Head of Volunteering
Ref: HoV/HQ

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
38,800 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week
Job advert

This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Head of Volunteering to lead best in sector volunteering support across our ten sites and within communities across the UK.

Our extraordinary 900+ volunteers are critical to our success, performing varied roles at our visitor centres and supporting our HQ teams.  We are embarking on new community-led projects to encourage more support and wider action for wetland conservation and we will need many more skilled and enthusiastic volunteers to help us do this.

As our Head of Volunteering you will be required to lead a team of four staff to recruit and train more volunteers to help deliver our ambitious strategy, to ensure that volunteering at WWT is a highly engaging experience and to ensure that high standards of volunteer management are applied consistently across all sites.  You must be an experienced and professional volunteer manager who can deliver against ambitious and challenging targets with thoughtfulness, sensitivity and creativity. You’ll have excellent interpersonal, team management and influencing skills and will be able to work strategically and independently.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

First interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 27th with second interviews on 3rd August 2017.  Both interviews will take place at WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.

Job description
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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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