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Volunteering Recruitment Assistant


Location:  London Office (currently home-based)
Salary:  £22,375 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 January 2021
Reference:  X049-21

Independent Age works to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well with dignity, choice and purpose.  To achieve this we provide information, advice and connection services for older people; campaign on the issues that matter most to them around health and care, poverty and loneliness and provide capacity building support to others working in the sector.

This is an exciting time to join the charity as we transition to our new ambitious strategy for 2021 – 2023 and increase our profile, impact and reach so more people can live a happy, connected and purposeful later life.

A key aspect in ensuring the success of our new strategy will be about how Independent Age recruits, engages and retains volunteers ensuring that their skills and passion play an increased role in ensuring that we all grow older well, with dignity, choice and purpose.

This post will provide effective volunteer recruitment, training and volunteer onboarding support across Independent Age, ensuring that volunteers have an excellent recruitment experience and commence in their roles feeling confident and inspired to support Independent Age.

The post will also support Independent Age’s national and local programme of UK wide volunteer recruitment, working closely with local Volunteer Coordinators and Wellbeing Project Officers (WPOs).

The ideal candidate will be a great communicator with a passion for volunteers and the difference they make. They will have excellent customer service experience and knowledge of recruiting and communicating with volunteers.

As well as a competitive salary we offer 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme with life assurance, learning and development opportunities, season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, an employee assistance programme and a discount voucher scheme.

We are passionate about diversity and inclusion and creating an environment where we can ALL be ourselves

To apply, please complete an online application, by clicking the Apply Online button, detailing how your skills and experience meet the criteria within the Job Description and Person Specification.

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Independent Age is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination.

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