Volunteer Officer – closing date 1 December 2019

Berkshire Vision provides information and support to children and adults who are blind or visually impaired. We achieve this by offering a wide range of services to our members and their families.

The Volunteer Officer role has been developed to provide support and management to the charity’s volunteers, with our Head of Volunteering. The role holder will focus on the safe recruitment, management, development and recognition of our volunteers. The charity has in excess of 180 volunteers, who volunteer across Berkshire.

The successful candidate will be able to inspire, manage and develop volunteers. You will have outstanding communication skills, be able to develop strong and positive relationships, work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, and represent Berkshire Vision at events.

We are looking for someone with a passion for supporting our members to live enriched lives, and therefore you should be someone who is able to work innovatively and be an advocate for our services. The role has an element of reporting, budget management and administration. The ability to use Microsoft packages is essential.

To apply you must be able to travel within the Thames Valley area.

Address Line 1
Midleton House
Address line 2
5 Erleigh Road
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG15LR
Postholder needs own transport
Yes
Contract type
Part timePermanent
Location
Berkshire-wide
Salary
£10,062 per annum.
Contact
Bwalya Treasure - Head of Volunteering
Main contact telephone
01189872803
How to apply
  • Further information on the role, including the job description and application form can be found on our website: www.berkshirevision.org.uk/jobs/
  • To apply for this vacancy please send your CV and completed job application form to ceo@berkshirevision.org.uk.
  • If you wish to informally discuss the role, please contact Bwalya Treasure. Telephone: 01189872803
Closing date for applications
1 December 2019
Scheduled interview date
12 December 2019
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course