Parkinson's UK
£15,654.64 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

The vacancy

This is an exciting time for Parkinson’s UK, we want to reach as many people as possible so we can improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. We are looking for people to join our network, make genuine connections, and be part of a larger team that works together to support the Parkinson’s community.


About the role

You’ll inspire, recruit and support people to volunteer their time, skills and energy for the charity. You’ll work as a “local expert” in your area with responsibility for leading on volunteering through our local groups and networks. 

You’ll have particular focus on supporting the volunteer committees with recruitment, effective governance and activity development.


 What you’ll do 

  • Support and advise local group committees and network volunteers leading on volunteer recruitment & retention, financial management, local governance, and activity planning, reviews and events.
  • Build strong relationships with the local group network and communicate effectively in your area to ensure volunteers  are connected and engaged with the wider work of the charity
  • Initiate, promote and facilitate volunteer recruitment, induction and training to volunteer roles through collaboration with colleagues and other organisations
  • Participation in relevant working groups and networks internally and externally ensuring the voice of NI is fully represented.
  • Maintain mapping information in various formats, keep accurate records, update databases, volunteer data and prepare written reports


What you’ll bring

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Strong relationship management skills, with experience of resolving conflict and challenge effectively.
  • Skilled communicator at all levels, able to deliver complex messages to a range of audiences
  • Strong volunteer management skills including use of supervision, coaching and mentoring techniques to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Ability to support group volunteers with budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting
  • Understand the importance of accurate data management in effective working with volunteers.
  • Experience of operating in a modern digital workplace, including using a data entry system and digital tools to work collaboratively and productively.

Candidates must live in Northern Ireland in order to carry out this role.

What's it like to work for us?

We aim to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's - and you could help us achieve this.

We offer a variety of paid job roles and volunteer opportunities both at our UK office in London and across the UK


Posted on: 21 June 2022
Closed date: 06 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Volunteer Management