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.
Trustees posted 29 July 2015
Voluntary role (unpaid)
The Vegetarian Society is looking for Trustees. Can you help us to influence, inspire and support people to embrace and maintain a vegetarian lifestyle?
Our Trustees are responsible for the strategic direction and governance of the organisation and our Board of Trustees has set an ambitious five year strategy which will deliver impact and excellence.
We are looking for new Trustees that are enthusiastic and keen to help us deliver this strategy and make a difference. We are committed to recruiting a Board that reflects our membership and the wider vegetarian community.
For an application pack please see 'Standing as a trustee' link to the left of this page.
Administration Officer posted 14 July 2015
Part time: 21 hrs
Salary: SCP scale The scale is SCP 10 to 17, and the salary range is £14,338 to £17,372 (pro rata)
This will be on a fixed term contract until March 2017 to be reviewed towards the end of this period.
We are looking for a Part Time Administration Officer to be based in our headquarters which is located in Parkdale, a converted mansion house surrounded by private gardens, five minutes from the M56 and within close proximity to Altrincham.
Reporting to the Head of Admin/PA to the CEO, the person in this role will influence, inspire and support people to embrace and maintain a vegetarian lifestyle. You will need to be able to demonstrate how you uphold our vegetarian values in your personal life.
Main duties to provide a range of administration and operation support across the organisation to enable us to work smoothly and efficiently.
For further information on this position please see the attached job description and person specification.
To apply for this post please enclose a letter detailing how you meet the criteria set out in the job specification along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: Alison Fawkner, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4QG.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 24 August.
Interviews will take place on Friday 28 August.
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 Alison on 0161 925 2005 or email email@example.com.
No agencies please.