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Volunteer Coordinator Helensburgh

  • Part time
  • £22,519 – £24,708 pro-rata
  • Helensburgh
  • Closing 22nd April 2019


  • Advertised from 9th April 2019
  • 1 Position, 17.5 hours per week. The post is permanent.

Role

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.

THE ORGANISATION

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 POSITION

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 LOCATION

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.

Application notes

APPLICATION

To view the job description, person specification and to apply please click here

CLOSING DATE

22 April 2019

INTERVIEWS

6 May 2019

CONTACT DETAILS

Service Manager: Victoria MacLeod

Locality: Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Resource Centre at 23 – 25 East Princes Street, Helensburgh

Tel: 01436 642 195

Email: vmacleod@alzscot.org