Greater London (On-site)
£38,368 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About us 

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it. 

Crisis Skylight Brent, based in Harlesden, provides person-centred support that help people leave homelessness.  We are dynamic, value led team that is pro-active in its approach to making change not only to our members but more widely within our local area.  

About the role 

As Volunteer Co-ordinator, you will be part of Skylight team recruiting volunteers to support the delivery of the Skylight Service and supporting our members to access volunteering opportunities as they strive to end their homelessness. The main responsibilities include; the efficient running of all volunteer activities, developing member volunteering activities linked with our local and national influencing and campaigning, and working with the National Volunteering Manager in the implementation of the Crisis Volunteering Strategy. You will also be overseeing the programme of member involvement locally.  

About you 

 To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience of volunteer management best practice, including developing and supporting a wide range of volunteering opportunities and an understanding of volunteers’ motivations and the benefits they bring to Crisis. You will also have experience of working with socially excluded groups and individuals including supporting them to participate in user involvement initiatives and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of how volunteering can bring about positive change. 
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds. ​​​​​​​

Working at Crisis 

As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including: 

  • Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy 

  • Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5% 

  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave 

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay 

  • Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm 

  • And more! (Full list of benefits available on website) 

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career. 

When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.   

How to apply 

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below. 

Closing date: Sunday 5th June (at 23:59) 

Interviews will be held on 20th June ​​​​​​​ 


We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email our Recruitment team, contact details can be found on our website. 

More about Crisis UK

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Posted on: 11 May 2022
Closed date: 01 June 2022 at 11:18
Tags: Volunteer Management, Operations

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