Govan Housing Association is a community focused Registered Social Landlord based in Govan, Glasgow. The Association itself possesses a rich history and one of development and innovation. Founded in 1971, the Association was the first community based housing provider, leading the way for social housing provision in Scotland. After over 40 years of operating in the housing sector, the Association now manages approximately 1,600 socially rented properties and over 600 factored properties as well as taking an active role in the regeneration of the area and continuing to improve the quality of life of residents.
Govan Housing Association, in partnership with other local organisations and stakeholders, has been instrumental in developing a localised approach to volunteering through the Govan Volunteer Bank. This has included agreeing standards for volunteering in the local area along with shared vision and values of the Volunteer Bank.
We are seeking to employ an experienced and customer focused individual who is driven to secure long lasting positive change for local people and communities in order improve people’s lives.
The role of Volunteer & Training Coordinator will be responsible for leading on the delivery of the volunteer bank’s vision, aims and objectives by coordinating a local training calendar aimed at sharing skills and knowledge and identifying opportunities for learning within the community.
The successful candidate will have proven experience working in the heart of a diverse community, with practical knowledge of community engagement, designing and delivering community based services, partnership working and a true passion for improving people’s lives
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 23 November 2020 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 2 December 2020. If you are being called for interview we will contact you by telephone or email on or before Friday 27 November 2020.