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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Forth Valley - Scotland
  • Closing 29th March 2020

  • Advertised from 10th March 2020
  • Competitive salary. 37.5 hours per week. Permanent.



Change Grow Live provides a fully integrated recovery service across the Forth Valley prisons & community based services. Our aims are to provide high quality recovery asset based resource, visible recovery is a key driver for the Forth Valley service and this role underpins this ethos.


We are looking to find an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator to join our teams working across Forth Valley within our community and prison recovery services.

The post holder will coordinate the identification, recruitment, training and management of Volunteers, Service User Reps and Peer Mentors and ensure that service user involvement is fully embedded into all areas of service development and delivery. The post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of a recovery-oriented service across the Forth Valley area.

This innovative role will also lead on our digital engagement offer by identifying opportunities for service users, families and significant others to communicate and receive brief interventions through forms of Social Media, Apps, Email, Skype/Face time and other forums.

The successful candidate will have passion for and experience of working with people with substance misuse issues, the ability to manage and supervise peer mentors/volunteers, experience of developing and delivering training or group work programmes, good leadership skills and the flexibility to work unsocial hours as required.

Candidates may be required to travel so a driving license and access to a vehicle is desirable.

In return for hard work, professionalism, dedication, and enthusiasm, we will offer excellent terms and conditions, a comprehensive career development plan and the support you will need to really make a difference to service users’ lives.

Application notes

For further information and to apply go to:

Closing Date: 29/3/2020

Interview Date: 6/4/2020

This post is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check at an enhanced level.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.

We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.

The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.