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SSAFA

SSAFA – Volunteer Support Manager (South West and West Region)

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

£33,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Home based within either region

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Volunteer Support Manager to support branches and service committees at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

Based at home with frequent travel across the regions and to London, you will provide regular support with recruitment, engagement and associated activities to our volunteer officers across the regions.

In addition, you will be a member of the team developing best practice guidance and tools to be used across the volunteer network of some 6000 volunteers, almost 4000 of whom are directly delivering services, making SSAFA a truly volunteer led organisation.

Requirements

To carry out this role successfully you will have a passion for working with volunteers and a commitment to volunteer delivered services. Whilst a military background is not essential it would be an advantage, however previous experience of working with volunteers is preferred, along with an understanding of their motivation.

Previous experience of supporting volunteer groups, preferably in recruitment, the development and embedding of best practice, external awareness raising and the ability to prioritise a wide range of competing demands are key to the success in this post. Additionally the confidence to present to a wide range of influential audiences is essential.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Christine Cribb, Head of Volunteer Network Support on 0207 463 9268 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 22nd October 2017

Interviews: 31st October 2017

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

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