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: Volunteering Officer
Location: Pontypool (Mamhilad Park Estate), Wales
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 28 per week
Salary: £15,687 actual per annum
Closing date: 28 March 2019
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
Volunteers are vital to the success of Alzheimer’s Society. Alzheimer's Society was founded by volunteers, and their contribution continues to be absolutely essential to our ability to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Volunteers are involved in every aspect of our work, from delivering services to fundraising and campaigning and acting as Dementia Friends and Champions.
To maintain and continue building our exceptional community of volunteers, we are now looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to join us. You will be responsible for recruiting, inducting, training and supporting our volunteers in Powys and Gwent. This will include matching the skills and availability of volunteers to the available roles. You will also promote volunteering opportunities and spearhead our volunteer recruitment across the area. Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society’s volunteering policies.
Along with excellent people skills, you must have the confidence and expertise to communicate our vision and inspire others to take up volunteering roles. You will need a relevant NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) or will have otherwise demonstrated that you have the relevant skills and experience to help us achieve our goals.
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: Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Manager, Senior Volunteer Officer, Volunteer Management, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Coordinator, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc