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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, or get in touch if you would like to be considered for future vacancies: ¦ 020 7033 8500.

We currently have vacancies in the following teams:

Communications - Marketing and Events Coordinator 

Volunteers and Active Citizens - All departments

Bump Buddies - Volunteer Opportunity - Mentoring

Bump Buddies - Volunteer Opportunity - Administrative Support

Waterhouse and the Healthy Living Centre - Front of House staff

Communications Team

Marketing and Event Coordinator

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £22,000
Location: Haggerston and Hoxton
Job Ref: MEC1710

We are looking for an organised, multi-tasking person to join Shoreditch Trust as a Marketing and Event Coordinator.

Sitting within the Communications Team, the person will be key to events across the organisation including private dinners, meetings and weddings at our social enterprise restaurant, and community events and activities across Shoreditch Trust. The post-holder will also contribute to the marketing of the venues, creating content and updating social media, websites and printed material.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, and able to think independently whilst working with a team. In return we offer a warm, friendly working environment and excellent opportunities for personal development.

For more information: Download the role description and person specification
Contact: For more information contact Fatima Aihoud at or 020 7033 8545.
To apply: Send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria to accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
Deadline: Wednesday 6 November 8.00am
Interviews: Thursday 14 November

Volunteers and Active Citizens

We are currently seeking volunteers and Active Citizens to join us in autumn and winter 2019/20. Visit the Volunteering page for details.

Bump Buddies Team

Volunteer Opportunity - Mentoring

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

We are looking for women in Hackney, who can give a few hours a week to mentor to mothers-to-be who are struggling during their pregnancy. Mentors provide advice, information and support, and are fully supported by our team.

Personal specification: Mentors should be friendly and open minded, with an enthusiasm for being active in the community. You do not need to have any special training, but you should be willing to offer support in a confidential and non-judgmental way. Our volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and often speak more than one language.

To apply: Complete the on-line application.

Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: ¦ 020 7033 8524.

Volunteer Opportunity - 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.

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

Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: ¦ 020 7033 8524.

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: ¦ 020 7033 8524.

WaterHouse and the Healthy Living Centre

Front of House Staff

Hours: Variable, by rota
Contract: Sessional 
Salary: £10.55 per hour
Location: Waterhouse Restaurant, 8 Orsman Road, N1 5QJ and The Shoreditch Trust Healthy Living Centre, 170 Pitfield Street,  N1 6JP 

We are seeking friendly, helpful staff to join our Front of House team at two charity social enterprise venues: Waterhouse Restaurant and The Healthy Living Centre.

At Waterhouse you will be serving food and drinks to restaurant customers. At the Healthy Living Centre you will meet and greet people visiting the building for activities to support their around their mental and physical health. 

The role includes maintaining high standards of customer service and enabling the smooth operational running of both venues. This is a varied role, suited to a people-person who can juggle multiple tasks whilst maintaining a calm and friendly approach.

This is shift work, mostly in the daytime (10am - 3pm, with breakfast and lunch provided), but with some evenings and weekends. The restaurant closes over Christmas and most bank holidays. Hours are variable, by rota, agreed in advance. The role is ideal for someone looking for work which fits around other commitments.

For more information: Download the role description and person specification

Contact: For more information contact Fatima Aihoud ¦ 020 7033 8545.

To apply: Send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria to with the reference ‘VEFOH02’, accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline: Applications are taken on a rolling basis

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