Current Vacancies (Paid and Voluntary)

Below you will find our current vacancies some of which are paid and some are voluntary. 

 

 

 

Shop Manager for our new shop in Llandudno  

 

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends

Salary £15,112.50 P.A

25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays

You will manage a busy charity shop and lead a team of dedicated volunteers.  Previous experience is essential and charity shop management would be beneficial. We are looking for someone with drive and enthusiasm who will be able to achieve sales target as well as supporting the Society’s charitable aims to serve those in need.   This is a great opportunity to manage your own shop and to make a difference to people in the local community who are in need.  You will have good verbal and written skills, and be IT literate.  Strong organisational skills and initiative are essential.

Applications are invited from individuals who can empathise with the Society’s ethos and values and actively work with local SVP members.

Job Description

Please send your completed Application Form by email to: honorac@svp.org.uk 

post to: Honora Crisp, St Vincent's, Unit 3B Townley Park Industrial Estate, Middleton Manchester M24 2UF

Closing date:  23 September  2016 

Interview will be held 29 September 2016


 

Assistant Shop Manager – Llandudno

Part time 22.5 hours per week, including weekends

Salary £14,352 P.A pro. Rata ( £7.36 per hour)

25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays

The SVP is seeking to recruit an Assistant Shop Manager, for our new shop in Llandudno  

You will assist in the running of a busy charity shop and help manage a team of dedicated volunteers.  Previous experience in retail and / or charity retail would be beneficial, but not essential. We are looking for someone with drive and enthusiasm who will be able to achieve sales target as well as supporting the Society’s charitable aims to serve those in need.   This is a great opportunity to help manage a shop and to make a difference to people in the local community who are in need.  You will have good verbal and written skills, and be IT literate.  Strong organisational skills and initiative are essential.

Applications are invited from individuals who can empathise with the Society’s ethos and values and actively work with local SVP members.

Job Description

Please send your completed Application Form by email to: honorac@svp.org.uk

or post to: Honora Crisp, St Vincent's, Unit 3B Townley Park Industrial Estate, Middleton Manchester M24 2UF

Closing date:  23 September  2016 

Interviews:       30 September 2016

 


 

TRUSTS FUNDRAISER

NATIONAL OFFICE, LONDON

Objectives:

Maximise income from grant making bodies, and develop effective relationships with trusts that can support the SVP.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Work with the CMF Manager to prepare and write grant applications to charitable trusts and foundations
  2. Research and apply to new trusts
  3. Ensure that personalisation is at the centre of all our relationships with trust supporters and, where appropriate, to be the contact point for trust funders
  4. Develop effective internal relationships with other members of staff to gather information for grant applications
  5. Work with the rest of the fundraising team, including the trust fund volunteer, to maximise funding opportunities from all donors

The above list is not exhaustive and other duties relevant to the post may be required from time to time. 

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 pro rata, depending on experience

Hours: 22.5 hours over 5 days

Holidays: 25 days per year pro rata

Closing Date : Thursday11th August

Interviews: 22nd August

Download Job Description here.

Download SVP Application Form here.

Please send completed Application Form tobryana@svp.org.uk

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Volunteer Opportunities (London SE17)

We are currently looking for volunteers to fulfil the following roles at our National Office based at Elephant & Castle, London.  We will reimburse your travel costs and pay for lunch up to £3.50.
 

Admin Assistant - Christmas Card Orders (London SE17)

The SVP Administrative Team are seeking a volunteer to help process Christmas Card orders. 

Duties include selecting, packing and franking Christmas card parcels. 

The volunteer will be available between November 25th and December 10th. 

Email PriscillaS@svp.org.uk or telephone Priscilla on 0207 703 3030.

Expenses will be paid to cover your travel and lunch:  Travel up to £8 per day and Lunch up to £3.50.


Volunteer Database Assistant (London SE17)

We are currently looking for a Volunteer to assist the Database Officer based at our officers in Elephant & Castle - London

Maintaining a database of over 10,000 people can be a challenge.  The volunteer database assistant will help with the following:

Maintaining records
Entering new records
Making amendments
Making phone calls
Filing documents

If you can spare 2 to 3 days per week, please contact Teddy Curran for an application form.  Tel: 020 7703 3030 or E-mail: teddyc@svp.org.uk 

Expenses will be paid to cover your travel and lunch:  Travel up to £8 per day and Lunch up to £3.50.

Volunteer Office Assistant – Youth Department (London SE17)

Help young people to make a difference in society with their own charitable works, whilst gaining great experience in a third sector organisation.

Key tasks include:

  • Providing support in the day to day work of a large charity, in support of its various projects, which includes: answering phones, data input, filing, research, arranging meetings and general admin;
  • Planning, creating and implementing social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as well as emerging social platforms;
  • Assisting with Fundraising
  • Other ad hoc duties & office administration.

The position is for a minimum of 1 day a week and starts immediately with travel (£6 per day) and food (£3.50 per day) expenses paid, according to valid receipts. For more information download the following document:

Volunteer Office Assistant Youth Department Role Description

 

Design Volunteers (Publications) - London SE17

  • National Office, London (near Elephant & Castle tube station)
  • 2/3 days per week – 10.00am – 4.00pm
  • Remuneration: £6.00/day towards travel and up to £3.50/day towards lunch

To assist with the production of SVP publications, including:

  • Annual Report
  • Friends Newsletter
  • Staff Newsletter
  • Other leaflets, flyers and posters

It is necessary that applicants are able to use Quark and Photoshop.

Please contact Bryan Allen at bryana@svp.org.uk  for an application or for more information.


Volunteer Opportunities (UK-wide)
We are currently looking for volunteers to fulfill the following roles at locations throughout the country.

Community Shop Volunteers

  • Locations include: Leeds, Hallam, Manchester, Wirral, Tyne and London
  • Hours are flexible
  • Expenses / Tea & Coffee / Staff Discount in SVP shops

Shop volunteers of varying descriptions and skills are currently required at our Community Shops across the country. All aspects of work involved with running a busy Community Charity Shop including: sorting and pricing, stock preparation and replenishment, cash handling and serving customers, merchandising and display, etc.

Collection/Delivery Volunteers
  • Locations include: Leeds, Hallam, Manchester, Wirral, Tyne and London
  • Hours are flexible
  • Expenses / Tea & Coffee / Staff Discount in SVP shops

Collection and delivery volunteers are needed to assist the driver in collecting donations and delivering from the shop. 

Driver Volunteers
  • Locations include: Leeds, Hallam, Manchester, Wirral, Tyne and London
  • Hours are flexible
  • Expenses / Tea & Coffee / Staff Discount in SVP shops

Volunteer drivers are needed to cover and support the regular driver on the van, assist in offering weekend/evening collections and deliveries. Use of own car would be an advantage. 

Electrical Appliance Engineers & PAT Testers
  • Locations include: Leeds, Hallam, Manchester, Wirral, Tyne and London
  • Hours are flexible
  • Expenses / Tea & Coffee / Staff Discount in SVP shops

Electrical appliance engineers and PAT testers are needed to test and/or refurbish white goods and small electrical appliances prior to sale in the shop. 

All of the shop positions listed above are unpaid, but reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed and tea and coffee provided as well as staff discount on items sold in the shops. Hours are flexible, with varying shift options, working around when volunteers are available to help. Full training is provided. To apply, email Tony Nolan at tonyn@svp.org.uk for further information.