Befriending Coordinator

Fixed Term for 12 months (with the possibility for extension)

Part Time – 1 day a week

£26,000pa pro rata

Want to make a difference to people’s lives and help connect people at risk of isolation? We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and experienced Befriending Coordinator to support our expanding Befriending service. Reporting to the Volunteer Manager and working as part of a team, the postholder will be responsible for coordinating our volunteer befrienders to deliver safe, accredited face-to-face and telephone Befriending services to members of the community.

The Coordinator will oversee the volunteer Befriender recruitment process. They will deliver training to Befrienders and will provide supervision and ongoing support. The role requires careful assessment, matching people in the community with volunteers.

Application pack is available here

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Please ensure you cover how you meet the Person Specification in your Cover Letter.

 

The deadline for applications is 9am Monday 7th December. We may close the application process earlier if we receive a high volume of applications, so please ensure that your application is submitted in good time.   


Digital Culture Officer

Fixed Term for 6 months - (with the possibility for extension)

Full Time - 35 hours per week

£22,000 pa

The purpose of this role is to promote Irish culture and community in London, with a focus on digital culture and heritage.

The Digital Culture Officer will support the London Irish Centre with the running and administration of its cultural, heritage and education programme, with a focus on digital. The role is an exciting opportunity to work within and promote Irish arts in London.

The Digital Culture Officer will work with a mix of artists, practitioners, teachers and technical teams to deliver events online, and at the London Irish Centre (within public health guidelines).

The LIC’s cultural programme is led by the Director of Culture and managed by the Arts & Culture Manager, however we would welcome creativity and ideas from an innovative applicant. You will enjoy the buzz of cultural events, communicating with audiences, and delivering excellent productions.

Every week will be different in this exciting role, with great opportunities to work with a diverse mix of creative groups and individuals. The role will require flexible evening and weekend work to manage the events programme and we operate a TOIL system.

Application pack is available here

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Please upload your completed application form to our application portal here

The deadline for applications is 9am Monday 14th December.


Advice Officer (Housing)

Part Time - 2.5 days per week 

Up to £30,000 pro rata, depending on experience

The Advice Service exists to improve opportunities and reduce poverty in London. Working primarily with people who identify as Irish, the service works to empower people using a strengths-based approach. We are part of the Camden Advice Network and work closely with partner agencies to make and receive referrals and deliver services. 

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and with partner agencies to achieve the best outcomes for clients, the Advice Officer will provide advice on housing and welfare benefits as well as advocating with third parties. The role requires good knowledge of the housing and benefits system for both working and non-working age people. 

Application pack is available here.

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Please upload your completed application form to our portal here.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 16th December at 9am.


Advice Officer (Welfare Benefits)

Full Time - 5 Days 

Up to £30,000 pa, depending on experience

The Advice Service exists to improve opportunities and reduce poverty in London. Working primarily with people who identify as Irish, the service works to empower people using a strengths-based approach. We are part of the Camden Advice Network and work closely with partner agencies to make and receive referrals and deliver services. 

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and with partner agencies to achieve the best outcomes for clients, the Advice Officer will provide advice on welfare benefits as well as advocating with third parties. The role requires good knowledge of the benefits system for both working and non-working age people. 

Application pack is available here.

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Please upload your completed application form to our portal here.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 16th December at 9am.


Volunteer Manager 

Fixed Term for 12 months (with possibility for extension)

Part Time - 3 days a week 

Up to £33,000pa pro rata

The London Irish Centre has developed a new volunteering strategy, building on a proud history of volunteering in the London Irish community. We have 300 volunteers providing support in roles as varied as befriending, event support for the culture programme, office admin, specialist expertise, marketing & communications, the Café and our Wellbeing activities. The focus of this exciting new role is to implement the strategy, lead and develop the volunteering programme, be responsible for the recruitment, training, development and support our volunteers and to be a champion for volunteering in the organisation. 

The postholder will be responsible for embedding volunteering across the organisation and be responsible for promoting volunteering and raising awareness of the value of volunteers both internally and externally. Working closely with the entire team, the role will support and develop volunteer involvement and contribution in new ways, making best use of people's motivations and skills in line with the London Irish Centre's strategic objectives. 

Application pack is available here.

To download the application form, click here

Please upload your completed application form to our portal here

The deadline for applications is 9am Tuesday 5th January.