Volunteer Manager Dover/Folkstone - fixed term contract - job ref: V169
Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2019
Hours/Days per week: 35/5
Closing date: Midday 19 March 2018
Interview date and Location: TBC – Folkstone/Dover
Volunteering Matters has been leading UK volunteering in policy and practice for 55 years. We develop and deliver effective volunteer-led solutions to some of the most significant challenges facing individuals and their communities today.
We know, through years of successful work, that investing in people through the power of volunteering makes a tangible difference; improving health and wellbeing, building stronger more cohesive communities and achieving lasting results.
Our vision is of a society where everyone can participate in their local community through volunteering and social action.
Our mission is to invest in people through volunteering to reduce inequalities and isolation, improve health and well-being and so build a stronger more inclusive society.
About the Role
The role will involve recruiting and supporting volunteers to take part in the projects delivered across London and the South region. This includes our intergenerational mentoring projects, Grandmentors and Give More Get More and our younger peoples volunteering and social action projects - Full Time Volunteering and Positive Futures.
Appointment to this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check. Having a conviction will not necessarily cause a bar to employment.
In return for your commitment we offer 25 days holiday per year (FTE) plus discretionary festive leave + public holidays. We also offer a 3% employer pension contribution, flexible working opportunities and enhanced employee benefits.
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To Apply please send your CV and supporting statement with a completed monitoring form to the email address available via the ‘Visit Website’ link.
Your supporting statement is of equal importance to us as your CV and is a key part of our shortlisting process. It is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.
Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.