Volunteering Development Officer - Newcastle North of England
Alnwick, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Administration
Title: Volunteering Development Officer - Newcastle
Salary: Up to 19,632 per annum
Hours/Contract: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Newcastle North of England
Closing date: 3rd July 2022
Interview date: TBC
Our Marie Curie team in Newcastle North of England is looking for a Volunteering Development Officer to join its volunteering department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate and confident they can deliver a high quality service.
This role will support the Volunteering Business Partner and the Head of Volunteering in growing the programme and increasing the contribution of volunteers, taking Marie Curie to the forefront of volunteering in the UK. It will also support in the development of a high quality experience all those who choose to give their time to Marie Curie. We offer full training with this role.
The Volunteering Development Officer will also have ring-fenced time to support their local hospice with volunteer recruitment, induction and training.
This is an exciting development for Marie curie- these new roles will be hands-on posts directly supporting volunteers in their local communities.
Volunteers make the world of difference to Marie Curie every single day.
The successful candidate should be well organised, flexible and motivated.
Please view the full job description for a detailed overview of what is involved in this role.
What we are looking for:
- Creative and innovative - able to initiate and grow ideas for new volunteer services and activities and enthuse others
- Able to build and maintain effective working relationships
- Ability to learn and use volunteer management systems effectively
- Team work-able to work effectively as part of the volunteering team, developing a programme of work that aligns with other plans
- Proven IT skills such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office suite of products.
- Regular travel over a wide regional area
- Experience of being a volunteer or volunteering programmes
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory standard criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.