<![CDATA[Wycliffe Vacancies]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/stories/ http://stories.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[IT Volunteer]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/it-volunteer/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/it-volunteer/ Aims of the role:

Supporting the work of Bible translation globally requires a lot of computing in the UK.

From care for staff across the globe to getting Bible translation software updates working or sending funds around the world, to keeping information secure… it all requires IT support.

We are looking for a volunteer with a wide range of experience including desktop support, networking and user support.

Reports to: Director of IT

Location: This role is located primarily at our office based in central High Wycombe with an option for some home-based working.

Working hours

This position is designed for 1 or 2 days a week. If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

For more information please email the Resourcing team:

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

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<![CDATA[Welsh-language assistant]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/welsh-language-assistant/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/welsh-language-assistant/ Aims of the role

Wycliffe, of all organisations, should be able to communicate with current and potential supporters in Wales through the medium of their mother tongue. There is currently a need for more Welsh language resources/materials. We’re looking for a language assistant highly proficient in Welsh to create and communicate engaging content for a Welsh language speaking context.

Reports to: Wales Team Leader

Location: This role is located at the Wycliffe office in Bridgend

Working hours

This position is designed for 1 or 2 days a week (7.5 - 15 hours). If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

Key Tasks

  • Assist the Wales team-leader in putting together a style guide for Wycliffe communications in Welsh, in collaboration with the communications officer
  • Develop a ‘term bank’ resource covering the key terms needed to talk about the work of Wycliffe in Welsh, drawing on standard reference works and communicating with other organisations for this as appropriate
  • Translate project profiles and project reports into Welsh
  • Liaise with colleagues on the need for other material (both digital and printed) to be made available in Welsh

Essential

  • It is an Occupational Requirement that the post holder be a committed Christian who assents to the Wycliffe Statement of Faith.
  • Passionate about Wycliffe’s aims, personally committed to cross-cultural mission
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken Welsh
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • IT literate, confident in using software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • A high degree of personal organisation and self-management, with ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Ability to take appropriate initiative
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Desirable

  • Personal experience of cross-cultural mission
  • Problem-solver, with ability to find creative solutions.

For more information please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

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<![CDATA[Response Centre Volunteer]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/response-centre-volunteer/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/response-centre-volunteer/ Aims of the role

The Response Centre exists to strengthen relationships between supporters and Wycliffe Bible Translators. The team does this by efficiently processing donations, keeping database records up-to-date, sending gift acknowledgements, answering enquiries and providing resources to enable supporters to fully engage with the work of Bible translation.

The primary aim of this role is to provide administrative support to the Response Centre by accurately processing donations through the supporter database, updating and maintaining the database, and providing general office and administrative support. Training will be provided for all tasks.

Reports to: Response Centre Team Leader

Location: This role is located at the Wycliffe office in central High Wycombe

Working hours

This position is designed for 2 or 3 days a week (15 - 22.5 hours). If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

Key Tasks

  • Working as part of the Response Centre team, and adhering to all departmental procedures, the Response Centre Administrator will:
  • update and maintain the supporter database, including mailing preferences, and changes of address
  • input and amend personal records of donors on the database
  • respond in a prompt, friendly and efficient manner to email enquiries from supporters, churches and Wycliffe staff, liaising with other Wycliffe departments as appropriate
  • process gifts through the supporter database including cheques and charity vouchers
  • participate in team meetings, office prayer meetings, and wider staff meetings as appropriate.

 

For more information please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

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<![CDATA[Wycliffe News Cymru magazine assistant]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/wycliffe-news-cymru-magazine-assistant/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/wycliffe-news-cymru-magazine-assistant/ Aims of the role

Wycliffe’s Wales team has recently brought out a new publication with the aim of raising prayer support for members supported by Welsh churches and raising awareness of the impact of Bible translation in Wales.

Reports to: Wales Team Leader

Location: This role is located at the Wycliffe office in Bridgend

Working hours

This position is designed for 2 or 3 days a week (15–22.5 hours). If you are able to offer more time than this, please do let us know. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Term of Appointment

The appointment will be a voluntary role and will include an appropriate probationary period.

