Recruitment: New Ageactivity 60+ Volunteer Organiser

Recruitment: New Ageactivity 60+ Volunteer Organiser

 Thu, September 18, 2014

Part-Time Ageactivity 60+ Volunteer Organiser

Salary: £25,742 pro rata 18 hours (£13,238.75)

Hours Of Work: 18 hours per week (10am – 5pm Tue; Wed & Thurs)

Are you passionate about working with volunteers? Do you have the ability to encourage others to share their time, skills and talents to help their local community and people in need? If so we need you! 

The ideal candidate will have experience of volunteering or working with volunteers. Be approachable and friendly, highly organised and have excellent verbal, written and IT skills. They’ll have knowledge of the barriers to volunteering and how to reduce these effectively. Also the benefits volunteering can bring to individuals, organisations, service users and communities.

The Castlehaven Community Association’s popular Ageactivity 60+ programme for older people is established to promote physical & mental dexterity & challenge loneliness & isolation in old age.

The primary purpose of this post is to support the delivery of this project with particular emphasis on the volunteering elements that ensure that older people using Ageactivity 60+:

  • feel an increased sense of community from tackling their problems together actively as peer-to-peer volunteers.  
  • become more active, experiencing improved physical/mental health as a result of their engagement.
  • feel less lonely &/or isolated and more actively engaged both individually and collectively.
  • older people take on volunteer roles within Ageactivity &/or the Castlehaven Community Association.
  • older people  report feeling an increased sense of community as a result of Ageactivity 60+.

So if you’ve read this advert and you think it’s your ideal job please don’t hesitate to apply today!

Closing Date: Monday 13th October 2014

Ageactivity_60+_Volunteer_Coordinator_JD_Sept_2014.docx

Ageactivity_60+_Application_Form.docx

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