Boomerang Community Centre Vacancy – Volunteer Coordinator

Boomerang Community Centre

IDENTIFICATION

Post Title:               Volunteer Coordinator

Responsible to:      Centre Manager

Responsible for:    Volunteers

 

Starting Salary:    £25662 (FTE)

Hours:  16
Annual Leave:     82 hours plus 5 days bank holidays

Contract: Fixed term for one year 

 

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for a competent Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and manage volunteers. You will be responsible for allocating responsibilities, identifying new volunteer opportunities, recruiting volunteers and the overall support and supervision of all volunteers.

For this role you will need experience of recruiting and managing volunteers.

You must have excellent organisational skills, have an ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and experience.

You must have great interpersonal and networking skills, in addition to an understanding of the barriers to volunteering and steps that can be taken to address these.

We want to ensure our organisation has the best volunteers who help us to achieve our mission, while being given training and development as required.

 

PRINCIPAL WORKING CONTACTS

  1. Centre Manager
  2. Centre based groups, users and the general public and local community
  3. Volunteers
  4. Staff in statutory and non-statutory organisations

 

MAIN DUTIES

  1. Develop a compelling volunteer programme which serves the needs of the individual and the teams across the Boomerang Community Centre and in the wider Maryfield / Stobswell community
  2. Generate appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the Centre and ensure that we operate best in class volunteer management practices
  3. Promote volunteering through recruitment and publicity strategies and campaigns.
  4. Recruit and welcome new volunteers to Boomerang providing an appropriate induction, managing and nurturing the relationships ensuring that volunteers are matched with the right opportunities.
  5. Responsible for day to day management, promotion, co-ordination and development of the volunteers and the development of volunteer roles within the Boomerang Centre.
  6. Be key point of contact and provide administrative support to volunteers, including recruitment, induction, the development of structured volunteer engagement plans, process PVG’s, seek references.
  7. Work with the Centre manager to ensure good financial governance in relation to volunteer expenses and outlay.
  8. Establish, co-ordinate and promote regular and relevant volunteer activity and learning at the centre.
  9. Support and develop active community involvement in the Centre’s activities through the appropriate use of the media, posters, leaflets and outreach work.
  10. Develop methods and structures which facilitate involvement from all sections of the community in the programme and management of the Centre.
  11. Responsible for the support, education, training and supervision of volunteers.
  12. Presenting the volunteering opportunities to various groups and organisations
  13. Provide appropriate monitoring, evaluation and case studies.
  14. Adhere to all Centre policies and procedures.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  ESSENTIAL REQUIRMENTS

 

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

 

PROFESSIONAL/

EDUCATIONAL

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree or diploma CLD degree / diploma  Relevant community experience
RELEVANT WORK/

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Management of staff or volunteers

Sound organisational skills

IT skills

Presentation skills

 

Delivering education and training

PARTICULAR SKILLS/ABILITIES

 

 

 

 

Supporting people on an individual basis

Group support

Monitoring & Evaluation

Processing PVGs and references

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

 

 

 

Positive Attitude

Excellent communication skills

Reliability

 
ANY ADDITIONAL JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends

Satisfactory PVG check

Driving Licence

 

OTHER DUTIES

This job description is a broad picture of the post at the date of preparation.  It is not an exhaustive list of all possible duties and it is recognised that jobs change and evolve over time. Consequently, this is not a contractual document and the post holder will be required to carry out any other duties to the equivalent level that are necessary to fulfil the purpose of the job.

 

 

 

 

 

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