£10,000 - £11,334 per year
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Fixed Term Contract
Volunteer Manager – Sporting Chance    
Ref: V293
Start date: As soon as possible
End date: 31 March 2021
Hours/Days per week: 17.5 hours per week
Salary: 6/26 - £11,334
Location: Homebased – Covering Rhondda Cynon Taf
Closing date: 9 November 2020 - 12pm
Interview date and Location: Thursday 12th November 2020, Video call (Teams or Zoom)

Volunteering Matters Rhondda Cynon Taf

Volunteering Matters is looking for an experienced and dynamic Volunteer Manager to join our Delivery team in Rhondda Cynon Taf.  The role will involve engaging participants to take part in the projects delivered across the area.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, presently activities are predominantly online.

Purpose of the role

To be responsible for recruiting, training and supporting our volunteers across Rhondda Cynon Taf, engaging beneficiaries, and working closley with our partners and funders.

The main focus of work will be on the Sporting Chance project.  As part of the ‘Be Active RCT’ consortium, the project will engage people, with a focus on older men, to participate in healthy and active social groups, which will be developed in target local communities across the borough.  A volunteer-led model of delivery will be used, which will encourage local ownership and sustainability of activities.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, activities will mainly be delivered online with an emphasis on finding new participants to join existing and developing activities.  

Work on other projects could also include our Welcome Friends befriending project, younger people’s volunteering, social action projects, intergenerational schools volunteering and full-time volunteering.

The post holder will be accountable to the Delivery Leader for Wales and the South West.

To apply please visit our website.

Your supporting statement is of equal importance to us as your CV and is a key part of our shortlisting process. It is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.

Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive if we have not contacted you by the interview date it means that on this occasion, we are unable to take your application further.

GDPR Statement

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Posted on: 28 October 2020
Closed date: 09 November 2020
Job ref: V293
Tags: Social Care/Development

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