Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Contract: Fixed term contract up to 30 September 2023
Hours: Part-time (28 hours per week)
Location: Home-based in Wales
Salary: £24,248 - £25,829 per annum (FTE £30,310 - £32,287) plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E1
This charity makes sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything they do. And it's this commitment that unites them across the UK.
The charity's work is based on the hopes and aspirations of the MS community. Together they campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
The organisation's people are their greatest asset and the key to their success. The charity offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.About this job
Please note this is a part time role (28 hours per week) and is a fixed term contract up to 30 September 2023. The charity will consider applications looking for slightly less hours too (e.g 21 hours a week).
The charity's work is rooted in what people affected by MS have told them is most important to them. To accomplish this, the organisation work very closely with their enthusiastic and committed volunteers, many of whom have MS.
Volunteers are absolutely essential and key to ensuring the creation, success and continuation of the charity's grassroots development and support projects.
The 'Pontio' (To Bridge) project, is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund in Wales' People and Places grant until September 2023.
The Pontio team champion the lives, families and carers of people living with MS in Wales and ensure that they have access to the support they require, at the time of their choice, delivered in a way that best suits their individual needs.
Many service users will be recently diagnosed, or struggling to live with their condition. A small and dedicated team of volunteers offer information, befriending and group support to people with MS across Wales.
You'll be supporting the Pontio Volunteers to carry out their role; recruiting and training new volunteers as needed; and preparing reports for funders. The project volunteers have already changed people's lives for the better; and now you can help the charity maintain this vital service.About The Charity
The organisation offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays.
They have a range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):
- Flexible and smart working (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and the organisation)
- Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave
- Enhanced family friendly, disability and carer's leave
- Discounted season ticket loan/pension scheme/Cycle to work scheme/Interest-free emergency loans
The charity is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on their great history and will drive them towards achieving their mission and vision as they embark on their Every MS Story strategy.Closing date: 9am on Friday 1 July 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 12 July 2022How to apply:Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process.
You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role.
Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.Right to work in the UK
The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If they do offer you employment, you'll be required to provide documentation to show that you're eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.
The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. The charity currently don't have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.
The organisation is a Disability Confident Employer. They're committed to promoting equality and diversity. They would be grateful if you could complete the equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.
As part of their commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.
The organisation particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where they're looking to build stronger and better representation among their staff.
No agencies please.