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Volunteer Co-ordinator Intern

Be Enriched
International House, Brixton SW97QE

Posted: 01/08/2019

Deadline: 30/08/2019

Unpaid Internship Part-time


Job description

Objectives of Post

* To co-ordinate volunteers across all the projects.

Main duties and Responsibilities

* To assist with recruiting, inducting and supporting community and corporate volunteers.

* To keep the volunteering database up to date and validate volunteer hours.

* To maintain systems to closely monitor volunteer activity, contributing to any monitoring or reports to assess progress and reports to funders.

* To report to management and trustees any feedback from volunteers.

* To liaise with corporate, statutory, voluntary and community organisations to promote volunteering opportunities and events.

* To contribute to use of social media to promote work of organisation.

* To work with the communications team in volunteer communications and the creation of the monthly newsletter.

* To develop a volunteer community group.

* To abide by the Employee Handbook and the policies and procedures of Be Enriched and to protect Be Enriched’s interests at all time.

* To attend all Be Enriched Community and Volunteer events.

* To support organisation and delivery of Be Enriched community activities and fundraising events.

* To support Be Enriched to ensure that Child and Adult at risk Protection and Safeguarding procedures are adhered to.

* Attend supervision sessions and appraisals and contribute to team meetings.

* To undertake such other work appropriate to the post as may be assigned by supervisor

Person Specification

Must have or be willing to get an enhanced DBS

Must be available to work 2-3days a week in Brixton (14 hours)

Qualifications/Experience

  • Some experience of working with volunteers and working in the community
  • Experience of maintaining effective record keeping systems and tracking progress
  • Experience of organizing and delivering events
  • English, Maths GCSE A-C or equivalent and Youth, Community, social work qualifications

We are interested in those without formal qualifications that can demonstrate life experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to liaise with colleagues from varied organisations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with groups of people and with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Strong computer literacy and IT skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the work.
  • Ability to manage own workload and manage deadlines.

Knowledge

  • An understanding of volunteering.
  • An understanding of issues of social isolation and community.
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity.
  • A love of food and respect for the environment and community.

Application information

Please send your CV and cover letter, outling why you want to work for us and how your skills match the role, to jess.b@be-enriched.org.

Please mention Roots to Work when applying for these jobs

About Be Enriched

Be Enriched has been enriching community through food since 2013. By using a food as a connector we create social sanctuaries where everyone is welcome to share skills and knowledge effecting change. We run Community canteens, cooking classes, advocate for borough wide and national change and support educational programmes.