Lancashire, North West

circa £38,000 per annum



Job Description

Head of Volunteering and Community Development 

A great opportunity to provide advice & support with a UK Charity. 

They are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. 

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability. 

They are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. They deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. They also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, Their fantastic supporters and their strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community. 

They work with integrity, demonstrating their values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team. 

Together you can conquer stroke. 

Position: Head of Volunteering and Community Development 
Location: Salford 
Job Type: Fixed term maternity cover until June 2019 
Hours: Full time, 35 per week 
Salary: circa £38,000 per annum 

Closing Date: 10 April 2018 
Interview Dates: 17 April 2018 

About the role: 

They are looking for a motivated and innovative individual to join their Support Directorate in this role. 

They have made considerable progress in developing their peer support over the last two years and this is a great opportunity for someone with the right skills and experience to help them to take the next step forward in development of their volunteering, voluntary groups and clubs network and community engagement across the UK. 

Reporting to the Executive Director, Stroke Support, the UK Head of Volunteering and Community Development will be the strategic lead for their community engagement programmes. They will ensure consistently high standards of quality leadership and direction for volunteers and staff responsible for organisational community based activities. 

About you: 

The UK Head of Volunteering and Community Development will have a proven track record in a senior management role within a charity and significant experience in strategic development in the field of volunteering and community development. Excellent communication skills and project management experience are also essential for this role. You will also have experience of networking at a national and local level and subsequently building professional working relationships. 

Frequent UK travel is expected as part of the role. 

You may have experience of the following: Head of Volunteering and Community Development, Head of Volunteering, Head of Community Development, Volunteering Manager, Volunteer Manager, Community Development Manager, Volunteer Development, Community Development, Volunteer Management, Programme Manager, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc. 

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