Guide Dogs – Volunteering Coordinator

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Contract: Permanent.
Term: Full-Time.
Salary: £20,599 – £23,174.
Hours per week: 35 hours.
Reporting to: Janet Harper.
Location: Guide Dogs Liverpool, Knotty Ash.

The Volunteering Coordinator helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by attracting and onboarding sufficient volunteers to support and grow their services and income. You will support your local team to deliver a positive volunteering experience and to attract and retain experienced volunteers.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will work to develop and deliver a volunteer recruitment plan, that meets the business need of the local team.
  • You will oversee the smooth and efficient recruitment of volunteers by advising and supporting volunteer managers through this process.
  • You will support the development and delivery of organisational diversity plans to broaden their volunteer base. You will work with your local team to identify and coordinate training needs for volunteers, supporting in the planning and delivery of agreed training programmes as appropriate. There may also be occasions such as Driver Training where the role will lead on delivery of training.
  • You will coordinate and facilitate face-to-face and virtual induction sessions for new volunteers, as required in the region.
  • As a subject matter expert, you will advise on relevant volunteering policies and procedures.
  • You will be responsible for managing volunteers to support you and your local team.
  • You will champion award and recognition of volunteers within your local team, including the organisation of recognition events.
  • With the support of the Regional Volunteering Advisor, you will use data and insight to maintain compliance and best practice whilst continually improve the volunteering experience.
  • You will advise and support your local team to fulfil their responsibilities for data management in relation to volunteering.

To read the full job description and to apply, please click here.

Deadline: 14 August 2022.

Contact Details: Janet.harper@guidedogs.org.uk.

Interviews: 23 August 2022 at Guide Dogs North West Regional Centre Atherton.

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