Volunteer Coordinator

Woking, Surrey
13 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Volunteer Coordinator


RHS Wisley, Woking GU23 6QB

The RHS is going through a significant and exciting period of change and growth, and volunteers are central to the success of achieving our strategic investment programme. This role will be responsible for delivering our Volunteer Strategy and will work closely with colleagues at Wisley and other sites and flower shows to increase the impact of our volunteers. We aim to increase and diversify our volunteer team with a particular focus on young volunteers aged 16-24. We are looking for someone to join us on this journey who has is passionate about effectively engaging, involving and supporting volunteers.

This role will be responsible for improving and deepening engagement with our 250 existing volunteers at RHS Garden Wisley and will work closely with the Community Outreach Team to attract more diverse audiences. You will also provide support to the other RHS Gardens with a particular focus on our new 5th garden, RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford, Manchester.

This position would suit someone who has excellent written and verbal communication skills, lots of initiative and who wants to learn quickly. You must be a team player who is highly organised and who can prioritise work to deadlines and maintain high levels of accuracy under pressure. This role will involve some work at weekends and evenings and travel to other gardens and flower shows.

To apply or for more details, visit our website via the link.

Closing date: 5pm Thursday 26th April 2018

1st Interviews: Friday 4th May

2nd Interviews: Thursday 10th May