Volunteering Coordinator / Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C8531
  • Date Posted: 14 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £20,598 to £23,173
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Not For Profit, Charity, Third Sector, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer / Volunteering Coordinator vacancy in Birmingham, West Midlands Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer / Volunteering Coordinator who has experience managing, supporting and recruiting volunteers with excellent organisational and time-management skills is required to join our team at Guide Dogs.

 

SALARY: £20,598 - £23,173 pro rata

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: Birmingham, West Midlands - the position is office based with a home start

JOB TYPE: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm, 35 hours per week, 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 a Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer / Volunteering Coordinator who has experience managing, supporting and recruiting volunteers with excellent organisational and time-management skills.

Working as the Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer / Volunteering Coordinator you will creatively advertise roles to attract and recruit volunteers to support and grow our services and income.

As the Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer / Volunteering Coordinator you will also support your local team to deliver an excellent volunteering experience and to attract and retain experienced volunteers.

Guide Dogs has a positive workplace culture, providing development opportunities, flexible working and numerous benefits.  We welcome applications from members of the community with disabilities, visual impairments, and those from diverse backgrounds.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Volunteer Team Recruitment Officer / Volunteering Coordinator will include:

  • Develop and deliver a volunteer recruitment plan
  • Oversee the smooth and efficient recruitment of volunteers by advising and supporting volunteer managers through this process
  • Support the development and delivery of organisational diversity plans to broaden the volunteer base
  • Work with your local team to identify and coordinate training needs for volunteers
  • Coordinate and facilitate face-to-face and virtual induction sessions for new volunteers
  • Act as a subject matter expert, providing advice on relevant volunteering policies and procedures
  • Responsible for managing volunteers to support you and your local team
  • Champion award and recognition of volunteers within your local team, including the organisation of recognition events

 

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

  • Educated to GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent
  • Experience of Managing and supporting volunteers
  • Experience of implementing new working practices within a team
  • Proven experience of supporting and advising others on policies and procedures
  • An understanding of good practice in volunteer management
  • Demonstrable and up to date knowledge of good practice in equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Demonstrable and up to date knowledge of GDPR and use of Customer Relationship Management systems
  • Relevant and up to date knowledge of safeguarding principles

 

DESIRABLE

  • Relevant qualification in volunteer management or equivalent
  • Experience of creating an inclusive work environment for people with a disability
  • Facilitation and/or training skills
  • Personal experience of volunteering

 

Candidates must be eligible 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-C8531

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

Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract Not for Profit, Charity Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Find a new job and work in Birmingham, West Midlands. Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services provided by AWD online.