13 Sep

Volunteering Improvement Advisor Scotland Jobs Vacancy at Macmillan Cancer Support Aberdeen

Volunteering Improvement Advisor Scotland
Macmillan Cancer Support
Aberdeen SCT
13 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

Macmillan Cancer Support Aberdeen urgently required following position for Volunteering Improvement Advisor Scotland. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Volunteering Improvement Advisor Scotland Jobs Vacancy at Macmillan Cancer Support Aberdeen Jobs Details:

Volunteering Improvement Adviser - Scotland Permanent (+ car/car allowance) Macmillan Volunteering Improvement Advisers are key to ensuring that all our people who work with volunteers have the skills, confidence, and creativity to provide an unrivalled, high quality volunteering experience to the tens of thousands of volunteers who give their time to support Macmillan. Working with a range of Macmillan staff, partners, and volunteers to support volunteer management practice, the role will work across a specific geographic area providing a range of advice, information, coaching and support to staff within the local area Fundraising and Service Development Teams to enable them to work/ engage effectively with volunteers. Someone who champions volunteer management and thrives on raising standards of practice, your success in the role will be built on your experience of developing or improving volunteering programmes, sharing good practice with others to support improvement and ability to influence others to demonstrate the value of involving volunteers in our work, contributing successfully to a growing culture of volunteering across Macmillan. Your extensive knowledge of volunteering and volunteer management practice will ensure that you are able to provide high quality advice, guidance and support to all staff, partners and volunteers that manage volunteers.

Focusing on quality, you will need to have a commitment to quality assurance, supporting work in the local area to ensure that volunteering activity is compliant and staff involved are knowledgeable and understand their role in helping to ensure that Macmillan maintains its statutory obligations when involving volunteers in our work. This is a varied role in which you can be involved in everything from advising managers on volunteer recruitment and selection procedures to benchmarking managers against our internal volunteering quality standards. Success in this wide-ranging role demands a proactive approach and exceptional organisational skills to manage the multiple needs of stakeholders often to tight and conflicting deadlines. Well-developed communication, relationship management and the confidence and discretion to provide advice and information.

And in return for your enthusiasm and commitment? We commit to actively develop you and offer excellent benefits including a 34.5 week (with an early finish on Friday), private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, and generous annual leave. This role is home based and involves daily travel in the normal course of the work and therefore a current valid driver license is essential. Some evening and out of hours work will also be required, and occasional overnight stays.

Process: Closing date: 25th September 2017 Face to face interviews are planned for w/c 23 October 2017 in Manchester. ------------------------------------ Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society. We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.

Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support. Apply now via the link to our Macmillan Careers portal. No agencies please

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