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Volunteering Coordinator

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £21,568 to £22,838 per annum
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Region: East of England
Job Type: Grade 3
Category: Permanent- Full Time
Closing Date: 11/14/2019
Date Posted: 10/30/2019
Reference: 0000034311

Description

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

Vacancy Details

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Welwyn Garden City team (office based in St Albans)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
Interview dates: TBC
Salary: £21,568 to £22,838 per annum

We cannot provide sponsorship for the role.

As this role requires a Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check. 

You will work in partnership with local colleagues to support the effective delivery of existing and new volunteering programmes. You will collaborate with colleagues to implement local volunteer recruitment plans, supporting volunteer managers with training, retaining existing volunteers and to deliver great volunteering experiences. Through a combination of hands on support and specialist volunteering advice and guidance, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the local implementation of the Volunteering Strategy in the community team and/or the regional centre location, ensuring it effectively meet the needs of Guide Dogs Strategy.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below. Requirements include;

Able to manage multiple projects/clients, maintaining excellent customer service
Ability to effectively support, guide and advise others
Ability to plan and implement projects and programmes of work
Leadership and management of volunteers

For more information on this role, the requirements and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below. 

How to apply: Applications can be made using the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Working at Guide Dogs

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives. 

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan. 

Diversity

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Safeguarding

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

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Salary: £21,568 to £22,838 per annum
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