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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

NFP People
West Midlands (Birmingham)/hybrid
£24000 Per Annum
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Are you passionate about working with young people or working in the education sector? Can you engage and inspire an audience and build a pipeline of candidates?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join a fast growing organisation supporting Volunteer recruitment. This role offers some great benefits including home and flexible working.

Position: Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Location: West Midlands (Birmingham)/hybrid. West Midlands based, with some travel to recruitment events and our regional office(s). Home working is generally available for 3 days per week.

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week (flexible working options available)

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Contract: Maternity cover 9-months

Start date: 25th January 2024

Closing Date: Wednesday 13th December 2023 (please note that applicants will be screened on a first come first served basis so early application is encouraged, as the deadline may close early)

The Role

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 Volunteer Engagement Coordinator position offers you the opportunity to lead on regional attraction work to deliver a pipeline of high quality volunteers and team leaders (where applicable) excited to apply for the City Year programme.

You will contribute to delivering an efficient, effective, end-to-end recruitment service, supporting selection and retention to ensure outstanding volunteers are recruited to deliver excellent outcomes for schools and pupils we work with.

You will have responsibility and autonomy to search for exceptional volunteer and team leaders motivated to drive and shape social change.

Primary responsibilities include:


  • Attracting high quality applicants
  • Selection of high quality candidates aged between 18-25
  • Retention and onboarding volunteers
  • Developing marketing and promotional activities
  • Monitor and evaluate systems and processes
  • Support the recruitment team with wider responsibilities


About You

You will be passionate and inspired to deliver on the organisations mission to recruit and develops young leaders to transform the educational and social outcomes of pupils across the UK. You will be a confident communicator and speaker, with the ability to manage your own time to build a pipeline of candidates.

While it would be an advantage if you have experience of working in a sales, a recruitment setting or of working within an education or volunteering environment… it will be your strong belief, enthusiasm and commitment to the mission and values or the organisation that really drive you forward in this role.

You will be asked to submit a CV and a cover letter as part of your application. If you do have any experience of working with or alongside a charity/third sector organisations either in a paid for or volunteering capacity or have sales or recruitment experience, then we would love to hear about it as part of your Cover Letter.

In return…

Work for an amazing organisation that supports and develops its team and offers some amazing staff benefits including flexible working opportunities. If you want to make a real difference and believe that young people can change the world, we want to hear from you!

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.

The organisation are committed to the professional development and wellbeing of all staff and offer a number of core benefits to all employees:


  • Pension: up to 5% pension employer contribution matched after 3 months of employment.
  • Holidays: 25 days holiday per year plus one additional day per year after two years of employment, capped at a maximum of 28 day (or the pro rata equivalent for part-time staff).
  • Grace days: An additional two leave days over the Christmas break.
  • Travel: Interest free loan for season ticket or bicycle.
  • Volunteering days: All employees can take up to 2 days to volunteer in a mission-aligned charity depending upon length of service.


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.

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PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


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.

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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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