Volunteering Officer

19 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Volunteering Officer

Join their team, take on dementia

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Volunteering Officer
Location: Derby and Derbyshire South
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 14 per week
Salary: £7,843.60 actual per annum

Closing date: 04 April 2019
Interview date: TBC

About the role:

Volunteers are vital to the success of our client. They were founded by volunteers, and their contribution continues to be absolutely essential to their ability to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Volunteers are involved in every aspect of their work, from delivering services to fundraising and campaigning and acting as Dementia Friends and Champions.

To maintain and continue building their exceptional community of volunteers, they are now looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to join them. You will be responsible for recruiting, inducting, training and supporting their volunteers in Powys and Gwent. This will include matching the skills and availability of volunteers to the available roles. You will also promote volunteering opportunities and spearhead their volunteer recruitment across the area. Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society’s volunteering policies.

About you:

Along with excellent people skills, you must have the confidence and expertise to communicate their vision and inspire others to take up volunteering roles. You will need a relevant NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) or will have otherwise demonstrated that you have the relevant skills and experience to help them achieve their goals.

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with them.

Our client is committed to equal opportunities.

You may have experience of the following: Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Manager, Senior Volunteer Officer, Volunteer Management, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Coordinator, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc

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