Job description

We need your help to grow our amazing new team!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed volunteer who will lead on growing our volunteer numbers in our brand new and unique Oxfam Superstore on Oxford Business Park.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable work experience and develop your CV, particularly if you are looking to pursue a career in Recruitment, HR, Retail, Events Management or something similar.

The Volunteer Recruiter role includes:

*Creating realistic volunteer recruitment action plans working with the Superstore Management Team

*Identifying and building relationships with local businesses, job centres, colleges, universities, volunteer bureaux and other community organisations to increase volunteer applications

*Utilising social media and other approaches to reach a diverse potential volunteer base

*Investigating advertising opportunities through multiple and varied channels

*Promoting Oxfam’s national recruitment campaigns in conjunction with the Volunteer Resourcing Manager

*Organising and attending local recruitment events

*Working within Oxfam’s key values of Accountability, Empowerment and Inclusiveness

*Adhering to and enforcing Oxfam’s safeguarding policies

What are we looking for?

*A passion and enthusiasm about volunteering and Oxfam’s values

*An understanding of the factors that motivate people to volunteer

*A background in recruitment or HR would be an advantage but not essential

*Experience of working on own initiative and as part of a team

*Ability to plan and organise own workload

*Experience of communicating by email and confident with Microsoft Office

*Good oral and written communication skills

*Ability to be adaptable and flexible

*An enthusiastic and positive approach to supporting teams

Desirable skills

HR/Volunteer Management Mentoring/Coaching Training would be advantageous, although full training will be given.

What the role offers:

This is an opportunity to help Oxfam’s mission to build a just world without poverty and to end poverty faster

Opportunities to develop your skills and enhance your CV

Opportunities to utilise and develop creative recruitment ideas

Being part of a friendly and collaborative team

Local travel and lunch expenses paid in line with Oxfam’s policy

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable. In just 15 years, extreme poverty has been halved. 15 more years and we can end it for good.

Posted on: 19 July 2019
Closed date: 17 October 2019
Tags: Intl Development, Volunteer Management