Dementia Adventure depends on its network of volunteers to help throughout the organisation, and this position will play a key role in shaping the growing involvement of volunteers across the whole organisation. With your job share partner, you will manage, support and develop a number of volunteer roles including, but not exclusively, volunteers to help with the delivery of supported holidays and outdoor activities for people living with dementia and their carers, volunteer community connector roles, fundraising volunteers, and administration and support roles, including trustee roles. As a team, you will be responsible for developing a strong volunteer culture across the organisation, advocating on behalf of and promoting volunteers at all times.
Reporting to the Volunteers Manager, you will support and develop a strong volunteer culture across the organisation, advocating on behalf of and promoting volunteers at all times. An understanding of charities will be useful, as will some HR experience.
We are looking for an individual who is experienced in recruiting, supporting and managing volunteers. You will be a reliable, flexible, caring and empathetic communicator, and skilled and experienced in organisational and logistical planning with good attention to detail.
You will enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small, non-hierarchical team
Cultures & Benefits:
- Small, friendly team of 22 staff + 85 volunteers
- Beautiful offices set in an idyllic location (Essex) – Flexible, remote or hybrid home/office model
- Competitive salary (£30,106 FTE)
- Flexible, 22.5 hours to 27.5 hours per week, ideally worked over 3-4 days per week – Flexi-time system in operation