Volunteering Officer

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Belfast

Salary: £19,964 - £21,821 (Depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 21 September 2019

Interview Date: Friday 4th October 2019

Contact: ruth.woodfield@alzheimers.org.uk or 07545094599

Volunteering Officer

Reference number:  VAC16553

Office location: Belfast  

Area role covers: North & East of Northern Ireland

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is midday on the closing date.

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

Volunteers are vital to the success of Alzheimer’s Society.  Alzheimer's Society was founded by volunteers, and their contribution continues to be absolutely essential to our ability to improve the lives of people living with dementia.  Volunteers are involved in every aspect of our work, from delivering services to fundraising and campaigning and acting as Dementia Friends and Champions.

To maintain and continue building our exceptional community of volunteers, we are now looking for an experienced and well-motivated person to join us. You will be responsible for recruiting, inducting, training and supporting our volunteers across North and East of Northern Ireland.  You will also promote volunteering opportunities and spearhead our volunteer recruitment across the area.  Working in this geographically dispersed area, you will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the local area whilst adhering to the Society’s volunteering policies.

About you

Along with excellent people and presentation skills, you must have the confidence and expertise to communicate our vision and inspire others to take up volunteering roles. You will have the relevant skills and experience to help us achieve our goals.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

To find out more about the role, download a job description from the link below. For further information about the role you can also contact ruth.woodfield@alzheimers.org.uk or telephone 07545094599.

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

Additional Information

Job description

Values & behaviours

Job application guidance

If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk.

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here

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