Volunteer Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £19,380
  • Hybrid: Office - 51, Cadogan Street, Glasgow G2 7HF and Home-based
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

  • Advertised from 9th May 2022
  • 35 hours, 12 month fixed term contract (dependant on start date) funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


The No.1 Befriending Agency is a vibrant local social enterprise that works to reduce loneliness and isolation. We endeavour to ensure that older people can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support that local older people need to live happy, healthy lives. We work to help older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering. Please view our 90 second film, vimeo.com/648991073, filmed to celebrate our Social Enterprise Scotland ‘Prove It’ award for social impact reporting in November 2021, to hear what our service users say about our organisation.

As a Volunteer Coordinator you will perform a vital function in developing and supporting a volunteer team who will be contributing to the heritage project. You will assess service users and support them through the journey with the organisation.

You will work towards developing an excellent working relationship with our volunteers and clients and continuously strive to improve the level of overall event service that the organisation is providing. Connecting people with each other and the right information is mission-critical. Flexibility combined with strong organisational skills and good prioritisation abilities are key to success in this role. Occasional evening and weekend working will be necessary.

Responsible to: Operations Manager

Application notes

To apply, please complete the application form, clearly stating which position you are applying for and return via email to: shonagh@befriend.org.uk

Please note that no other form of application will be accepted.

To arrange an informal chat about the role, contact The No.1 Team Contact Email: info@befriend.org.uk or call 0141 465 6998

Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 2022 at 5pm

Interviews to be confirmed

Visit our website for more details about The No.1 Befriending Agency: befriend.org.uk

The No.1 Befriending Agency positively welcomes, and seeks to ensure we achieve, diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality.