Head Of Christian Engagement with World Vision


Salary: £45,772 – £53,316 pa + good range of benefits

Terms: Permanent

Locations: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 18 November 2016

Interview Date: 30 November 2016

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day they bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They were proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ in 2014 and 2015 and they are absolutely delighted to be ranked in 9th place in the same category for 2016.

This is a new position within World Vision UK. It’s a role requiring an inspirational leader who can lead World Vision UK on this next stage of its journey to serve and build authentic partnerships with the Church. With a working understanding of the UK Christian context, as well as links across a variety of Christian networks, you will quickly rise to the challenge of finding spaces where the work of the Church and World Vision intersects, contributing to spiritual and social transformation.

This role offers the opportunity to use your collaborative skills and acumen to lead sustainable strategic development of World Vision’s church ministry at the most senior levels, as well as identifying new ways to engage and equip Christians in the UK. This, in turn, will increase the impact of their work to help the world’s most vulnerable children through campaigning, prayer and financial giving.

By demonstrating your Christ-centred life and work in all that you do, you will have the chance to communicate a sense of calling for ministry and leadership by fulfilling the following key responsibilities:

• Leading the ongoing development of World Vision UK’s Christian Engagement strategy
• Overseeing strategy implementation with and through UK churches and Christians
• Exploring and communicating the theological underpinning of our work
• Leading the thinking on how their Christian faith should influence their brand, their development work and their culture
• Growing their influence and support amongst Christian leaders, organisations, denominations and the media
• Representing World Vision UK on faith-based initiatives across the WV Partnership
• Building and strengthening relationships with other faith-based charities, exploring appropriate opportunities for collective impact
As an active and committed Christian, this role will allow you to fully integrate your faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

An outstanding networker as well as an influential and strategic leader, you will be educated to degree level or have relevant professional experience, including skills gained within a marketing or charity fundraising capacity.

In addition to the salary offered, they offer a range of benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement and free parking at their Milton Keynes offices.

Do you have the essential qualities required to perform this key role?

To apply please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website in order to view the Job Description, complete their short online application form and upload your CV.

Please note that if response for this role is higher than anticipated, they reserve the right to commence interviews and appoint before the published closing date.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer and this role requires the post holder to have a Christian faith as an occupational requirement.

No agencies please

Student Volunteer Officer with The Open University Students Association


Salary: £26,052-31,076

Terms: Permanent

Locations: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 12 midday, Friday 4 November 2016

You will be joining a newly formed, small team responsible for improving their current volunteer offering and working to create innovative and inspiring volunteer opportunities for the Students Association. You will work to encourage best practise for their volunteers and to create consistency between teams in the way they work with volunteers. As this is a new role, there are projects waiting to be taken up and there is definite scope for you to have a lasting impact on how the Students Association works with volunteers.

The Person

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a passion for working with volunteers as well as good experience in the sector. They are looking for someone who loves a challenge and approaches projects in a creative and confident manner. Working in a small team, it is important that you are comfortable sharing ideas and working from your own initiative. You will be the sort of person who is looking to make a move into a role where you can make your mark on how things are done, as this is a brand new team for the Students Association.

The Organisation

The Open University Students Association is the largest Students Association in the UK serving the interests of over 200,000 part-time students spread across the UK, Europe and beyond. Their job is to represent the interests of this vast and extremely diverse body of students. Whilst they operate within a world-class University, they are not governed by the OU. The OU Students Association is an independent organisation, a registered charity in its own right, run by elected student leaders. Their small team of dedicated, professional staff provide the vital support needed to deliver excellent services across the breadth of their student population.

To apply Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website for the person specification.

No CVs will be accepted. OU Students Association Application forms and further particulars with more information on the role, our organisation and the selection process can be downloaded from The Open University website.


The Open University Students Association is committed to Equal Opportunities in education and employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.