My Guide Volunteering Officer

  • The charity Guide Dogs
  • Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire - Home Based
  • Oct 10, 2017
Full time Other

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has presented itself to become an integral member of the Nottingham Mobility Team. This team covers the counties of South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

As a My Guide Volunteer Officer within the Nottingham Mobility Team you will be accountable for recruitment, training, support and evaluation of all volunteers necessary to support the My Guide Service.

Within this role you will be responsible for;
•    Volunteer Recruitment
•    Training Delivery
•    Volunteer Management and development

Key Requirements for this role include;
•    Proven experience of volunteer management and development
•    Strong training and presentation skills
•    Recent and relevant experience of working within the children/vulnerable adults sector.
•    Eligibility to work in the UK

Please refer to the Job description below for more information.

Role details: 35 hours, permanent contract.
Interview dates: 9th and 10th November

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

The My Guide Service aims to support blind and partially sighted people to get out and about and do the things they want to do. More information can be found on our website;

Working at Guide Dogs
Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.

For more information on this role and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below. To apply for this position, please use the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We expect all of our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.


£26, 537 - £28,100 per annum


Job Spec

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