This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,426 – £24,687
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd September 2020

  • Advertised from 9th September 2020
  • Salary depending on experience. 35 hrs.


Home-Start Glasgow North and North Lanarkshire is a vibrant community charity making a big impact on families in both local areas. Our trained volunteers and staff help families with young children through challenging times. In Scotland, over 1500 volunteers support over 3500 families and nearly 6500 children each year through compassionate, confidential help to parents when they need us most.

The parents we support are often overwhelmed and isolated. They may be struggling with mental health, illness, disability, multiple birth, poverty, domestic abuse, separation or trauma. We provide 1:1, face to face and remote support, and group and intensive support, to families.

HSGN&NL are now looking for a dynamic, outgoing individual who can develop a strong volunteering strategy and deliver a programme of volunteer opportunities across both Glasgow and North Lanarkshire offices. (Currently home working due to COVID-19).

Purposes of the job

  • To ensure a creative, inspiring and effective volunteer recruitment process
  • Maintain training & development programmes that prepare volunteers for their role and meet the needs of the organisation
  • To ensure all volunteers are supported and can contribute to service design
  • To identify opportunities to maintain the number of volunteers that allow us to deliver our work effectively and meet the needs of family support
  • To maintain and provide content for social media platforms
  • Driving licence and access to a car

This role is subject to PVG checks.

Funded initially for one year.

Application notes

For further information on this exciting role, download an application pack from our website or email

Due to COVID-19, Interviews will be on Zoom.

Closing date Wednesday 23rd September 2020 at 5pm

Home-Start Glasgow North is committed to equal opportunities.

Charity No. SCO 32736 Company No. SC280855