18th July 2022

Do you want to shape young people’s future?

1625 Independent People is the South West’s leading youth homelessness charity with a national reputation for establishing best practice, involving young people and ensuring strong partnership working.

This is a unique time for the charity as we are investing in three new management roles to lead our fundraising, communications and partnerships.

Are you someone who can take the lead in promoting our work, build relationships with businesses and in our communities and raise the vital funds we need so young homeless people and care leavers to succeed in life?


We have the following opportunities to join our Fundraising, Partnerships and Communication Team:

Communications and Community Fundraising Manager: You will develop and lead our communications strategy and our corporate and community fundraising plans. You will provide communications expertise and knowledge to raise awareness of our work, grow our supporter base, build our profile and reputation, establish new relationships and bring new income to the charity. For further detail on this role, please click below.

Learn more/ Apply here


Trusts and Foundations Manager, and Partnerships Manager: You will develop relationships with current and new funders and partners, raise awareness of our work in the community and secure vital income for the charity’s work. You will collaborate with young people, colleagues and partners to shape projects based on young people’s needs and strengths.  Further details on these posts below.

Learn more/ Apply here


The deadline for application submissions is 23:59 on 1st August 2022. 


Your line manager will be our Partnerships Director, Jamie Gill. If you have transferrable skills and you are interested in this role, but you are worried about the application process, please get in touch with Jamie: and




In other news...
  • A blue banner with the words Not Everyone Goes Home for Christmas and a photo of a mother and child 28th November 2023

    As the festive season approaches, many of us are filled with excitement and anticipation for the warmth of home and the joy of family gatherings. However, it is important to remember that this is not the reality for everyone. This Giving Tuesday let’s shine a light on the young people in our community who don’t […]

  • A banner containing the words volunteer spotlight on a blue background with a photo of Pete. 16th November 2023

    Read about Pete’s journey from retired nurse to volunteer mentor for our Sout Glos team in our latest Volunteer Spotlight Blog. Discover how he overcame challenges and found fulfillment in mentoring young lives. What drew you to become a volunteer mentor?   Having proudly been a State Registered Nurse from age eighteen and now sixty-five, retirement […]

  • 13th October 2023

    As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, it’s time to reflect on the incredible journey of 1625 Independent People and the impact we’ve had on countless lives. Dom Wood, CEO, said, “I have been with 1625 Independent People since 1996 but the organisation started 13 years before that.  As I look back at what has been […]

  • > 5th October 2023

    Focus: Independent Labour Party (ILP) occupying Kingsley Hall It is hard to see beyond what we have only ever known. As such, it is difficult to imagine Kingsley Hall in 1911 as a puzzle piece fitting into an international political jigsaw. This blog will discuss the Independent Labour Party’s activities in 1911, the year they […]