Volunteer Project Lead

32000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
23 Dec 2020
20 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Project Manager with a track record in the charity sector? Are you looking for your next challenging and rewarding role? If the answer is YES, we want to hear from you.

Crossroads Care Surrey are now looking for a Volunteer Project Lead to join our team in Leatherhead. This position is offered on a 1-year fixed term contract basis and has some flexibility to work from home.

What will I be responsible for?

Joining our team as a Project Lead, you will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of Crossroads Care Surrey's volunteering strategy, ensuring that the volunteers are recruited, appointed, inducted, trained, supported, and rewarded so that they are empowered to deliver high quality programmes for carers locally and in doing so have an outstanding and highly rewarding volunteering experience.

The role will be responsible for managing the agreed funding income and expenditure budgets. Ideally you will have external contacts in similar voluntary/third sector organisations across Surrey.

Could this be the ideal role for me?

If you have a demonstrable record of achievement in a leadership role at senior management level within an organisation of comparable size, scope and complexity, the role of Project Lead could be ideal for you. To be considered for this role, you will require the following skills and competencies:

Ability to propose, develop and implement effective strategies to achieve agreed organisational objectives and to make clear, informed, and timely decisions
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable successful influencing, listening and negotiating with others
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Ability to lead and manage a team, managing performance effectively, setting clear expectations and objectives, managing competing priorities and balancing differing needs
Ability to manage resources (human and financial) in the most effective way to deliver on agreed organisational objectives
Knowledge and understanding of current volunteering issues within the third sector and how they relate to an organisation of the scope and scale of carer's across Surrey
Knowledge and understanding of volunteering best practice, policy, and innovation
Be an effective leader who is assertive, energetic, determined, robust and sufficiently resilient to cope with the demands of the roleAs our ideal candidate, it is desirable that you will have experience of volunteer management within a charitable organisation (or similar role) engaged in Care or a business with comparable objectives.

Rewards & benefits

In return for your hard work as our Project Lead, you will be offered:

Salary of GBP32k - GBP35k per annum, dependant on experience
Pension scheme
Employee assistance programme
20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
Flexible working patterns
The option to work from home
Work laptopOur Business

Crossroads Care Surrey is a charity with a vision to ensure all unpaid carers are recognised and supported for the role they have within society caring for loved ones. With 2 in every 3 people now expected to care for a family member during a lifetime, it is important there are support services available to help people who care to have time away from caring in order to maintain their own health and emotional well-being in order to keep caring.

If you have the skills and experience to help us achieve our vision, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest in the role of Project Lead

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