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We are a London Living Wage employer and have achieved the gold standard Investors in People award.

We have about 30 staff and offer a range of employment benefits as well as the opportunity to work for a well known and respected non profit organisation.

Benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave and additional  leave days over the festive period;
  • continual professional development – both in house and external training relevant to your role;
  • up to two weeks paid study leave per year;
  • an employer pension contribution of 6%;
  • cycle to work scheme;
  • a summer staff away day and a festive party.

Head of Youth Programmes 

 Conditions of work

  • Salary: £42,000 pa pro rata
  • Hours: 4 days per week (28 hours), 9.30 – 5.30pm. Work outside of these hours will be necessary as required and will be compensated for with corresponding time in lieu. This may increase to full time subject to funding being secured
  • Notice period: 3 months
  • Contract: permanent (3-month probation period)

How to apply

For further details please download the job description and read the background documents below. If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Jake Ferguson CEO Hackney CVS, jake@hcvs.org.uk.

To submit an application please complete the personal information form and the application form, available to download below, and return to recruitment@hcvs.org.uk by 9.30pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Interviews are on 5 December at our offices in Dalston, E8.

About the role 

Hackney CVS is looking for an experienced programme manager with youth work skills to lead our youth department. For many years we have been at the forefront of new ways to support young people into work, particularly black young men, having successfully developed and implemented a number of high profile local initiatives including Talentmatch and DWP work programmes. We have also developed an approach to youth leadership which genuinely gives young people the opportunity to excel in various peer to peer engagement activities in the local community.

As an experienced practitioner, you will have led successful youth programmes working with partner organisations and understand what works to improve the lives of young people. You will also have experience of supporting young peoples’ pastoral needs and be confident in addressing safeguarding and mental health issues which young people face.

As a strategic thinker you will also be able to put your ideas into practice by working with young people, local youth organisations and statutory organisations to secure funds for community led action. Hackney CVS co-founded the Young Black Men’s Strategic Programme with Hackney Council which is taking a long term approach to improve outcomes for young people and African Heritage communities in Hackney.

If this is you then please don’t hesitate to contact us for a discussion about the role or simply apply using the application pack attached.

Hackney CVS is a values driven organisation committed to making Hackney a Fairer place and is therefore an employer which encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Documents

Personal details

Job description

Application form

Hackney CVS Projects

About Hackney CVS’s approach to supporting young people

Hackney Young Black Men Strategic Programme – summary

Development Officer

  • Do you understand the needs of small voluntary sector organisations?
  • Could you enable and support the voluntary and community sector in Hackney?
  • Do you want to work towards a fairer Hackney?

We are looking for a Development Officer to support Hackney’s voluntary & community sector to meet the needs of Hackney residents. With a particular focus on BAMER community groups, small and grass root organisations.

The role will also provide advice, capacity building and organisational development support to existing and new voluntary and community organisations operating in Hackney.

Conditions of work

Salary: £28-£32,000 pa pro rata

Hours: 3 days per week, 9.30 – 5.30pm. Work outside of these hours will be necessary as required and will be compensated for with corresponding time in lieu

Notice period: 1 month

For further information please download the job description.

To apply

Please complete the personal information form, the application form and the equality & diversity monitoring forms, available to download below, and return to recruitment@hcvs.org.uk by

Application deadline: 12.00pm (midday) on 25th November

Interviews will be on 4 December

Hackney CVS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Documents

Personal details

Job description

Application form

Development & Programme Manager 

·         Are you an experienced major donor fundraiser?

·         Can you build relationships with corporate companies, local SMEs and local residents?

Hackney CVS is looking for someone to revive the successful Hackney Giving programme by enabling local voluntary and community sector organisations to deliver projects which tackle complex social problems facing local communities. You will develop SME business donation packages, host local Hackney Giving Live events, create a Hackney Giving grant pot and market these to key stakeholders and potential donors. You will also coordinate local fundraising giving circles using volunteers drawn from local residents interested in ‘giving back’ to their local communities.

Conditions of work

Salary: £33-£36,000 pa pro rata

Hours: 3 days per week, 9.30 – 5.30pm. Work outside of these hours will be necessary as required and will be compensated for with corresponding time in lieu

Notice period: 1 month

To apply

Please complete the personal information form and the application form and return to recruitment@hcvs.org.uk by 9.30am on Monday 25 November 2019.

Interviews will be on Friday 6 December

Documents

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Meet the team 

Meet the trustees

Hackney CVS can pride itself in having very professional staff dedicated to realising the aims of the organisation. There were many examples of colleagues helping each other and sharing knowledge and skills to support clients and contribute to the plans of the organisation.

Javier Jaso, IIP assessor