Activities and Volunteers Coordinators (Maternity Cover)
About the role:
As an Activities and Volunteers Coordinator you’ll support a caseload of children, taking time to get to know them and their families and understanding their support needs and interests. You’ll play a crucial role in carefully matching children to volunteer buddies, helping to build strong and nurturing relationships.
You’ll work as part of a team to recruit, train and provide ongoing support to our volunteers and meet the growing demand for our unique service. You will also play a significant role in helping us reach more children through our expansion into the Reading area and developing our regular Me2 Club Crew – a regular opportunity for the teenagers we support to take part in activities in their local community.
To be successful in this role you will:
- Have experience supporting children and teenagers with additional needs and disabilities
- Be passionate about ensuring inclusion for all children and teenagers
- Be able to quickly build trusting and meaningful relationships with children and their families
- Be innovative and creative in adapting how you work to meet children and teenagers needs
About Me2 Club:
Our Vision is ‘Inclusion for All’ children and teenagers with additional needs and disabilities.
Every year, Me2 Club matches over 100 children who have additional needs or disabilities with committed and passionate volunteers to help them attend and take part in mainstream leisure activities. We tackle the impact of exclusion and social isolation experienced by children and young people and help build their confidence, self-esteem and independence.
Terms and conditions of employment:
Salary: £22,183 – £25,481 per annum/pro rata
Hours of work: There are two roles on offer to be worked between Monday – Friday including frequent evening and weekend working:
- 1 x 0.6FTE (22.2 hours)
- 1x 0.4 FTE (14.8 hours)
We will consider applications for candidates looking for a full time role (37 hours).
Office Location: Woodley, Berkshire
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract, Maternity Cover until 31st March 2022
17:00 Wednesday 31st March 2021
How to apply:
You should return your completed application form to Jess Haycock, Senior Activities and Volunteers Coordinator by email: email@example.com by the closing date.
Your supporting statement in your application is crucial to help us consider your application for the role, so address each criterion in the person specification and highlight your relevant skills, experience and why you want to work for Me2 Club.
You may wish to also include a copy of your most recent CV, though this isn’t essential.