people to live a fulfilling life as part of their […]
2nd May 2017

Director of Fundraising, Ambitious about Autism

Role: Director of Fundraising Salary: c£75,000 Location: Muswell Hill, N10 3JA (with travel to other London sites) Reports to: Chief Executive Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism – is yours? Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism and was established in 1997 by a group of families of children with autism concerned at the lack of appropriate provision for their children. They set out to establish a school that would support their children to learn, thrive and achieve positive outcomes. Following a major capital fundraising campaign and a series of temporary locations and premises, the school and the charity moved into purpose-built accommodation in 2008, together creating the Pears National Centre for Autism Education. Since then the charity has grown its education services, opening both Ambitious College and The Rise School (through its multi-academy trust) in 2014, and extended its national influencing and enabling activities. Focused on developing innovative service models that demonstrate excellent outcomes for young people and which are replicable and sustainable, we are committed to creating pathways to enable young people to live a fulfilling life as part of their community. […]
27th April 2017

Head of Local Systems Change, Save the Children UK

Job Title: Head of Local Systems Change Salary: circa £50k + Benefits Location: Ideally based in London or Manchester but there is the possibility to be based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast or Cardiff. Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. We are passionate about supporting and enabling children and communities to support themselves, ensuring that children’s unique needs are met and their voices are heard.  Working across the UK, we develop and evaluate new ways to support children and their families and influence the children’s services sector, to transform the life chances of children. Our UK Programme Development & Quality Team aims to be a centre of thematic and programming excellence, leading on programme development, effectiveness and sustainability in response to the needs of the UK’s poorest children. As Head of Local Systems Change you will lead our Children’s Communities programme, working with local communities and service systems to transform outcomes for children and families. The model for this project is influenced by the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), and will appeal to somebody who is excited about similar opportunities for innovation. The programme is based on a set of principles and methods, but the reality is that we […]