Jobs and Volunteering

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

  1. With the national team of Caritas Social Action Network in London.
  2. Offered by independent organisations within the Network, where they have notified us about the opportunity.

If you are interested in volunteering with our member charities, please visit their websites or contact them directly – see the Our Members section of our website to find out more.

Please note that the small national team in London is not able to offer work experience placements or short-term volunteering opportunities.


Listing last updated 14 January 2020

Society of St Vincent de Paul (England and Wales)

Fundraising Manager

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 p.a.

Contract: Full-time, indefinite

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, Communications and Marketing, you will have a passion for fundraising, a personable style and an understanding of the role of fundraising in advancing a charity’s mission.

Key objectives

  • Lead and manage the Trusts and Legacies team
  • Contribute to the development of the Society’s integrated fundraising strategy
  • Support our community support centres and local projects with their fundraising

For more information, please see the full advertisement (external link).

Closing date: 10pm, 6 February 2020

Interview date: week commencing 17 February 2020.

NOAH Enterprise

Chief Executive

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 p.a.

NOAH is a Luton-based charity working across Bedfordshire, with over 30 years’ experience in supporting those who are among the most disadvantaged, are facing crisis and have nowhere else to turn. NOAH provides a practical, empowering, caring and, at times, life-saving service to rough sleepers, those who are marginalised and socially excluded, and people who have fallen into extreme poverty. NOAH is passionately committed to finding better and more effective ways of addressing need.

This is a demanding role. NOAH is highly regarded locally and seen by key statutory partners as a vital contributor to the common good of the community. They recognise the positive impact of a service that is geared primarily to the constructive and lasting benefit of its beneficiaries and delivered with innovation, unwavering commitment and effective outcome.

It requires to be led by an exceptional leader who is driven by values and commitment to serve those among society’s most vulnerable people. You will have experience in a senior position together with the ability to translate Catholic Social Teaching into practical and effective action.

If you believe in the fundamental dignity and worth of every individual and have a resolve to work with those who are among the most in need to improve their life quality and opportunities, have had significant leadership experience, can demonstrate a record of successful management and be an advocate for the people NOAH supports, then we would definitely like to hear from you.

To succeed in this role you will clearly identify with our founding ethos, our vision and our values and have an understanding of the Catholic world. You will be a facilitative and supportive leader who can inspire your team, colleagues, supporters and stakeholders.

For further information, please visit www.noahenterprise.org/vacancies

For an application pack please email stellasinfield@noahenterprise.org

Closing date: 31 January 2020

Interviews: first round planned for week commencing 17 February 2020, second round planned for week commencing 2 March 2020.

Catholics for AIDS Prevention and Support (CAPS)

Ministry Team Leader

Location: London, with regular travel

Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience, from £26,000 to £30,000 p.a.

Contract: 35 hours per week, open to job share. Fixed term contract of 2-3 years.

CAPS seek an exceptional person to lead the charity. You will have responsibility for all aspects of CAPS work. You will relish the challenge of taking CAPS to the next stage of development. You will recruit a professional team to work alongside our dynamic volunteers. You have experience of motivating and leading others. You are passionate about social justice; in sympathy with Christian faith; and understand how a ‘preferential option for the poor’ is applied in this community work setting. You will represent CAPS with bishops and HIV commissioners, and enjoy the company of those CAPS serves. The post holder is supported by trustees and a part-time administrator.

See CAPS at http://caps-uk.org/ & http://positivefaith.net/  For further details of this and to request an application pack, please visit the employer’s website.

Closing date: 22 January 2020