Volunteer Coordinator – Sandstone Ridge Trust

Sandstone Ridge Trust Published: February 12, 2018
Location
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
Chester VA
Benefits
Practical Experience
Skill
Supervisory
Activities
Business & Management
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

The Sandstone Ridge Trust is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and support its volunteers. The work of the Trust and its capacity to look after the Sandstone Ridge depends on the support of volunteers and their range of skills and talents. If you have an interest in coordinating volunteers this could be the role for you. These are exciting times for you to get involved with the Trust – following on from the successful conclusion of Ridge: Rocks and Springs, we are midway through another Heritage Lottery funded project in which we are exploring ways to secure the long-term future of the area.

 

We are looking for a volunteer to help with one or more of the following activities

Source and recruit volunteers through various techniques (databases, e-mail, social media etc.)

Collect information on availabilities and skills

Recommend and arrange for appropriate training when needed

Coordinate teams of volunteers for large-scale activities / projects

Communicate frequently with volunteers to ensure they are satisfied and well-placed

Disseminate information for upcoming actions and events

Εnsure the purpose of the Trust and its activities is clearly communicated

 

What attributes/skills do you need?

IT literate and proficient in Microsoft packages

Access to a computer, email and telephone

Organizational skills and team coordination abilities

Ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and experience

Experience in volunteering

 

How much time do you need to commit?

The role is flexible and you can give as much or as little time as you want to, but we suggest half a day or a day per week. This should include attending meetings of the Board of Trustees.

A minimum commitment of 12 months to the role would be expected

 

What support will you be given?

Appropriate support and supervision in your role, including any training required

You will be responsible to a member of the Trustee Board or Transition Project Officer

Trustees and the HLF Transition Project Officer will be available to give you support, advice and guidance

Attendance at networking events

 

What benefits can you expect?

Opportunities to meet new people in your community and working as part of a small team

Learn new skills and enhance your CV

You can claim previously agreed out of pocket expenses

The opportunity to make a difference to people’s interaction with, and enjoyment and understanding of the Sandstone Ridge

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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