This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £20,365 pro-rata
  • Ayr
  • Closing 18th September 2020


  • Advertised from 3rd September 2020
  • Hours: 21hrs per week. Holidays: 30 days per annum pro rata

Role

We need someone who wants to Make a Difference

Do you have the experience of recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers?

Do you have the personality to connect and engage with a wide and diverse range of people?

Are you creative, able to attract and motivate volunteers through different media?

Are you comfortable interviewing volunteers and potential beneficiaries via Zoom, What’s App etc.

VASA are looking for a part- time Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, support and match a team of volunteers to two services that are supporting those suffering as a consequence of the COVID lockdown, helping them to regain their confidence and reconnect.

Initially this post is for six months, however it may be extended if proven to be successful and funding is available.

In order to apply please ensure that you can demonstrate you have the essential skills required in your application. These include:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of supporting volunteers
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working / supporting predominantly older people
  • Have empathic and supportive approach
  • Confident in managing conflict
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to fulfil the requirements for a PVG
  • Ability to plan by setting clear targets, meeting objectives and effectively monitor and evaluate performance
  • Must be able to work additional hours if required
  • Ability to use digital connectivity for example Zoom/Whatsapp/Teams etc.
  • Committed to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice

Application notes

Closing Date: Friday 18th September 2020

Interview – anticipated dates: 22nd/23rd September

For an Application Pack, contact rae@vasa.scot