Growth and Development Worker
Contract: Permanent, Part Time, 17.5 hours per week
Salary: £25,000 pro rata (£12,500 per annum)
Application: CV & Cover letter (Without both your application will not be accepted)
Closing Date: Wednesday 8 December 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 16 December 2021
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic candidate who, ideally, has previous experience of working with volunteers. You will need to be able to deliver on a variety of project plans simultaneously, while also being able to build and maintain excellent relationships with a variety of stakeholders. We are looking for team players with creative ideas and solutions who will empower our volunteers to make a difference to the lives of even more young people across the UK.
What is the role?
The Growth and Development team is based across the UK and works on a variety of projects that aim to grow the Sea Cadets. These projects include setting up new Juniors Sections, supporting Sea Cadet units in schools and helping existing Sea Cadet units to develop plans and strategies for sustainable growth.
Typical tasks include:
- Delivering a variety of training sessions on, for example, recruitment of cadets and volunteers
- Developing new growth and recruitment tools and ideas
- Promoting flexible volunteering and the volunteer strategy
- Assisting with running our social media accounts
- Working with and empowering our volunteers to develop plans for growth
- Planning and setting up Juniors Sections in new and existing locations/units
- Delivering assemblies in schools
- Forming part of various working groups with colleagues to develop the tools, resources and processes needed to increase the positive impact of the Growth and Development team.
- Supporting the delivery of funded outreach projects
This is a very varied and rewarding role that requires someone who is self-motivated, organised, creative, tenacious, positive, IT competent and with a real interest in people. You need to be able to coach, empower and inspire our volunteers and cadets, both in person (once safe to do so) and remotely, to grow the Sea Cadets.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.
Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.
A recruitment pack can be downloaded below 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.