£10,292.54 per annum (FTE £22,704.13 per annum) + travel expenses
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Victim Support is looking for a part-time Volunteer and Community Lead to work 17 hours per week, Monday to Friday (between the hours of 8am and 6pm), based in Kent.

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.

The main duties of this role will be to work closely with all team members to understand the changing victim profile and local area needs. The Volunteer and Community Lead will take responsibility for and coordinate the recruitment, selection and induction of a diverse group of volunteers who reflect the various communities that we serve. To lead and work with a team of community ambassadors to increase the visibility of Victim Support across Kent and to increase the uptake of service for victims of crime from hard to access communities.

The role is subject to police vetting.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are outlined in the person specification under essential and tested area. In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role.

If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.

Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

More about Victim Support
Victim Support

VS is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Our specialist teams provide individual, ... Read more

Refreshed on: 24 November 2020
Closed date: 03 December 2020
Job ref: 2990
Tags: Advocacy, Volunteer Management