Working for the Vegetarian Society
The Vegetarian Society is a national charity based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester. Members of our small professional staff team report to the charity’s Council of Trustees. To find out more about the Vegetarian Society and its mission, values, activities and strategic aims, please refer to the Extracts from the Business Plan 2014 document and our Five-Year Strategy.
We enjoy a friendly working environment, flexible hours and great job satisfaction; supporting and representing vegetarians across the UK as well as promoting educational messages about vegetarian issues.
The Vegetarian Society values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applications can be made by post or email. Please contact us if you require a different format. We will not accept applications from agencies.
Vacancies are advertised here so if you would like to work with us, please check the site regularly.
We are also always keen to hear from potential volunteers. Volunteering with us can be very rewarding and can help you to gain skills and experience.
Local Group Research & Consultation Project Officer posted 20 May 2016
Fixed Term Contract: 35 hrs per week for 4 months
Salary: The scale is SCP 29 £25,440 per year (pro rata)
This post is open to job shares, secondments and freelance workers.
The Local Group Research & Consultation Project Officer will work closely with the CEO of the Vegetarian Society Lynne Elliot and be managed by and report to the Head of Campaigns and Engagement Lance Bell.
The project: The local group research & consultation project is to explore whether the Vegetarian Society should expand its network of local groups, how they should be supported and how local groups can support the work of the Vegetarian Society, through sharing the agreed messages and potential fundraising.
The project worker will carry out both desk based research, questionnaires and face to face consultation with current groups, but also look at the opportunities to expand the network including the creation of new communities of interest: e.g. Vegetarian Mothers
You will explore the relationships other national charities have with their local support networks and advise on the best approach to be taken by the Vegetarian Society.
For further information on this position please see the job description and person specification.
To apply for this post, please enclose a letter detailing how you meet the individual criteria set out in the person specification along with your CV to email@example.com or post to: Lance Bell, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4QG.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 27th June.
Interviews will take place on Friday 1st July.
The Vegetarian Society aims to be a positive employer. We operate a 35-hour week, flexible lieu-time scheme and stakeholder pension.
If you have any queries regarding the post, please call Lance on 0161 925 2042 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the nature of the post, candidates need to agree with Vegetarian Society vision and values and able to demonstrate them in their personal life.
No agencies please.