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Join Our Team

There are many ways in which you can get involved with Project MAMA. We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Work with us: Grants & Trusts Fundraising Coordinator

Our fundraising team is expanding to adapt to the growth and needs of the organisation. We are looking for an in-house Grants & Trusts Fundraising Coordinator to increase our income to secure the future of the project and meet higher demand. 

With a primary focus on developing our Grants and Trusts income, the successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of successful bid-writing to trusts and foundations. You will build on a successful grant funding programme that Project MAMA has successfully built throughout the last two years.

Alongside securing short-term and multi-year grant funding, they will play a key role in securing unrestricted funding through effective trust fundraising.

  • Position Title: Grants & Trusts Fundraising Coordinator
  • Reports to: CEO, Treasurer 
  • Based at: Easton Business Centre, Felix Road, Bristol BS5 0EH 
  • Hours: 2 days per week
  • Term: 1 year fixed term contract with 6 months probation
  • Salary: £26,110 pro rata (£10,444 per annum)
  • Proposed Start Date: As soon as possible 
  • Closing Date for Applications: 12th December 2021

We welcome informal enquiries to discuss any questions you might have about the role or application process, just email Fiona@projectmama.org.

To apply: 

Please send us a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining what you could bring to the role, links to any social media accounts you manage (professional or personal) and your CV with name and details of two references to: fiona@projectmama.org


We are looking for a new Treasurer

Are you committed to birth rights, standing in solidarity with displaced people & gender equality?

Project MAMA is seeking to recruit a new Treasurer with a commitment to women’s and birth rights, gender equality and justice.

We are especially interested in receiving applications from 

  • Refugees and others who have had direct experience of the UK’s asylum system. 
  • People from a diverse range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds who might bring different perspectives on experiences and challenges to life in the UK.

The Treasurer Role

The Treasurer’s role is to liaise with the CEO and Operations Manager to advise and guide the Board on their financial planning and strategy. The Treasurer is the leading interface between Trustees and management on financial matters.

The role entails:

  • monitoring the financial administration of the charity and reporting to the board of trustees;
  • presenting financial reports to the board in a format that helps the board understand the charity’s financial position;
  • advising the board on how to carry out its financial responsibilities;
  • overseeing the charity’s financial risk-management process;
  • acting as a counter signatory on cheques and applications to funders; 
  • overseeing and presenting budgets, internal management accounts and annual financial statements to the board of trustees;
  • ensuring that proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are properly invested and economically spent;
  • liaising with relevant members of staff;
  • chairing any finance committee and reporting back to the trustees;
  • monitoring and advising on the financial viability of the charity; and
  • overseeing the implementation of and monitoring financial systems, the preparation and scrutiny of annual accounts.

Time Commitment 

Meetings are currently held via zoom, but we hope to blend these with face-to-face meetings intermittently. 

We additionally request 1-2 day’s commitment per month for Trustee duties relating to governance and supporting the operations team. 

All successful applicants will:  

  • Be required to undergo an DBS check
  • Be required to provide two references
  • Be required to sign an agreement around confidentiality
  • Be able to commit to at least 1 year as a board member

We are able to provide travel costs associated with attending Board meetings (when these resume in person).

To apply, please send a CV and a covering note outlining how you can contribute to board and what experience you can bring to the role to Asli Tatliadim, Chair of Trustees: asli.adim@gmail.com.  


Volunteer with us

We are looking for a Volunteer Administrative Assistant to help us with the day to day running of Project MAMA. This person will ideally be based in our office in Easton (Bristol) volunteering one day a week.

We are anticipating an increased demand for our services in the coming months, so your support with the smooth daily running of the charity will be invaluable. If you are interested in working in the third sector this is a great opportunity to see how a small  charity operates and gain experience in a number of areas.

If you are interested in the role, please email Sophia on support@projectmama.org to apply.


Become a Mother Companion

We are growing rapidly and are recruiting more volunteer Mother Companions to support clients throughout pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting.

To be eligible you have:

  • Completed a comprehensive doula training programme, be a midwife or have other comparable birth room experience;
  • Have attended a minimum of 3 births;
  • Be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check;
  • Have a non-judgemental and holistic approach to providing support to women from diverse backgrounds;
  • Be committed to supporting a minimum of two births with Project MAMA over a 1 year period;
  • You can commit to attending MC team meetings every 6 weeks;
  • Have a commitment to social justice and encourage resilience in others.

Online form to volunteer as a Mother Companion.


Join our Holistic Therapy Team 

We are constantly looking to expand the support we offer to mothers & expectant mothers to provide holistic care. If you have an offering which you think would be a good match to the project, please get in touch. We are especially keen to hear from those who have experience supporting women throughout the childbirth year.

We ask that you can commit to supporting one client a month and attending holistic therapy team meetings every 6 weeks.

Holistic Therapies Application Form

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