We are delighted to be recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator who will support our established team of volunteers as well as recruiting and supporting new volunteers on an ongoing basis.
Alzheimer Scotland is the country’s leading dementia organisation. We campaign for the rights of people living with dementia and their families, and provide an extensive range of dynamic, innovative and personalised support services in local communities. We have many volunteers supporting our activities and we recognise that these essential roles enable us to reach so many people.
The key role of the Volunteer Coordinator will be to:
Maintain a network of supported and trained volunteers
Provide opportunities for learning and development of volunteers
Be able to reduce social isolation, and increase motivation and confidence, for those living with dementia and their carers
Work in partnership with colleagues and other organisations to develop volunteering opportunities
Identify new volunteering opportunities and recruit and support new volunteers appropriately
Capture feedback, articulate outcomes and complete regular reports
The post-holder will be based in Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Resource Centre at 23 – 25 East Princes Street, Helensburgh.
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
This is an exciting opportunity if you have the skills, experience and ability to support and motivate volunteers, as well as a talent for supporting people to make a difference in their lives.
This role enables you to be creative, innovative and resourceful in the work you do. You’ll get great satisfaction out of seeing the changes you can make to people’s lives and the way the volunteers will thrive and work with you.
Our pay and benefits are competitive and there are plenty of opportunities for you to continue to learn, develop and grow at Alzheimer Scotland.
To view the job description, person specification and to apply please click here
22 April 2019
6 May 2019
Service Manager: Victoria MacLeod
Locality: Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Resource Centre at 23 – 25 East Princes Street, Helensburgh
Tel: 01436 642 195