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


Weekend Kitchen Assistant

Job title: Weekend Kitchen Assistant
Based: Luton town centre
Salary:  £7,022 pro rata (FTE £21,944)
Hours: 8.30 am to 2.30 pm Saturday and Sunday 

We are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to lead our Luton kitchen team on the weekends. This role will involve taking responsibility for oversight of the NOAH Welfare Centre kitchen. The post-holder will be responsible for a team of volunteers who work together to produce basic yet tasty and nutritious meals for people experiencing homelessness.

You will receive a wide range of ingredients via donations and will be using your creativity daily, to devise hearty meals for 20-40 clients. There is only one meal daily, served at midday.

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

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

Job description

Person specification

Supporting statement

Closing date for applications is Friday 24th March 2023