Volunteering Manager

London, UK
20 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Volunteering Manager

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

Position: Volunteering Manager
Location: London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, cycle to work scheme, free information advice and counselling plus more

Closing date: 08 September 2019
Interviews commencing week beginning: 16 September 2019

About the role:

Working to support the teams across all prisons within the London region and the gateway services, to lead the recruitment and management of volunteers and student placements to support our client's services. To be the key contact for volunteer opportunities, guiding site managers in best practice with regards to recruitment, training, record keeping and supervision of volunteers. To work closely with their services staff to ensure that there are a supply of volunteers across a number of roles in order to support service delivery.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will offer a friendly and welcoming point of entry to volunteers looking to work with our client across the region and ensure that volunteer roles are clearly defined and advertised in appropriate, accessible places. In addition, you will assist site managers with the interviewing and appropriate placing of volunteers into a range of services, which include play, catering, helpline, be-friending, court services, family casework and visits support and assist with local recruitment of volunteers. Furthermore, to act as a point of contact for both structured and responsive volunteer comments, concerns and feedback, and to use this to continually improve volunteers' experience. As well as, supporting the team with the organisation and facilitation of volunteer events and initiatives.

What they Offer:

Our client offers a range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling, generous holiday entitlement, cycle to work scheme, free eye care vouchers and pension. You will undergo a thorough induction and training programme and be supported by a friendly, enthusiastic and committed team.

How to apply:

If you feel you meet the requirements of this role, please complete an application by clicking the `apply now` button.

Other information:

Our client welcomes all applications including ex-offenders (appointment to post will be subject to a risk assessment).

This post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 5 year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions.

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

Ref: 88485

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