UK AND OVERSEAS
Opportunities to join Pod Volunteer UK and our project teams around the world
The role of Pod Volunteer Specialist offers the right candidate a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Pod Volunteer team, supporting volunteers joining our projects around the world. We are looking for a motivated individual with a desire to work to a high standard within our award winning, ethical volunteering organisation.
Role: Pod Volunteer Specialist
Location: Cheltenham, UK
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Start: October 2017
Application deadline: 24 August
The Pod Volunteer Specialist's role is to recruit, support and manage volunteers, providing a high level of service throughout their volunteer process, from initial enquiry through to receiving feedback post placement. You will be responsible for a portfolio of Pod Volunteer projects which you will manage and oversee.
The role will also involve marketing and other roles as Pod Volunteer continues to evolve.
1. Volunteer management
2. Placement management
Would be an advantage:
Applicants need to be eligible to work in the UK: UK/EU residents or holding a visa that permits full time employment. Applicants must also be available to attend second round interviews in the UK.
Permanent contract based on working days of Monday – Friday; with core office hours of 9.30am-5.30pm. There may be times when additional hours are required.
Starting package: £17,000 per year, made up of £16,775 salary + £225 pension (through our workplace pension scheme).
Holiday: 23 days paid holiday per year, increasing to 24 days in year two and 25 days in year three. From year five, an additional day’s holiday allowance is given for each year worked, up to a maximum of 30 days a year.
Team social activities: A budget of £500 is available per year to undertake team social activities of the team's choice.
Overseas travel: As part of the role, Pod Volunteer Specialists undertake overseas travel to visit current or potential projects. This is normally one trip within the first year, then on average one trip every 18 months. Each trip is 1-3 weeks in duration.
Please send us by email:
1. Your CV
2. A covering letter explaining why you would like to join Pod Volunteer and how your skills and experience are suited to the role
These should be sent to Gemma at [email protected]
Applications should be submitted by 9am on Thursday 24 August.
Interviews will be held in August/September and we plan for the new team member to join us in October.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The Pod Volunteer team