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Coordinator Manager

Posted 20 days ago

  • Newhaven, East Sussex
  • Temporary
  • £35,000 to £38,223 /Yr
  • Sponsored
  • Expires In 8 days

Volunteer Coordinator Manager | Home based with work based in Eastbourne | Fixed term: until 11 October 2024 (this is a seasonal position for the 2 year pilot) | £38,223 pro rata

Are you passionate about community engagement and making a positive impact in East Sussex?

Do you thrive in roles where you can lead and inspire others towards a common goal?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

At Voluntary Action for Eastbourne, Lewes District and Wealden (3VA), we empower and support community groups, voluntary organisations, and individuals across East Sussex. Our mission is to enhance quality of life and promote equality of opportunity for all.

We advocate for the voluntary and community sector, collaborating with local government and other authorities to drive positive change.

As the Volunteer Coordinator Manager, you will oversee a crucial initiative: the Beachy Head Ambassadors program. Commissioned by East Sussex Public Health, this 2-year pilot aims to harness the power of volunteer-led visitor engagement to promote safe use of the Beachy Head area, while changing public perceptions and preventing suicides.

What will your role look like?

  • Designing and implementing a recruitment process for up to 16 volunteers
  • Coordinating a comprehensive, multi-agency training program
  • Managing volunteer expenses, uniforms, DBS checks, safeguarding, and GDPR training
  • Coordinating psychological support for volunteers as needed
  • Collaborate with the 3VA team to achieve organisational objectives
  • Stay updated on relevant legislation, policies, and best practices
  • Undertake additional duties aligned with the role

What can you expect in return?

  • 25 days pro rata
  • 3VA will match contributions of up to 6% of annual salary Nest pension scheme
  • To make a tangible difference in your community
  • To lead a dynamic team of volunteers towards a meaningful goal
  • To work with a supportive and inclusive organisation committed to your professional growth

3VA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, particularly those underrepresented in the sector.

If you're ready to take on this rewarding challenge, please click “APPLY” now!

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