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Volunteer Manager (North Lanarkshire)

  • Full time
  • £22,668 – £25,143
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 1st April 2019

  • Advertised from 6th March 2019
  • Fixed term contract to 30 September 2019 – extension dependent on funding. Hours/Days per week: 35/5
  • V231


Volunteering Matters are looking for an experienced and dynamic Volunteer Manager to join our Delivery Team in Scotland. We are looking for someone who can work flexibility and demonstrate an understanding and commitment to our organisational values.

The role will involve all aspects of Volunteer Management for various programmes and projects but with a particular focus on the day-to-day coordination of the North Lanarkshire Befriending Project. You will recruit, train, match and support volunteers as well as working alongside vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people, families, social work teams, schools and others.

You will assist to develop the programme and report on the projects activities and work. You will also assist Volunteering Matters colleagues with the development of other national programmes such as Full Time Volunteering, Employee Volunteering, Grandmentors and Sporting Chance.

The post holder will be accountable to the Regional Manager for Scotland.

The role is subject to membership of the PVG Scheme. Having spent convictions or cautions is not necessarily a bar to employment.

In return for your commitment we offer 25 days holiday per year (FTE) plus discretionary festive leave + public holidays. We also offer a 3% employer pension contribution, flexible working opportunities and enhanced employee benefits.

Application notes

Closing date: Noon, 1 April 2019

Interview date and Location: Friday 5 April 2019 – TBC

To apply, please send your CV, supporting statement & recruitment monitoring form to Andrew Balfour,

Your supporting statement is of equal importance to us as your CV and is a key part of our shortlisting process. It is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.

Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive if we have not contacted you by the interview date it means that on this occasion we are unable to take your application further.