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We seek out and nurture uniquely committed and talented people to work with us.
We make sure that they are happy by providing a workplace pension, structured and regular support and supervision, union recognition and a workplace that encourages innovation and ideas.
At Quaker Social Action, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.
Down to Earth Manager
Full Time: 36hrs p/w
Established in 2010, Down to Earth is a project that offers immediate, practical and free support to people on low incomes struggling with basic funeral costs. The only project is the only one of its kind in the UK, working with individuals from all over the country, and using knowledge and support to help them to find a funeral that is both affordable and meaningful.
Building on Down to Earth’s existing firm foundations, you will leading through a time of development. With more people each year coming to the project for advice, there is a focus on expanding the reach of the service through the use of online tools and the delivery of in-house training. Meanwhile, thought will need to be given to how Down to Earth can learn from and take forward the legacy of Fair Funerals, the project’s partnering campaign, which is scheduled to end this year.
As manager of the project you must be diligent, resilient and creative, willing to lead from the front, and able to take satisfaction from delivering work of the highest standard. The rewards will be in having a varied workload, within a friendly, close-knit and supportive work environment and making a direct contribution to the charitable aims of QSA.
Please download the job pack for full information and how to apply. The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 12 March 2018.
Part Time: 20hrs p/w
Based within our central office in Bethnal Green, the resources officer role sits at the heart of QSA and is vital in enabling the safe and smooth running of many aspects of our work. The part-time position involves managing a range of responsibilities, from offering a warm welcome to visitors and callers, to ensuring our offices give a professional impression, to providing administrative support to project staff.
QSA is a busy charity with multiple projects, so there will be lots of priorities to balance. You will need to be able to look forward and plan out what the practical needs of the organisation will be, from the next week to the next month, and ensure that these needs are met – creating a smooth and calm working life for colleagues.
The role – and the organisation – will suit someone who is looking for a close-knit and supportive working environment, who understands the need to be flexible and sometimes all-hands-on-deck. The rewards will be in having a varied workload, within a friendly work environment and making a direct contribution to the charitable aims of QSA.
Please download the job pack for full information and how to apply. The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 19 February 2018.