Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank
City of London, London (On-site)
£30,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank is at an exciting stage of development and we are looking for an experienced Volunteer Coordinator to invest in our existing team of volunteers and bring in new volunteers to help us reflect our community.

Our volunteers deliver 8 foodbank sessions a week across the borough, sort and pack in our warehouse, help with our data, drive our stock to centres, run collection events in the community, deliver to people’s homes and pick up donations. Volunteers are the heart of our organisation and we could not deliver our services without them. In 2022 we will be involving volunteers in our ambitious plans to tackle some of the wider poverty indicators that lead people to need Foodbank support.

Volunteer Coordinator Requirements:

We are looking for a candidate with experience of recruiting, selecting and training volunteers to join our team of 8 staff based at our centres across Hammersmith and Fulham. We are fortunate to have an existing, committed team of volunteers and a strong local profile, meaning you will be joining a charity who many people are keen to support and get involved with. We want you to help us create volunteer experiences that are professional, rewarding and have lasting impact. As a team we work hard, succeed and celebrate. If you feel you can add value and positivity to our organisation then apply as soon as you can.

An Enhanced Criminal Records check is required for this role as we work with vulnerable people in society.

About Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank:

We are the Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank, an independent charity, and proud member of the Trussell Trust Foodbank Network, providing a range of essential services for people who need help in our community. Our mission is the prevention and relief from poverty. But we don’t ‘just’ provide food. We know that by the time someone comes to the Foodbank, there may be wider issues needing support; which is why we also offer professional advice through our partners at H&F Citizens Advice and H&F Law Centre. We offer free talking therapies, deliver Eat Well Spend Less Courses and run an art class and holiday clubs We believe in helping ‘the whole person’ when possible and aim to respond quickly to the needs we see around us.

Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank is an Equal Opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff and volunteers. We serve a diverse part of London and we would particularly welcome applications from residents of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Location: Based at St Matthew’s Church, Wandsworth Bridge Road, London, SW6 2TX, with regular visits to other local Foodbank centres. Opportunity for some flexible and hybrid working by arrangement.

Contract Type: Indefinite contract; we have 2 years funding initially for this post, which is then subject to further funding.

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Benefits: include 33 days Annual Leave; Reward Hub; Cycle to Work scheme.

Closing date for applications: This is set for 5pm on Monday 16th May but we may bring this forward depending on the number of applications, so please do apply as soon as you can.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

You may have experience of the following: Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Administrator, Volunteering Coordinator, Volunteering Supervisor, Volunteer Support, HR Advisor, Human Resources Advisor, HR Administrator, Human Resources Administrator, HR Assistant, Human Resources, etc.

Ref: 132 242
Posted on: 21 April 2022
Closed date: 16 May 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 132242
Tags: Volunteer Management