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Volunteer Development Officer

Advice, Charity, Community, Social Welfare
Job Role
Development, Officer
£12,153 Per Annum
Part Time
The Vale
Contract Type:
Closing Date:


  • 20 hours a week
  • based in the Vale
  • Salary £12,153       

The jobs main role is to lead on the recruitment of a large number of volunteers to meet the needs of the clients of the Vale Good Neighbour Schemes. (Target = 40 Annually)

The post holder will take a proactive approach to volunteer recruitment and will deliver a fast and effective process including developing appropriate training and empowerment of volunteers to respond to client’s needs.

Working with the other volunteer development officers the post holder will be instrumental in delivering the volunteer strategy. The strategy has an emphasis on developing volunteer peer support across the organisation and increased engagement with volunteers.

Specific Objectives of the post

To recruit, train and support a large number of volunteers to meet Good Neighbours client needs

To develop new ways of working with volunteers to provide new opportunities and flexibility in how they work

To establish relationships between volunteers to promote volunteer peer to peer support and the introduction of lead volunteers.

Working with the two Good Neighbour’s coordinators the post holder will promote the Good Neighbours service to help spread awareness of the project and most importantly recruit volunteers.

To request an application pack or for an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Mathew Coffin 07870 988523 or visit our website at

Closing date – 5pm on Friday 4th May 2018

Interview dates – Thursday 17th May, or Friday 18th May 2018

Age Connects is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.