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Volunteer Coordinator

Term Length
Part time
Closing Date
27,582 (NJC scale 22)

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Salary: £27,582 FTE (NJC scale 22)

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Exeter based with remote working as required (some weekend/evening work may be required across Devon)

Contract: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Charity as our new Volunteer Coordinator, where you will play a key role in championing volunteering across the organisation. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will be instrumental in developing an excellent end-to-end volunteer experience, and you will lead on growing the volunteering programme through the recruitment, induction and training of volunteers and the development of new projects and events.

The role:

  • Lead on volunteering across the Charity, including the development of the Volunteer Strategy and Handbook.
  • Be the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to volunteering and ensure timely responses.
  • Create a positive and supportive environment for Living Options volunteers, championing best practices and celebrating success.
  • Maintain an up to date database of volunteers, including activity and skills.

Living Options Devon exists to ensure people with physical, learning and/or sensory disabilities and Deaf people with sign language can make an active and equal contribution in society.

To become part of our organisation you should have the following skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate effective organisation and administrative skills
  • Willingness to act as a team player but motivated when working alone
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with service users, professionals and others and the ability to promote the charity to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and plan time effectively to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to inspire and motivate volunteers across the organisation.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Flexible working location – remote/Exeter office based.
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fully Accessible office with on-site parking

Closing Date: 25th January 2023

Interview Date: 2nd February 2023

PLEASE NOTE: All applications have to be received by a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. and returned to by the closing date.

For further details, full JD, personal specification and application pack, please visit our website:  or email:, Tel: 01392 459222.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Living Options Devon strives to be user-led in all that we do and we welcome applications from disabled and Deaf people.