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Volunteer Coordinator

Term Length
Permanent
Reference
Part time
Closing Date
25/01/2023
Salary
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. https://www.livingoptions.org/get-involved/work-with-us/ and returned to jobs@livingoptions.org by the closing date.

For further details, full JD, personal specification and application pack, please visit our website: www.livingoptions.org  or email: jobs@livingoptions.org, 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.