Home Based with regular travel to either Shipley or Glasgow or based in our Shipley or Glasgow Office
We’re looking for a candidate with strong volunteer management credentials to take a hands-on approach to developing our volunteering programme.
Our Support Line Services, and the need for them, are growing. We want to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can. You’ll be part of a team that includes volunteers and staff working together to help people with cancer with their emotional, clinical and financial needs. We are growing our workforce and volunteers can help us to do more.
You’ll support and manage projects that look at different ways of involving volunteers or growing our volunteering base. Your ability to work across teams will be instrumental in supporting all our volunteer managers and team leaders to share best practice and ensure we're offering a great experience for our volunteers and customers.
Calm and competent under pressure, unperturbed by the complexities of working for a large organisation, you will need a can-do approach that will result in a diverse range of ways for people to give their time.
You will be able to travel regularly to at least one of our Support Line offices (either Glasgow or Shipley) and less frequently to our UK Head Office in Vauxhall. With this in mind we’re keen to help you work flexibly and/or from home where possible.
And in return? We offer benefits including private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, generous leave, and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership. You will work a 34.5 hour week with some evening or weekend work a possibility, for which time off in lieu will be offered.
Do you have a proven track record in managing and developing Volunteering Services? Macmillan Cancer Support is looking for an exceptional Volunteer Services Manager to join the team and lead our Volunteering Services for the West of Scotland.
You will have significant experience in managing staff, volunteers and volunteering services.
A creative and innovative thinker you can demonstrate success in developing, delivering and sustaining volunteering services. An expert in your field, you will bring your knowledge in volunteering along with your application of its principles to health and social care and community settings.
You have the confidence, through experience, in working with multiple stakeholders and partners to negotiate and influence the development of new volunteering services.
Volunteering is critical to the delivery of Macmillan’s ambitions, you will work with the team in Scotland to ensure that our volunteering offer helps people living with cancer to find the best way through and live life as fully as they can.
In return for your commitment, we will commit to actively develop you and offer benefits including private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave and interest-free loans for season ticket and gym membership.