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Job vacancy: Administrator

Posted in: Featured
Date posted: 15 August 2019

Job Title: Operation Noah Administrator

Hours: 5-7 hours per week, on average

Fee: The renumeration will be £20 per hour

Location: Home-based, with monthly visits to the London office

Deadline for the application: Wednesday, 11th September

Interviews: Wednesday, 18th September

Responsibilities of the role include:

Office Coordination:

Primary tasks:

  • Deal with requests for information and enquiries
  • Respond to requests for our resources – replying, logging, ordering materials and sending out
  • Liaise with Board members to identify suitable meeting dates; attend board meetings and produce agendas and minutes
  • Visit office monthly to discuss Bright Now campaign and admin issues
  • Administer and acknowledge donations and funding contributions in liaison with Treasurer

Secondary tasks:

  • Organise Google drive and Dropbox to efficiently store documents
  • Carry out other relevant tasks to support ON strategy, including research
  • Arrange and help in promoting events, conferences and supporters’ days, in liaison with the ON Board

Communications:

Primary tasks:

  • Respond to invitations to speak at churches and conferences

Secondary tasks:

  • Produce and disseminate communications materials in liaison with the Board and Communications Assistant
  • Help to produce a regular newsletter
  • Help communications assistant develop our social media presence to build relationships with supporters and media

Liaison:

Primary tasks:

  • Network with other organisations and, if required, liaise with the Christian media

Secondary tasks:

  • Attend local/national training, meetings and conferences in the UK climate change movement to represent ON

Organisational development (working with the Board):

Primary tasks:

  • Support the Board in advertising for and responding to applications for new board members, volunteers or staff

Secondary tasks:

  • Support the Board in identifying priorities and producing plans as necessary
  • Support the Board in developing the organisation’s long-term strategy and budget
  • Support the Board in making fundraising applications, and increasing our supporter- base
  • Engage supporters in volunteering, speaking and fundraising roles

Other:

  • Support campaign staff as required
  • Other reasonable tasks within the scope of the post

The administrator must be prepared to check emails at least 4 days per week and respond to most requests within 2 days.

If you are interested in this post, please send your CV and cover letter to admin@operationnoah.org.

Faith, Hope and Urgency

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Date posted: 12 July 2019

Two weeks ago we held an event in London under the heading ‘Faith, Hope and Urgency – A Christian Response to Climate Change’. It was a fantastic day, thanks to everyone who joined us.

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Chair’s annual report 2019

Posted in: Featured, Reports
Date posted: 3 July 2019

This annual report was presented by Nicky Bull, Chair of Operation Noah, at our AGM on 29 June in London.

2018 now seems rather a long time ago and although it can be useful to look back we are much more about looking forward, especially at this crucial time for the planet. Nevertheless there are things that I need to highlight about Operation Noah’s year 2018.

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Free workshop: Divest your Church, Divest Parliament

Posted in: Events
Date posted: 6 June 2019

free workshop divest your church divest parliament

Is it ethical to invest in fossil fuels?

More than 1,000 organisations around the world with more than $8.5 trillion (£6.5 trillion) in assets under management, including New York City, the Royal College of GPs and the Universities of Cardiff and Edinburgh, have taken the step of divesting from fossil fuels in response to the growing climate crisis.

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United Reformed Church votes to divest from fossil fuels

Posted in: News
Date posted: 15 May 2019

The United Reformed Church (URC) has unanimously approved a proposal to sell its investments in fossil fuel companies by the time of its General Assembly next year, encouraging other URC Synods and churches to follow their lead.

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2019 AGM Venue Confirmed

Posted in: Events
Date posted: 7 May 2019

On Saturday 29 June 2019 we will be holding our annual Operation Noah Supporters’ Day. The day stands under the heading of ‘Climate Emergency: A Christian Response of Faith, Hope and Urgency’.

We have just confirmed the venue for the meeting:

CAFOD
Romero House
55 Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7JB
 
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2019 AGM Keynote Speaker: Hannah Malcolm, winner of the Church Times’ Theology Slam

Posted in: Events
Date posted: 26 March 2019

Keynote speaker Hannah Malcolm

On Saturday 29 June 2019 we will be holding our annual Operation Noah Supporters’ Day, with the heading of ‘Climate Emergency: A Christian Response of Faith, Hope and Urgency’.

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