One Walsall provides infrastructure and support for the borough’s voluntary and community sector organisations, and brokerage for people seeking volunteering roles. We are an independent charity providing support to help local voluntary and community organisations develop and sustain their activities and engage residents in voluntary action. We are a small, energetic team committed to our aim of supporting a strong voluntary and community sector and inspiring local social action.
The Volunteer Centre supports organisations involving volunteers, such as charities, community groups, social enterprises and public-sector bodies to deliver best practice in the recruitment, management and coordination of volunteers. The Centre also offers advice and information to people seeking volunteering opportunities, brokers volunteer placements, and helps to raise the profile of volunteering in the borough through events and communications.

The Volunteer Centre Manager is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of these activities and the development of specific projects and initiatives to increase voluntary activity in Walsall. The post is responsible for providing advice, practical support and training to organisations involving volunteer, working with business and others to identify and develop resources to support volunteering and managing the staff delivering support to people seeking volunteering roles.

Key attributes we are seeking include:

–     Experience of successful volunteer recruitment and coordination
–     Developed knowledge of the law and policy landscape of volunteering in the UK
–     Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to pass on knowledge to others through training and one-to-one support
–     Ability to work under own initiative and a solution-focused approach to achieve results.

 

Salary: £27,000 PA
Location: Walsall
Job Type: 37 hours per week

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How to apply: For further details, please visit their website.

Closing Date: 8th July 2018
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