Volunteer Coordinator (Prison Specialist)

EasyWeb NFP
£20,000 (FTE)
07 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Volunteer Coordinator (Prison Specialist) 

An exciting Volunteer Coordinator role for a national charity. 

Our client is a national charity that supports offenders, ex-offenders, and their children and families. 

Position: Volunteer Coordinator 
Location: Wales and South West 
Contract: Full-time, permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Sunday) 
Salary: £20,000 (FTE) 
Benefits: Contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free eye tests, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and season ticket loans 

Closing date: 25th September 2017 
Interview Date: 6th October 2017 

About the role: 

Working as a member of the Family Services team across all prisons in the designated region, to lead the recruitment and management of volunteers and student placements to support our client's services. 

To be the key contact for volunteer opportunities across the region, guiding site managers in best practice with regards to recruitment, training, record keeping and supervision of volunteers. To work closely with the services staff to ensure that there are a supply of volunteers across a number of roles in order to support service delivery. 

About you: 

To be successful in this role you will offer a friendly and welcoming point of entry to volunteers looking to work with our client across the region and ensure that volunteer roles are clearly defined and advertised in appropriate, accessible places. 

In addition, you will assist site managers with the interviewing and appropriate placing of volunteers into a range of services, which include play, catering, family casework and visits support and assist with local recruitment of volunteers in creating, relevant ways. 

Furthermore, to act as a point of contact for both structured and responsive volunteer comments, concerns and feedback, and to use this to continually improve volunteers’ experience. As well as, supporting the team with the organisation and facilitation of volunteer events and initiatives. 

This role may require you to work weekends and you will be based at HMP BRISTOL VISITS CENTRE with frequent travel across the region if and when required. 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, including those with previous convictions (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment) 

This post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory HMPPS/MoJ Security Vetting, satisfactory employer references covering a minimum of 3 years and a satisfactory enhanced DBS. Please note that being bankrupt or having County Court Judgements may affect your ability to be successfully vetted to work in a prison. 

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.