***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
Application closing date 10/11/2017
Location East Midlands
Salary£24,969.60 plus company car/car allowance
Package Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Employee Assistance Helpline, Life Assurance. Voluntary Benefits: Childcare Vouchers, Group Pension Plan
Job category/type Volunteer Support
About The Royal British Legion
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.
Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?
- A desire to provide a great customer service and support
- Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
- Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
- Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
- An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others
If so then we would like you hear from you ….
We are seeking an Area Volunteering Development Officer to act as the first point of contact for Volunteers within the East Midlands Area.
You will have a passion for supporting and engaging volunteers, promoting all volunteer opportunities including delivering all recruitment and retention activities.
You will have an understanding of volunteer management, working with people, building relationships and managing performance. You will ensure new volunteers have a good quality induction into the learning programme and support them to operational readiness.
This position calls for strong influencing and communications skills as well as excellent planning and organisation skills. You must be a proactive self-starter, able to work unsupervised and have the ability to work well within the changing demands of a project.
In addition a Full UK Driving Licence is essential as regular travel across the East Midlands Area is required.
This role is fixed-term for 2 years.