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GL Communities

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GL Communities
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The Trinity Centre
Norbury Avenue

Tel: 01452 505 544

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Volunteer Co-Ordinator


We are looking for more support to our organisation
GL is looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator.

Do you have a passion for communities, great communication skills and an enthusiasm to make a difference?  Then we need you!

The Volunteer Co-Ordinator role is important to both our Organisation and our Wellbeing Project Team.  

GL Communities - Job Description & Person Specification  

Title:                   Volunteer Co-Ordinator

Responsible to:  CEO

Liaison with        4 themed areas of work

Based at:              Phoenix Community Centre

Salary:                   £9.50 per hour

Working hours:     Part time 16 hours per week flexible

Tenure:                   Temporary post 5 months
The Volunteer Co-Ordinator will play a vital role by supporting our volunteer program and providing ongoing support to volunteers.
This role is the main point of contact for our volunteers.

Key Duties and responsibilities of role:
Representing GL Communities:
Representing GL Communities as an ambassador at events, exhibitions, open days, meetings, press events and fundraisers etc.
Recruitment & Selection:

  • Working with every team at GL Communities to support their work around recruiting volunteers as needed
  • Recruiting volunteers from a diverse range of sources,
  • Developing Job roles & Person Specifications for roles required
  • Advertising roles via; Facebook Twitter GL Communities website and other recruitment sites
  • Interviewing volunteers, completing all relevant pre-employment checks e.g., References, DBS Checks, etc.
  • Matching Knowledge skills, experience, and expectations of volunteers to available positions
  • Creating a volunteer team for ITC for the IT suite daily to support learning and connecting through DIF 1 participants and residents
  • Develop the shared learning and activities for DIF with the volunteers and participants 

Volunteer Development:

  • Deliver Induction training to all new volunteers on a rolling process each month – core
  • Develop and manage policies, procedures, and standards for volunteers
  • Support training and development of all volunteers throughout their placement with the support of the themed lead worker
  • Arrange training and education opportunities
  • Develop and support mentoring schemes and personal development plans of volunteers
  • Liaise with CEO and Management team and other staff to match resources to service demands organising volunteers, delegating projects and tasks

Volunteer Reward & Recognition

  • Develop ways to reward and to recognise the contributions of our volunteers – Annual Award ceremony adjacent to the AGM
  • Develop the Rewards and recognition through social media, local media etc.
  • Develop and support Volunteer communication through newsletters social media and other applications e.g. What’s app

Person Specification:

  • Good communication skills able to communicate with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Networking skills
  • Sociable, self-confident, and approachable
  • Reliable and honest
  • A good knowledge of the local community desirable (but not essential)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently but with guidance and support from others
  • Professional and courteous telephone manner
  • ITC desirable
  • An interest in community development and the services that GL Communities provides

What are our goals?
• To grow the number of volunteers in Gloucester/shire, giving them the best possible experiences of support and supporting GL Communities in their themed areas of work.
• To create the feeling of a dynamic volunteer team within Gloucester/shire, through regular communication with volunteers, organising meetings and fundraisers.
• To generate income through fundraising activities which will enable us to provide improved services to the communities we serve.
• To raise awareness of the services that GL Communities provides, Advice and Advocacy, Well-Being and Social Inclusion, Education and Employability and Community & Economic Development

Please send in an application form which can be downloaded from our by clicking on Apply Now and return to the email adress on the right of the advert. 

DBS checks will be required

Closing date for applications: 19th September Short- Listing w/c 20th September Interviews: w/c 20th September Job offers 27th

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Hours Per Week: 16 hours per week flexible working

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