Volunteer Coordinator

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Closing Date: 18th Apr 2024
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Employment Type: Employed

Job title: Volunteer Coordinator – LGBTQ+ Team.

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week) – please note, the Diversity Trust is open to creative solutions that are workable to make the role as inclusive as possible.

Reports to: Chief Executive and LGBTQ+ Team.

Responsible for: Based in the South West of England, the Volunteer Co-ordinator’s focus will be to set up a volunteer programme to support the LGBTQ+ Voice & Influence (Lottery-funded) Project.

The Volunteer Co-ordinator’s contribution is to ensure that the LGBTQ+ Voice and Influence programme has a committed team of volunteers to achieve everything that is planned.

The Volunteer Co-ordinator will also ensure that the LGBTQ+ team has the right volunteer capacity for other initiatives. The Volunteer Co-ordinator will directly look after a small team of in-house volunteers at The Diversity Trust.

The region covered is Bath & North East Somerset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with some wider UK-travel.

Salary: £35,100 (Full Time)


Overview

Working closely alongside the LGBTQ+ Voice & Representation Co-ordinator, the Volunteer Co-ordinator will work to support volunteering across community, groups, and networks across each of the five localities. The coordinator roles will work in partnership to expand capacity, amplify voices, and create a collective impact. This dual approach joins services, communities, and individuals, addressing the historic disparities and disenfranchisement experienced by LGBTQ+ people and communities.


Outline of Role

This role is part of our LGBTQ+ Team including six other posts:

• LGBTQ+ Team Coordinator – Development and Design
• LGBTQ+ Team Coordinator – Training
• LGBTQ+ Team Coordinator – Administration
• LGBTQ+ Team Coordinator – Voice & Representation (currently under recruitment)
• Lead Youth Worker and Designated Safeguarding Lead
• Youth Worker

The team is non-hierarchical with coordinators sharing responsibilities for planning, designing,
communicating, decision-making and implementing all our activities and outcomes. We acknowledge and embrace that each person has their own individual strengths, and this creates a cohesive and collaborative approach. We work in an environment which is inclusive of neurodiversity and where reasonable adjustments are embedded practice.


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