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Volunteering Officer

  • Location

    Hereford

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Part-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £14,006 actual per annum

  • Job ref:

    87588

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-17

  • Startdate:

    2019-07-08

  • Client:

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Volunteering Officer 

Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, our client will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything they do is informed and inspired by them. 

They are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, they work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. They provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need their help. And they are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice. 

Position: Volunteering Officer 
Location: Flexible across Hereford & Worcestershire 
Contract type: Part time, Permanent 
Hours: 25 per week 
Salary: £14,006 actual per annum 

Closing date: 18 July 2019 
Interview date: 26 July 2019 

About the role: 

Volunteers are vital to the success of our client. They were founded by volunteers, and their contribution continues to be absolutely essential to their ability to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Volunteers are involved in every aspect of their work, from delivering services to fundraising and campaigning and acting as Dementia Friends and Champions. 

To maintain and continue building their exceptional community of volunteers, they are now looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to join them. You will be responsible for recruiting, inducting, training and supporting their volunteers in Hereford & Worcestershire. This will include matching the skills and availability of volunteers to the available roles. You will also promote volunteering opportunities and spearhead their volunteer recruitment across the area. Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society’s volunteering policies. 

About you: 

Along with excellent people skills, you must have the confidence and expertise to communicate their vision and inspire others to take up volunteering roles. You will need a relevant NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) or will have otherwise demonstrated that you have the relevant skills and experience to help them achieve their goals. 

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with our client. 

Our client embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of their people. They are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities they serve and ensuring inclusion in everything they do. 

You may have experience of the following: Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteering Support, Volunteer Manager, Senior Volunteer Officer, Volunteer Management, Volunteer Recruitment, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.