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Jobs and Volunteering

We are always on the lookout for people who are interested in joining our team. Please see a list of current opportunities below, and feel free to get in touch if you would like to be considered for future vacancies and volunteering opportunities: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8500.


We currently have vacancies in the following teams:

Bump Buddies - Volunteer positions

Smokefree - Volunteer positions

Waterhouse Restaurant - Kitchen Porter, Front of House.

“Thank you so much Abby for everything. It was a pleasure meeting you and all of the others, you all have made me feel so welcomed and comfortable. I will never forget this amazing experience with such good people like yourself, Temi and Lamar. I honestly cannot thank you all enough for all of the support you have already given me, it was and always will be a pleasure.”

- Zeynep Tonbul, Volunteer with the Finance Department, 2016

 

Assets and Enterprises Team

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There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Assets and Enterprises Team.

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Blue Marble Training Team

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There are not currently any vacancies in the Blue Marble Training Team.

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Bump Buddies Team

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There are not currently any vacancies in the Bump Buddies Team.
 

Volunteering Opportunities
Mentoring
Hours: Minimum of 4 hours per week, for at least 12 months.

Main tasks: We recruit women locally to become mentors to mothers-to-be who are struggling with some aspect(s) of pregnancy. Mentors provide advice, information and support to mothers-to-be, and are fully supported by our team at all times.

Role description: See our Mentoring page for more information.

Personal specification: Mentors are friendly and open minded, with an enthusiasm for being active in their communities, and offering support in a confidential and non-judgemental way. Our volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and often speak more than one language.
Essential:
• Non–judgemental
• Reliable
• Good listener
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Committed to the development of others
• Willing to use own time on user’s behalf
• Discreet
• Able to respect confidentiality
• Open and self-aware
• Caring attitude
• Calm in difficult situations
• Good written skills
• Proficient in email communication
• Able to work independently.

Desirable:
• Experience of working in a team
• Has an understanding of the client group
• Well informed about Hackney and its services for families
• A mother.

To apply, please click here and complete the on-line application.

Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.

Administrative Support
Hours: Minimum 4 hours per week, for at least 6 months.

Main tasks: Co-ordinating staff diaries and booking appointments, communicating with clients and professionals, maintaining spreadsheets.

Role description: You can download the role description here.

Personal specification:
Essential
• Good written, communication and administrative skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good organisational skills/ability to multi-task
• Proficient in ICT (Word, Excel)
• Experience of working in a team
• Good interpersonal skills
• Understanding the importance of confidentiality
• Able to work independently.

Desirable
• Good knowledge of Hackney and its services for families.

To apply, please click here and complete the on-line application.

Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.

Community REACH Champion
Hours: Flexible, commitment of 6 months (June - November 2017). We have two planned training days on 6th and 13th June 2017.

Main tasks: We’re looking for volunteers to join the Bump Buddies team on a brand new project called Community REACH. You can read more about the project here.
Our Community REACH Champions will do outreach activities in various locations across Dalston ward, having conversations with the women and families who live there about the value and benefits of early antenatal care.
We will provide full training and support in the role.

Role description: We are planning a six month programme to deliver outreach across the borough between June and November 2016. Community REACH Champions will visit children’s centres, community and faith groups, public events and health services, among other places, to talk to women of all ages and backgrounds about antenatal care. We will give full training and support to do this, taking into account volunteers’ experience and preferences, and are very flexible about time commitments.
Community REACH Champions will make a difference to women’s health in the borough. The role will also be an opportunity to develop skills in teamwork, communication and outreach and to meet like-minded people and people from different backgrounds in your community.

