SE22, London
£35,000 per year
Temporary, 12 months, Full-time
Job description

Link Age Southwark is a vibrant local charity which works to ensure that older people and people living with dementia can thrive in later life. We work with our dedicated volunteers to provide the support people need to live happy, healthy lives. We support around 700 older people and people with dementia each year, and with the support of over 400 volunteers, help them stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness and social isolation, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering.  


We are looking for a Volunteering Manager to join our team for a 12 month period of maternity cover. The Volunteering Manager has lead responsibility for overseeing the work of the Volunteering and Events Team. The team includes the Volunteering and HR Coordinator and the Fundraising, Communications and Marketing Coordinator. The Volunteering Manager is part of the Senior Management Team supporting the design and delivery of Link Age Southwark’s strategic objectives. The role will have lead responsibility for our volunteering strategy ensuring that our volunteering offer remains attractive and that we are able to recruit from all sections of the diverse community in which we operate. You will be responsible for the collation and analysis of our annual volunteer survey and will provide management information that will allow us to monitor our volunteer population and inform our recruitment strategy.


In overseeing the work of the Fundraising, Communications and Marketing Coordinator you will support the development and delivery of our communications and marketing strategy as well as our target for community fundraising events. Working with the Chief Executive and the fundraising team you will take the lead in ensuring the delivery of our events calendar.


We are an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to respecting diversity and promoting equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Closing date for applications: 9am on 4 October 2021

Interview date: 11 October 2021

Ideally the candidate will start in post on 1 November to receive a 3 week handover from the current postholder.

For full details and application form please download the documents below or visit the careers page of our website.

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Refreshed on: 18 September 2021
Closed date: 03 October 2021
Job ref: Volunteering Manager
Tags: Management, Volunteer Management

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