Volunteer Coordinator (Prison Specialist)

Reading, UK
15 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Volunteer Coordinator (Prison Specialist)

Our client is a national charity that supports offenders, ex-offenders, and their children and families.

Position: Volunteer Coordinator (Prison Specialist)
Location: Home based with extensive travel to CRC offices and sites across Thames Valley Area (Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire)
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme & more

Closing date: 14 July 2019
Interviews commencing week beginning: 08 July 2019

About the role:

Following their successful award of the NOMS ESF CFO contract in the South East they are recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator. As part of their Volunteer Coordinator Team in the South East you would manage up to 40 Volunteers to support offenders in custody and in the community to prepare for and successfully resettle back into their local communities. Volunteer mentors will work alongside multi-agency Case Managers to provide practical help, advice and guidance, as well as motivation and understanding.

About you:

The Volunteer Co-ordinator will recruit, train, match and support their volunteer mentors as they support offenders in custody and community. The role is critical in ensuring that they provide high quality support, guidance, training and development opportunities to all volunteers. It requires excellent understanding of delivering volunteer programmes and an ability to oversee the activities of a team of volunteers working peripatetically across the South East region.

Please note that driving is essential for this role.

What they offer:

Our client offers a range of employee benefits including child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme, free information, advice and guidance counselling service. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to develop yourself within the criminal justice sector, you will undergo a thorough induction process and be welcomed by a friendly enthusiastic team.

How to apply:

If you feel that you meet the requirements of this post please complete an application form by clicking the `apply now` button.

Other information:

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all application including those with previous criminal convictions (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS and satisfactory references covering five years employment history and prison security clearance.

You may have experience of the following: Volunteer Coordinator, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Trainer, Volunteering, Recruitment Officer, Volunteering Coordinator, Voluntary Sector etc.

Ref: 87273

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