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Volunteer Coordinator

Salary - £21,530 pro rata, plus 7% pension contribution

Hours - 18.5 hours per week   Fixed Term Contract until September 2019

Devizes based

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Community First’s Building Bridges Programme, jointly funded by the Big Lottery and European Social Fund.

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, positive, ‘can do’ individual to join our team as a Volunteer Co-ordinator. You will be responsible in identifying, co-ordinating and securing successful volunteer placements across Wiltshire operating within a multiagency environment.

The successful applicant will have previous experience of working with volunteers, ideally in a field based role, and we have particular interest in applicants with experience in supporting individuals with multiple, complex needs or facing significant barriers or challenges.

You will also be responsible for ensuring a first-class experience for volunteers and organisations and you will work effectively with a wide range of communities and individuals, employing diverse methods of communication to reach out to as many people as possible. You will have excellent communication, influencing and customer service skills as you will be building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The role involves liaising with a number of voluntary and community sector organisations, statutory services and the private sector to identify and generate volunteer placements, alongside supporting and mentoring individuals wishing to volunteer, into successful placements.

You must have the ability to manage, prioritise and plan your time, the role involves travel across Wiltshire so you will need a full UK driving licence.

Closing date: Midday, 7th October 2016           Interviews: 18th October 2016

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this role, please see below

If you would like a hard copy of an application pack or for additional information, please Sally Hoddinott, Human Resources 01380 732822 shoddinott@communityfirst.org.uk