Jobs and Volunteering

The Dr Hadwen Trust (DHT) has a clear and defined vision to fund and support non-animal biomedical research across a wide range of disciplines to advance scientific knowledge for the benefit of human health. The DHT research programme does not simply fund biomedical research projects without the use animals but actively advances non-animal approaches to ensure that the most human relevant results are obtained. We have made enormous progress over the last 40 years, however there is still much to do to meet our objectives.


The DHT Team

Our team is composed of highly knowledgeable, experienced and professional individuals motivated to help us deliver our key aims and to drive our organisation forward. We recruit highly talented individuals who align to our vision and values and are willing to go that extra mile. Our team share a number of attributes irrespective of role, which include: great team working ability, self-motivation, target and delivery focus, pride in delivering high quality work and of course respect and consideration to both humans and animals alike.

Current Vacancies

Team Administrator, Hitchin

Salary range £14,596-£16,421 pro rata 

Part-time (up to 20 hours per week), Monday – Friday, exact hours flexible and negotiable.

The post-holder will be required to work four Saturdays per year in order to provide administrative support for board meetings. 

The post holder will provide administrative support to the Dr Hadwen Trust’s finance, science and fundraising teams and the Senior Management Team.  Duties include the management of meetings, travel and accommodation and taking responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the office including reception cover and preparing mailings and materials for despatch to fundraisers and supporters.

Key requirements: Office administration experience.

Role description

To apply: Submit a covering letter (explaining why you are suitable for the post) and a CV to Applications received without a detailed covering letter will not be short listed. 

Closing date: Friday 24th April 2015.



Have you got some time to spare? Would you like to feel a real sense of achievement, learn new skills and further the work of the Dr Hadwen Trust? If you do, we would like to hear from you whether you are old, young, male or female!

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a very special way of helping us and can be extremely rewarding. Volunteering for the DHT will allow you to gain new skills and experiences, be part of a team, meet inspiring people and help in our pro-active work to save lives, both human and animal. You will make a difference.

Do I need any special skills?

No. Anyone can volunteer. We welcome those with a variety of skills, experience or backgrounds and any amount of time you can give will be appreciated, even if it is only a couple of hours a week.

To find out what you can do, please see get involved.



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