Brokerage Coordinator (Volunteer Management) – Environmental Charity

London Waterloo with a pan-London outreach
£23,000 per annum
22 Sep 2016
10 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Groundwork London delivers valuable Volunteering Services across London which matches volunteers with organisations that need their help and support. We employ Volunteer Brokerage Coordinators in the essential role that develops, delivers and supports the service by recruiting volunteers, signing up organisations, managing customer facing communication, and handling the administration and organisational activities related to placing volunteers with volunteer-involving organisations.

Volunteer Brokerage Coordinator
Quote Reference: 394/VBC
Contract: 37.5 hours per week; fixed-term until April 2017, with planned extension until April 2018
Salary: £23,000 pa
Location: London Waterloo with a pan-London outreach

You will be working as part of a London wide team of nine people who deliver Volunteer Services across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Hounslow, Wandsworth and the City of Westminster.

This role will see you coordinate, deliver, and promote our service in one of the referenced London Boroughs to agreed targets. You will work in partnership with local communities, agencies and partners to deliver the Volunteering Service, track placements and coordinate the Volunteering Service phone line, website and social media. You will also deliver training workshops and coordinate small to medium sized events. 

It is a wide-ranging role that will complement your strong commitment to volunteering and understanding of what Volunteering Services do. A self-starter and excellent team player, you will have experience in the delivery of community and volunteering projects or services, and be able to advise volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations about volunteering opportunities and roles. You will also be enthusiastic about developing partnerships with voluntary, public and private sector organisations, and in harnessing Facebook and Twitter to market opportunities and information about volunteering.

In addition, the Trust is seeking good management and supervisory skills, particularly when it comes to supporting volunteer administrators and team members, and sound personal skills for planning, managing and prioritising your own workload. MS Office knowledge and user skills are essential for this role.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a pivotal role in the placement of volunteers with organisations so that together they can make a positive difference to communities.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 10th October 2016
Interview date: Thursday 13th October 2016


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The charity is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

No agencies please.