Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Remote
Closing Date: 7th Jun 2024
Trustee (Marketing and Public Relations Lead)

Employment Type: Volunteer

The Plus Importance Project is a newly registered charity that improves understanding and inclusion of people in the + of LGBT+, defined as “sexualities, gender identities and sex characteristics including, but not limited to, asexual, genderfluid, genderqueer, intersex, non-binary, pansexual and queer”.

We provide training and support to organisations, educate the public and conduct research on identities in the +.


Volunteer Coordinator

As our Volunteer Coordinator, you will support the development of the charity’s approach to volunteering, including the recruitment, induction and ongoing support of volunteers across a wide range of roles. This role requires a time commitment averaging 3 hours per week, including meetings with the Founder, prospective volunteers and other ad-hoc meetings.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting a diverse range of volunteers
  • Supporting volunteer journeys through recruitment, selection, induction and ongoing support
  • Supporting the development of best practice policies, procedures and guidance for volunteers
  • Creating new volunteering opportunities to support the growth of the charity
  • Gathering feedback from volunteers and recommending areas for improvement in our approach to volunteering
  • Supporting the wider work of the Plus Importance Project

Person Specification Essential:

  • Experience of supporting/managing volunteers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Passion for the work of the charity
  • Personal or professional interest in the work of the Plus Importance Project
  • Able to offer at least 3 hours per week

 

Preferable:

  • Experience of writing policies, procedures and guidance for volunteers
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, guidance and best practice regarding volunteering

 

We particularly welcome applications from people that have lived experience that is currently underrepresented in our team, such as people who are Black, Asian, intersex or aromantic.


To Apply

To apply for this role, please email our Founder Matt Humberstone (he/him) on: [email protected] by 9am on Friday 7th June with a CV and cover letter detailing your interest and suitability for the role.

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