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Working for Compassion is so much more than a job. We're inviting you to join a talented team where you can play your part in bringing powerful change to children in poverty. Take a look at our latest Christian charity job vacancies to find a role that suits you.

Current opportunities

Life at Compassion UK

Looking for a Christian charity job where you feel right at home?

At Compassion, we’re fun, friendly and professional. We’re passionate about our mission, working with excellence to see children set free from poverty.

We put people first – our team have lots of opportunities to build relationships with colleagues, collaborating together and learning from others.

If this sounds like an organisation where you could use your skills, take a browse of our current charity job vacancies, click on an online application form and go for it! We regularly have openings for charity fundraising jobs, charity marketing jobs, charity manager jobs and more.

We’re a growing organisation so if you can’t see a role that fits your skills straight away, check back again at a later date.

Meet the teams at Compassion UK

Our staff have a passion for empowering children and using their unique giftings to make a difference. Working for a Christian charity is so rewarding. Every day, you'll have the opportunity to use your talents to bring children hope.

Partnerships

Partnerships

Our Partnerships department fosters relationships with key existing and prospective partners. The team is committed to achieving ambitious growth objectives in a timely manner to see more children and communities released from poverty in Jesus’ name.

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Marketing & Engagement

Marketing & Engagement

Through storytelling, amazing digital-first user experience and outstanding customer service, our Marketing and Engagement department seeks to serve our supporters with excellence while always looking for the next sponsor.

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Support Services

Support Services

The Support Service department works collaboratively to support, equip and regulate our work in the UK and Ireland. From running management training, providing laptops to ensuring working spaces are safe, the Support Services team gives our staff members the tools they need to thrive!

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Our culture

We recognise the impact of our culture and know it’s crucial in our mission for releasing children from poverty. We have a contagious enthusiasm for our cause. We encourage one another and spur one another on to love and excellence. Together we create a life-giving culture where we’re open, honest and always willing to develop and grow ourselves. Our relentless compassion compels us to action just as Jesus’ compassion compelled Him to action.

Fulfil our mission together.

Bringing the best version of me.

I can't believe we get to do this!

Champion those around me.

Ignite a movement of compassion.

Pursuing creative solutions.

Benefits

We’re committed to supporting children in every area of their lives: their minds, bodies, hearts and spirits. Our approach to caring for our staff team is exactly the same! The wide benefits programme is designed to equip Compassion UK staff team to develop and thrive! Lots of our benefits are available to enjoy straight away and some after successful completion of a probation period.

Health

Private medical, Dental Plan myWellness programme, basketball hoop and gym.

Family

Flexible working opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes for childcare and cars.

Development

Strengths-based development, LinkedIn learning, Lunch & Learns, Management Development Programme.

Recognition

Competitive salary, performance-based pay increases, long service awards, informal and formal rewards.

Fun

Table football & table tennis, Lunch & Art, photo & sports competitions, Thursday Tea & Treat.

Spiritual

Daily prayer time, lunch-time Bible study, group worship.

Key benefits

Enhanced annual leave, enhanced pension contribution, income protection, group life.

Office

Modern agile office, free parking, free tea and coffee. Light and flexible working spaces.

Meet the teams at Compassion UK

Our staff have a passion for empowering children and using their unique giftings to make a difference. Working for a Christian charity is so rewarding. Every day, you'll have the opportunity to use your talents to bring children hope.

Partnerships

Our Partnerships department fosters relationships with key existing and prospective partners. The team is committed to achieving ambitious growth objectives in a timely manner to see more children and communities released from poverty in Jesus’ name.

Discover more >

Marketing & Engagement

Through storytelling, amazing digital-first user experience and outstanding customer service, our Marketing and Engagement department seeks to serve our supporters with excellence while always looking for the next sponsor.

Discover more >

Support Services

The Support Service department works collaboratively to support, equip and regulate our work in the UK and Ireland. From running management training, providing laptops to ensuring working spaces are safe, the Support Services team gives our staff members the tools they need to thrive!

Discover more >

Our culture

We recognise the impact of our culture and know it’s crucial in our mission for releasing children from poverty. We have a contagious enthusiasm for our cause. We encourage one another and spur one another on to love and excellence. Together we create a life-giving culture where we’re open, honest and always willing to develop and grow ourselves. Our relentless compassion compels us to action just as Jesus’ compassion compelled Him to action.

Fulfil our mission together.

Bringing the best version of me.

I can't believe we get to do this!

Champion those around me.

Ignite a movement of compassion.

Pursuing creative solutions.

Benefits

We’re committed to supporting children in every area of their lives: their minds, bodies, hearts and spirits. Our approach to caring for our staff team is exactly the same! The wide benefits programme is designed to equip Compassion UK staff team to develop and thrive! Lots of our benefits are available to enjoy straight away and some after successful completion of a probation period.

