VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – 20 hours a weeks, 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION - Volunteer Development Officer

PERSON SPECIFICATION - Volunteer Development Officer

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


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.

Charity Number: 1137821

Company Number: 7345521

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029 2068 3600


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Unit 4 Cleeve House, Lambourne Crescent, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5GP

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