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Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Volunteer Co-ordinator – 6 months fixed term (possibility of extension)

We are looking for a confident and friendly individual with excellent communication skills who will enjoy recruiting, training and supporting the diverse range of volunteers.

Salary: Up to £24,469.00 (pro-rata), dependent on location
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: East & West Sussex and Kent
Closing Date: Closing date is midnight on 24 October 2021

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915, we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.

We are looking for a confident and friendly individual with excellent communication skills who will enjoy recruiting, training and supporting the diverse range of volunteers who give their time to Blind Veterans UK.

  • Identifying and responding to the needs of members within the local community by reviewing and assessing volunteering opportunities.
  • Organising and implementing the recruitment of volunteers in line with our volunteer recruitment policy
  • Maintaining regular contact with volunteers to provide ongoing support. Being the first point of contact for volunteer’s enquiries.
  • Maintaining accurate, secure and up to date records on the volunteers and other service data for monthly reporting
  • Promoting volunteering in the area through attending events and building networks to increase awareness.

This is a Monday to Friday role, however there will be occasional evening and weekend work.  It is primarily a home-based role, however travel to locations within the area will be necessary. Benefits include free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, childcare voucher scheme, generous pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. This post is subject to basic disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021 at 12 midnight

Recruitment & Selection: to be confirmed

If you think you have what it takes to be part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, please look at the full Job Description send your CV with 500 words supporting statement to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk. Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you, please advise us via recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

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