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Project Coordinator

Vacancy Reference
Position Title
Project Coordinator
1-Years’ Fixed-Term Contract (with a 6-Month Probationary Period
11.00am – 2.30pm (3.5 hours) & 5.00pm – 8.30pm (3.5 hours)
Based at
Other (See Description)
£22,000.00 - £25,000.00 (commensurate with experience)

The Role:

Oversee the day to day management of The Muslim Hands Open Kitchen in Hounslow. Ensuring the effective running of the kitchen and the centre. The role will also ensure that all reporting (financial and non-financial) are adequately recorded and disseminated. The role will also be supported through our volunteer scheme and the role will involve managing and overseeing Muslim Hands Volunteers

Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Dates:

Interviews: W/C 4th November 2019

Start: ASAP thereafter


  • Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date.
  • Previous applicants CAN RE-APPLY
Job Posted
Deadline for Applications

Position Summary


  • Ensure the all management processes are followed, including but not restricted to MH Complaints Procedure, MH IT, MH Safeguarding, MH Project Reporting and MH Attendance and Timekeeping.
  • Supervise the seating area and ensure that it is presentable and completely set-up during operating hours
  • Manage the volunteers and ensure that the suitable duties are allocated and carried out in an effective manner
  • Ensure the safety of the volunteers, project users and catering staff at all times.
  • In coordination with centre staff, ensure suitable quality of food is prepared, provided and maintained for the project users
  • Coordinate delivery and ordering of the food by liaising with the catering staff
  • Ensure all food safety regulations are adhered to
  • Maintain frequent contact with the Line Manager
  • Ensure all donations (in-kind and monetary) are received established procedures and processes (donation manual).
  • Ensure all donations are prepared to be banked correctly and receipts are obtained and provided to show trail of revenue
  • Build working relationships with Local Council and other service providers to ensure access to project users, promoting the open kitchen, its services and outreach programmes within the locality of the centre.


  • Possess an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Certificate for a similar role NB: - Muslim Hands can support with obtaining DBS Checks for the successful candidate, should this be required.
  • Possess good writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Possess a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills
  • Be well versed in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of other partners/stakeholders in the area


  • Relevant NGO/Charity experience
  • Previous work experience within a similar role.

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands is a UK based international relief organisation working in over 40 countries worldwide. The Head Office is based in Nottingham and we have a fundraising team in London. Muslim Hands UK is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our team during an exciting period of growth and change as we have ambitious plans to grow our activities by 2020.

How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.