Personal specification: We are looking for volunteers with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who are enthusiastic to talk to women living in the area about pregnancy. The role will also involve some note-taking and record-keeping. Our aim is to gather a group of volunteers that are a good representation of the population of Dalston ward.
Essential:
- Open and approachable
- Enthusiastic
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Committed to helping women access the best care throughout pregnancy
- Interest in the issues surrounding antenatal care
- Able to respect confidentiality
- Good written skills
- Able to maintain basic records
- A connection to Dalston ward (e.g. live/work in the ward)

Desirable:
- Knowledge of other languages
- Knowledge or connections with particular communities within Dalston ward

To apply, please click here and complete the on-line application.

Contact: For more information, please contact Caz Hattam: caz@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8540.

Other Opportunities
If you have practical skills or knowledge that might help us in our programme’s aims we would love to hear from you: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.

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Communications Team 

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Core Team

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Food for Life Team

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Healthy Living Centre Team

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Peace of Mind Team

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There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Peace of Mind Team.

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Smokefree Team

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There are not currently any vacancies in the Smokefree Team.

Volunteering Opportunities
NHS Community and Bilingual Stop Smoking Service - Stop Smoking Community Champion
Want to improve the health of friends, family and community? Volunteer as a Stop Smoking Community Champion with the NHS Community and Bilingual Stop Smoking Service in Hackney east London.

Hours: Three to four hours per week, variable timings.

Main tasks: Help promote the Stop Smoking Service at local events and festivals, talk to people on a one-to-one basis and in small groups, be a point of information for the project, provide support to participants, assist at training sessions for new Community Champions.

Role description: You can download the role description and person specification here.

Personal specification: Training is available four times per-year.
Essential: 
• You must be a non-smoker
• You will have a recognised standing or position in the local community
• An interest in local people and the issues that affect their lives
• Ability to influence others
• Good communication skills and keenness to interact face-to-face
• Enthusiasm about stopping smoking and keenness to share this with others
• Sensitive, non-judgemental and understanding of the need for confidentiality
• Willing to endorse and work with the key messages about the value of stopping smoking and the wider Smokefree Hackney initiative.

Contact: For more information, please contact Fred Agbah: fred@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8509.

To Apply,
 fill out the Application Form and send it to fred@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.
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Waterhouse Team

www.waterhouserestaurant.co.uk

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Kitchen Porter
Waterhouse restaurant prides itself on delivering friendly, efficient service. If you’re passionate about food and would like to work in a training restaurant that makes a real difference - this is the role is for you.

Hours: Shifts.

Main tasks: Cleaning the Restaurant, Kitchen and internal areas, assisting the kitchen and chef on duty, restaurant tasks.

Role description: You can download the job description here.

Personal specification:
Essential:
At least 12 months' experience as a Kitchen Porter
Dedicated and energetic attitude
Great communication skills.

Wage: £9.75 per hour

Contact:
 For more information, please contact Fatima Aihoud: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8545.

To apply, please send your CV to: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.

Waterhouse Front of House Floor Staff
Waterhouse Restaurant is one of the area's hidden gems and a great place to come for breakfast, lunch or private functions. Waterhouse offers visitors a unique dining experience with a deliciously tempting yet ethical menu featuring the freshest seasonal ingredients. The canal side restaurant is host to Shoreditch Trust's Blue Marble Training Programme, providing opportunities for young adults to access careers in food.

If you’re passionate about food, energetic and would love to work in a stunning location – this is the role for you.

Hours: Shifts.

Main tasks: Taking orders, serving customers, ensuring the restaurant areas are presentable and clean.

Personal specification:
Essential:
Minimum 1 years’ experience in a customer facing role
Experience of using booking systems
Computer literate and very familiar with word and excel.

Desirable:
Personal Licence holder
First Aid and Fire Warden training
Experience of working with young people, perhaps in a college or community setting
Working history of working with people with additional needs, perhaps in a school or community setting and/or charity.

Wage: £9.75 per hour

Contact:
 For more information, please contact info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8545.

To apply, please send a CV, Equal Opportunities Form and cover letter describing how your skills/experience match our requirements to info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.
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Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Waterhouse Team.

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