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Volunteer Coordinator at Swindon City of Sanctuary

Hours of work: 16 hours per week (52 weeks; statutory leave in line with Swindon City of Sanctuary staffing policies and procedures)
Salary: £11 per hour (£10,560 per annum pro rata)
Contract: Fixed term for 14 months (subject to passing a three-month probationary period). We hope to extend the contract beyond a year; this is dependent on future funding.
Location: Swindon. Due to the impact of Covid-19, all staff are working remotely. Plans to return to work in our office in central Swindon are being considered. In the future, we anticipate a combination of work from the office and some from home, or another place of your choosing (travel costs between home and place of work will be at your own expense). Travel around Swindon for location visits may be necessary. Your own transport would be desirable, but if not possible, we support the use of public transport. Travel expenses incurred in the line of work will be reimbursed in line with our expenses policy.
Responsible to: Charity Manager, Swindon City of Sanctuary (SCoS). You will be working as part of a small, enthusiastic and dedicated team and supported by a similarly committed team of volunteers.

Purpose and Scope of the Swindon City of Sanctuary Volunteer Co-ordinator Role
Swindon City of Sanctuary (SCoS) is a small charity with a clear vision for Swindon to be a welcoming and inclusive town for all, which – like most similar organisations – depends on a small, dedicated team of volunteers to make this vision a reality. As we develop our work and increase our reach, we will need more volunteers.
As our Volunteer Coordinator you will be:

  • Crucial in expanding and managing our volunteer team including recruitment of new volunteers and their induction and training programmes
  • Responsible for inspiring and engaging our volunteer team across all our work
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  • Ensuring that our volunteers find fulfilling roles within our charity that also meet the needs of the charity and contribute to our charitable outcomes
  • Ensuring that all volunteers are given the information, training and support they need to enable them to perform their roles to the best of their abilities
  • Responsible for DBS administration (all SCoS staff and Volunteers are subject to a relevant DBS check) and safeguarding checks.

Closing date for applications: 22nd November 2021
Interviews (ideally be in person if restrictions allow) will be during the week of the 29th November 2021

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