Volunteer Coordinator

Website South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

Volunteer Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen within our Prevention & Protection section for a P/T Volunteer Coordinator as part of a job share, based at CHQ/Agile Working.

The overall purpose of the role will include developing volunteering opportunities within the organisation and encouraging community participation with events and campaigns.

The focus of this role will be to research, set up and manage a volunteering network for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.  To do this you will be required to liaise with other agencies who already utilise volunteers to gain knowledge and an understanding of best practice.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of engaging with vulnerable groups and identifying opportunities for volunteers. You will have an understanding of the legislation, policy and safeguarding principles relating to volunteering

You must be educated to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

The key duties will include working alongside the current volunteer coordinator, engaging with volunteers on a daily basis, maintaining volunteer data bases, processing travel claims, providing training and support to new volunteers as and when needed.  Having a knowledge of gaps in the organisation that can be supported through volunteering and creating new role profiles.

For more information about the role contact Jade Styan 07385953624 or Amanda Thompson on 07771500729.

A job description and person specification for the role can be obtained via our website at http://www.syfire.gov.uk/jobs or by contacting our Recruitment Team at recruitment@syfire.gov.uk or on 0114 253 2811.

To apply for the post please download an application form from our website or contact recruitment@syfire.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications is 17.00 hours on Friday 27th May 2022

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 13th June 2022  

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

To apply for this job please visit www.syfire.gov.uk.