Key Tasks

  • Assist the Wales team leader in producing ‘Wycliffe News Cymru’ three times a year
  • Collate prayer updates from Welsh members for ‘Wycliffe News Cymru’
  • Undertake guided research into possible stories and news items for inclusion in ‘Wycliffe News Cymru’
  • Where appropriate, organise and undertake interviews with members and church leaders, and edit these for inclusion in magazine
  • Use and adapt existing templates and appropriate software programmes to assemble content and layout for the magazine
  • Liaise closely with the communications officer during the proofreading process
  • Assist the Wales Team Leader in distributing the magazine

Essential

  • It is an Occupational Requirement that the post holder be a committed Christian who assents to the Wycliffe Statement of Faith.
  • Passionate about Wycliffe’s aims, personally committed to cross-cultural mission
  • Excellent administrative skills, with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • IT literate, confident in using software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • A high degree of personal organisation and self-management, with ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Ability to take appropriate initiative
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Desirable

  • Fluency in Welsh, both spoken and written
  • Personal experience of cross-cultural mission
  • Problem-solver, with ability to find creative solutions.

For more information please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

 

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<![CDATA[Volunteer Administrator ]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/volunteer-administrator/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/volunteer-administrator/ Aims of the role

We are looking for a Volunteer with a passion for admin to support the People Team with a number of administrative tasks in a paper-free office.

Key Tasks

  • Improving the department's ability to file and report
  • General office admin (planning and setting up meetings)
  • Administration of schemes (travel insurance, health insurance)

 

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Self-starter, able to use own initiative and work independently, but also as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective administration skills with high attention to detail, including the ability to organise events
  • IT literate, proficient in the use of Google application suite
  • High degree of personal organisation and self-management, with the ability to prioritise, multitask and work to deadlines
  • Able to maintain confidentiality

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about Wycliffe’s aims, and personally committed to cross-cultural mission
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Able to develop good working relationships internally and externally

Other Requirements

This role requires the post holder to reflect Wycliffe’s ethos and values through their work to Christians and churches across the UK. It is therefore an Occupational Requirement that the post holder be a committed Christian who assents to Wycliffe’s Statement of Faith.

Applicants must be able to prove that they have the legal right to work in the UK.

Further Information

Reports to: The Director for People

Location: The role is located at the Wycliffe UK & Ireland offices in central High Wycombe

Working hours

We would be looking for someone who can give 2 or 3 days a week (15 - 22 hours). If however you are able to offer more time we would be happy to accommodate this. The more time you can give, the more varied your contribution can be. Normal office hours are 9am–5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

For more information on how to apply please email the Resourcing team

resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

 

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<![CDATA[Field Security Officer]]> https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/field-security-officer/ https://www.wycliffe.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/field-security-officer/ MAIN GOALS:

  • To monitor the security situation in South Sudan particularly as it affects locations where SIL operates. To provide information to the Administration and staff on risks.
  • To assist in the design, provision and dissemination of all entity Contingency Plans (i.e.: Crisis Preparedness/Response Plans) created to protect SIL staff and assets of a given entity and/or region.

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

Entity Director

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inform the SIL entity Director immediately upon discovery that the entity is not in compliance with SIL Int’l Crisis Management Policy.
  • Inform the SIL entity Director immediately upon discovery of information indicating the onset/change/pivotal-point of a crisis level event within or directly affecting the entity staff or assets of the entity.
  • To assist in event of a crisis, upon request of the entity Director.
  • Initiate at least yearly Risk Assessments for the SIL entity including all locations where SIL operates.
  • Lead in preparation of draft Contingency Plans for the SIL entity based on the Risk Assessment, including all aspects related to the development, dissemination, and updating of the plan as well as evaluating its effectiveness.
  • Update Risk Assessment and Contingency Plans in designated folder on "JJ" (Juba computer server) and hard copies in a Contingency folder in the Admin office.
  • Determine (in liaison with Administration) if the appropriate equipment and resources are on hand to implement Contingency Plans, particularly vehicles and emergency communication systems.
  • Research current security information from media, NGO Forum and UN security reports, personal contacts with South Sudanese, other NGOs and other sources on a daily or regular basis – to monitor the security concerns in the country and also the region.
  • Attend NGO Forum Security meetings.
  • Identify security, crime, and civil trends that would indicate an increased risk to SIL staff and/or other assets, and determine what information is necessary and appropriate to share with all staff (including in SIL compound meetings), or only the SIL entity Director. Forward weekly NGO Forum security summary and daily NGO/UN security reports which are relevant to all staff.
  • Prepare orientation materials and conduct training sessions regarding security for new staff arriving to the field.
  • Prepare security- related materials and conduct brief refresher training sessions for staff returning from long absences (six months or longer) to assure everyone has a clear understanding of the current situation.
  • Regularly distribute the information contained in the Contingency Plans to all staff and check that key individuals are aware of and capable of performing all required actions.
  • Prepare and conduct regular crisis preparedness exercises with the entity Administration and other staff as requested by the entity Director.

 

For more information about the role and how to apply please contact the Resoucing team –resourcing@wycliffe.org.uk

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