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Volunteering & Development Coordinator

We are seeking an experienced Volunteering & Development Coordinator to join our team on a permanent full time basis. This is a full time role of 35 hours a week. Due to the nature of the role and the need to positively engage with volunteers, flexibility around working hours is essential.

Location
SportPark, Loughborough, LE11 3QF
Contact Telephone
01509618700

About Volunteering & Development Coordinator

About Us

Swim England is striving to create a happier, healthier and more successful nation through swimming and aquatic activity. We strive to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them. As the recognised national governing body for swimming, artistic swimming, diving and water polo in England, we help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all our sports. Swim England is an incorporated organisation with charitable status.

Find out more about at it's like to work with us and the Swim England family: https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/working-at-swim-england/

About The Role

We are seeking an experienced Volunteering & Development Coordinator to join our team on a permanent full time basis. This is a full time role of 35 hours a week. Due to the nature of the role and the need to positively engage with volunteers, flexibility around working hours is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity working within the Development Team who sit as part of the Sport Development Directorate. The role will be primarily responsible for:-

  • Managing the administration of key volunteer training programmes
  • Supporting the work of the National Youth Advisory Panel
  • Being the first point of contact for volunteering related queries
  • Contributing to the operation of projects and programmes operated as part of the Volunteering Focus Areas as directed by the Volunteering Manager

Reporting to the Volunteering Manager, you will be responsible for:-

  • Providing administration for key volunteer training programmes such as Technical Officials and Volunteer Coordinator training.
  • Providing administration for seminars and workshops aimed at engaging volunteers.
  • Bringing a critical eye to streamlining of processes to support volunteer engagement and creating an excellent volunteer experience.
  • Providing financial monitoring for projects as directed.
  • Supporting the co-ordination of training and meetings connected to the operation of the Development Team, including club forums and events.
  • Maintaining and updating online volunteering resources as directed by the Volunteering Manager.
  • Providing support and engage with the National Youth Panel and regional leads connected to Regional Youth Panels.

To find out more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.

About You

The successful candidate must have:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • The ability to manage a varied administrative work programme to required deadlines
  • Knowledge of Sports Development or Volunteering
  • Proven experience in multi discipline or not for profit administration
  • The Willingness to gain a good working knowledge of aquatics, sports development and volunteer management

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Supporting Documents:

2021-09-08-jd-volunteering-development-coordinator.pdf (PDF, 283.9 Kb)

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