Volunteering Officer

  • Job Reference: CVABYVO
  • Date Posted: 25 September 2017
  • Recruiter: The Abbeyfield Society
  • Website: https://www.abbeyfield.com/
  • Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £26,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Abbeyfield Society provides housing and care for older people and its mission is to enhance the quality of life for older people. If you would like to be part of a global organisation with a well-earned reputation for providing excellent care services, thanks to its exceptional management, staff and volunteers, then please get in touch.

Volunteering Officer-  National Office, St Albans

Full time | £26,000 pa

Grade 3A to 3B

Make a difference to the lives of older people by joining Abbeyfield. Volunteers are the lifeblood of Abbeyfield and as a care and housing Charity we are now supported by over 4500 volunteers. The central Volunteering Team assist over 500 Abbeyfield homes to help them develop and provide a good experience for our volunteers. We are now looking for a full time Volunteering Officer to join our team.

The Volunteering Officer will:

  • Support the implementation of Abbeyfield’s Volunteering Strategy
  • Promote volunteering opportunities across a diverse range of audiences
  • Lead on projects to increase the number of volunteers at Abbeyfield

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with volunteers, be an excellent communicator, well organised, proficient in MS Office and have the ability to work flexibly using their own initiative and within a team.

This post  is subject to an Enhanced Adult Workforce DBS check.

For a full job description visit www.abbeyfield.com/work-for-us  

To apply please send your CV and covering letter (ensuring you cover the main duties from the job description) to volunteering@abbeyfield.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 12th October 2017 at 17:00 

Interviews will take place on Friday 20th October 2017 at our St Albans office

Abbeyfield is proud to be a diverse organisation and seeks to promote the recruitment, development and retention of a diverse workforce and undertakes to ensure equality of treatment for all employees.