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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 and volunteering opportunities: ¦ 020 7033 8500.

We currently have vacancies in the following teams:

Blue Marble TrainingBlue Marble Training Project Coordinator

Bump Buddies - Volunteer Opportunity - Mentoring

Bump Buddies - Volunteer Opportunity - Administrative Support

Waterhouse Restaurant - Front of House, rolling deadline 

Blue Marble Training

Project Coordinator, 21 hours, £23,000 pro rata (£13,800)

We are seeking a Project Coordinator for Blue Marble Training. Blue Marble Training supports vulnerable young people coping with a range of issues, such as social isolation, poverty, homelessness, violence, insecure immigration status, trauma, poor mental and/or physical health and chaotic lifestyles.

The scheme provides chef training, pastoral support, mentoring and work experience that help young people who are not working, studying or training to be more independent, develop skills and access opportunities to achieve long-term careers.

The project works closely with Waterhouse Restaurant, a social enterprise run by Shoreditch Trust, which provides trainees with industry experience in a live kitchen, serving lunch to customers Monday to Friday.

As the Blue Marble Training Coordinator, you will play a vital role in the running of the project, acting as a point of contact for trainees outside of the training environment and supporting them to maintain their engagement with the project.

More information: Download the role description and person specification

To apply: Send a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the main points of the person specification to, quoting reference BMTPC01

Your application should be accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Deadline for applications: Friday 12th July 2019, 5pm.

Interview date: Wednesday 17th July 2019

Contact: Fatima Aihoud, 020 7033 8545

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.

Role description: See our Mentoring page for more information.

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-judgemental 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 Team

Venue and Events Front of House Staff, £10.55 per hour

We are not actively recruiting for front of house staff, however if you are interested in the role, please send in your CV and we will keep it on file for our next round of recruitment.

We are often seeking personable multi-tasking staff to expand our Front of House team and support the work that we deliver at two of our social enterprise venues: The Shoreditch Trust Healthy Living Centre and Waterhouse Restaurant.

This is shift work, with variable hours by rota. Working hours are allocated according to availability across office hours, evenings and weekends. The role is ideally suited to candidates who are seeking work which fits around other commitments.

The role includes maintaining high standards of customer service and enabling the smooth operational running of both venues, acting as the first point of contact for customers and building users. This is a varied role and is ideal for a people-person who can juggle multiple tasks while maintaining excellent customer service.

For more information: Download the role description and person specification

Contact: For more information, please 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 ‘VEFOH01’, accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

This job opportunity has a rolling deadline and you will only be contacted if you are invited for an interview.

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