Ref No: FD_VCO
Location: Marle House, but driving license is essential as travelling included in the role.
Salary: £12.90 p.h.
Closing Date: To be confirmed
Interview Date: To Be Arranged

Volunteer Co-Ordinator – Marle House

Main duties and responsibilities

Our Mission

Future Directions is a Community Interest Company that works with individuals, families, commissioners and local communities to design and deliver personalised services; enabling individual choice and control to achieve fulfilled lives.

Our Values

  • • To put people first.
  • • To be transparent.
  • • To go the extra mile.
  • • To be creative.
  • • To be adaptable.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Volunteer Coordinator to develop, promote and manage volunteering at Future Directions. This is a brilliant chance to join a values-driven team and make a real difference to the people we support. This post would suit somebody who is enthusiastic, motivated and enjoys having a positive impact on people’s lives.

We have a range of diverse and flexible volunteering opportunities at Future Directions to meet the needs of our organisation, the people we support and volunteers themselves. An important aspect of the Volunteer Coordinator role is to develop and promote volunteering opportunities for people we support: these include people with learning disabilities, autistic people, and people with complex needs.

The post-holder will be the main point of contact for volunteers and manage volunteer recruitment and support. They will develop new volunteering opportunities and promote them within Future Directions and to external organisations. They will also develop methods of recognising and appreciating volunteers for their contributions.

An Enhanced DBS will also be a requirement.

Further Information

  1. 1. Location: You will be based at Marle House in Chadderton, but will be expected to travel throughout Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Yorkshire, and further afield when required.
  2. 2. Hours of work: 24 hours per week.
  3. 3. £12.90 per hour
  4. 4. You will need to be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

*Please note –  For internal applicants the role will be initially offered as a 12 month secondment and applicants must have passed their probationary period.

All successful candidates will be required to complete a full induction, which will take place in Chadderton, Oldham (OL9). This is a nine-day induction (over three weeks) and we require all successful applicants to attend all days.

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