Volunteer Manager

Posted by Victim Support

Volunteer Manager

Wakefield, West Yorkshire Check commute

Up to £24169 per annum

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About the organisation

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

Job Description

Victim Support is looking for a Volunteer Manager (Maternity Cover) to join the team based in Wakefield / Kirklees.

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 purpose of this role is to recruit, manage and develop a team of volunteers to carry out specific duties, mainly providing support to victims of crime, but also other duties such as fundraising, community engagement and administration.

You will work closely with other members of the service delivery team, to ensure that victims of crime have the best support possible.

Please see Job Description for further details.

This is a fixed term (to cover maternity leave), full time role of 37.5 hours per week, working 3 days each week at the Victims Hub in Wakefield and 2 days each week at the Victims Hub in Huddersfield, with some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis.

VS 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 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 marked in the person specification as (s). 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 express in the application the knowledge and skills you have which would make you the best candidate 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 may/will be (delete depending on the role) required.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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