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Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager

Job Title: Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager
Contract: Fixed Term Role until October 2021 (Maternity Cover)
Salary: £27,167 per annum pro rata
Hours of work: Full time - 38 hours per week
Location: Head Office (N17)/Outreach Office (E17) with regular travel in the community to Services


Outward are open to flexible working options and for this Role we will consider the possibility of Job share, 3 days per week.


About Outward
For more than 40 years, Outward has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people in London and has grown from strength-to-strength.

We believe in engaging, enabling and empowering the people we support to make positive choices, take advantage of opportunities and live the lives they want.


About the Role
An opportunity has arisen within Outward for a Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager.

This new role will lead on managing all aspects of volunteering within Outward's support and care services, whilst coordinating Community Engagement projects within the charity.


This will be a 9 month maternity cover position, until October 2021.


To ensure that volunteers are recruited, trained, supervised and supported in Outward's services and that the ethos of volunteering is embedded into Outward's work and attitudes.

Effective placement of volunteers is important in meeting the needs of the people we support and volunteers so maintaining a volunteer database and support systems for volunteers and managers is a key element to the role.

The post holder will develop and maintain good relations with community partners and will promote the importance and value of volunteering within our care and support services, while adhering to the Investing in Volunteers framework.


The post holder will also manage the Community Engagement, Volunteering and Accessibility Officer, assisting with individual projects and ongoing wellbeing programs.


Employee Benefits


We value everything our support workers do for the people we support, so we provide a great benefits package such as:
, 25 days Annual Leave excluding Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)
, Computing Scheme
, Credit Union Scheme
, Cycle-to-Work Scheme
, Death in Service Benefit
, Health Assured - Employee Assistance Programme
, Eye care Vouchers
, Flu Jab Reimbursement
, Long Service Awards
, Pension Scheme
, Purchase Additional Annual Leave
, Refer-a-Friend Scheme
, Retirements
, Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)
, Blue Light Card


Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.

If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates.

This will be fully subsided by Outward.


If you think you have the necessary skills and the right attitude for the role please click 'Apply' to be redirected to Outward Housing's recruitment site.


The closing Date for all applications is 23:59pm on 24th November 2020


Interviews will be held on 30th November 2020


We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.




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