Computer Friendly a volunteer-run charity is looking to find a proactive, self-motivated, organised person to manage the Volunteers for the charity in the St Albans district. The main functions of this unpaid role are to work with the trustees and the course administrator, to ensure that Computer Friendly’s 40+ volunteers are properly managed. The work will involve:
Generating appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the organisation of Computer Friendly in terms of the numbers and skills of tutors and helpers that are required to carry out the courses and Drop-in Centres.
Ensuring that the vacancies are advertised in local media.
Interviewing and recruiting volunteers while making sure references are both obtained and checked.
Keeping in touch with the volunteers to know their availability and any desires for helping.
Working with Local Organisations such as Community 1st for advice or info on volunteer policies and procedures, recruitment and source of referrals.
Ensuring there is appropriate support, induction and training for volunteers; (Community 1st) training available and UK on-line grants available for volunteer training) so that recruits are appropriately matched and trained for a position.
Organising/Attending profile-raising events to attract new volunteers. Promoting volunteering for Computer Friendly in the community.
Monitoring, supporting, & motivating volunteers and their work. Collating courses assessment forms and providing reports as appropriate.
Organising volunteer social/thank you events, newsletters.
Offering advice and information to volunteers through face-to-face, telephone and email contact. Understand the volunteer’s skills and availability to help
Attending committees and meetings.
Keeping up to date with legislation and policy related to volunteering and making any necessary modifications to accommodate changes.
Setting up new and maintain volunteer records
Organising shared learning between volunteers to promote best practice
Interested? - Contact John Talbot on 07785 365 367 for an informal chat
Why not call us to see what it involves, on 0203 239 1559 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively download the Volunteer form from our website (Get Involved/Volunteer) and send it to us.
We are looking forward to meeting you!