Delivering the first Volunteer Strategy for South Ayrshire through strong leadership, focusing on building relationships through consensus and collaboration
Main purpose job:
Lead on the creation and implementation of an effective Volunteer Strategy for South Ayrshire by supporting the implementation of the Scottish Government’s Volunteering Framework, working closely with partners and stakeholders, and contributing to the organisation’s wider Business Plan.
VASA are looking for a forward thinking, highly motivated and confident person to lead and develop volunteering across South Ayrshire.
This post will focus on leading the creation and implementation of an effective Volunteer Strategy for South Ayrshire by supporting the Scottish Governments Volunteering Framework and contributing to the organisation’s wider Business Plan, working in partnership with volunteers, H&SCP, Local Authority and other partners.
Your role will also include supporting the Third Sector in South Ayrshire to develop their volunteering capacity and sustainability. You will also be leading a small team of volunteering support staff, managing VASA volunteers as well as the development of the Saltire Awards, helping to instil the values of volunteering within young people.
In order to apply for the post, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the essential skills listed below.
This is a completely new post and is an opportunity for the right person to become part of the VASA core team.
We need someone who wants to Make a Difference
Do you have the experience of recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers?
Do you have the personality to connect and engage with a wide and diverse range of people?
Are you creative, able to attract and motivate volunteers through different media?
Are you comfortable interviewing volunteers and potential beneficiaries via Zoom, What’s App etc.
VASA are looking for a part- time Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, support and match a team of volunteers to two services that are supporting those suffering as a consequence of the COVID lockdown, helping them to regain their confidence and reconnect.
Initially this post is for six months, however it may be extended if proven to be successful and funding is available.
In order to apply please ensure that you can demonstrate you have the essential skills required in your application. These include: