Leicester, Leicester
£9.50 per hour
Part-time, Temporary
Job description

Activity Co-ordinator – Part Time (Contract)
Home & Field Based (with travel throughout Leicestershire)
£9.50 per hour

Do you have experience of delivering community activities? Want to drive the success of programmes that are empowering older people and helping them to remain active in their community? If so, we would love to hear from you. 

Royal Voluntary Service is an innovative charity that focuses on inspiring people to give the gift of voluntary service to support the NHS and older people at home and in the community. We’re looking for a part-time Activity Co-ordinator to join us on a contract from 1st April 2020 – 31st March 2021.

Fostering a supportive and friendly environment, we offer the chance to make a positive, lasting impact on people in your community while supporting the ongoing efforts of our charity. 

As an Activity Co-ordinator, you will support the delivery of our First Time for Everything programme in Leicestershire. 

The First Time for Everything programme aims to give older people the chance to try something new locally. Activities include anything from exercise classes and camera skills lessons to yoga and dance sessions. 

You will create, establish and deliver a network of activity sessions for older people in Leicestershire, as well as creating volunteering opportunities for people in the community. 

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will: 

- Create and deliver a local area plan 
- Build relationships with volunteers, local groups and organisations
- Ensure that all activities are delivered in a safe and compliant manner 
- Support existing community development and engagement work in the community 
- Manage the local delivery budget and expenditure 
- Recommend ways to improve our existing processes 

Interested? To be considered, you will need: 

- Experience of delivering community activities in a safe and compliant manner
- Previous experience of working with volunteers
- A full, valid driving licence 

Enthusiastic and proactive, as an Activity Co-ordinator, you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive working relationships. You’ll also be able to inspire and motivate others to sustain community activities. 

This is a part-time role, working 10 hours per week. Flexibility around when these hours are worked is required to support the needs of the project.

The closing date for applications is the 19th March 2020.

To apply for the role of Activity Co-ordinator (Part Time, Contract), please apply via the button shown. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Other organisations may call this role Community Support Co-ordinator, Community Events Co-ordinator, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Events Assistant, or Volunteering Supervisor.

Posted on: 25 February 2020
Closed date: 19 March 2020
Job ref: HKVUF1203/JR-HL-J002493
Tags: Social Care/Development