Volunteer Coordinator

National Deaf Childrens Society
£24,941 - £29,534 per annum
27 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The National Deaf Children's Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Volunteer Coordinator

£24,941 - £29,534 per annum

35 hours per week

One year maternity cover


We are looking for an exceptional and experienced volunteer coordinator to join our growing, dynamic volunteer team. You will join us as we expand our work supporting deaf and hearing volunteers on events for deaf children, young people and their families and other activities across the UK. Working with our established Volunteering Team you will be responsible for remotely managing a team of volunteers across the UK at a time of growth and change for the organisation. The role includes matching volunteers to events, responding to feedback, celebrating volunteer achievements, resolving issues and complaints, managing volunteer and events data, and updating procedures to continually improve delivery of the programme.

The successful applicant will be a good communicator with the ability to maintain relationships remotely, to support volunteers in order to meet the needs of deaf children, young people and their families, at residential and non-residential events across the UK, and remotely. You will be extremely organised and able to work in a team to manage a busy workload. The ability to process large volumes of data is critical, together with excellent attention to detail.

For an application pack please visit our website by clicking apply.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 15 May 2017. We expect interviews to be held in Birmingham on Wednesday 24 May 2017

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children's Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.