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Volunteer Coordinator

Remote
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary
Job description

Are you passionate about supporting volunteers in a small charity? Our Volunteer Coordinators will recruit, support & develop a team of volunteers, to enhance our work supporting people affected by a rare condition

What will you be doing?

We are looking for 2 volunteer coordinators to join the coordinators team who will volunteer to support our volunteers in various roles. The volunteer coordinators will 

  • Help to assess organisational and programme needs to determine number and range of volunteers needed for particular projects
  • Help to recruit, and assure the adequate training of suitable, reliable volunteers
  • Co-ordinate the volunteers to ensure that there is always someone available to support all our services 
  • Help to create and distribute information regarding volunteer policies and procedures
  • Monitors volunteers during their appointments to retain or replace candidates
  • Meet with volunteers to assess their progress and satisfaction, as well as to conduct performance evaluations or skills audits
  • Help to induct new volunteers
  • Maintain regular communication among volunteers and between an organisation and its volunteers, in order to share news, progress, and available positions
  • Maintains a database of volunteers and projects and track metrics
  • Help to promote the charity and its volunteer accomplishments 
  • Set up and arrange any relevant training required for volunteers

What are we looking for?

The Volunteer Co-ordinators role requires proactive and detail orientated individuals with an organised approach and an interest in supporting small charities. They will have good communication skills. The Volunteer Co-ordinators are responsible for the volunteer aspects of Burning Nights CRPS Support to ensure the smooth running of the charity’s services and ensuring that the volunteers are used optimally.

Our Volunteer Co-ordinators are also responsible for ensuring that suitable volunteers have DBS checks where needed and they are adequately trained to do their role working with our Charity Administrator.

 

Essential

  • Experience in volunteering and recruitment
  • Managing and supporting volunteers
  • Time manage effectively
  • Supporting and advising others on policies and procedures
  • Ability to motivate and encourage
  • Working knowledge of databases
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisation and team building skills

 

Desirable

  • Facilitation and/or training skills
  • Personal experience of volunteering

What difference will you make?

You most likely will not have heard of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), and you wouldn’t be alone in this! But we see and know first hand the impact it has on those living with it and on those caring for someone with the condition. We know the huge challenges they face even with simply getting a correct diagnosis, let alone the appropriate treatment and relevant support. 

You will join the charity during a critical and challenging period and your expert knowledge and experience will be invaluable to our success. You will have a key role in ensuring we can maintain our support services and become a sustainable charity to allow us to fulfil our aims. 

What's in it for the volunteer?

This role is a fantastic opportunity to volunteer with a small but ambitious charity, developing and honing your skills.

You could gain experience in the charity sector, a broader C.V, or a sense of accomplishment from using your skills to help people affected by a very painful condition.

You would be a part of our small, friendly, forward-thinking charity team, focused on reaching people who may not have heard about the charity or the condition. You would have a key role in developing a volunteering team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to make a real difference to a rare condition.

A few more details

If you don't have the exact experience, but are interested to volunteer with us, please apply! We would be thrilled to find out about how your interests and experience match with our needs or what we are doing. 

This role is done remotely using Zoom and email. You would be working closely with the volunteers and trustees. However we would have regular updates and remote meetings with the Chair and/or Trustees.

We have an induction process to help successful applicant to understand how our Charity operates.

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Burning Nights CRPS Support View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100

To drive change for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) & ensure people whose lives have been touched by this condition are not alone.

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Posted on: 03 April 2024
Closed date: 02 July 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: VC06/2024
Tags: Human Resources, Volunteering Management