Job Title: Volunteer Development Officer
Location: 3A King Street, Wishaw (with travel around Lanarkshire)
Reports to: Senior Development Officer/Service Manager
Hours: 37 hours per week, including some evening and occasional weekend work.
(This post is advertised as an 18-month fixed-term post. Future employment will be dependent upon securing additional funding.)
Salary: £26925 - £31725
LANDED Peer Education Service is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, caring, and dynamic individual with excellent communication skills to join our existing team. The post holder will be responsible for recruiting and managing a group of volunteers and developing our Volunteer Peer Education Programme.
LANDED Volunteer Peer Educators are the driving force behind all other strands of our work and are key stakeholders in everything that we do as an organisation. We are excited to be beginning a new chapter, working alongside our volunteers to improve, and develop existing services, and create new ones. The LANDED Peer Education Programme is a personal development training course for young people between the ages of 16-25 from Lanarkshire. For more information on this, visit www.landed.info/volunteers.
LANDED is a Lanarkshire-based charity that raises awareness of youth health issues to encourage young people to take responsibility for their own health and well-being. There are four distinct strands to our work: Supporting young people to become efficient peer educators, raising awareness of health issues among young people attending groups in the community, increasing the knowledge, understanding and capacity of staff members through staff training delivery, and resource development – developing resources to support workshop and training delivery.
The successful candidate must hold a qualification in a related field, for example, BA Community Development and relevant experience working with young people in a community setting
PDA Youth Work, HNC Working With Communities or a similar discipline, will be considered with 5+ years of relevant experience working with young people in a community setting
The successful candidate must hold a full driving licence and have full access to a car as there is a requirement to be fully mobile throughout Lanarkshire with the ability to transport volunteers and equipment as required
A PVG check will be conducted on any successful candidate before employment commences
We would encourage any potential applicant to have a good look through our website and social media pages to get a feel for what we do.
You are welcome to arrange an informal meeting or a call with us to discuss the role and meet the team before applying.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting, or to discuss anything about the role.
We look forward to reading your application.
The LANDED Team.
The closing date for applications is Midnight on Monday the 25th of September 2023.
Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday the 27th of September, and successful applicants will be invited to interview.
Interviews are anticipated to be on Thursday the 5th & Friday the 6th of October 2023.
How to Apply
Your CV & cover letter should clearly demonstrate your experience in relation to the essential criteria of the role as outlined in the Job Role Information Pack. Applicants will be shortlisted based solely on these criteria.
For detailed information on the role download the Job Role Information Pack, from either Goodmoves or below.
CV’s with cover letter should be sent to email@example.com by Midnight on Monday the 25th of September 2023.