Volunteer Coordinator – England Central
papyrus prevention of young suicide
  • Salary £29,269 per annum (NALC Scale 18) progressing by increments to £32,076 per annum (NALC Scale 23)
  • Location Birmingham, West Midlands (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Category Training , Volunteer Management
  • Sectors Mental Health
  • Job Reference : HL247NSAPR24

Job Description

We are recruiting a Volunteer Coordinator to promote volunteering for PAPYRUS across England Central, and to recruit, engage and manage volunteers to support the work of the charity.

What you will do:

Recruit, engage, develop and support volunteers in line with agreed procedures

Develop and maintain partnerships to enable and enhance volunteer recruitment

Ensure that volunteers have the necessary training to carry out the tasks that they wish to do and to enhance their skills and abilities for their long-term development

Identify online and face to face events and activities and engage with volunteers to support and enable them to attend. Support volunteers to make local links and engage with projects and organisations that are in line with PAPYRUS values

Meet with volunteers regularly to review activities and engagement

Ensure that volunteering is embedded as part of the team’s operations and is valued within PAPYRUS

Work with other Volunteer Coordinators across the charity to develop volunteering and support cross-area working

To be successful in this role you will have:

Proven experience of recruiting, supporting, engaging, and managing volunteers.

A proven track record of networking and building and managing effective relationships, tailoring the approach to meet the differing needs of the audience

The ability to accurately record and manage data and report on outcomes to deadlines.

The ability to travel to different locations within England Central to attend meetings and events

Please visit the careers site for the full job description and person specification for the role.

Salary: £29,269 per annum (NALC Scale 18) progressing by increments to £32,076 per annum (NALC Scale 23)

Hours: 36 hours per week

Location: Birmingham (6, Embassy Dr, Birmingham B15 1TP) with some travel across Central England, and occasional travel across the UK.

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: You will receive 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time workers), hybrid and flexible working arrangements, an attractive pension scheme, Simply Health membership and enhanced sick pay. Please visit our website for more details.

Closing date:  Sunday 16th June 2024

We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if we receive sufficient applications so, please submit your application as soon as possible.

PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its recruitment policies are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The charity expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.