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DATE ADDED: Tue 08/10/2019

Volunteer Co-Ordinator South

Watford, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Retail Volunteer Coordinator
Home based - South Region Watford/Welwyn Garden City/Luton
Full Time
£23,000.00 pa plus car and competitive benefit scheme

Sue Ryder is looking for an outstanding Volunteer Coordinator to grow volunteer numbers in our Retail South region and engage with our ever increasing volunteer community.

Can you help our retail teams to increase the number of volunteers at Sue Ryder? Are you a great people person, who enjoys public speaking, developing partnerships and supporting people to engage with their communities? Then we would love to hear from you.

Reporting to the Retail Regional Manager and working closely with the Retail Area Managers, shop teams, and the National Volunteering Team you will facilitate the recruitment of volunteers within the South region to achieve our goal of over 11,500 nationally. Whilst ensuring National best practice standards are delivered on a local level you’ll develop strong relationships with schools, colleges and universities while maintaining our current successful programmes with volunteers from HMP Service and the Job Centre. Using your expertise and knowledge of the voluntary sector, you will create an attractive volunteering proposition that retains people through engagement, and help to form a new Induction programme which supports our ethos.

You will ideally have previous volunteer operations experience from a multi-site organisation. An excellent organiser you will be used to working on many different projects and have the ability to use your confident communication skills to develop essential relationships across Sue Ryder and beyond.

We have over 450 charity shops across the country that ultimately provides 2.7 million hours of expert medical, practical and emotional support every year. This is a key role within our retail business that enables us to continue doing this with the help of our volunteers.

This role can be home based with regular travel within your region of up to 15,000-20,000 miles per year to meet business needs.

**Competitive Employee Benefits**

Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, option to buy and sell up to five days holiday, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services, staff discount of 15% on new goods online, salary sacrifice car scheme, online wellbeing centre, free will writing service, staff finance loans, carers leave policy and lots more.

About Us

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.

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