Jobs and Volunteering

This page lists any opportunities for paid or voluntary work that are:

  1. With the CSAN national team in London.
  2. Offered by our member charities, where they have notified us about the opportunity.

If you wish to volunteer for a member charity, please visit their website or contact them directly – see the Our Members section of our website to find out more.

Paid:

Depaul UK

Depaul UK is a youth homelessness charity. They have 38 varied and complimentary projects based around the UK that work with young people to tackle homelessness at every level. Depaul UK also run Depaul Nightstop UK, the affiliated body for over 45 Nightstop schemes across the UK offering emergency short term accommodation in the homes of local volunteers on a night by night basis.

Community Fundraising Manager

Date posted: 26th Jan 2017

Closing date: Midday, 17th February 2017

Interview date: 23rd February 2017

Length of contract: Indefinite

Salary: £35,500 pro rota

Hours: 22.5 per week

Location: Home based or from one of the Depaul offices in London, Sheffield or Newcastle

Job reference number: 0117.CFM

The role includes supporting and working collaboratively with Community Fundraisers and their teams in London, the North East and South Yorkshire. This will involve:

  • Creating resources and campaigns for the Community Fundraisers to use to develop support through events and from churches, schools and communities. This will include copywriting and some design work
  • Managing national communications and supporting local communications about community campaigns through social media, the website, direct mail and other routes. You will work collaboratively with our communications manager in developing press support
  • Coaching Community Fundraisers and their wider teams in Community Fundraising best practice
  • Achieving an annual fundraising target in collaboration with the wider team

For more details and to apply please visit the Depaul website

Caritas Diocese of Salford

Caritas Diocese of Salford is a registered charity recognised for the unique services it provides to support the most vulnerable children, families and older people to reduce barriers and help them to fulfill potential. Their vision is that people should be free from poverty, disadvantage and discrimination.

Service areas range from services commissioned by Local Authorities to volunteer-led community projects which enable communities to get involved in their own neighbourhoods. Caritas Diocese of Salford now operate 21 Family and Community Services.

Registered Manager (Fostering)

Date posted: 9th Feb 2017

Closing date: 10 am, 28th February 2017

Interview date: 7th March 2017

Length of contract: Indefinite

Salary: £36,379-£40,057

Hours: 37 per week (flexible)

Location: Salford Head Office

Extra information: CVs not accepted and agencies not allowed

This role includes managing and operating a fostering service. This will involve:

  • Increasing the recruitment of carers and securing placements
  • Working to a Business Development plan
  • Implementing new initiatives within fostering
  • Acting as a panel advisor and chairing meetings

The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of Child Care Legislation, Fostering standards, Safeguarding and the Ofsted Inspection framework
  • IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 2 years experience in fostering
  • Registered Social Worker status with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • The ability to drive with a valid license and use of own vehicle insured for business purpose

For more information and to apply please see this advert and visit the Caritas Diocese of Salford website.

Community Centres Manger (Lalley Centre & Bury Services)

Date posted: 9th Feb 2017

Closing date: 3rd March 2017

Interview dates: 15th March 2017 (formal) & 17th March 2017 (at centre with a panel of volunteers and clients)

Length of contract: Indefinite

Salary: £323,935 – £27,394 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Location: Collyhurst & Bury

Extra information: CVs not accepted and agencies not allowed

This role includes working with adults and families in need through overall management and coordination. This will involve:

  • Management of the centres
  • Management and coordinaiton of the foodbanks
  • Leadership and supervision of staff, volunteers and supporting visitors
  • Identifying gaps in the provision of services to clients
  • Using initiative to devise ways of delivering services and training to improve the lives of visitors to the centres
  • Responsibility for managing financial resources and generating income

The successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to drive with a valid license and use of own vehicle insured for business purpose
  • IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills

For more information and to apply please see this advert and visit the Caritas Diocese of Salford website.

Volunteering:

Marriage Care

Marriage Care is the largest faith-based provider of relationship support services in England and Wales. They provide marriage preparation for those marrying in the Catholic Church as well as professional relationship counselling, and are run by a dedicated team of talented volunteers. Marriage Care is currently advertising several volunteer roles. Please see below for examples of the roles available or visit the volunteering section of the Marriage Care website for a full list.

Head of Centre(s)

Date posted: 13th Feb 2017

Closing date: N/A

Interview dates: Tbc

Salary: N/A

Hours: 6-8 hours per week

Location: London, Reading, Tyneside & working from home

Extra information: Flexibility needed for quarterly centre meetings and attendence to Annual Conference, Head of Centre and National training days. Travel and out-of-pocket expenses will be paid.

This role includes leading a team of volunteers in a number of centres. This will involve:

  • Coordinating and motivating all centre members
  • Recruiting and helping select centre volunteers
  • Chairing centre meetings
  • Leading planning and budgeting processes
  • Raising awareness of Marriage Care in the local area
  • Building relationships with the Catholic Church community and Parish Priests
  • Representing the vision, mission and values of Marriage Care

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in managing and leading a team
  • Experience in recruitment and conducting interviews
  • Communication skills
  • Initiative
  • IT skills
  • Appreciation for the traditions, structures and current developments in the Catholic Church
  • Ability to engage in the Catholic/Christian values and ethos of Marriage Care
  • Ability to work from home

For more information and to apply please visit the Marriage Care website.

Marriage Preparation Course Facilitator(s)

Date posted: 13th Feb 2017

Closing date: N/A

Interview dates: Tbc

Salary: N/A

Hours: Flexible

Location: Local Marriage Care centre

Extra information: Hours include 3 days of initial training, the provision of a minimum of 3 courses per year, preparation of materials prior to courses, attendance to quarterly centre meetings and group supervision as required at a centre, attendance at regional and national conferences

This role includes facilitating engaging one day courses for small groups of couples who are getting married in the Catholic Church. This will involve:

  • Co-presenting and facilitating marriage preparation days
  • Preparing and delivering the course using Marriage Care resources
  • Liaising with the marriage preparation coordinator regarding availability for facilitating courses

The successful candidate will be:

  • A practicing Catholic with an understanding of and commitment to the values of Catholic/Christian marriage
  • Enthusiasic about marriage and supporting couple relationships
  • Experienced in facilitating groups with an understanding of adult learning styles
  • Personal experience of marriage in the Catholic Church
  • Sensitive to the anxieties of couples preparing for marriage
  • Willing to subscribe to and share in the values and ethos of Marriage Care

For more information and to apply please visit the Marriage Care website.