Current Vacancies

Project Officer

Salary: £20,000 – £23,000 pro rata dependent on experience

This is a part time (3 days per week), fixed-term contract role based working at JAN Trust’s head office in North London. FTC until 31st March 2019.

Purpose of the Role:

You will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of JAN Trust’s projects, services and activities.

This is a broad role and would suit an all-rounder.

Main responsibilities:

  • High-level support on various projects including things like overseeing design and production of materials, updating websites etc.
  • Assisting the Director and Head of Operations
  • Monitoring parliamentary activity
  • Advertising opportunities to work with a variety of stakeholders including schools
  • To develop and manage effective relationships with external agencies
  • To provide talks/presentations and lead discussions on issues such as extremism and forced marriages
  • Developing and delivering presentations to a range of audiences
  • Managing social media and increasing our online presence through blogs, online articles etc (writing and uploading these)
  • Liaising face to face with users and assisting them with any issues they may have
  • Keep up to date with developments and legislation around the key issues such as forced marriages, violence against women, hate crime, Islamophobia, extremism etc
  • Researching sensitive issues such as forced marriages, domestic violence, extremism. Assisting with projects/services on these issues.
  • Organising and attending events including liaising with the community, users, politicians, governmental representatives and local authorities
  • Assist in fundraising as well as with applications
  • Marketing and promoting the organisation both online and at face to face meetings
  • Getting involved with press and releases
  • Writing articles
  • Travel in the UK (paid for) and must be comfortable with this
  • Supervise and capacity build volunteers and interns
  • Updating websites
  • Flexibility to work late or extra days in the week if required

This is a role for someone who feels and cares for marginalised women in the UK and who is looking to develop their future in the not-for-profit sector. This is a challenging role and is best suited to someone willing to take on a challenge and the role.

Covering letter must include:

  • Why do you want to work for JAN Trust
  • What you can bring to JAN Trust
  • Issues facing BAME women today and what can be done to combat these issue

Closing date: 1st June 2018.

Applications to be considered on a rolling basis and hence we will not wait until the closing date to fill the position.

A job description and person specification can be requested by emailing info@jantrust.org, quoting the reference: PO-Web-April2018

Projects Assistant Volunteer

Expenses covering travel and lunch (2-3 days per week).

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive, honest and committed individual to join our small team in London as a volunteer. The role is for 6 months for 2-3 days. You must have a keen interest and experience in working with the empowerment of ethnic minority and Muslim women and be committed about our ethos and work.

The role will provide exposure and experience with a range of our services, i.e. integration; hate crime and Islamophobia; VAWG and countering extremism.

Responsibilities include:

  • Relationship building with key organisations.
  • Visiting schools, colleges, community organisations and Masjids on issues such as hate crime, extremism and VAWG.
  • Researching sensitive issues such as VAWG.
  • Organising and attending events
  • Fundraising assistance.
  • Social media.
  • Marketing.
  • Press Liaison.
  • International Development

Other duties:

  • Admin and PA support to the Director.
  • Undertaking outreach work.
  • To maintain all information in line with confidentiality and data protection policies.

To apply please e-mail a comprehensive CV and covering letter showing how you meet the person specification to info@jantrust.org marked for the attention of the Executive Director.

Email your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and why you would like to volunteer for JAN Trust to info@jantrust.org quoting “P.Assistant Volunteer – Web”

Research and Policy Volunteer

Expenses covering travel and lunch (2-3 days per week).

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive, honest and committed individual to join our small team in London as a volunteer. The role is for 6 months for 2-3 days. You must have a keen interest and experience in working with the empowerment of ethnic minority and Muslim women and be committed about our ethos and work.

You will be responsible for research on issues that affect women from the BAMER and Muslim community in the UK. You will also be writing reports on these issues to a high standard. Additionally, researching, shaping policy, lobbying as well as assisting applications and funding proposals. The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills. Experience of BAMER and women’s empowerment will be beneficial.

Other duties:

    • Admin and PA support to the Director.
    • Undertaking outreach work.
    • To maintain all information in line with confidentiality and data protection policies.

Other duties:

  • Admin and PA support to the Director.
  • Undertaking outreach work.
  • To maintain all information in line with confidentiality and data protection policies.

Email your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and why you would like to volunteer for JAN Trust to info@jantrust.org quoting “R&P.Assistant Volunteer – Web”

ESOL Assistants

We are also seeking an experienced ESOL assistant to assist the ESOL teacher(s) in class on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Applicants are urged to apply early as applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Email your CV and covering letter outlining suitability for the role and why you would like to volunteer for JAN Trust to info@jantrust.org quoting “ESOL Assistant – Web”

Classroom Assistants

We are also seeking classroom assistant to assist with our range of classes including ICT, Fashion and English. Applicants are urged to apply early as applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Email your CV and covering letter stating suitability for the role and why you would like to volunteer for JAN Trust to info@jantrust.org quoting “Classroom Assistants – Web”

JAN Trust is always seeking volunteers to assist with various duties from administration, to outreach work, marketing and fundraising. Possessing a community language is advantageous but not essential.

We would also like to hear from individuals who have teaching experience within various fields, in particular ESOL, literacy & numeracy, IT, fashion & design and yoga. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter outlining suitability for the role and why you would like to volunteer for JAN Trust to info@jantrust.org

Equal Opportunities

JAN Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience and different cultural perspectives available in a multi-ethnic and diverse society and where people feel they are respected and valued, and can achieve their potential regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, sexual orientation, religion, gender, disability or age.