Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator
Crawley & Horsham
15 hours per week
Fixed term contract for 1 year initially
£24,720 per annum, pro-rated

We are recruiting a Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and support adult volunteers from the local communities, to provide and support a range of activities in our housing projects. You will be responsible for ensuring that volunteers have a positive experience with YMCA DLG and provide a professional service in their roles.

You will recruit volunteers to deliver a range of group activities including drop-ins, and one to one work if relevant. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of current volunteers, as well the recruitment and training of new volunteers.

You will need to maintain monitoring systems to ensure the strategic development of the volunteering programme works towards departmental and team objectives and targets.

You must have experience of working with young people, and have an understanding of the issues and barriers which may be experienced by vulnerable young people in a supported housing setting. You will need to have experience in recruiting and supporting volunteers, and delivering training programmes. The role will involve organising, managing and prioritising your own workload with periods of minimal supervision.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Closing date for applications: Thursday 2nd November 2017 at 9am

Interviews date: Tuesday 7th November 2017

How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at or by hand or post to:

Human Resources
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here