Volunteer Services Coordinator

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by Macmillan Cancer Support

Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
4 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Contract/Project
Volunteer Services Coordinator - Northern Ireland
Fixed Term (Until end of November 2019 - Covering Secondment)
£21,500-26,000 + car allowance

Volunteers are central to Macmillan's ambition to reach and improve the lives of everyone affected by cancer.

Already working in a volunteer co-ordinator role, you will have experience of co-ordinating services, together with an understanding of Health and Social Care.

You will know just how important our volunteers are to us. Essential to everything we do, we are committed to providing the best possible volunteering experience for everyone who gives their time to Macmillan and to developing new volunteering roles that meet the changing needs of the one in three of us who will get cancer.

Reporting to our Volunteering Service Manager (VSM) you will support them with the on-going delivery and co-ordination of existing and new Macmillan Volunteering Services including the recruitment and training of volunteers, the referral process and volunteer support.

You will provide operational assistance with referral pathways to the services to be delivered including covering for the both the VSM and Lead Volunteers as necessary.

You will work to enhance the quality of Macmillan Direct Volunteering Services schemes to deliver emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer and ensuring they are sustainable over the longer term.

Your track record in successfully co-ordinating and supporting volunteering projects working directly with vulnerable service users, coupled with your understanding of health and social care, will enable you to meet the complex support and safeguarding needs of multiple volunteers and service users and ensure best practice is embedded in all stages of each service.

You will have experience of using IT systems to update records and produce reports.

Macmillan is committed to actively developing you. Your benefits will include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership.

The role is office based in our Belfast office and involves daily travel in the normal course of the work and therefore a current valid driver license is essential. Some evening and out-of-hours work will also be required, and occasional overnight stays.

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Any offers on this role are made subject to a criminal records disclosure check or equivalent.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.

Reference: 599177913

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