|Hours||35-hours per week (to be worked flexibly), 12 months fixed term|
|Salary||£22,400 to £25,334 (Grade B)|
|Reporting to||Head of Opportunities|
|Closing date||22nd August 2022 at midnight|
To create a diverse programme of volunteering opportunities for our student membership, aiming to nurture students personal and professional development while establishing positive partnerships within the wider community to drive increased engagement and participation.
To develop, co-ordinate and deliver a programme of volunteering opportunities internally and externally and ensure they operate within the policies and strategies of The Union; to include but not be limited to Financial Regulations, Health & Safety, Child Protection and Safeguarding Adults Policies and procedures
To work closely with other partners to ensure an integrated approach to volunteering, eg. Academic departments, careers and employability, Salford Community & Volunteering Services
Working with an online system, register students, organisations and their opportunities in accordance with best practice
Managing communications and relationships with participating organisations.
To take a lead in the coordination of volunteering events
To develop partnerships with a variety of providers to create new and exciting opportunities for Students
To work with marketing to recruit volunteers to the programme and raise the profile of volunteering both internally and externally
To be the key contact for students, staff and organisations in volunteering
Develop and maintain relationships with colleagues throughout the Union, University, funding providers and within the wider community.
Build effective relationships with colleagues at other students’ unions to share best practices.
Actively promote and champion student opportunities, societies and the work of the Union throughout the University and to external organisations.
Ensure compliance with the Union’s policies, University policies and all relevant legislation – including Health and Safety, 1992 Education Act and Data Protection.
Be responsible for maintaining a Duty of Care across all on Campus volunteering sessions, ensuring that Risk Assessments are carried out for all relevant activities in line with Union policies and national legislation.
Help our Full Time Officers achieve their manifesto commitments.
Actively engage in student-facing projects and activities of all kinds as required.
Be an enthusiastic advocate for student leadership and the organisation’s values.
Maintain your own professional networks and promote the Union on a local and national level.
Knowledge and Experience
Skills and Abilities
Values and Behaviours
Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd August, at midnight
Shortlisting: 24th and 25th August
Interviews: W/C 29th August
Please submit your application by completing our online application form on our careers page.
We recommend that you prepare your answers in advance in a separate document where possible, to avoid losing your responses before you submit them in the online form.
Here are USSU, we are more interested in your potential than your background and experience, If you don't have lots of professional experience, please feel free to use examples from outside of work to demonstrate what you could bring to the role and our team.
We will contact you to let you know the outcome of your application. This can sometimes take a few weeks. You must be able to provide proof of your right to work in the UK before starting work with us. We are not currently able to sponsor employees requiring a visa. Applications received after the above closing date will not be considered.
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