The Volunteer Co-ordinator role demands a pro-active approach and the ability to work independently and on own initiative to achieve agreed objectives. The current team works very flexibly to maximise the impact of this small organisation across Scotland, raise awareness of the impact of speech, language and communication disabilities and improve services for families and their children. This position will be best suited to someone who can work flexibly, enjoys a challenge and does not need a highly structured framework to manage their own, and other people’s work effectively.
SLCo provides information, supports local parent groups, develops resources and offers a programme of training, workshops and conferences to support parents and CYP (and professionals). We are a registered provider of C.P.D. in Scotland. SLCo seeks to develop a small team of volunteers who will engage with our services and local authority community planning partnerships and develop volunteer networks for parents and families across multiple geographic areas.
This role is ideal for a self-starter with a range of key skills; a dynamic individual who is able to work independently within the communities covered by our project. You must demonstrate experience in volunteer management and possess disability and equalities awareness, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and evidence considerable experience in person-centred working. You will value the people you engage with as the experts and be familiar with community engagement principles and local authority partnerships.
You will be responsible for supporting and developing a new volunteer programme to help build a volunteer base to support service delivery and act as a local voice for children and their families.
The post-holder must be proficient in the use of internet and social media, and wider I.C.T. is desirable. This is an exciting, new opportunity for someone with the relevant experience who can make a considerable impact. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and actively seek to promote equality and diversity within the organisation. The Volunteer Co-ordinator will be responsible to the Director. The post is pensionable in line with Automatic Enrolment.
Fixed-term post, funded by Scottish Government through Volunteering Support Fund.
An application pack is available for download below.
Closing date: 15th July 2022