Volunteering Officer

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£19,609 actual per annu
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC16331
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Volunteering Officer

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Volunteering Officer
Location: Flexible within Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £19,609 actual per annum

Closing date: 18 July 2019
Interview date: TBC

About the role:

Volunteers are vital to the success of Alzheimer’s Society. Alzheimer's Society was founded by volunteers, and their contribution continues to be absolutely essential to our ability to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Volunteers are involved in every aspect of our work, from delivering services to fundraising and campaigning and acting as Dementia Friends and Champions.

To maintain and continue building our exceptional community of volunteers, we are now looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to join us. You will be responsible for recruiting, inducting, training and supporting our volunteers in Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. This will include matching the skills and availability of volunteers to the available roles. You will also promote volunteering opportunities and spearhead our volunteer recruitment across the area. Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society’s volunteering policies.

About you:

Along with excellent people skills, you must have the confidence and expertise to communicate our vision and inspire others to take up volunteering roles. You will need a relevant NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) or will have otherwise demonstrated that you have the relevant skills and experience to help us achieve our goals.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

You may have experience of the following: Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteering Support, Volunteer Manager, Senior Volunteer Officer, Volunteer Management, Volunteer Recruitment, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.