Increasing volunteering – CAB Network
Citizens Advice Bureau West Lothian, in partnership with Motherwell & Wishaw CAB have secured funding to “to develop a digital volunteer recruitment and training programme which can be implemented flexibly in partnership with bureaux across our network, maximising volunteer engagement while sharing resource and expertise”
This will be a 2 year project and will employ a full time Coordinator and 2 full time Training Officers to work with Bureaux across our network.
About the job
We are looking for an experienced Coordinator to develop, lead and manage this innovative project and manage the 2 Training Officers.
This is a new and exciting role for candidates who are highly motivated and enthusiastic with a commitment to the CAB ethos and volunteerism. The post requires excellent organisational and communication skills with effective time management.. The successful candidate will have experience of project management, partner engagement as well as advice experience, preferably in a CAB setting.
The Bridge Community Project is a charity that seeks to improve the everyday wellbeing of the people of West Lothian. We do this by providing practical and relational support through services such as Financial wellbeing, counselling and group work.
Over the past 6 years our team have built a solid reputation with both clients and partners, supporting around 180 people a year. We rely on a group of volunteer trustees to support, advise, and oversee our work.
We are specifically looking for someone who has a background in Business Development or Social Enterprise Development.
The Bridge is seeking to create a number of social enterprise activities over the coming years and would benefit from this knowledge and experience at board level.
We are seeking someone who can:
- contribute actively to the Board and regularly attend meetings
- be involved in setting the direction of the organisation and monitoring performance
- use their specific knowledge or experience to help the Board reach sound decisions on our enterprise developments
- work effectively as a member of a team
Board meetings are held monthly on a weekday evening, with additional meetings as required. This is a volunteer role and a full induction will be given to successful applicants.