Please see below for current vacancies at the Elfrida Society.

Please note – we also carry out an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau and POVA check on all staff and volunteers as part of our recruitment process.  The Elfrida Society is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

To apply, please download the application pack, complete the forms and return either by e-mail ( or to The Administrator, Elfrida Society, 34 Islington Park Street, London N1 1PX.

Application pack
Application Guidance Notes (pdf 41kb)
Elfrida Society Application Form (word 130kb)
Equal Opportunities Statement (word 40kb)
Criminal Convictions Declaration Form (word 34kb)
Equal Opportunities Form (word 56kb)


Administration volunteers (Unpaid)
We are looking for volunteers with administrative experience to join our busy and friendly reception office.

You will play a key part ensuring that the reception office runs smoothly during a crucial phase of development. This involves being the first point of contact for visitors and service users, dealing with incoming calls, taking messages, managing our central e-mail and assisting with mail outs.

You will need to be a reliable, trustworthy, patient and understanding person with a pleasant telephone manner, be able to use your own initiative, be computer literate and sometimes work unsupervised.

In return, we will offer you stimulating and sometimes challenging work and the opportunity to help us achieve our aims.

Administration Volunteer Job Description
Volunteer Application Form


We are looking for up to 3 trustees to support the sustainable development of a busy and friendly local charity working with adults with learning difficulties.

We are particularly interested to hear from individuals with experience in any of the following areas:PR; Communications; Event Planning; Marketing; Human Resources; Law;
Business support/management/development; Family Carers

You will be able to be a ‘critical friend’, committed to our aims as an organisation and interested in making society more fair and inclusive.  You will have skills and enthusiasm to help us implement an ambitious change programme this year. We want to make the organisation stronger, more resilient and better connected with other like-minded organisations and individuals.

The Board also runs 3 sub-committees working on Finance; Legal and Policy; Governance and Planning. Sub-committee meetings take place in early evenings between Board meetings. Trustees are encouraged to join at least one sub-committee. Board meetings take place between 6.30pm and 9pm every 6 weeks usually on Wednesday evenings at our office in Islington Park Street.

In return, we will offer you training, stimulating and sometimes challenging work and the opportunity to help us achieve our aims.  Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

For further information, please contact Berni Simons (Office Manager) at