Volunteers and Office Co-ordinator (70423-097)

University of Warwick

Fixed term contract (12 months maternity cover from December 2017)

Full time, 36.5 working hours per week

Warwick Volunteers enables University of Warwick students to volunteer in the local community, we recruit around 2,500 students of which about half actively volunteer through one of Warwick Volunteers programmes.

In this role, you will be responsible for coordination and delivery of the administrative functions which underpin volunteer activities and the running of the office and will supervise the work of the administrative assistant who provides support during term time. You will also be responsible for our programme of low-commitment volunteering, which involves working with and in the local community to develop, administer and deliver a range of volunteering activities.

You will be an excellent office administrator with the ability to work with multiple demands in a tight time scale and will have strong oral and written communication skills. You will have up-to-date knowledge of best practice relating to delivering volunteering activities, including Safeguarding and risk assessments. Ideally you will have experience of working with young people in a volunteering setting and will be confident in planning and leading volunteering activities for groups of students.

You will be flexible in your approach to working hours in order to run volunteering activities at times which are most suitable for our community partners and the students. Weekend work and occasional evenings will be required, particularly during University term time.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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