RNRMC – Volunteer Coordinator


We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Volunteer Coordinator based in Helensburgh. Volunteer Coordinators work as part of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) Grants and Commissioning team and are located in regional naval communities alongside The Royal Navy Family and People Support (RN FPS), a MOD Naval Service organisation which provides accessible support services that strengthen and enhance the resilience and resourcefulness of Naval Service Personnel, their families, and communities.

The role will have responsibility for growing, developing, administering, and coordinating a local network of volunteers on behalf of the RN FPS Volunteer Project and will implement the regional volunteer development strategy by actively identifying, recruiting, selecting and inducting volunteers. In addition, you will work closely with volunteers to increase their engagement and retention through the development of volunteering opportunities.

About the RNRMC

The RNRMC is the Navy’s principal charity which exists to support every sailor, marine and their families, for life. We do this by offering grants to and working with, other organisations to deliver programmes that meet the needs of our beneficiaries. We work hard, engaging with supporters to help raise awareness and funds to deliver the outcomes required for today and tomorrow.

Experience and Background

You will be an excellent communicator, highly collaborative and organised, with a passion for volunteering. You will be personable, able to establish, develop and maintain fruitful relationships with people at all levels and an ability to demonstrate empathy with service users.

You will possess a good understanding of safeguarding regulations and requirements in a volunteering setting. You must have previous experience and expertise in volunteer coordination, including recruitment, training and management coupled with good administration skills and computer literacy (including MS Office and CRMs), being able to remain organised and manage your own workload.

Please see the job description for full details on the duties and responsibilities.

Hours of Work

Hours of work are 18 hours per week, to be worked in a pattern agreed with your line manager.

We have a friendly, supportive, and inclusive environment with a hybrid working approach of 60% in office and 40% home-working.


The full time equivalent annual salary range for the post is between £ 21,500 up to £ 23,000 per annum. The pro-rata salary range, based on the above hours of work is £11,057 to £11,829 based on a work pattern of 18 hours per week.


Free on-site parking

7.6 weeks holiday per annum including Bank Holidays

Cycle to Work Scheme

Employee Assistance Programme to give you confidential support 24 hours a day

Life Assurance (after one year’s qualifying service)

Private Healthcare Scheme (after one year’s qualifying period)

A generous non-contributory Pension Scheme (7% contribution after 3 months qualifying period)

Enhanced Maternity Leave Package (after 2 year’s qualifying period)

Closing Date: 09:00am, 18/03/2024

Interview Date: w/c 25/03/2024

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis during the advertising period and RNRMC reserve the right to close the vacancy early and make an appointment at any stage of the application process. Applicants may be asked to attend an on-line Application Review prior to the closing date to aid in the shortlisting process. This will be held via Microsoft Teams.

Pre-appointment Checks

The successful candidate will be asked to provide evidence they are eligible to work in the UK and undergo a DBS Check and additional security checks as required.

How to Apply

If you are interested and wish to apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to HR@rnrmc.org.uk, detailing your relevant experience and identifying why you would be a good fit for the role.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an RNRMC Application Form prior to interview.

Job related enquiries for the Recruiting manager can be forwarded via email to:  katie.hughes@rnrmc.org.uk

If you require assistance on this recruitment process, please contact our HR Officer by e-mail to:  hr@rnrmc.org.uk

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