11 May 2023

Volunteer Coordinator (Midland Sailing Club)

Develop a volunteering policy and recruit and support a pool of local volunteers who will work alongside trained Instructors running weekly watersports activities for adults and young people with disabilities.
To apply for this job email your CV to phil.reeves@midlandsailingclub.org.uk.
Job Ref:
£25,000 pro rata. Three days per week 0.6 FTE Salary (£15,000)
Birmingham, UK
Part Time
Contract / Temp
10 Jun 2023

Job Description:

  • Develop a volunteering policy to support the Sailability and other community activities of Sail
    Birmingham, including application form, induction, supervision and training processes.
  • Create a range of promotional materials to appeal to different groups of potential volunteers.
  • Market and promote the volunteering opportunities on an ongoing basis and through targeted
    campaigns (e.g. Students’ Fresher Weeks).
  • Recruit, interview and select volunteers and match to specific weekly activities.
  • Undertake DBS checking of volunteers as required.
  • Build relationships with local groups who may provide groups of volunteers and organisations
    who will help promote the programme (e.g. Sport Birmingham and BVSC).
  • Build and maintain links with local Councillors to keep them informed of the project and help
    promote the volunteering opportunities.
  • Organise social activities to enable volunteers to meet together and develop a team ethos.
  • Promote the contributions that the volunteers have made, individually and collectively.
  • Work alongside the Sail Birmingham Manager to identify gaps in the weekly programme and
    help encourage volunteers to fill them.
  • Work alongside the Sail Birmingham Manager to identify training and skills development
    opportunities and the volunteers who these would be relevant for.
  • Identify wider training opportunities that are available across Birmingham that volunteers may
    find useful.
  • Promote volunteering opportunities amongst members of Midland Sailing Club, including
    practical activities as well as supporting Sailability sessions.
  • Maintain good records and seek feedback on a regular basis from volunteers and Sailability
  • Provide monitoring reports to the Sail Birmingham Steering Group as required.

To apply, please send us your CV and covering letter (maximum two pages) outlining your
experience and why you wish to be appointed.  Please also provide the names and contact details of two references (one should be your current or most recent employer; this will not be taken up without your direct permission).

Please send the information to:
Philip Reeves, Sail Birmingham Manager: phil.reeves@midlandsailingclub.org.uk

Please see more details via the following link: Sail Birmingham - Volunteer Co-ordinator - Job Pack

Closing date: 10am on Monday 12th June 2023.