‘I’m glad I volunteered. My industry has suffered during lockdown and I may be financially poorer, but I've been richer for getting involved.’
Engage and inspire Hackney residents to continue supporting their communities.
The Head of Volunteering develops and co-ordinates all aspects of the volunteering service run by Volunteer Centre Hackney (VCH) in particular the brokerage service and best practice guidance offer to charities. This is a key role in enabling VCH to expand volunteering and foster vibrant communities across Hackney. 2020 saw us support over 1400 people to share their skills and time, and we want to sustain and even increase this level of interest during 2021-22.
We provide a volunteering infrastructure service to over 600 local volunteer involving organisations through a team of dedicated staff, partners and volunteers. The Head of Volunteering spearheads the delivery of these services with a view to attracting more people to volunteer in new and challenging ways.
The role involves a wide range of duties including strategic planning, people management, partnership building, impact management, alongside project management and delivery of services.
We’re seeking someone passionate about supporting people to get involved in their community, with previous experience of planning, developing, delivering and evaluating volunteer projects and services.