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Volunteering Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,317 – £36,701
  • Edinburgh, Stepps, Kinross, Inverness or Aberdeen
  • Closing 15th April 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd April 2019


Creating a positive experience for all our volunteers is important to us at CHAS and with our ambition to reach more families across Scotland, we are passionate about inspiring more people to join our growing volunteer movement.

To help us grow and diversify our volunteering programme, we are recruiting a Volunteering Development Manager to lead the development of volunteering strategy within the Fundraising, Retail and Communications directorate at CHAS.

As a senior member of the Volunteering team, you will champion a quality volunteer experience and lead innovation by inspiring, educating and motivating staff in all aspects of volunteering development.

As the Volunteering Development Manager, you will work closely with teams in the Fundraising, Retail and Communications directorate to deliver the very best volunteer offer and experience, introducing new ideas and approaches to volunteering to ensure our volunteers continue to play a major role in the success of CHAS reaching more families across Scotland.

You will partner staff to manage volunteers effectively, promoting the volunteer voice and the delivery of a positive volunteer experience. Working with senior leaders, you will support them to develop their volunteering strategy in order to grow income and awareness of CHAS.

You will have experience of developing a positive culture of volunteer involvement, innovation, and continuous improvement as well as experience of shaping volunteering within third or public sector organisations. You can also comfortably demonstrate experience of working across teams and have the ability to forge productive collaborative relationships.

We are flexible about the location for this role as we have offices in Edinburgh, Stepps, Kinross, Inverness and Aberdeen. The role involves regular travel across Scotland enabling you to be mobile and work remotely from time to time.

This post is subject to a PVG membership check.

Application notes

For further information and to apply online please visit our website at, where you can download a copy of the job description and person specification. For more information contact Morven MacLean, Head of Volunteering, on 07483 453922.

Closing Date: 15 April 2019

Interviews will be held on 29 April.