Health

Private medical, Dental Plan myWellness programme, basketball hoop and gym.

Family

Flexible working opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes for childcare and cars.

Development

Strengths-based development, LinkedIn learning, Lunch & Learns, Management Development Programme.

Recognition

Competitive salary, performance-based pay increases, long service awards, informal and formal rewards.

Fun

Table football & table tennis, Lunch & Art, photo & sports competitions, Thursday Tea & Treat.

Spiritual

Daily prayer time, lunch-time Bible study, group worship.

Key benefits

Enhanced annual leave, enhanced pension contribution, income protection, group life.

Office

Modern agile office, free parking, free tea and coffee. Light and flexible working spaces.

Current vacancies

Events Manager (Maternity Cover)

Closes 28th June 2021 at 10am


Do you have at least 2 years professional events management experience, working with Christian festival events? Does the opportunity to develop and deliver an effective events programme to see more children released from poverty in the name of Jesus’ sound like your perfect job?

Compassion UK is recruiting for an Events Manager on a one-year maternity cover contract or on the return of the post-holder. If you have experience and understanding of the aspirations of Christian festivals/event organisers and church leaders with the experience of managing more than one project at a time this is the role for you!

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

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Innovation Lab Manager

Closes 10.00am 28th June 2021


Are you a strategic and creative leader who is up for a new challenge? Are you passionate about pushing our ministry to the cutting edge in its transformation to release even more children from poverty in Jesus’ name?

Compassion UK is recruiting for an Innovation Lab Manager to kick off and lead the start-up phase of our Innovation Lab. You will play a significant part in enabling Compassion UK to achieve the goal of doubling impact to serve more than 200,000 children in poverty a year by 2030.

Ready for the challenge? Apply now!

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Details & Apply See details & apply >

Head of Relationship Fundraising

Closes 10.00am 6th July 2021


Are you an innovative leader with proven experience in developing a high performing fundraising team?

Are you looking for a role where you can combine your outstanding skills and experience within relationship fundraising to have a lasting impact on children in poverty across the world?

Compassion UK is recruiting for a Head of Relationship Fundraising to play their part in Compassion UK’s mission to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Details & Apply See details & apply >

Challenges Fundraising Manager

Closes 10.00am W/C 5th July 2021.


Are you passionate about creating opportunities for others to test their limits in the name of fundraising?

Does managing challenges within the UK and overseas sound like your dream role? Compassion UK is recruiting for a Challenges Fundraising Manager to work as an important contributor to Compassion UK’s ambitious growth objectives in realising more children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Details & Apply See details & apply >

Engagement Centre Development Manager

Closes 28th June 2021 at 10am


Are you looking to combine your passion for delivering excellent operational processes in a customer facing function and heart to see thousands more children released from poverty in Jesus’ name?

Compassion UK is recruiting for a Engagement Centre Development Manager who can utilize their experience of managing workload, analysing customer data and maximising staff impact to ensure we meet key retention and engagement outcomes. Ready to play your part in our ministries goal to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name?

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Details & Apply See details & apply >

Volunteer at the Compassion office


Come and join us at Compassion House. Get involved with welcoming new sponsors, supporting the letter-writing process and more.

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I love working for a cause I’m so passionate about. It’s amazing to be able to apply my skill set to empowering children! Plus everyone at Compassion is so friendly … except round the table tennis table!

Elliot Wilsher, Head of Digital Projects

I love my job at Compassion because I get to fight poverty alongside some incredible people and friends.

Samuel Dunn, Events Co-ordinator

Take a look inside Compassion House

Community lunch space.

Welcoming reception area.

Spaces to collaborate with colleagues.

Agile, light working environment.

Coffee area with free coffee thanks to our partners at Indigo Valley.

Friendly staff team.

Spacious atrium for all staff meetings.

Your charity job questions answered

It depends on the role. Most roles have occupational requirements to be a Christian due to the nature of the work. If this applies, it will be clearly stated on the job profile. More information is available in our policy on Posts to be held by Christians.

We offer jobs in the UK and in Ireland only. At Compassion we’re proud of the fact we only employ local staff in the 25 countries where we deliver our programme. We passionately believe that staff who know their communities inside-out are best placed to deliver our work.

Compassion UK is a growing charity so we regularly have charity job opportunities available. If you can’t see a job role that suits your skill set, we encourage you to check back at a later date. 

   

Find us

Locate our modern open-plan offices in Fleet.

Compassion House, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UT

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Contact us

You can call our friendly HR team anytime Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm.

01932 361284

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Compassion UK Christian Child Development, registered charity in England and Wales (1077216) and Scotland (SC045059). A company limited by guarantee, Registered in England and Wales company number 03719092. Registered address: Compassion House, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UT.

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