Job Opportunity: part-time (20 hours per week) Head of Fundraising and Communication at Poole, Dorset homeless charity, Routes to Roots (application deadline: 8pm on Sunday 20 February 2022)

Routes to Roots, a Poole, Dorset-based charity which is founded on Christian principles and supports rough sleepers, vulnerably housed (sofa surfers or in B&Bs) and newly housed (formerly homeless) adults in Poole regardless of their faith, is currently seeking to recruit to the position of part-time (20 hours per week) Head of Fundraising and Communication. The deadline for applications is 8pm on Sunday 20 February 2022.

Please forward details to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more about this opportunity or applying. Many thanks to Susan Gittins, the Fundraising Officer at Routes to Roots for asking us to share details.

The job advertisement reads as follows:

Head of Fundraising and Communication
Routes to Roots, Poole, Dorset

o Salary: £16,000.
o Hours: 20 hours per week.
o Contract: Permanent.
o Location: Genesis Centre, Hill Street, Poole BH15 1NR.

“Are you looking for an opportunity where your skills will make a difference in helping to support homeless people and rebuild lives?

“Or are you looking to take the next step in your career?

“If this is the case for you then joining the Routes to Roots (R2R) team will be an opportunity for you to personally develop whilst supporting some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

“Visit the R2R website for further information on this role and an application form or contact the R2R office at

“Please send your application with covering letter and CV to

o The closing date for applications is 8pm on Sunday 20 February 2022.
o Interviews and assessments will take place in Poole during the week commencing Monday 28th February 2022.

“Please note that it is a requirement for this post that an enhanced/standard DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.”