Job title: Volunteer Support Administrator
Contract: Permanent, full time
Location: MSSC National Support Centre London, SE1 (flexible working three days per week)
Salary: Up to £22,000 gross per annum depending on experience
Closing Date: Sunday 10 October 2021
Interview Date: Friday 15th October/ Monday 18th October VIRTUAL
Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.
We have an exciting opportunity available and are looking for a new Volunteer Support Administrator to join our busy Volunteer Support Department.
This role involves acting as the first point of contact via email and phone for our 8,000 volunteers, providing warm and friendly assistance. This role provides vital support to volunteers within our enrolment process as well as administrative tasks that aid and celebrate our volunteers.
We are looking for somebody who has proven administrative and IT skills. The successful candidate will be organised, a strong team player and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This is an exciting, rewarding and interesting post in a charity with broad and diverse operations across the United Kingdom and at sea, offering wide scope to develop both the role and your own professional skills.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kate Hill on 0207 654 7021.
As part of the interview assessment you will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which will be used to assess candidates’ suitability for the role.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we are unable to consider your application for this role.
A recruitment pack can be downloaded on our website after clicking Apply, which details more information on the role.
We are a national charity helping to develop lifelong learning skills for the youths of today. With strong links to the maritime sector and Royal Navy. The charity uses the impact of being on the water to change their lives. Offering great flexible work and benefits. Benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, training opportunities and professional development. MSSC is at an exciting point in our development which sees us increasing our position to help more young people get a head start in life through life-changing nautical adventure.
We recognise our responsibilities to safeguard and protect the young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We do all we can to promote their health, safety and wellbeing, and we expect our staff to share this commitment and work in line with safeguarding policy, the MSSC’s values and ethos of inclusivity. We adhere to safer recruitment practices and therefore employment is subject to detailed pre-employment checks for successful candidates, including references and criminal disclosure checks and the completion of a disclosure questionnaire. All successful applicants are required to attend safeguarding training.