Interim Charity Director

Donnington Doorstep is seeking to appoint an Interim Charity Director, initially for a period of 6 months.

The role will focus on the strategic development of its vision: Children, young people and families are safe, happy and thriving as part of their local community and ensure effective delivery of its services, maintaining the commitment of staff and the mission and ethos of the organisation.

Donnington Doorstep is an independent, community-based family centre, governed by a board of trustees, delivering a range of universal and specialist services. We’re a supportive, nurturing and inclusive centre for children, young people and their families as well as a hub for local community activity. From our purpose-built centre in East Oxford, running for over 38 years, our activities focus on play, learning, support, and youth and community development.

The Management Board are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated Director to further develop services and take this flagship Oxford Charity into its next exciting phase. The priority focus for the organstaion over the next 6 months will require a confident leader with knowledge of the sector and a successful track record in the following key areas: Securing income, strategic thinking and networking with the ability to lead organisational change, with a focus on the development of partnership approaches across OX4

You will be committed to our vision and values and to making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families in OX4.

21 hours per week (negotiable) £35,336 to £37,568 pro rata. Start September 2022.

To apply, please read the

Interim Charity Director JD 2022

Supporting Information for Interim Director Post

and provide a copy of your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@donnington-doorstep.org.uk detailing how you meet the person criteria for the role.

The cover letter should provide practical examples from your work, volunteer and life experiences that demonstrate how you meet each point on the person specification. Your application will be scored against these criteria to decide if you are invited for an interview.

For an informal discussion please contact: John Tanner, Chair of Trustees or Nicola Holmes-Brown, current Director via email.

Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022 at midnight

Interview Date: Week commencing 18 July 2022.

My child needs this place - she is really happy here. Me too.

A parent

What's on this week - 4th Jul 2022

  • Family Drop In

    Monday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Family Drop In

    Tuesday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Family Drop In

    Wednesday 10am - 12pm //info

  • Youth Club

    5.30pm - 7.30pm //info

  • Family Drop In

    Thursday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Youth Club

    5.30pm - 7.30pm //info

  • Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support

    Fridays - booking required - no session Friday 3 June //info

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