Volunteer Manager’s Forum

Monday 22nd April, 12.30pm – 3pm

Come along to our next forum on recruiting and managing volunteers bring your lunch and have an opportunity to network with other volunteer managers.

We will cover:

  • Why do people volunteer
  • Planning for volunteers
  • Recruiting volunteers

Feel free to email us before hand if you have any specific issues you would like to discuss and we will allow time at the end to discuss.

The forum is free to attend and tea/coffee will be provided.

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Job Vacancies

Vacancy -Volunteering Support Assistant

Fixed Term Contract until March 2019 with a possibility of extension

Hours: Monday – Thursday 26 hours a week with occasional Friday and evening /weekend

Salary: £18,200 pro rata

Closing date: 4pm Friday April 13th 2018

To request a pack please email Sue Dunmore, Chief Executive Officer. Email ceo@swindonvolunteers.org.uk and put Request for Application Pack in email title

Volunteer Centre Swindon is a nationally accredited Volunteer Development Agency that works across Swindon and surrounding area. It supports organisations to recruit, manage and support volunteers. It also works to promote and broker volunteering to individuals and groups along with providing good practice advice on volunteering.

To support the delivery of projects and work that develop volunteering in and around Swindon. This will be through working on the delivery of Building Bridges, Involve Swindon and other work to support the work of the Centre.

The post holder will help with interviewing potential volunteers, liaising with local volunteer involving organisations, promoting volunteering along with supporting in house volunteers and supported volunteering groups. Part of the role will also be to provide administrative support to the Centre

This role is partly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and the post holder will be partly employed on the programme delivery.

Volunteer Centre Swindon is an equal opportunities employer.

The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.

The project has received up to £3.9M of funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

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