Volunteer Coordinator

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by Future Projects

Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£20.2k - £20.2k Annual
Full-Time

About Future Radio:

Future Radio is Norwich's community radio station, broadcasting 24 hours a day on FM, Online, and via D.A.B. to a potential audience of approximately 190,000 people across the greater Norwich area. The station creates and broadcasts original content which covers various genres of music, speech, arts, current affairs, topical discussion, and news.

Our ambition is to create radio that everyone who considers themselves a resident of Norwich enjoys listening to, on the basis that it makes them feel a real sense of community. As such, our first and last priority is always being a force for good in the community.

About the role:

This work is largely volunteer led - with around 50 current volunteers and an ambition to grow this to 100 volunteers within the next 6 months. In order to achieve this, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Volunteer Coordinator:

  • Identify the strategic and operational needs of the station and take a proactive approach to the targeted recruitment and selection of volunteers.
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive training and personal development programmes to ensure that volunteers are equipped to discharge their duties safely and effectively Coordinate, organise and direct volunteers in their everyday tasks to maintain the smooth running of the station.
  • To include structured feedback, support and supervision, and acting as the first point of contact for all volunteer related issues. Ensure that Future Radio is an accessible, inclusive and diverse station such that the volunteer base is representative of the communities the station serves and all members of society are supported to participate

About You:

  • You will be an experienced Volunteer Coordinator and an outstanding natural communicator who is able to lead volunteer teams to excel whilst building their skills and confidence along the way.
  • You will have good knowledge of the policy framework within which volunteering takes place having previously delivered comprehensive training and induction programmes.
  • You will be highly organised with an eye for detail and you will seek to make ongoing improvements in your everyday work so that volunteer management systems are effective.

Experience in broadcasting, radio or media is not essential for this role.

Reference: 599154259

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