Volunteer Co-Ordinator

Thursday 6 September 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Volunteering at home
Aylesbeare Common

What we're looking for

Our volunteer numbers are growing, with people involved in the many roles we have in practical conservation, administration, events, membership, surveying and more. We're looking for someone to be a leader and help us to manage and co-ordinate our fantastic team! With an ever increasing team, it's important for us to be able to co-ordinate and communicate with our volunteers, through organisation and management, allowing us to continue to deliver high impact work on Aylesbeare Common, support our volunteers are ensure we are fully compliant with data. This exciting role includes many different responsibilities, including: - Interviewing perspective volunteers, and getting them started - Being our voice and the central point for enquires from volunteers (new/existing) - Working with Volunteering Development Officers at the local office to keep the team as well informed and supported as possible - Filling shift vacancies at hides and events - Ensuring the team is feeling well supported and appreciated in their roles - Keeping data secure and accurate by processing and registering volunteer forms - Updating roles and logging training through our Volunteer Management System - Recording volunteer hours

The skills you need

This role calls for someone with leadership and management skills, who is highly organized and a 'people person'. Someone who is able to listen to problems and work out suitable solutions, be a good judge of character and with good communication skills to keep in touch with the reserve team, head office team and main workforce. Experience in doing interviews is desirable, but not essential. This role can be done from home, but may require visits to the office to access files and use the volunteer management software as and when needed.

Your time

1 day per week
All year round

What's in it for you?

This role gives you the amazing opportunity to learn many new exciting skills, all within one role! Skills such as interview techniques, people engagement skills, leadership and management experience, and data/system management, as well as develop any current skills or interests you may have.

How to apply


Eleanor Woolway, Aylesbeare Common
Tel: 01395 233655
Email: devon.reserves@rspb.org.uk


This role can be done from home, but may require visits to the office to access files and use the volunteer management software as and when needed. Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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