Volunteer Co-ordinator – 12 months fixed term contract (with potential to extend)

We are looking for a confident and friendly individual with excellent communication skills who will enjoy recruiting, training and supporting the diverse range of volunteers who give their time to Blind Veterans UK.

Salary
£23,245.55 per annum
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Location
Hampshire, Isle of Wight, and West Berkshire
Closing Date
Closing date is 5PM on 21 October 2021

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915, we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.

We are looking for a confident and friendly individual with excellent communication skills who will enjoy recruiting, training and supporting the diverse range of volunteers who give their time to Blind Veterans UK. 

  • Working in collaboration with the Community team to identify volunteering opportunities across the Community.
  • Supporting National Volunteering Initiatives and working in collaboration with the wider Volunteering team.
  • Working in collaboration with the Community team and Members to identify and review volunteer opportunities in response to Member needs.
  • Organising and implementing the recruitment of volunteers in line with our volunteer recruitment policy
  • Maintaining regular contact with volunteers to provide ongoing support. Being the first point of contact for volunteer’s enquiries.
  • Maintaining accurate, secure and up to date records on the volunteers and other service data for monthly reporting
  • Promoting volunteering in the area through attending events and building networks to increase awareness.

This is a Monday to Friday role, however there will be occasional evening and weekend work.  It is primarily a home-based role, however travel to locations within the area will be necessary. Benefits include free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, childcare voucher scheme, generous pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. This post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: Thursday 4 November 2021 at 5.00pm

Recruitment & Selection:  to be confirmed

If you think you have what it takes to be part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, please look at the full Job Description and forward your CV and a 500 words supporting statement to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk. Please note that only submitted CVs with a supporting statement will be accepted for consideration, not just CVs.

Should we receive a high response of applications we may close this advert earlier.  

 

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