The starting salary for this role is £23,282 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
At Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) we have an opportunity for an exciting new role as a Volunteers Coordinator. This position will report to the SFRS Volunteers Manager, supporting the activities of our team, their development and growth.
Our Volunteers provide key support to service initiatives and events throughout the year (as well as self-generated campaigns) with the purpose of informing and educating people in Safety: at Home, on the roads and outdoors, helping communities to gain skills and awareness to stay safe and live well. It is our duty to ensure that our Volunteers are well supported, and their skills are best utilised to the serve our residents.
About the Role
This role will involve regular 1-2-1 contact with our Volunteers, administrative duties and collaboration with various internal departments. You will be required to build effective working relationships and will respond to enquiries in a timely manner, as such, organisational skills are a must.
As an interactive role, you will also be expected to assist with engagement at events. This may involve occasional weekend working /or flexibility to regular working hours. This role will be principally based at Woodhatch Headquarters, however you may work in a variety of locations across Surrey. The role is part of Surrey County Council’s agile working strategy.
We are looking for a great communicator, with excellent written and verbal skills and a sound understanding of computer programmes such as Word, Excel, and Teams. Also, to have the ability to learn about internal software systems and be able to use these effectively to carry out the role.
- An organised team player?
- Motivated to get workloads complete?
- Passionate about keeping our communities safe?
- Able to work with groups from a wide range of backgrounds?
- Can you inspire and motivate others to make positive changes to the way people live and work?
If you are, we would like to hear from you!
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 5th February 2023
Dates for interview to be confirmed in due course.
For an informal discussion please contact Volunteers Manager Martin Foote on 07815654459 or via email at Martin.Foote@surreycc.gov.uk
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups