The great people at St. Chad's Sanctuary

Staff and Volunteers


Volunteers are the life blood of St Chad's Sanctuary and we couldn't function without them! Come and join our busy team and find out why people volunteer for years! There are a variety of roles available from welcoming service users at the door to sorting donated clothing, from teaching English classes to fundraising, from IT support to delivering food parcels. If you are a hardworking, problem solving team player who wants to have the rewards of serving the community, this is the place for you! Fill in this Volunteer Application Form and we will respond to you as soon as we can. 


We are closed from Monday 31st May until Monday 7th June. Enjoy your bank holiday weekend!





We currently have a vacancy for the following role(s):


Volunteer Coordinator 21 Hours Per Week, Fixed Term for 12 months with possibility to extend

Ref: P1445

Department: St Chad's Sanctuary

Location: 72 - 74 Shadwell Street, Birmingham, B4 6HA

Salary: £21,131.00 to £23,024.00 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date:  06 June 2021

Since 2010 St. Chad’s Sanctuary (registered CIO) has provided welcome, friendship and practical support for asylum seekers and refugees in need.  From our base in central Birmingham, provided by the Salvation Army, we prioritise supporting the most vulnerable and destitute.  We are inspired by the Catholic faith to welcome the stranger and reach out to those of all faiths and none without discrimination. 

Father Hudson’s Care is a project partner and carries out the employment and HR for the project.

Are you passionate, adaptable, nurturing and experienced in the voluntary sector?

St Chad’s Sanctuary is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator to lead, organise and nurture our large team of volunteers. You will have experience of leading teams of staff or volunteers in the charity sector.  You will have an understanding of the experiences of asylum seekers and refugees and will enjoy the challenges and opportunities presented by a busy community setting.  You will be able to manage, motivate and support a large team of volunteers from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds, working effectively both as part of a team and on your own initiative.  You will have a proven track record of recruiting, training and monitoring volunteers and their activities.  You will be an effective communicator with the ability to listen, reflect, adapt and challenge.  You will have a desire to make a positive difference in people’s lives by working with and for them.

Deadline for applications is midnight 6th June 2021, interviews to be held w/c 14th June 2021.



Opening Times

Monday 10:30 - 13:30
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 10:30 - 13:30
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 10:30 - 13:30
Saturday CLOSED