Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator

Brighton, East Sussex
£20,045 per annum (actual)
03 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Part time - 30 hours a week

We are recruiting a Community & Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and support adult volunteers/mentors from the local communities, to work with vulnerable young people based in our supported housing projects and the local community. This includes delivery of the Positive Placements employment programme.

The role will additionally seek to build links and financial support from local stakeholders and businesses, which will lead to greater opportunities for work experience, apprenticeships and employment for the young people that we support.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 5.4 weeks annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You will be responsible for managing a caseload of current volunteers, as well as 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

For more information please contact Tracey Wilkes, Learning and Development Manager:

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

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


Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 23rd October

Interviews date: Tuesday 30th October & Friday 3rd November


Please note that we do not accept CVs.

To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or email or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.

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