Alleviating poverty, bringing hope

NOAH is a charity that helps people experiencing homelessness, extreme poverty, and other disadvantages to make positive changes in their lives. We do this by providing care and advice services, training and wellbeing workshops, and opportunities for employment.  

We are truly driven by our values of Care, Compassion, and Commitment, which have their roots in Saint Vincent de Paul, whose life was the inspiration behind the founding of NOAH. We seek to recruit trustees, staff, and volunteers who are committed to, and actively live out these values. We are a Living Wage Foundation Employer and are committed to promoting wellbeing and a work-life balance amongst our staff. 

Find out about volunteering opportunities with NOAH here


Store Manager

Based: Luton and surrounding area
Salary: £23,800 FTE
Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours (part-time and job share will be considered)

We are looking for experienced Store Managers for our charity shops, as we expand. If you have a passion for charity retail and leadership skills to motivate a team of volunteers, we would love to hear from you. We are flexible with hours and would welcome your application for full-time, part-time or job share. Our store managers meet targets by providing great customer service, managing donations and creating inviting retail spaces.

About you
You’ll be an experienced retail store manager or assistant manager who is confident, friendly, commercially aware and keen to make your store as profitable as possible. You’ll be able to understand the value of donated products and identify ways to increase income. You’ll also be an authentic leader, who enjoys working as part of a team. Our store managers take pride in their stores and the difference they make to the local community and to the charity.

For full details, see the job description and person specification below.

We are a Living Wage Foundation Employer and are committed to promoting wellbeing and a work-life balance amongst our staff. Working for NOAH comes with the following great benefits:

  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Life assurance policy
  • Discounted Luton gym membership
  • Annual leave entitlement increases to a maximum of 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Excellent training and continuous professional development

Job description

Person specification

Supporting statement

To apply for this exciting and rewarding post, please complete the online application form, or submit your CV along with the Supporting Statement to let us know why you are perfect for our new role! Send them to

Closing date for applications is Thursday 23rd March, 2023.