Volunteer Brokerage Coordinators

Location
Groundwork London offices in Waterloo with project delivery across London Boroughs
Salary
£23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted
25 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Oct 2019
Ref
154528_GL
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

We are strong believers in the positive contribution volunteers make in communities. We see the impact of their support every day, because we match volunteers across London with organisations that need their help through our Volunteering Services.

2 x Volunteer Brokerage Coordinators
Reference: 643/VBC
Location: Both posts are based at the Groundwork London office in Waterloo.  
One post will spend 2 to 3 days per week in Barnet.
The second post will spend 2 to 3 days per week in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames
Contract: Fixed term contract until August 2020, with view to extend
Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 per annum

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time (30 hours per week) available

We are looking for someone who shares our belief in the importance of volunteering, to play a pivotal role in our team. As Coordinator, you will develop, deliver and support the service by recruiting volunteers, signing up organisations, managing customer-facing communication, and handling the administration and organisational activities related to placing volunteers with volunteer-involving organisations.

You will be joining a London-wide team of nine people who deliver Volunteer Services across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Hounslow, Kingston and the City of Westminster. One post will predominately coordinate, deliver, and promote our service in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. The second post will undertake these activities in the London Borough of Barnet.

This broad-ranging role will complement your strong commitment to volunteering and your understanding of what Volunteering Services do. A self-starter and an excellent team player, you will be experienced in delivering community and volunteering projects or services, and be able to advise volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations about volunteering opportunities roles. You will be enthusiastic about developing partnerships with voluntary, public and private sector organisations, and about harnessing Facebook and Twitter to market volunteering opportunities and information.

You will work with team members to deliver training workshops and coordinate small-to medium-sized events to celebrate Volunteers Week and the contribution of volunteers to the community and voluntary sector.

Excellent planning, organisational and prioritising skills are essential for the role, alongside good MS Office skills. Experience in the use of CRM databases such as Volunteer Connect or Do-It will be advantageous.

Further information is available on our Volunteer Centre websites.

About us 
Groundwork London is a leading community regeneration organisation working with people living in London’s most vulnerable places. We help communities to transform open spaces, we help people through training and support to stay in education and to gain employment and we help people and the environment by working to reduce energy and water use and waste.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 14th October 2019
Interview date: Monday 21st October 2019

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to the Groundwork London website where you can download the job description and application form.

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

No agencies please.

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