Volunteer Development Officer (Inverclyde)

  • Part time
  • £19,731 pro-rata
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 5th October 2022

  • Advertised from 16th September 2022
  • 20 hours per week. Fully funded until 31st March 2024.


Are you a confident communicator who enjoys meeting new people from a diverse range of backgrounds?

Home-Start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde have an exciting opportunity for a Volunteer Development Officer to join their growing service in Inverclyde.

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde promotes the welfare of families with at least one young child under 5, helping to build strong families and prevent family breakdown. The successful candidate will be based in Greenock. You will have similar experience in a work-related capacity together with excellent IT and communication skills.

Main responsibilities:

  • Attract and recruit Volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds by raising awareness of Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde’s services locally.
  • Build relationships with local community organisations and engage in partnership working.
  • Be the first point of contact for all Volunteer enquiries, responding to the majority and sign posting to colleagues and other organisations as necessary.
  • Recruit, select and prepare volunteers in partnership with Family Support Coordinators.
  • When required help to manage and deliver training courses to newly recruited volunteers alongside Family Support Coordinators.
  • Identify and manage facilitation of additional volunteer training.
  • Maintain regular contact with volunteers awaiting match families or who are resting (on hold) from volunteering.
  • Organise Peer Support Sessions alongside Family Support Coordinators.
  • Facilitate Volunteer events including fundraising activities.
  • Ensure all record keeping is accurate and up to date.
  • Support Senior Coordinator with PVG paperwork.
  • Work in partnership with local Statutory and Voluntary organisations within GIRFEC framework.

Application notes

For a full application pack please download the documents below or email recruitment@hsri.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 05 October at 5pm.

Applications will only be accepted electronically.

Appointment is subject to two satisfactory references and PVG check.

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.