Volunteer Co-Ordinator

Closing date: 26 May 2022
Fundraising Policy/Research Community
  • Salary £22,733 pro rata per year
  • Location YO32, York (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Sectors Youth/Children
  • Job Reference : CJ/VC/2022

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 28 per week

Location: Hybrid – combination of home working and days in office.  You must live a commutable distance from the office in Monks Cross, York

Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Do a job that makes a difference

If you want to do a job that matters and you are looking for interesting and varied work in a friendly team, with flexibility for some home working and loads of job satisfaction - we have the role for you.

Based in York, Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled children.  

We are looking for a Volunteer Co-Ordinator to work in our Fundraising Team.  In this role you will develop and co-ordinate volunteering on behalf of Family Fund.

Duties include:

  • Develop a compelling volunteer programme which serves the needs of teams across the organisation
  • Generate appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the organisation and ensure that we operate best in class volunteer management practices
  • Promote volunteering through recruitment and publicity strategies and campaigns.
  • Recruit and welcome new volunteers to Family Fund providing an appropriate induction, managing and nurturing the relationships ensuring that volunteers are matched with the right opportunities.
  • Be key point of contact and provide administrative support to volunteers, including development of structured volunteer engagement plans.

For this role you will need experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and supporters.  You must have an understanding of volunteering policies and support arrangements.  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.

 In return, we offer the chance to be right at the heart of a supportive professional team, where you'll make a real positive difference to families in need every day. As a member of our staff, you'll receive quality training for your role, contributory pension, access to our employee discounts scheme, and the opportunity to work days from home with flexible start and finish times.

About us

Family Fund is a great place to work for great people. We provide a challenging and rewarding working environment where every staff member can make their mark. We are a values based organisation, and we aim to show our values in all that we do. Read here how our staff display our values every day and click here to learn more about our staff.

Family Fund is committed to inclusion, equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from all parts of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who meet the requirements for the role will be invited for interview. If you have a disability, and are happy to let us know, please highlight this in your covering letter.

How to apply

When you're ready to apply email your CV with a covering letter to explain what skills and qualities you would bring to the team here at Family Fund.

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