Volunteer and Community Officer

Based at Cobalt Square, 83 Hagley Road, Birmingham. B16 8QG

As Volunteer and Community Officer, you will lead the recruitment, training, induction, co-ordination and quality assurance of all Healthwatch Birmingham volunteers, ensuring we have volunteers with the right skills and competencies. You will motivate and develop our volunteers to be active in the right place at the right time; ensuring all of our various activities are publicly led.

The successful applicant will lead our community engagement activity reaching across all geographies and demographics in the city. You will also work with our Information and Signposting Officer to develop volunteers to carry out the signposting activity as well as capture case studies of how volunteering has improved the lives of individuals involved with Healthwatch Birmingham.

You will have experience of building and maintaining key relationships across a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations and have knowledge and understanding of Birmingham and its diverse communities. The successful applicant will be highly organised and have a detailed approach to work and work management in a project-based environment, with proven experience coordinating and managing rolling programmes of varied events.

Please click here to download the job description and person specification for the role.

To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter (no more than 2000 words) explaining how you meet the person specification.

Closing date - 6 September 2019 at 10am

Interviews - w/c 23 September