Volunteering Co-ordinator (part-time role)

Job title Volunteering Co-ordinator (part-time role)

Department Students' Union

Salary Starting from £22,417, rising to £25,941 pro rata (42 weeks per year)

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Thursday 10 June 2021

Closing date Sunday 27 June 2021

Interview date Tuesday 06 July 2021

Reference CC8366

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Student Union’s Activities team, supporting student-led community volunteering groups and sourcing new projects with external partners.

You will be required to build partnerships with internal teams across the SU and the University, as well as networking externally across local charities, schools and other organisations, to create a culture of voluntary and social action. You will also be responsible for working with our student led community volunteer groups, as well as sourcing a range of volunteer opportunities for our students, to include the development of student training needs and to provide support and guidance on volunteer good practice.

We are looking for someone with experience in networking with a range of partners, mentoring volunteers in leading projects, as well as an understanding of event management. You will also be required to market and promote student volunteering within the community.

You will be able to work independently and calmly under pressure, yet work well as part of a team and have strong time management and interpersonal skills.

This role is offered on a part-time basis (29 hours per week) over 42 weeks of the year.

Within the Activities team, the volunteering department specialises in connecting with the third sector and other local organisations, to research and promote volunteer opportunities for the student body and to enhance the development of our student leaders. You will be part of a team that ensures our key services are student led and reflect our values.

The Activities area changes and adapts to meet current student needs year on year. You will recognise, adapt and provide innovative ideas in order to continue the development of the area and maintain a high level of student participation. 

The SU Bath offers competitive salaries, a vibrant and fun working environment and flexible working to enable your work-life balance. More than just a “job”, this is an opportunity for committed and ambitious people to help shape our organisation and the lives of the students we represent. Our staff enjoy a safe and pleasant working environment, with a variety of benefits. Join us and be part of our story!

For any informal enquiries about the role please contact Anna Boneham (A.Boneham@bath.ac.uk), however, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.