Employment Opportunities

Opportunities with BCT:


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!Print

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.


Other opportunities

Administration Assistant (SCWA)

Stop Child Witch Accusations (SCWA) is a UK-based coalition of agencies and individuals that is helping to lead the way in addressing witchcraft accusations against children in different parts of the world. You will be part of a small and dynamic team that is seeking through its work to bring an end to this form of harm against children.

Length of vacancy: one-year term with review.

Location: working from home as part of a virtual team, with occasional UK travel (such as to quarterly meetings in Central London).

Status: part-time volunteer – up to 8 hours a week.

Closing date for applications: October 26th, 2018

Role to commence: late November or early December 2018

The role: You will provide administrative support to the work of the SCWA Steering Group, develop and maintain efficient and effective record-keeping systems, assist with the organising and running of SCWA events, and create and maintain SCWA’s social media communications.

The successful candidate will have proven experience and good proficiency in:

  • administration in a business or charity context;
  • computer literacy including Word and Excel;
  • using social media.

The successful applicant will be able to work within SCWA’s vision and Christian ethos.

To apply: For a role description and to receive an application form, please contact Carolyn Gent, SCWA Vice-Chair:

Email: carolyng@bethanychildrenstrust.org.uk

Phone: +44 (0)7795 909534


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