Birmingham, West Midlands
£19,602 - £21,236 per year increasing to £21,718 to £24,293 with effect from 1st April 2020
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for a motivated and experienced person to join our England Volunteering Development team.

Volunteering Development Officer
Reference number: A5900220
Location: Flexible - Birmingham Office preferred
Salary starting at: Salary Range currently £19,602 to £21,236 per annum increasing to £21,718 to £24,293 with effect from 1st April 2020
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Volunteering is pivotal for the success of the RSPB, we simply could not save nature without volunteers. With over 12,000 volunteers giving their time and talents regularly, it is so important that we ensure our large workforce are being well supported so they are having a quality volunteering experience, gaining enjoyment and satisfaction from what they do.

We are looking for someone with experience working with volunteers, preferably in a leadership role. You will enjoy working with people and seeing how you can have a positive impact on our activities on the ground. This role covers a large geographical area, so you will be organised and work consistently so that you are visible to the teams you support, even if you can't be everywhere in person. You will have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable talking to teams at all levels

As a Volunteering Development Officer, you will join a small development team to advise volunteer line managers on excellent volunteering management, policy and best practice. You will also be a champion for change, looking for ways of doing things better. This role is about influencing and inspiring others so they are driven to work with more volunteers and in innovative ways. For the organisation to grow and ultimately save nature, we must mobilise and develop volunteers across all areas of the business, it is the role of the Volunteering Development Officer to give the energy and expertise needed to realise that change.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 5 April 2020
Interview date: 15 April 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website, where you can download the role profile and application details.

Our job information pack and accompanying role profile on our website, tells you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A5900220 on your application.

No agencies please.  

Posted on: 10 March 2020
Closed date: 06 April 2020
Job ref: 155600_RB
Tags: Volunteer Management, Operations