HY016 – Peer Mentor and Volunteer Co-ordinator
£25,000 – £28,000 per annum
37 Hours per week
Closing Date – 29th December 2019 Interview Date – TBC
Are you experienced in the social care sector, specifically in relation to supporting individuals with multiple-complex and socially excluded needs and looking for a rewarding new career? Do you have experience of recruitment, people and events co-ordination or working specifically with volunteers in relation to their placement, retention and career development? Want to work for, and play an integral part in, an organisation that helps people build brighter futures for themselves and their families? If so, our exciting new Volunteer & Peer Mentor Co-ordinator role could be the perfect fit.
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.
About the job
The Volunteer / Peer Mentor Coordinator role is an integral part of the North Yorkshire Horizons service to provide a high quality service in organising and co-ordinating a programme of volunteering opportunities across North Yorkshire.
Offer strategic leadership to the volunteers and peer mentors across North Yorkshire to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the role of the service in supporting recovery across the county.
Play an active part in the development, and on-going management, of Service User involvement within North Yorkshire Horizons.
Apply for the job
Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.
- Salary Offer £25,000 - £28,000