Regional Volunteering Officer (Dementia Charity)

Location
Kendal
Salary
£24,866 actual per annum
Posted
03 Dec 2018
Closes
02 Jan 2019
Ref
00324917
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Regional Volunteering Officer (Dementia Charity) 

Join our team, take on dementia 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Dementia Friends Regional Officer 
Location: Flexible within the North East of England and Cumbria 
Contract type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £24,866 actual per annum 

Closing date: 02 January 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

Support the delivery of the Dementia Friends programme across the North East and Cumbria and act as the main point of contact for Dementia Friends across the region. 

Develop and deliver a first-class volunteering experience, with responsibility for training and managing volunteer Dementia Friends Champions across the region. 

Undertake a range of projects, from evaluation to resource development 

About you: 

Are you an experienced volunteer manager, who knows how to motivate people and can get the best out of volunteers? Are you up for training and managing hundreds of volunteers, enabling them to reach thousands of Dementia Friends? Then come join our great team and be part of this incredible social action movement. 

As well as supporting our volunteers, you will get a chance to develop your skills by getting involved in all sorts of projects. From evaluation, to resource development, and representing us at the odd music festival! 

If you are an excellent, inspirational communicator, and you want to join us in uniting against dementia, do it. Apply now. 

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Regional Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Manager, Third Sector, Not for Profit, Charity, Mental Health, Stakeholder Management, Volunteer Officer, Volunteer Management, Dementia, Regional Volunteer Coordinator, etc.