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Macc is looking for a Volunteering Development Worker to join its Volunteer Centre in Manchester, UK

Macc is looking for a Volunteering Development Worker to join its Volunteer Centre in Manchester, UK


In Manchester, there are more than 160,000 volunteers that provide almost 500,000 hours of time, passion, skills and enthusiasm per week in support of the City’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.


Macc is looking for a Volunteering Development Worker to join its Volunteer Centre in Manchester, UK

  • Salary: £27,291 per annum, pro rata
  • Hours: 35 hours per week (flexi-time system).  
  • Location: Based in Manchester City Centre but with some remote working
  • Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)
  • Reporting to: Volunteering and Active Communities Manager

Volunteer Centre Manchester (managed by Macc), provides information, support and training to Manchester residents who want to volunteer and to organisations that work with or involve volunteers.

The Volunteering Development Worker will support the delivery and ongoing development of a quality and responsive volunteering brokerage service for people that want to volunteer in Manchester; and for volunteer-involving organisations and groups by providing a range of services and support.

The role also involves providing input and support with practical action that enhances Macc’s Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation status (VCQA), and the 5 core functions of a volunteer centre: Strategic Development of Volunteering, Good Practice Development, Developing Volunteering Opportunities, Voice of Volunteering and Brokerage.

The right person for this job will be someone who:

  • Understands, demonstrates and applies their knowledge about volunteering and voluntary action;
    •  is able to identify appropriate and supportive pathways into volunteering (and other relevant programmes)
    • can help volunteer-involving organisations to identify ‘new’ and creative approaches to developing volunteering opportunities and volunteer-based projects
  • Is effective in providing support and dispensing information, advice and guidance that is appropriate for the recipient
  • Enjoys tackling a diverse and varied workload in terms of tasks, duties, audience and beneficiaries as per the delivery of a volunteer centre service
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and undertake training where required; and has a commitment to inclusion and equality

DEADLINE: Monday, 15 January 2024


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