Vine Trust: Connecting People to Make a Difference

Job Opportunity - Finance / Office Administrator

Posted on August 05, 2014 by Stewart.

Finance / Office Administrator
£20,000 per year – Leith, Edinburgh
(Full time 36 hours per week)

The Vine Trust is an international, interdenominational Christian charity with a passion to connect people to some of the poorest communities in South America and East Africa to change lives. Through our short term volunteering programmes, we partner with local organisations to help build their capacity as they work at grassroots level. 

Currently our volunteers support the delivery of a health service on the Peruvian Amazon, build homes for orphan and abandoned children in Tanzania and support residential centres for Street Children across Peru through our educational expeditions and maintenance programmes. Later this year, our first volunteer medical trip will travel to Lake Victoria, Tanzania.

As a Trust, we have annual revenue of approx £1.5m, which comprises of donations from individuals, corporates and trusts, volunteer trip income, income from fund-raising events and gift aid. Using Finance Coordinator and Excel software, detailed management accounts and cash flows are prepared each month.

In 2015, we will send in the region of 400 volunteers overseas. A quality volunteer trip and office administration function ensures all volunteers have a positive experience while in Peru or Tanzania.   

This post requires a motivated person, with a passion for the poor, an eye for detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-moving team environment.

You will be a self-starter with book-keeping and spreadsheet experience along with general office admin ability. A can-do attitude, along with a clear and enthusiastic endorsement of the Trust’s ethos, is essential.

If you have the experience and have a desire to help this international charity by using your skills to support a proactive executive and volunteer team, then get in touch.

Please send your letter of application, along with your CV and two referees whom we could contact (who can speak about you and your abilities without being members of your extended family) to:-

Robert Alexander - Head of Admin. & Communications.

by Noon 25th August 2014

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