Vineyard Compassion

About Us

Vineyard Compassion is a charity based in Coleraine, Northern Ireland. The aim of the charity is to support people ‘from crisis to full potential’, by providing practical support for the poor in the local community, whilst empowering them to tackle the underlying root causes of poverty.

Recognising the significant deprivation in the local area and with a desire to encourage and empower vulnerable people to overcome poverty and crisis, Vineyard Compassion was established. The charity launched a range of community-based projects that offer a holistic approach to tackling poverty and its underlying root causes. Vineyard Compassion takes a multi-faceted approach in addressing these complex issues to maximise the potential for lasting community transformation. Projects have been developed ever since the first Compassion Christmas Dinner in 2001 with the charity formally established in March 2012.

These multi- faceted projects are making a real difference to the lives of thousands of people in the Causeway Coast and Glens area. Vineyard Compassion has been privileged to see dignity and hope for the future restored to thousands of people who are trapped in poverty cycles, with many going on to reach their full potential in life.

The projects are supported by 21 staff (10 full-time and 11 part-time) along with over 250 volunteers annually. The majority of volunteers are from the local community with a wide spectrum of backgrounds and abilities. Many volunteers are former clients who are now in a position to help others.

Motivated by compassion for the most vulnerable in society and recognising the dignity and worth of every individual - the charity welcomes all people regardless of background, beliefs, nationality or disability. The charity is privileged to work alongside many statutory agencies and community/voluntary organisations towards the shared goal of tackling local poverty. It not only receives referrals from these organisations but also signposts and refers clients to them for specialist support.  The charity seeks to avoid duplication in service provision. Where gaps exist or current provision is unable to cope with demand, it looks for ways to launch projects that meet genuine needs in a sustainable and effective way.

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Hope Centre, 10 Hillman's Way, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT52 2ED
10 Hillman's Way
Coleraine, Northern Ireland
BT52 2ED
United Kingdom


We are seeking to employ a Community Pastor who shares our heart to see a healthy church thrive and a city transformed through the power and love of Jesus. We expect to see our team grow and so the ideal candidate will have experience of working in a large church or similar organisation. They must embrace our mission of building a generous, hospitable, supernatural church; helping us to remain inwardly strong and outwardly focused.
SalaryBetween £28,000.00 and £33,000.00 pa
HoursFull Time
LocationsColeraine, United Kingdom
(Office Based)
An exciting opportunity has become available for a career focused Human Resource & Operations Manager to join CCV. The successful candidate will be passionate about people and will have the opportunity to drive and manage all aspects of the HR function. This exciting opportunity will be based at our Church in Coleraine and will also include responsibility for our charity Vineyard Compassion.
SalaryBetween £30,000.00 and £33,000.00 pa
HoursFull Time
LocationsColeraine, United Kingdom
(Office Based)
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