Volunteering Manager

The National Deaf Children's Society
Birmingham, West Midlands
£29,484 - £34,894 per annum (to be pro-rated)
01 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Volunteering Manager
Birmingham, West Midlands
£29,484 - £34,894 per annum (to be pro-rated)
25 hours per week
Fixed-term contract
(Maternity cover)

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

We are looking for an experienced Volunteering Manager to join our friendly, dynamic volunteer team. Supporting a range of volunteer programmes across the UK, you will work with different teams to develop and deliver new and existing volunteer programmes at a time of growth and change for the organisation.

Your role is essential in ensuring we get the right people to volunteer for us and they are safe to volunteer with children, young people and their families. This includes line managing staff and matrix managing project teams to safely recruit, train and remotely support volunteers on a range of events and activities.

You will have a lead responsibility for volunteer learning and development and ensure team processes are maintained and updated to continually improve delivery of our programmes.

The successful applicant will be an excellent manager who is committed to delivering a high quality service that meets the needs of a range of stakeholders. We want an exceptional communicator with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with staff and volunteers.

You need to be committed to good practice in volunteering, adult learning and safeguarding, to help ensure that volunteers meet the needs of deaf children and young people at events and improve the services we offer.

You will be very well organised and able to lead people and teams to manage a busy workload. You need experience of working in complex organisations with multiple stakeholders. An ability to use large volumes of data to analyse and report on team activity is critical, together with excellent attention to detail.

To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.

The closing date for applications is on Tuesday 20th August 2019 at 23:59

We expect interviews to be held in Birmingham on Friday 30th August 2019

A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form. Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

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