Return to jobs Return to jobs

Volunteer Volunteer Manager

The Yorkshire Society


Posted over 30 days ago...

Influencing and driving our volunteer community. Volunteers are key to The Yorkshire Society's mission of promoting, recognising and supporting the talented people, communities and businesses within it to thrive.


icon Salary


icon Location

Yorkshire, LS15 8EU

icon Expires

Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Working Conditions:  Voluntary / Remote                            Role Title:   Volunteer Manager Team/Department:   Management Team                             Reports to:  CEO Role Description The role will play a key part of the society’s future growth plan and the volunteer manager will oversee all aspects of the volunteer program within the organisation, ensuring that volunteers are effectively recruited, managed and recognised for their contribution. This role will collaborate closely with other volunteers and stakeholders to ensure that volunteers are utilised effectively to support the organisation's mission and goals. Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and implement a volunteer recruitment plan to attract a diverse range of volunteers to best support the organisation's mission and goals with the support of other management team members. Develop and implement a structure to ensure that volunteers are managed effectively, including regular communication, support and recognition of their contribution. Work closely with other volunteers to identify volunteer needs, match volunteers to appropriate roles, and ensure that volunteers are utilised effectively to support organizational goals. Manage the volunteer database, ensuring that accurate records are maintained, and reporting is provided as required. Work with the necessary members of the organisation to promote the organisation's volunteer program to increase recruitment and recognise the contribution of volunteers. Monitor volunteer performance and provide feedback and coaching to volunteers as required. Plan and coordinate volunteer events and recognition programs to ensure that volunteers feel valued and appreciated. Monitor and manage the volunteer program budget to ensure that resources are used effectively.

What are we looking for?

Key Attributes

Strong passion for volunteer management and non-profit work. Experience in volunteer management, preferably in a non-profit organization. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Knowledge of best practices in volunteer management, including recruitment, recognition, and retention.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Desirable):

Minimum of three years’ experience in a non-profit or charitable organization, most preferably as a volunteer manager

What difference will you make?

You will help contribute to and drive our mission to celebrate, promote and support the people and communities of Yorkshire by increasing our volunteer numbers and deliver more to the community. We are currently executing a new growth strategy, including the setting up of a foundation, to reach and support more people in Yorkshire and this role is seen as critical at the start of this journey. Increasing the number of volunteers is vital to the successful execution of our strategy to support our region.


Hire with Escape

Showcase your progressive organisation and post your open roles to the biggest UK community of purpose driven job seekers.

Get Started