Employment Opportunities

Opportunities with BCT:

Operations Manager:

Do you want to use your skills and experience to develop and strengthen the operations of a small and dynamic charity working on behalf of marginalised children? Then this is your opportunity!

The Bethany Children’s Trust (BCT) influences, mobilises and equips churches (locally and globally) to lead their communities in protecting and nurturing vulnerable children and addressing beliefs, practices and circumstances that lead to their harm.Print

The Role:

BCT’s operations are virtual rather than office-based. The team connects or meets regularly for strategic planning, review and to pray together. We are looking for someone with proven management experience in the charity sector who will:

  • oversee the smooth running, resourcing and strategic development of BCT’s internal operations and services;
  • manage the support and development of BCT staff;
  • take the lead in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation of BCT’s operations.

The role also entails helping to give support and guidance to BCT’s overseas project partners.

The successful candidate will have significant, proven experience in:

  • management responsibility within a charity;
  • organisational and team development;
  • policy development and ensuring compliance with GDPR and charity regulations;
  • overseas project development and working cross-culturally;
  • working with marginalised children.

The successful applicant will be committed to BCT’s Christian beliefs.

Status: Part-time (3 days a week)

Location: Home worker – working virtually

Salary: On application

To commence: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Sunday 2 September 2018

To find out more or to receive an application form, please contact Susie Howe, Director.

Email: susieh@bethanychildrenstrust.org.uk

Tel: +44 (0)7786 065169



BCT has a passion and vision to see the Christian church leading the way in creating local and global societies where every child is valued, kept safe, nurtured and free to reach their God-given potential. If you share that passion and want to use your skills and some of your time to help bring about change and transformation, so that marginalised children can flourish, then read on!

At this key time of growth, The Bethany Children’s Trust (BCT) is looking for up to three special people to join our Board of Trustees. You will play an invaluable part in helping to lead the development of BCT and ensuring that our God-given vision and mission are kept at the heart of all that we do. You will enjoy the support of a prayerful, close-knit, excellent team and the adventure of seeing God at work in and through us!

The board’s main responsibilities include helping to set the direction and goals of BCT; protecting and promoting our vision and values; ensuring good governance and fulfilling our statutory responsibilities.

We are particularly looking for people who have experience in any of the following areas:

  • International, cross-cultural experience – particularly with children at risk
  • Fundraising and development and supporter relations
  • Communications

Candidates will be willing and able to give an equivalent of around 12 days a year to the role and to commit themselves to a minimum three-year term.

Successful applicants will be committed to BCT’s Christian beliefs.

For an informal chat, or more information, including details of how to apply, please contact Andrew Forsyth, Chair of Trustees:

Email: andrew.forsyth18@gmail.com

Tel: +44 (0)7969 790876

We look forward to hearing from you.


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