£27,000 per year pro rata
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Regional Development Manager Wales part-time 21 hours £27,000 per annum pro rata.

We are currently recruiting a Regional Development Manager Wales.

GFS runs volunteer led after school groups just for girls and young women offering them single-gender spaces encourage them try new things, to take more risks, express themselves and develop their confidence. Our groups run throughout England and Wales and we have big plans to grow. Throughout the covid pandemic, we have continued our work; offering virtual groups and plenty of exciting valuable content for girls. Do you want to join a driven dynamic team who are passionate about their work?

You will support existing groups and lead on opening new GFS groups in line with GFS’s strategic plan. We currently have groups in Dunvant and Felinfoel; with immediate plans to open in Cardiff and Bristol. It will be your responsibility to ensure that groups in your region run to GFS standards. You will be supporting and training our great volunteers who lead the groups.

The role is part time (21 hours with the potential for an increase to 28 hours). This is an exciting role and the successful candidate will join four Development Managers based in our different regions across England.  You will be home based and occasional travel will be required (subject to covid restrictions) to our London office, around Wales to attend groups, meetings and to support other regions in England.

You will have excellent interpersonal and time management skills, empathy, enthusiasm and be an effective communicator. A background in child development/youth work and working with volunteers. An understanding of the issues that affect the lives of girls and young women is essential.

All of our groups run after school in early evening. Evening and occasional weekend working will be required with some overnight stays.

This is a rewarding opportunity to join a supportive team and make a real impact on the lives of girls and young women. If this sounds like the role for you, please find further details below.


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Girls Friendly Society

Established in 1875 Girls Friendly Society (GFS) is the oldest UK registered charities working to support girls and young women.

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Refreshed on: 30 October 2020
Closed date: 20 November 2020
Job ref: GFS 9154
Tags: Management, Volunteer Management

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