Volunteer and talent recruitment support

We are looking for an excellent communicator and 'people person' to join our volunteering team. You'll help us empower more people to help save nature.

Monday 14 September 2020
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
At home

What we're looking for

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills to help the volunteering team manage enquiries from wonderful people like you who want to donate their time and skills to the RSPB by becoming a volunteer. We regularly receive volunteering enquiries from people offering their professional expertise, skillset and experience. We need someone to help us by: - Responding to enquiries - Arranging follow up phone calls or video meeting with the prospective volunteer - Updating the skills database so internal staff can see information about potential volunteers - Respond to internal enquiries from about volunteers and share information about individuals with staff As an important member of our team, we'll make sure that you are invited to share your thoughts and ideas about our recruitment and enquiry process and adapt and change accordingly; there will be room to develop within this role if you wish.

The skills you need

Ideally we are looking for someone with recruitment and talent matching experience, if this is you please do get in touch. However, we'd also really like to hear from you if you enjoy working with people and have experience in working with people from a range of different backgrounds. Excellent communication skills is really important as you'll need to be comfortable talking to staff and volunteers. Good IT skills, experience using Office software and video calling platforms such as Zoom.

Your time

1 day per week
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will join the RSPB Volunteering Development team and we're a friendly and supportive bunch. We are motivated by empowering more people to take action for saving nature, gaining new skills and experience and connecting with a diverse range of people; if that sounds like something that would motivate you too then you will enjoy this role. You will gain a real insight into the multiple facets that make up a conservation organisation as you learn about the roles and opportunities and work that exist across all the different teams. You will genuinely be making an excellent contribution to saving nature by helping is scale up and do more by working with more people.

How to apply


Nadia Shaikh, At home
Email: Nadia.Archer@rspb.org.uk


Training and induction will be provided and we'll do everything we can to set you up to work from home while our offices are currently closed. I am more than happy to talk about the role in more detail if you're still not sure after reading this information, please do get in touch by emailing nadia.archer@RSPB.org.uk

Reference number 9236