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Volunteering Development Lead at RNLI

Volunteering Development Lead
Expiry Date
02 Oct 2022
EUR54944 - EUR64699
Posted on
22 Sep 2022

Volunteering Development Lead

Temporary up to November 2023

€54,994 - €64,699 / £37,642 - £44,285 (dependent on experience)

Home based within the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland

Ref: 14313

About us

Volunteering is at the heart of the RNLI and we have over 35,000 volunteers in a variety of roles from operational crew and lifeguards to water safety and fundraising volunteers.

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a brand-new role into our Volunteering Development Team in Ireland. This role will work with key stakeholders to support and develop volunteering across the region at a strategic and operational level. If successful, you will be developing sustainable plans for volunteering in the region to support the future.

The successful candidate will be home-based within the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. There will be extensive travel across the whole of Ireland which sometimes will be outside of normal business hours.

Some of the benefits

· Flexible working

· 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays

· Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)

· Life assurance

· Health and dental cash plan

· Group VHI Health insurance discount (ROI Only)

About the role

This role will support the Regional Leadership team and will operate as a strategic partner. You will collaborate with the region to identify and develop short- and long-term goals/ opportunities for growth within the volunteering arena. You will ensure there is a consistent and clear alignment with organisational wide plans and identify risks where needed to ensure sustainable volunteering.

The post holder will also provide staff and volunteers with expert guidance in all aspects of volunteering including areas such as recruitment, retention and recognition; whilst supporting regional implementation of the volunteering strategy. You will also focus on creating a diverse and inclusive pipeline of volunteers for the future.

About you

You'll be confident in developing and delivering volunteer management training workshops to diverse groups of volunteer managers both in-person and virtually. You will be an ambassador for volunteering and ensure it is championed at all levels.

The ideal candidate will have:

· Knowledge and experience of volunteer management

· Understanding of volunteering trends and developments across the broader

· You will also need excellent stakeholder management experience

· Project management/planning experience

· Experience in handling end to end volunteering problem solving issues

This post requires a valid driving license.

So, if you are a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and able to manage a complex workload this could be the role for you!

Closing date: 2 October 2022.

15 - 17 Leinster Street South
Dublin 2

t. 01 541 4770

RCN: 20043964
CRO: 335412

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