UK AND OVERSEAS
Opportunities to join Pod Volunteer UK and our project teams around the world
The role of Pod Volunteer Specialist offers 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 and ethical volunteering organisation.
Role: Pod Volunteer Specialist
Location: Cheltenham, UK
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Application deadline: 9.30am on Monday 23 September 2019
Start: November 2019
The Pod Volunteer Specialist's role is to recruit, support and manage volunteers, providing a high level of service throughout the volunteer process, from initial enquiry through to receiving feedback post placement. You will be responsible for a range of Pod Volunteer projects which you will manage, update and promote.
The role will also involve assisting in marketing and other roles within the Pod team.
1. Volunteer management
2. Placement management
Would be an advantage:
Applicants need to be eligible to work in the UK: UK residents or holding a visa that permits full time employment. Applicants must also be available to attend second round face to face 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 £16,680 salary + £320 pension (through our workplace pension scheme).
Starting holiday: 23 days paid holiday per year. Increases by an additional day’s holiday for each year worked, up to a maximum of 30 days a year.
Flexible working: Early start / late finish flexi-time is allowed twice per week.
Overseas travel: As part of the role, Pod Volunteer Specialists undertake overseas travel to visit 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 and up to 5 days of personal holiday can be added on as long the total trip isn't more than 3 working weeks.
Please send us by email:
1. Your CV
2. A covering letter / email 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 9.30am on Monday 23 September.
Interviews will be held in September/October and we plan for the new team member to join us in November.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The Pod Volunteer team