Volunteering Officer

14260.00 - 14835.00 GBP Annual
27 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Volunteering Officer
Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
Position: Volunteering Officer
Location: Hereford & Worcestershire
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 25 per week
Salary: GBP14,260 to GBP14,835.61 depending on skills and experience
Closing date: 19 September 2019
Interview date: 26 September 2019
About the role:
Volunteers are vital to the success of Alzheimer's Society. Alzheimer's Society was founded by volunteers, and their contribution continues to be absolutely essential to our ability to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Volunteers are involved in every aspect of our work, from delivering services to fundraising and campaigning and acting as Dementia Friends and Champions.
To maintain and continue building our exceptional community of volunteers, we are now looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to join us. You will be responsible for recruiting, inducting, training and supporting our volunteers in Hereford & Worcestershire. This will include matching the skills and availability of volunteers to the available roles. You will also promote volunteering opportunities and spearhead our volunteer recruitment across the area. Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society's volunteering policies.
About you:
Along with excellent people skills, you must have the confidence and expertise to communicate our vision and inspire others to take up volunteering roles. You will need a relevant NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) or will have otherwise demonstrated that you have the relevant skills and experience to help us achieve our goals.
Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
You may have experience of the following: Volunteering Support Coordinator, Volunteering Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Officer, Volunteering Officer, Support Coordinator, Project Assistant, Project Coordinator, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc

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