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Volunteering Co-ordinator

Job title Volunteering Co-ordinator

Department Students' Union

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Thursday 13 January 2022

Closing date Sunday 30 January 2022

Interview date Thursday 24 February 2022

Reference CC9035

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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.

The Volunteering Co-ordinator 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 be responsible for working with our student led community volunteer groups, to include the delivery of a variety of student leader training sessions, as well as sourcing a range of volunteer opportunities for our students and providing support with volunteer and fundraising 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 fundraising and 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.

What we can offer you:

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!

This role is offered on a full time basis of 36.5 hours per week

For any informal enquiries about the role please contact Anna Boneham ( or 01225 383198). However, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award.

family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • able to offer you a very generous employer contributory pension;
  • a wide wange of personal and professional development opportunities.

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. 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:

Living Wage

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.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa 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.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters into any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. as part of this, where possible, we’d like you to remove all personal details from your CV e.g. your name, date of birth, location details, email address, photograph