Volunteering and Jobs


Development Manager (parental leave cover)

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual, with a proven track-record of fundraising and leadership in a values-based organisation, to lead our small staff team during a period of parental leave.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and overseeing agreed workplans for staff for 2019, including preparations for the annual conference in early March 2019.
  • Acquiring funding for FoR projects and programmes from appropriate sources.
  • Line managing other FoR staff.
  • Working closely with Trustees to support them in governing the organisation.
  • Being the public face of FoR as required.

Salary: £28,000 (pro rata to 21 hours per week)

Location: Oxford

Contract: Fixed for four months (19 November 2018–18 March 2019)

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 26 October 2018

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter outlining why you believe you would be suitable for this post and how you meet the requirements outlined in the person specification by email to: jobs@for.org.uk


Job Description and Person Specification



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If you do volunteer with us, we promise a friendly atmosphere and as much tea as you can drink. We may be able to cover travel/lunch expenses – we will discuss that with you.

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