Salary: £25,250 to £32,775 per annum
Hours: 36 per week
Contract Type: Secondment/Fixed Term Contract ending August 2023
We're recruiting a Volunteer Coordinator to join us at Clarion Futures.
About the role
Working as a volunteer coordinator, you will manage all elements of volunteering on behalf of Leecliffe Big local (LBL). You will recruit, train, support and accredit volunteers, managing relationships with those they meet. Working with the Leecliffe partnership, employees, partners and the community you will identify and develop volunteering opportunities and projects in line with the Leecliffe Big local plan.
Leecliffe Big Local is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and managed by Local Trust. Managed by a resident-led partnership, they deliver events and projects in the area designed to create lasting change. Clarion Futures is the locally trusted organisation for Leecliffe Big Local and the employer for this role on Leecliffes behalf.
We're looking for an empathic and organised individual with experience of coordinating projects and volunteers. You'll need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience of developing volunteer training and support. You'll have the capacity to motivate and inspire volunteers to engage with projects and develop ideas and will also have excellent negotiating, influencing and problem-solving skills. An understanding of the Local Trust Big Local programme would also be beneficial for the role.
What you can expect from us
Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-
- Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
- Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.
- A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
- Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance
- Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.
- Company Bonus Scheme
- Eye care vouchers
- Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
- Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
- Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave
Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.
Closing Date: 19th October at midnight
Interviews will be held virtually on 25th October.
Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.
This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.
In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.
Clarion Futures is the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group. Our mission is to provide support, skills and opportunities to Clarion residents nationwide, transforming lives and communities.
We exist to maximise the opportunities available to our residents, providing people with the tools and support they need to overcome their challenges, from employment and financial support, through to youth and community programmes.