Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator


20 – 30k GBP


South East

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YMCA DownsLink Group

Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator

Horsham & Crawley
30 hours per week
Permanent Contract
£24,970 per annum (pro-rata)
£20,245 per annum (actual)
Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 31st July
Interviews date: Wednesday 7th August

We are recruiting a Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and support adult volunteers/mentors from the local communities, to work with vulnerable young people based in our supported housing projects and the local community. This includes delivering our established Positive Placements employability programme across Horsham and Crawley.

The Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator will seek to build links and financial support from local stakeholders and businesses, leading to greater opportunities for work experience, apprenticeships and employment for the young people that we support.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 5.4 weeks annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You will be responsible for and managing an existing caseload of volunteers, as well as ongoing recruitment and training. You will need to maintain monitoring systems to ensure the strategic development of the volunteering programme works towards departmental and team objectives and targets.

You must have experience of working with young people and understand the issues and barriers which may be experienced by vulnerable young people in a supported housing setting and community setting. You will need to have experience in recruiting and supporting volunteers and delivering training programmes. The role will involve organising, managing and prioritising your own workload with periods of minimal supervision.

For more information please contact Tracey Wilkes, Learning and Development Manager: [email protected]

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

How To Appy

You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at [email protected]

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