Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator - North

YMCA DownsLink Group
31 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator Crawley & Horsham 15 hours per week Fixed term contract for 1 year initially GBP24,000 per annum, pro-rated We are recruiting a Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and support adult volunteers from the local communities, to provide and support a range of activities in our housing projects. You will be responsible for ensuring that volunteers have a positive experience with YMCA DLG and provide a professional service in their roles. You will recruit volunteers to deliver a range of group activities including drop-ins, and one to one work if relevant. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of current volunteers, as well the recruitment and training of new volunteers. You will need to maintain monitoring systems to ensure the strategic development of the volunteering programme works towards departmental and team objectives and targets. You must have experience of working with young people, and have an understanding of the issues and barriers which may be experienced by vulnerable young people in a supported housing setting. You will need to have experience in recruiting and supporting volunteers, and delivering training programmes. The role will involve organising, managing and prioritising your own workload with periods of minimal supervision. YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th September 2017 at 9am Interviews date: Wednesday 20th September 2017 Please note that we do not accept CVs. To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group.

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