Volunteer Recruitment Officer

Employer
NFP People
Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
£22000 - £22000 Per Annum
Closing date
15 Nov 2020
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Volunteer Recruitment Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast growing organisation and team that recruits and develops young leaders to transform the educational and social outcomes of pupils across the UK. The position offers the opportunity to lead on regional attraction work to deliver a pipeline of high quality volunteers excited to apply for the City Year programme.

Position: Volunteer Recruitment Officer

Location: Central Manchester (also remotely covering recruitment in Coventry)

Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday – with flexible working opportunities available

Salary: £22,000, dependant on experience

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata for fixed term), employee matched pension contributions, interest-free season ticket and cycle to work loans available, excellent employee assistance programme and free eye tests and a range of innovative flexible working options are available that include flexible start and finish times and working from home options.

Due to Covid-19 staff are now working from home where possible with the option of some in office days as and when required.

Closing Date: 5pm on Sunday 15th November

Interview Dates: First round interviews will commence from 23rd November 2020

The Role

The Volunteer Recruitment Officer role will contribute to delivering an efficient, effective, end to end recruitment service, supporting with selection, retention and on-boarding processes; to ensure outstanding volunteers are recruited to deliver excellent outcomes for schools and pupils. Due to Covid-19 most of the recruitment work will now take place online with events and interviews/assessments being held virtually.

Primary responsibilities:

 

  • Attraction and selection of high quality volunteers, including leading the interview and assessment process for your region.
  • Communicating through phone calls, emails and face to face communication to ensure a smooth journey for candidates.
  • Driving candidates from the online digital campaign through the recruitment journey.
  • Delivering high quality events and presentations to the target market (these could be virtual or face to face).
  • Developing positive recruitment partnerships with local universities or other youth organisations to ensure that the recruitment targets are reached.
  • Ensure delivery of a successful retention strategy for your region.
  • Complete on-boarding checks for volunteers, including reference and DBS checks.
  • Supporting the recruitment team across the year by inputting into the local and national strategy and projects.

 

About You

As the Volunteer Recruitment Officer, you will have knowledge of engaging volunteers or have hands on recruitment experience. You will also:

 

  • Have an understanding of a recruitment of sales setting and/or have experience working to targets.
  • Be passionate about recruiting high quality volunteers.
  • Have experience of engaging and on boarding volunteers or experience of working within a recruitment, university, college or careers setting.
  • Have a passionate for the organisations culture, vision and values.
  • Be an excellent and experienced relationship builder with an enthusiastic, proactive approach.
  • Have strong communication skills and be highly organised

 

You may also have experience of field sales/recruitment, as well as experience managing online and telephone applications.

You will be asked to submit a CV and a cover letter as part of your application detailing your current and previous experience. We are keen to hear about specific volunteering engagement or recruitment experience, alongside any other charity/third sector organisations you may have worked or volunteered for.

If you want to make a real difference and believe that young people can change the world, we want to hear from you!

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive we can only respond back to the successful candidates. Applications will be assessed as they arrive. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the Organisation

This youth social action charity, challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.

You may also have experience as Volunteer Management, Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Engagement, Volunteer Engagement Officer, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, Volunteer Recruitment, Recruitment, Recruiter, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Officer, Volunteer, Volunteering, Recruitment, Recruitment Officer, Recruitment Coordinator, Recruitment Consultant.

We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Contact Us
  • 6 West Street
  • Olney
  • MK46 5HR
  • GB
  • 01234 815658
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