Donations Coordinator

Job Description

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 170 staff and 300 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

Turning Tides are looking for a Donations Coordinator who will develop the donations function within the organisation through building both internal and external relationships. 

You will need to be able to adapt to change, and be an excellent communicator with a creative and proactive approach to meeting operational needs.   

You will join the wider Community Development Team who are committed to supporting our clients in our local communities by seeking opportunities with energy and passion.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful applicant must have a full, clean driving license and be willing to drive the Turning Tides donations van.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the website and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note Turning Tides do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 08 December 2021

Interview date: Thursday 16/Friday 17 December 2021

No agencies please

Turning Tides is an equal opportunities employer which aims to create an environment which respects and welcomes everyone and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves. The organisation values, respects and celebrates diversity. Turning Tides encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Turning Tides are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect our employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronavirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Our organization supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.  Turning Tides are also proud to be a #BantheBoxUK employer, joining more than 160 companies reducing barriers to employment for ex-offenders https://www.bitc.org.uk/programmes/ban-box/why-should-we-ban-box 

Please be aware of Turning Tides’ Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: http://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please note that Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.