Volunteer Coordinator / Volunteering Service Delivery Officer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8532
  • Date Posted: 19 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £20,599 to £23,173
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Administration, Not For Profit, Charity, Third Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Volunteer Coordinator / Service Delivery Officer vacancy in Leeds, West Yorkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Operations Volunteer Coordinator / Volunteering Service Delivery Officer who has previous experience of working with and coordinating volunteers with good administrative, communication and organisational skills is required to join our team at Guide Dogs.

 

SALARY: £20,599 - £23,173 per annum + Excellent Benefits

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. A generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire with opportunities to work from home as well as the office

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week, 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW 

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Operations Volunteer Coordinator / Volunteering Service Delivery Officer who has previous experience of working with and coordinating volunteers with good administrative, communication and organisational skills.

Working as the Operations Volunteer Coordinator / Volunteering Service Delivery Officer you will coordinate and oversee the volunteering programmes in Operations, across a number of different services whilst coordinating the volunteers working in operational service delivery.

As the Operations Volunteer Coordinator / Volunteering Service Delivery Officer you will ensure all the dogs and customers receive the care and support required from the operational volunteer roles – without whom none of these services would be possible.

 

DUTIES

As the Operations Volunteer Coordinator / Volunteering Service Delivery Officer your duties will include:

  • Coordinate and oversee the volunteering programmes across the range of canine, children and adults services
  • Work closely with Operations Managers and delivery colleagues to make suitable and sustainable plans for volunteering programmes
  • Provide information to local volunteering staff that enables them to plan for and focus targeted volunteer recruitment activities
  • Inform and support production of advertising campaigns required to attract potential volunteer opportunities in line with guidance
  • Work with potential volunteers for operational roles ensuring they have a positive and timely experience
  • Ensure that databases are kept up to date with accurate information and data
  • Coordinate and plan with technical colleagues for essential technical training inputs and opportunities for continuous training/learning
  • Support the development of new lead and key volunteer opportunities that could support the growth of operational services
  • Monitor and evaluate the volunteer journey and experience within Operations volunteering programmes

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Previous experience of working with and co-ordinating volunteers
  • Experience of coordinating/delivering training programmes (desirable)
  • Experience of working with people in a customer-service related field
  • Experience working with CRM databases, and maintaining accurate records
  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications OR extensive work experience that demonstrates the ability to undertake the requirements of the role
  • Knowledge of the benefits of working with volunteers and how to keep them engaged with their charity work
  • Competent computer skills, word, excel, outlook and databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to plan and organises own workload
  • Demonstrates understanding and ability to manage self, and work with others at all levels
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Proven experience of effective problem solving, including making difficult judgements and decisions in sensitive situations
  • Demonstrates ability to appropriately challenge inappropriate behaviours and manage emotive information
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

 

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE


HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P8532

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Guide Dogs

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