Volunteer Project Coordinator

Meadowfields Community Centre, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 2TH
22 hours actual salary £11,291
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Part Time



Please apply if you wish to join our friendly and supportive team and want to work within a community centre based in Rochdale:

We seek an energetic, dynamic, enthusiastic individual who appreciates the value and importance of supporting local people to have an active voice to influence and shape local services and opportunities that impact on their lives.

Do you have a warm approach that makes every individual feel valued and  welcomed?

Are you passionate about giving everyone equal opportunity in spite of who they are, where they’ve been; where they are now….. and where they aspire to be ?

Are you empathetic of where people are within their own situations; understand their starting points and what it is that inspires them to desire change through active involvement in their community including volunteering opportunities?

Do you possess the self-belief, drive and determination to advocate and support individuals even when situations are so challenging that the easier option would be to walk away?

Have you the imagination and positivity to believe that there are different ways of doing things and to seek innovative solutions to meet individual needs and aspirations?

Do you possess an intuitive level of interpersonal skills to enable you to ‘read between the lines’ to decipher what people are really saying with the ability to sensitively explore and clarify with individuals, encouraging them to take control of their own situations and equipping them to accomplish their aspirations

In return, as a Volunteer Project Co-ordinator at Meadowfields you will gain job satisfaction from:

  • regularly celebrating successes of individuals and sharing their achievements
  • observing individual’s growing self-confidence and belief
  • knowing YOU made a difference!!!

If the above sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.  You would need to hold a relevant professional qualification at a minimum Level 3.  You will also have a minimum of 2 years experience supporting volunteers.

Closing date: Monday 24th October at 9am

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th October

Please ensure that you provide a telephone number on your application             

 so that we can contact you for interview, due to the short notice.