Volunteer Services Administrator

Contract: Part Time (20 hours per week over 4 days)
Location: Based at Little Havens
Closing Date: Jan 5, 2020

The patients and children we care for have been diagnosed with an illness which could shorten their life, such as cancer. But everyone matters at Havens Hospices. We look after their families, friends and neighbours too.

Our volunteers form an integral part of our organisation and we recognise the immense contribution that they make towards the care provided. This role involves all elements of volunteering from recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers.

We’re looking for a Volunteer Services Administrator to join our Team, to provided administrative support to the Volunteer Services team, engage with public enquires, assist putting together promotional material among a variety of other tasks.

Ideally, you will have at least 3 years office experience, knowledge of events organisation and full computer literacy including excel.This role will give you a hands-on opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills. In return for your expertise and passion, you’ll receive 5 weeks annual leave, extensive training, contributory pension, and most of all, by joining our team, you’ll be ‘Making every day count’ for the patients, children and families we care for.

Full job specification

Key Responsibilities

  • Responding to members of the public enquiring about volunteering
  • Setting up informal volunteer interviews
  • Assisting with putting together volunteer promotional material
  • Assisting with the promotion of volunteer roles by adding vacancies on internal/external sites, liaising with external agencies and places in the local community, as well as advertising on social media
  • Managing the volunteer recruitment process and carrying out recruitment checks; obtaining references, processing DBS Applications and ensuring that the correct recruitment paperwork has been completed

Benefits to You

  • Receive 5 weeks annual leave
  • Extensive training
  • Contributory pension
  • Hands-on opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills