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Volunteering and Community Engagement Executive at the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester have an exciting opportunity to be part of the team responsible for developing and delivering volunteering initiatives for students. The successful candidate will also be involved with wider Division initiatives, such as the Ethical Grand Challenges Programme.

Your main duties will include building relationships with charities and not-for-profit organisations to develop volunteering opportunities for students and working with students to encourage them to engage with volunteering. You will raise awareness of volunteering to students and colleagues across the university to increase engagement and promote the benefits of volunteering. Responsibilities also include supporting and mentoring volunteers on a range of projects and running both large and small scale events to promote volunteering. You will also be involved in supporting a range of events as part of the Division.

The University of Manchester are looking for someone who has a background in volunteer management and working with young people. You should be well organised and have strong project management skills. Your written and verbal communication skills will be excellent, and you will have significant experience of developing effective working relationships with a range of partners. A strong commitment to working with students and a positive, innovative and flexible approach to work is also required.

A full UK driving licence and a willingness to undertake the necessary tests in order to drive the Division’s minibus are an advantage.

The post is Fixed Term for 2 years.

For further information and to apply, visit: www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=17131, or email: Lindsay Gilbert, Manager at: lindsay.gilbert@manchester.ac.uk

Contract Type: 
Contract Term: 
Hours: 
35 hours per week
Salary: 
£27,025 - £31,302 per annum (according to experience)
Location: 
Manchester
Deadline: 
29 April, 2019 (All day)