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Fife Voluntary Action - Mentors in Work Co-ordinator
Post Title: Mentors in Work Co-ordinator (Cowdenbeath area)
Hours: 21 hours per week, fixed term, funded initially until June 2017
Salary: £15,000 per annum, plus 7% non-contributory pension
Location: To be confirmed
Reporting to: Volunteering Development Team Leader
Fife Voluntary Action is a key voluntary sector organisation working across Fife to support the voluntary sector, social enterprises and volunteering. We’re looking for a Mentors in Work Co-ordinator to join our team as part of an exciting new project.
Main Purpose of Post
To establish a new in-work mentoring programme in the Cowdenbeath local area. To select, train, supervise and support volunteers
who will be matched with individuals entering work for the first time or securing employment after a
prolonged period of unemployment. The post-holder will support the volunteer mentors and the
relationship they have with individuals in work.
Recruit, select, train and support volunteers to provide mentoring support to Fife
Employability and Training Consortium (Fife-ETC) customers who have recently gained
Work with partners to develop, devise and deliver a training programme for volunteer
mentors and ensure volunteers receive appropriate and consistent induction and
understand FVA’s policies and procedures;
Assess the needs of potential service users, make appropriate matches and provide on-going
support to the relationship between the volunteer and the service user as required;
Maintain positive relationships with referrers and other stakeholders;
Assist in developing community resources and creating collaborative working partnerships;
Provide direct advice, support and supervision to an assigned group of volunteers to ensure
they operate effectively;
Ensure volunteering opportunities are promoted effectively, working with Fife-ETC partners
and other key stakeholders to raise awareness of the project;
Consistently gather data required for FVA’s quantitative and qualitative monitoring and
evaluation systems including producing at least two case studies for promoting the service in
Keep up to date with relevant policy and practice in volunteering and in working in the
To take personal responsibility for contributing to high quality standards in customer
relations, service delivery, project management and communications.
For more information please click on the job description link below.