Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator
15 Hours per week
£25,345 per annum (pro-rata)
£10,275 per annum (actual)
Positive Placements is an award-winning mentoring service for young people aged 16 – 25.
This position will be working with young people and volunteers to recruit volunteers who then mentor young people in the area back into education, employment and training.
You will be working with an experienced team and established project within the community. We are looking for a dynamic coordinator who understands the challenges young people face in the local community and who live in supported housing.
• Experience in recruiting, training and supporting Volunteers
• Understanding/experience of young people who live in supported housing/vulnerable young people in the community and the challenges they face
• Able to work well in a team as well as taking own initiative
• Experience of working within a community and networking
If you have experience of recruiting, training and supporting volunteers, understand and want to support young people, can meet KPI’s, work alongside other YMCA colleagues and in partnership the wider community then this is the role for you.
The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.
As part of our Safer Recruitment guidelines, we only accept applications completed on our application form. Due to Covid-19, we are not accepting paper copies of forms and are currently only accepting application forms submitted by email.
YMCA DownsLink Group 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).
Closing date for applications: 30 October September 2020 at 9am
Interview date: 5 November 2020
When submitting your application please save your application form as ‘your full name APPLICATION’ and put the job title/location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where possible, or as a PDF (we cannot accept Pages).
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