SSAFA – Volunteer Support Manager – Wales

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

£33,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Home based within Wales 

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

About the role

Based in Wales with frequent travel across the region and to London, you will provide regular support with recruitment, engagement and associated activities to our volunteer officers across the regions. Building relationships with the Welsh Government and the National Assembly for Wales, representatives of military and other charities will be essential. The successful applicant will ideally be Welsh speaking.

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 Julie Lowe, Head of Volunteer Network Support on 07384 525196 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 25 June 2019

Interviews:  Week commencing 8 July 2019

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

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