Project & Volunteer Coordinator

Henna Asian Women's Group
United Kingdom
05 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Part-time Female Project and Volunteer Coordinator

Henna Asian Women's Group is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Project & Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for the health and social wellbeing services and activities of Henna for those who are isolated and distressed as well as devising new activities to work with Henna's beneficiaries. To run the Befriending Service and referral procedures so that Asian women who are isolated and emotionally distressed can access Henna Asian Women's services. To recruit and retain volunteers who will become befrienders to our members.To co-ordinate the visits and regularly support the volunteers.You will need to act as a bridge between these isolated elderly people and the services offered by Henna, statutory and voluntary sector agencies.

To be considered for this role, you must have previous experience of providing support to women and of engaging volunteers to support service delivery. For further information please look at the job description and person specification attached.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully. Shortlisting and interviewing will be based on these requirements. Please send your CV and covering letter covering each criteria in the person specification. Please make sure you address each one as shortlisting will be done on the basis of information contained in the covering letter.The covering letter should be no more than 4 sides of A4 paper. Covering letters will need to be typed.

The closing date for the receipt of application forms is 12.00pm, on Monday 28th January 2019.Shortlisted candidates will be notified by the 30th of January.If you have not heard from us by this time, please assume you have not been shortlisted for this post.Interviews will take place on Friday 1st February 2019.

This post is open to women only. Sections 7(2) E & 7(2) D of the Sex Discrimination Act exemption apply.

Henna is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB check will be required for this post.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your application.