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  • FVA - Volunteering Development Officer (part-time)

    Created: 17/05/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Volunteering Development Officer 
    Reporting to: Head of Volunteering Development 
    Contract: Funded until 31 March 2025 
    Hours: 21 per week 
    Salary: £29,000 per annum pro rata, plus 8% pension (with the organisation contributing 7%)
    Location: Kirkcaldy, with the option for some home-working by agreement

     

    The postholder will help promote volunteering to the general public, recruit volunteers to opportunities across a range of organisations operating in Fife and develop volunteers, including supporting individuals facing barriers in their lives. You will work with organisations to support them to provide meaningful volunteering opportunities which deliver good outcomes for volunteers and the organisation.

    About You 

    • Relevant professional qualification and/or proven relevant community development experience
    • Previous practical experience of working with, and supporting, volunteers
    • An excellent understanding of the needs and motivations of volunteers and the ability to motivate others
    • Demonstrable relationship building skills and networking abilities
    • Knowledge of best practice in all issues relating to volunteer management
    • Experience of delivering presentations to a diverse range of audiences e.g. customers, professionals and other stakeholders
    • A proven capacity to manage a diverse workload and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines
    • A sensitive and professional approach towards volunteers with multiple issues and challenges in their lives
    • Willingness to learn, work as part of a team and to help others
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, numeracy and ICT skills
    • Efficient, self-motivated, and proactive, with good organisational skills

    Benefits 

    FVA offers a wide range of staff benefits including 8% pension (7% employer, 1% employee), 37 days' annual leave pro rata (including 5 fixed public holidays), flexible working practices, free parking (Dunfermline office involves a short walk though), Perkbox membership, discounted gym membership, and salary sacrifice scheme for electric vehicles. 

    Click here to read all of the benefits.

    How To Apply 

    Click here for the full job description.

    Please read the guidance document before completing the application form. 

    Complete the application form and e-mail it to [email protected]

    The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 09 June 2024. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 18 June 2024.




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