City of London, London (On-site)
£42000 - £44000 per annum
Permanent
Job description
This is a new role to shape our volunteering offer across Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children’s Charity and deliver a strategic volunteering proposition that will create long term value. We want to engage with volunteers across everything we do. In this role there is scope to engage with various different internal and external stakeholders to propose and trial different various offers.

We are looking to build our volunteering service as an integrated service across the Charity so you will be expected to:

- Build a database of volunteers
- Build a process and pipeline for recruiting volunteers based on target audiences which will enable us to engage with diverse communities
- Create a value proposition for our volunteers
- Build a centralised communication channels with our volunteers

About the Team

This role sits within the People Team reporting to the Head of People Business Partnering. As the specialist for volunteering you will have autonomy to act as Business Partner across the whole Charity

About You

If you are creative and like building things from ground up, this opportunity is for you!

The ideal candidate will also have:

- Significant experience of shaping and leading the volunteering agenda, with demonstrable ability to build credibility internally and externally
- Solid knowledge of the volunteering sector and the external landscape of volunteering
- Proven experience in shaping and taking fully considered decisions that have a lasting impact on improving volunteering
- Flexible and adaptable, able to respond proactively and positively to change

About the Charity

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill
children starts with you.

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We recognise that people from some backgrounds are under-represented in our workforce and across the wider Charity sector. In April 2021 we launched our ambitious three-year EDI strategy committing to becoming a more inclusive workforce, reflecting the diverse communities that we work with and for and demonstrating this through all our areas of work.

A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, people with a disability, people who are LGBT+ or who are from less advantaged socioeconomic groups.

Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.

Our approach to hybrid working

This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely part of the week.

This role is part time, equivalent to three days a week, and we are flexible on days or working pattern to suit the candidate.

Please refer to the full job description below for more information.

How to Apply

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the 'GOSH Charity Information Pack' on the Careers page of our website before you apply.

Closing date: 18th June.

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.

Ref: 133 135
Posted on: 19 May 2022
Closed date: 18 June 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 133135
Tags: Business Development