Contract Type: Permanent for 1 year

Salary: £10 per hour (depending on experience)

Hours: 6 hours per week

Based: UKeff Shop & Offices, 72 Yorkshire Street, Oldham, OL1 1SR

Closing date: 2nd March 2020

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Application: By CV and Covering Letter by email – jobs@ukeff.org.uk

Download and read detailed Job Description and Person Specification prior to making application via jobs@ukeff.org.uk

JOB PURPOSE

The successful applicant will be instrumental in leading our volunteer team. We’re looking for a proactive individual who has a real understanding of the value of volunteering and has experience of recruiting and supporting volunteers. We are looking for individuals who have determination and are passionate about improving the lives of people affected by homelessness and destitution. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the day to day supervision of volunteer activities in the various UKeff projects and the allocation of various volunteer roles, including any administrative duties to ensure that procedure, policy, admin/finance, are delivered efficiently and effectively by the volunteers.

KEY TASKS

To ensure impartiality and confidentiality when dealing with service users
To maintain confidential case records for the purposes of information retrieval, report preparation and statistical monitoring for the service
To recruit volunteers and assess for necessary skills for applied roles.
To help design, plan and deliver volunteer training programmes to volunteers and staff of UKeff.
To work alongside volunteers, identify any training needs, and to support and retain volunteers.
To uphold and implement policies and procedures of UKeff including customer care, data protection, equalities and health and safety.

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Location: Oldham OL1
Job type: Temporary
Hours: 6 hours per week.
Salary: £10 per hour.
Closing date: 2nd March 2020
Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC
Application: By CV and Covering Letter by email – jobs@ukeff.org.uk
** Download and read detailed Job Description and Person Specification prior to making application at www.ukeff.org/jobs **

JOB PURPOSE

You will join a dynamic fundraising team to assist with projects and activity to help achieve the annual targeted budget specifically through assisting with events programmes and appeals. The role requires the delivery of high quality events and appeals designed to both raise funds and also recruit individual and business supporters to the organisation. This role also forms part of the charity’s growth programme to recruit new supporters through new and existing methods as well as supporting the creation of new fundraising events and partnerships.

KEY TASKS

Based in UKeff Office (Oldham) but working on projects across the community.
Promote and develop existing campaigns and appeals, working alongside other UKeff staff.
To research potential venues, suppliers, sponsors and participants.
To assist in arranging meetings, building relationships and selling event concepts and involvement opportunities to prospective individuals and companies.
Dealing with supporter and supplier enquiries and providing excellent customer service and administration.
Events support and assistance, and attendance at all times including out of hours work.
Adhere to the highest standards of fundraising best practice as set out in the Institute of Fundraising’s Codes of Practice.

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Location: Oldham OL1
Job type: Permanent
Hours: 6 hours per week, including 2 hours on Mondays
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Closing date: 2nd March 2020
Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC
Application: By CV and Covering Letter by email – jobs@ukeff.org.uk
** Download and read detailed Job Description and Person Specification prior to making application at www.ukeff.org/jobs **

JOB PURPOSE

As a Financial Assessment Officer, you will be responsible for the completion of financial assessments, which will establish client eligibility for financial support from the charity. Your work will be split between 2 hours at Oldham Food Aid Hub on Mondays, and the remaining 4 hours to be completed at the UKeff offices working with the office team.

KEY TASKS

Based in UKeff Office (Oldham) and Oldham Food Aid Hub (Mondays).
Meeting clients at Monday drop-ins and by appointment on other days.
Completion of financial assessment application forms.
Complete necessary financial and eligibility checks.
Prepare completed pack to present to panel for consideration of application.
Carry out regular client support assessments on Mondays.

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Contract Type: Part-time

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Hours: 8 hours per week

Based: UKeff Shop & Offices, 72 Yorkshire Street, Oldham, OL1 1SR

Closing date: 2nd March 2020

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Application: By CV and Covering Letter by email – jobs@ukeff.org.uk

** Download and read detailed Job Description and Person Specification prior to making application at www.ukeff.org/jobs **

JOB PURPOSE

The successful applicant will be instrumental in supporting the work of the Charity. We are seeking a bright and flexible Office Administrator who will be required to work on their own initiative, as well as part of a team & will be supported by the Office Manager.

KEY TASKS

Reception & administration duties, 2.5 hours (10.45 – 13.15) every Monday at the Oldham Food Aid Hub. The duties include inputting data and producing weekly reports.
Office administration, 5.5 hours at the UKeff offices. The successful applicants’ duties will include:
• Photocopying documents required for Oldham Food Aid Hub and other projects
• Scanning new service user forms
• Inputting data from existing service user forms
• Archiving old case notes and forms
• Uploading volunteer and other forms from Oldham Food Aid Hub and other data
• Producing a monthly statistics report of service users
• Assist in all other admin duties necessary for the effective operation of the charity
• Letter writing as directed
• Marketing under instruction of the Marketing Head

Full training and support will be provided.

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UK Education and Faith Foundation is seeking two trustees with a relevant background who can lead, champion and develop the services offered by the charity.

About UKeff

UKeff (UK Education & Faith Foundation), was founded in 2009, to rebuild communities around the UK. Our aim is to restore social harmony and balance back into a community, which has had many unstable times. We have various initiatives focusing on community cohesion and improved understanding between different sectors of society, be they of a religious, cultural, ethnic or socio-economic nature.

We are an Oldham based registered charity (®️ Charity No 1150921) run by volunteers, working locally to alleviate social problems and to build bridges between different parts of the community. We rely upon the generous donations of charitable individuals and businesses to be able to carry out our work.

Currently we operate the Oldham Food Aid Hub every Monday where we provide food parcels, advice and support, hot meals and warm clothing. In addition to this we support a large number of needy families in the Oldham area and also victims of domestic abuse. Our service users come from a diverse range of socio-economic backgrounds, ethnicities and faiths. Amongst those we support are the homeless, asylum seekers, refugees, domestic abuse victims, substance users, destitute families and individuals, the elderly and lonely persons.

At UKeff, we also offer our service users benefits advice, liaising with other agencies and services to ensure our dependent users achieve independent lives. Our service users know they are welcome to come back at any time they experience any hardship, as we are always here to help and support and ultimately prevent issues that could lead to homelessness.

What Are We Looking For?

The Trustee may come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds. At this time, UKeff is particularly seeking applications from those with a social welfare/legal/business background who has experience of a trustee or management role.

Please see the linked document for further information about the Trustee duties and essential and desirable person specifications

What is involved?

The Trustee Board together with the co-founders currently meets 4 times a year normally for about 2 hours with one of these being an extended meeting (usually in April) to review and consider direction and strategy. Meetings usually take place quarterly on a weekday evening.

Application & Contact

To express your interest please send us a CV and a covering letter in which you should indicate:

  • Your interest in community development referring to any relevant experience
  • Any experience you have in governance in a charity, private or public body
  • Your goals and what you would hope to contribute as a trustee of UKeff

Download: Trustee-recruitment.docx

To apply or make an enquiry please contact: jobs@ukeff.org.uk

Closing Date: 29th February 2020

Job application status: CLOSED

Applications for this position closed on 17th February 2020. Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified by email in the following week.

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