Volunteer Co-ordinator – 04/07/14

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Volunteer Co-ordinator

Journeys Toward Recovery, 38 Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3RQ.

Funded by WCVA’s Volunteering in Wales (ViW) Fund

  • 15 hours per week
  • Salary: Pro-rata £19,420pa (35 Hours) – Actual £8,323pa
  • Fixed term one-year contract
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required and it is essential
    that the post-holder can work flexibly
  • It is important that the post-holder has access to a vehicle

Journeys is the only organisation in Wales whose sole purpose is to offer support and understanding to people affected by depression, their friends, families and carers. We take a holistic approach to overcoming depression, building the foundations for sustainable and long-term well-being. We coordinate a network of self-help groups and provide information, practical resources, services and training that promote the development of skills and strategies to help people find their own route to recovery.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, or having previous experience of managing volunteers, you will have experience of working effectively in a busy environment and have the flexibility to adapt to the changing demands of the job.

MAIN PURPOSE OF POST

To recruit, train and retain volunteer roles, opportunities and skills within Journeys Toward Recovery. Our volunteers include Counsellors, Peer Support Group Facilitators, and Office Administration.

Method of Application

Applications should be made by letter and CV. All applications should be returned via email to: tony.smith@journeysonline.org.uk or posted to Tony Smith, Journeys Toward Recovery, 38 Albany Road, Cardiff CF24 3RQ. Please indicate in the subject line of the email or on the envelope if posted that the contents are ‘Private & Confidential’.

Applications must be received by the close of business (17:00) on Friday 4th July 2014.

Journeys reserves the right to consider persons other than those who have submitted applications.

Applicants not called for interview within one month of the closing date should consider their application to have been unsuccessful.