Preston, Lancashire
£23,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours per week
Job description

Trust House Lancashire is a rape and sexual assault support centre based in Preston and working across the county to support individuals that have experienced any kind of sexual assault or sexual violence at any time in their lives.  We have been established since 2013 and have seen a year on year increase in demand for our service since this time.

Volunteers play a vital role in the delivery and reach of our service at Trust House Lancashire and they make an incredible difference to the impact we can achieve.  They bring a diverse set of skills to our work force and are essential to our continued success and the growth that will enable us to meet the demand for support that we receive.

The Volunteer Coordinator will enable Trust House Lancashire volunteers to support the needs of the services delivered, including counselling, family support and the wellbeing service, as well as fundraising and administration support.  The role also includes the support of sessional workers.  It will involve leading on the planning of, and the recruitment, training and induction of new volunteers and sessional workers as well as reviewing and planning training for existing Trust House Lancashire volunteers; ensuring that all volunteers are supported through accessing regular meetings, attending reviews and clinical supervision, and highlighting any gaps in training/supervision to the Service Managers. The role also involves ensuring regular communication with volunteer and sessional workers including creating a quarterly newsletter. The Volunteer Coordinator will ensure services are delivered in accordance with appropriate clinical standards/protocols and any specific requirements from the Trustee Board, funders, and commissioners are met in relation to reporting.

The Volunteer Coordinator will develop relationships with higher education institutions, to facilitate the wider engagement of students on placement across Trust House Lancashire’s services and attend networking and events as a representative of Trust House Lancashire promoting our services and opportunities.

The post holder will work closely with other staff team members to ensure a coordinated approach to volunteer support across the service particularly the Service Managers and administrative team.

Closing date: Monday 3rd January 5pm

Application Instructions

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Posted on: 26 November 2021
Closed date: 26 December 2021
Tags: Training, Volunteer Management

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