Volunteering and Community Officer
We’re looking for an engaging, enthusiastic and well organised individual to join our clients Scotland Volunteering and Community team.
Position: Volunteering and Community Officer
Location: North Scotland, Grampian and Tayside (homebased working across the service area)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: Circa £13,800 per annum
Contract: Fixed term 12 months’ maternity cover
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.
Closing Date: 12 December 2019
Interview Date: 20 January 2020
Reporting to the Volunteering and Community Manager for Scotland, the Volunteering and Community Officer
will lead a group of volunteers and the peer support activity for people affected by stroke within the Grampian and Tayside area.
The Volunteering and Community Officer will:
- Have strong networking and relationship management skills to enable you to proactively build connections and opportunities across your area.
- Have a track record of working with volunteers and an understanding of the impact of stroke in someone’s life.
- Have excellent communication skills.
- The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
There is also a requirement to work flexibly and travel across Grampian and Tayside to fulfil the role. You must be able to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a team. This role is home based, please see our clients home working agreement for full details.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. Our client offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.
About the Organisation
Rebuilding lives after stroke.
Our client believes everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. They provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join the team.
You may also have experience in areas such as Community Officer, Volunteering Officer, Community and Volunteering, Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Management.