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Volunteer Coordinator Full Time

at Blind Veterans UK in Plymouth (Published at 16-05-2018)

Blind Veterans UK is the national charity helping blind ex-service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our expertise, experience and full range of services. At Blind Veterans UK, we believe that no one who has served our Country should have to battle blindness alone. It is our mission to ensure that vision impaired ex-service men and women have access to the finest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

We are looking for a confident and friendly individual with excellent communication skills who will enjoy recruiting, training and supporting the diverse range of volunteers who give their time to Blind Veterans UK.

The job involves:

  • Identifying and responding to the needs of members within the local community by reviewing and assessing volunteering opportunities.
  • Organising and implementing the recruitment of volunteers in line with our volunteer recruitment policy
  • Maintaining regular contact with volunteers to provide ongoing support. Being the first point of contact for volunteer’s enquiries.
  • Maintaining accurate, secure and up to date records on the volunteers and other service data for monthly reporting
  • Promoting volunteering in the area through attending events and building networks to increase awareness.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but we will consider applications from those who are able to demonstrate how their alternate skill, knowledge and experience is relevant to this role.

This is a Monday to Friday role, however there will be occasional evening and weekend work. It is primarily a home-based role, however travel to locations within the area will be necessary. Benefits include free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, childcare voucher scheme, generous pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. This post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 5 pm

Initial stage telephone Interviews: week commencing 28 May

Recruitment & Selection: Monday 18 June 2018

For more information on the role and details on how to apply, please visit our website at https://www.blindveterans.org.uk/about-us/job-opportunities/volunteer-coordinator-south-west-community-7/

If you think you have what it takes to be part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, please look at the full Job Description and complete an Application Form and Personal Details Form, which can be downloaded from our website (URL above). Please include “Community 7” or “South West” in your email’s title.

Only completed application forms will be accepted for consideration, not CVs.

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you, please advise us.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,021.00 to £22,022.00 /year

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