Spark Fund Administrator (part-time, 7 hours per week)

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London Diocesan House, London Diocesan Fund, 36 Causton Street, London
Fixed Term Part Time
London Living Wage, currently £10.55 per hour

The Children’s and Youth Ministry Department is focussed on supporting and resourcing all our parishes in their work with children from 0-18 years of age. This involves a range of activities: training and advice, our Apprentice programs, Communications and Capital Youth.

Closing Date - Friday 6 September, 11:59pm

Interview Date - To be confirmed

A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check (to be carried out by the Diocese at offer stage).

In 2019 we launched a new fund to support young people in initiating and running activities to help their friends engage with faith, we are calling it the Spark Fund. We are looking for someone to be the first point of contact for young people accessing the fund, looking after the administration and being a key support for them applying and through their projects.

  • Coordinating Spark Fund Board meetings, Funding Factories, Presentation evenings, Project Visits and Group coaching sessions.
  • Ongoing communication with board members to update them on project progress. Minute taking at SF Board meetings.
  • Clear and consistent communication with young people (aged 12-25) who apply to the fund
  • Clear and consistent communication with adult sponsors and ensuring safeguarding requirements of the role are adhered to and documented.
  • All administrative requirements relating to the delivery of The Spark Fund
  • Collecting and collating data from Spark Fund project leaders
  • Organisation and delivery of annual Spark Fund Celebration

We are looking for someone who can relate well with the young people who are applying for the program and manage the Spark Fund administration.


A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check (to be carried out by the Diocese at offer stage).

  • Experience working with young people ages 11-18
  • Good communicator
  • IT literate, with a working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Administratively efficient with strong attention to detail
  • Professional and confident manner
  • Ability to deal with competing demands and prioritise work to meet timescales.
  • Understanding of the Church of England and its structures.
  • Efficient
  • Organised
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to keep confidences, honesty
  • Self-motivated


  • Experience running events
  • Experience taking minutes in meetings