Team Leader (Volunteer Development)
Citizens Advice provide free, independent and impartial advice and information to help people resolve their legal, money and other problems. In the past year we have helped over 2.5 million people solve over 6.2 million problems. Our national network delivers services from over 3,000 locations in England and Wales. In 2015 we won Charity Times Charity of the Year for our work. Now we want to do even more.
Team Leader (Volunteer Development) - Surrey and Sussex
£23,695 gross per annum (actual £11,766 gross per annum)
Location - nearest court within area TBC with travel across Surrey and Sussex
18 hours per week
Job Ref - 18\068
Citizens Advice won a grant from the Ministry of Justice to run the Witness Service from April 2015. The Witness Service has nearly 300 staff and 3000 volunteers and offers free, independent, impartial and confidential support and information to 15,000 witnesses each month to give evidence in every criminal court in England and Wales.
We are committed to our dedicated volunteers and are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector and experience in recruiting and developing volunteers.
The Team Leader (Volunteer Development) is responsible for volunteer development and engagement within the geographical area of Surrey and Sussex. This includes:
- Explore opportunities to increase diversity of the Witness Service volunteer teams.
- Develop volunteer opportunities within the Witness Service
- Undertake effective recruitment activities in line with recruitment strategy
- Building effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external organisations on a local basis
The role supports the Team Leaders (Court Services and Outreach) to help ensure resource meets the required service demand.
We are seeking candidates with the ability to develop and motivate volunteers; with experience of building effective relationships and creating partnerships with key organisations and stakeholders to build sustainable volunteer teams. The role also requires knowledge of recruitment and training procedures and will require travel across both counties.
Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups, as they are currently under represented in our workforce.
Closing date: Sunday 29th April 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 9th or Thursday 10th May 2018