Waterford Volunteer Centre: Volunteer Centre Placement & Development Officer

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Waterford Volunteer Centre

Waterford Volunteer Centre CLG wishes to recruit a

Volunteer Centre Placement & Development Officer

Key role of the Placement & Development Officer:

To deliver a quality-based, person-centered volunteer placement service and supports to volunteer-involving organisations including coordination of initiatives to engage volunteers. To promote, support and deliver the aims and objectives of Waterford Volunteer Centre in line with its work plan, ethos and policies.

Waterford Volunteer Centre is a newly established company funded by Department of Rural and Community Development.

Reporting to: Volunteer Centre Manager

Base: Based in Waterford City with outreach office in county

Salary: €30,900 - €32,760 (Post is permanent subject to funding)

Hours: 35 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible approach for occasional weekend and evening work.

Full Job Description & Person Specification available on www.volunteerwaterford.ie

Person Specification

Essential criteria

  • Level 7 or higher qualification in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years with practical experience of community and voluntary sector in either a professional or voluntary role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer/IT literate including proficiency in Salesforce or similar CRM package
  • Full clean driving licence and use of own car

Six-month probationary period applies.

Closing Date for submission of cover letter and Curriculum Vitae is Wednesday, November 25th at 12 noon. Please email for the attention of the Chairperson, stating Volunteer Centre Placement & Development Officer to waterfordvc@gmail.com (late applications will not be accepted).

Shortlisting will apply

Please note that interviews for this position will take place week of December 7th 2020 and may be online depending on Covid-19 guidelines

Waterford Volunteer Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
16th Nov, 2020
Expiry Date
25th Nov, 2020