Volunteer Manager

Brighton, East Sussex
03 Jul 2018
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed term
Full Time

About the role

Volunteering Matters has been leading UK volunteering in policy and practice for over 55 years. We develop and deliver effective volunteer-led solutions to some of the most significant challenges facing individuals and their communities today. We know, through years of successful work, that investing in people through the power of volunteering makes a tangible difference; improving health and wellbeing, building stronger more cohesive communities and achieving lasting results.

The Volunteer Manager will develop the expansion of the LifeLines project City-wide, recruiting and supporting volunteers and beneficiaries from across the City. The Volunteer Manager will oversee the development of the HealthLink scheme and support the development of the Prime Time men’s network.

To be responsible for the direct management of volunteers recruited to our volunteering projects. The Volunteer Manager will manage and co-ordinate the recruitment, training and ongoing supporting of volunteers; working collaboratively and flexibly across our London and the South delivery team. 

Appointment to this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check (DBS). Having a conviction will not necessarily cause a bar to employment.

In return for your commitment we offer 25 days holiday per year (FTE) plus discretionary festive leave + public holidays. We also offer a 3% employer pension contribution, flexible working opportunities and enhanced employee benefits.

Your supporting statement is of equal importance to us as your CV and is a key part of our shortlisting process. It is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.

To view or to download the JD and the monitoring form please click here.

Fixed term contract to 28 June 2019

To Apply please send your CV and supporting statement with a completed monitoring form to the email address available via the link above.

Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.