Volunteer Coordinator (Charity)

£19,800 per annum
13 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Volunteer Coordinator (Charity) 

An exciting opportunity to work for a national charity. 

Our client is an ambitious and growing independent national charity which provides a fresh start for people affected by imprisonment. They are highly respected for their innovation and creativity, and their commitment to enabling people to achieve meaningful positive change in their lives. 

Position: Volunteer Coordinator 
Location: Maidstone 
Contract type: Permanent 
Salary: £19,800 per annum 
Benefits: Contributory pension scheme; childcare voucher scheme; cycle to work scheme; 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays. 

About the role: 

Following their success in the South East they are now recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator. As part of their Volunteer Coordinator Team in the South East you will manage up to 40 Volunteers to support offenders in custody and in the community to prepare for and successfully resettle back into their local communities. 

Volunteer mentors will work alongside multi-agency Case Managers to provide practical help, advice and guidance, as well as motivation and understanding. 

The Volunteer Co-ordinator will recruit, train, match and support their volunteer mentors as they support offenders in custody and community. The role is critical in ensuring that they provide high quality support, guidance, training and development opportunities to all volunteers. It requires excellent understanding of delivering volunteer programmes and an ability to oversee the activities of a team of volunteers working peripatetically across the South East region. 

About you: 

It is essential they you have strong literacy and numeracy skills. A teaching qualification would also be desirable. You will have excellent communication skills, an awareness of the impact of custody on prisoners and their families and experience of working in a third sector organisation, preferably in the criminal justice field. 

The post holder will need to be able to travel across the region on a frequent basis therefore access to a car is essential. 

Experience of training or coaching either in a group and one to one is essential, as is recruiting and supervising volunteers. You will have the ability to develop relationship with volunteers, clients and stakeholders, and also be able to undertake pastoral support of volunteers using active listening skills. 

You may have experience of the following: Volunteer Coordinator, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Trainer, Volunteering, Recruitment Officer, Volunteer Coordinator, Voluntary Sector etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.