Volunteer Coordinator (Community Engagement & Events)

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Flexible homeworking, potentially office based in future*
  • Closing 2nd June 2022


  • Advertised from 3rd May 2022
  • 35 hours, with flexible hours by agreement. There are regular evening volunteer support sessions. 12 month fixed term post, with continuation subject to funding.
  • Plus pension scheme and sick pay scheme

Role

SupportED is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator (Community Engagement & Events) to assist the Operations Director and Volunteer Services Manager to develop and expand the volunteer led services. The charity is the leading community eating disorder charity in Scotland and supports people with eating disorders, their carers and families in a growing number of geographical areas across Scotland, with face-to-face groups and by Zoom.

The charity recruits, trains and supports volunteers who facilitate support groups for people with eating disorders and carers and has also has a growing 1 to 1 telephone befriending service.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and well organised self-starter with skills and experience of community engagement, marketing and events and a passion for helping others. Full training will be given, and ongoing development and support provided.

The ability to attract, train, supervise and lead volunteers is essential and a good understanding of eating disorders and/or related mental health conditions is desirable.

For this post it is essential to have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. PVG Scheme Membership is a requirement

Based at: Flexible homeworking, potentially office based in future. Some travel around Scotland is required. Access to a car and a driving licence is required, with mileage reimbursement in accordance with the charity’s travel policy.

Further details of the post are set out in the Job Description.

Application notes

We do not accept CVs or faxed Application Forms.

We do accept e-mailed Application Forms.

Please e-mail completed applications to: robert.davidson@supportedscotland.org

Selected applicants will be invited to attend for interview. Subject to satisfactory interview and references a selection and appointment will be made from suitable applicants. A PVG check will be required due to the nature of the post.

Timescale:

  • Closing date for applications is: Thursday 2nd June at 12 noon
  • Interviews planned for: Friday 10th June 2022 by Zoom
  • Anticipated start date: By agreement but expected to be within 5 weeks.

Contact Details: robert.davidson@supportedscotland.org


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