Volunteer Co-ordinator

The Pioneer Group
B75 7LD, Sutton Coldfield
£24,560 and then after successfully passing the 6 months’ probation the salary will move to full £27
17 Nov 2023
08 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

  Volunteer Co-ordinator  

Sutton Coldfield – Agile Working 

Salary: £24,560 and then after successfully passing the 6 months’ probation the salary will move to full £27,909 (pro rata) 

Hours: 18.5 hours   

Contract: Fixed Term - January 2024 to January 2026 


Would you like to empower and enable families living on the Falcon Lodge estate in Sutton Coldfield? Do you have experience of recruiting, training, supporting and empowering community-based volunteers?   


Compass Support have been successful in securing a 3-year  National Lottery Community Fund Reaching Communities grant to support delivery of our ‘Family Compass Project’.   


The Family Compass Project aims to support families in crisis and to increase social capital, enabling local residents to volunteer as Parent Ambassadors and become active within their community.   


Parent Ambassador volunteers will be active in the community, encouraging families to engage with the Family Compass project and wider services. Volunteers will be supported and trained to provide peer support to local families who are experiencing difficulty and provide the gateway for families to engage with our wider services.   


The salary for 18.5 hours per week is £12,080 - going up to £13,954 after probation 


The Volunteer Co-ordinator will: 


  • Recruit the volunteers, providing training and support to enable them to carry out their role  

  • Monitor, support, motivate, coach and empower the volunteers   

  • Celebrate volunteering and organise profile-raising events to attract new volunteers  

  • Manage budgets and resources, including the reimbursement of expenses  

  • Monitor and evaluate activities   


About You   


We are looking for someone with:   


  • Experience working and delivering services within a community setting  

  • Experience of managing or coordinating projects and/or volunteers 

  • Advanced verbal, observational and influencing skills  

  • Ability to understand and react to the needs of hard to reach groups  

  • Ability to prioritise and review and work under pressure to specific timescales and targets  

  • Ability to handle difficult situations with sensitivity 

  • Knowledge/understanding of coaching or mentoring techniques  

  • A full driving licence and the use of a car for business travel