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Community and Events Assistant, Noah’s Ark Hospice

Noah's Ark Hospice
Post date
26 April 2019
Closing date
27 May 2019
Barnet (North London)
£20,572.50 to £22,000 depending on experience
Permanent; 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Are you looking for a role where you can develop professionally and personally, all whilst working towards something hugely positive and impactful?

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice is an award-winning, growing charity and our people matter enormously.

Our Fundraising Team and the wider charity is made up of passionate, motivated and supportive individuals who all champion the cause and each other. Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice is a community-based hospice service providing care and support for babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families in North and Central London. Our mission is to ensure that families are able to live life as fully as possible while their child is still alive and go on to face the future with hope after bereavement.

This is a hugely exciting time to be joining Noah’s Ark as we look to raise the funds required to expand our existing Hospice-at-Home service and construct what will be the only children’s hospice building in the area – The Ark. Our expanded care provision will ensure that we are able to offer a complete hospice service for the 1,169 babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in our catchment area. Currently our office is conveniently located off Barnet High Street, a few minutes’ walk from High Barnet station on the Northern Line. Our move to The Ark later this year will take us to a beautiful nearby 7.5-acre nature reserve in Barnet. The Role To help Noah’s Ark achieve its necessary growth we are looking for an ambitious, dedicated and reliable individual to play a key role within the busy Fundraising Team.

As Community and Events Assistant you will be responsible for supporting the community and events activities, raising funds for the existing Hospice-at-Home service and helping Noah’s Ark to complete its Building The Ark (hospice building) Appeal. The successful applicant will have the desire and ability to learn fast and hit the ground running.

You will be very personable and have excellent written and communication skills.
You will have a real commitment to making a difference for children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a charity on the up, raise significant funds quickly, work with a dynamic and very successful team, develop your career and make a real difference.

Am I the right person for this Community and Events role?

 Flexible and can-do attitude
 Strong interpersonal skills – able to interact with a wide variety of individuals
 An interest in community and events fundraising
 Excellent time management and organisational skills
 Working on some weekends and evenings will be required. If you are ready for a new challenge and would relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward-thinking organisation, then we would love to hear from you!

Interview date: We will be interviewing on a rolling basis, therefore please apply as soon as possible.

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