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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Homebased (near Nuneaton/Warwickshire)
  • Closing 17th July 2022

  • Advertised from 5th July 2022
  • 35 hours per week – (Flexible days/hours). Fixed Term Contract
  • V408


At Volunteering Matters we use volunteering’s unique power to bring people together and build stronger, more resilient communities across the UK.

We bring people together to resolve some of society’s most complex issues. From social isolation and loneliness; improving health and wellbeing; building skills, confidence, and opportunity; to ensuring young people can become change makers in their community, the impact that we make is great. And we won’t stop until everyone in the UK has the opportunity to thrive.

People-led and impact driven, we are a national charity that is deeply embedded in local areas across the UK. We operate in five regions: London and the South East; Wales and the West of England; East of England; the Midlands and North West England; and Scotland and North East England. We also have an Employee Volunteering Team with over 25 years’ experience, acting as a broker to provide tailor-made solutions to employers. We turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.

This is an exciting time to be joining the team. We’re changing the way we work to meet new ambitions and make sure our impact continues to grow alongside out business.

Role Purpose

Connect+Go is a 12-month pilot project funded by Department for Transport. It aims to connect communities in Nuneaton and the surrounding county of Warwickshire by offering free transport to people who may be experiencing isolation and loneliness. Connect+Go will work in particular with young care experienced people and refugees within Warwickshire.

Volunteer drivers will be recruited and trained to drive an electric minibus or tuk-tuk which will offer transport links to community groups, events and social activities. Volunteers may also offer companionship support to people, developing confidence and social inclusion. There will additionally be two Full-Time Volunteers and a part-time Project Co-Ordinator supporting the project.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of Connect+Go and will lead on developing existing and new relationships across Warwickshire. The post holder will line manage a Project Co-Ordinator and supervise two Full-Time Volunteers.

Application notes

A Job Description and Application Form are available for download below.

Please complete the Recruitment Monitoring Form

Closing date: 17th July 2022

Interview date and Location: week commencing 25th July 2022