Do you feel passionate about the Lake District National Park and want to help look after it by helping others care for what is special about the Lake District? The Volunteer Coordination Team is looking for a Volunteer Team Leader and a Part Time Volunteer Support Administrator.
The Lake District National Park is supported by more than 450 committed volunteers who dedicate their time to all areas of work across the Park from leading guided walks, to maintaining upland paths, undertaking archaeological surveys or monitoring rights of way. The Volunteer Coordination Team are there to support volunteers, plan and deliver training, support staff in volunteer management and support volunteers in all aspects of their experience, promote volunteering internally and in the wider community, explore the development of volunteering opportunities and coordinate the delivery of the Strategy for Volunteering.
The Volunteer Team Leader will lead on the delivery of the strategy for volunteering across the Lake District National Park Authority, developing an enthusiastic, engaged and aspirational volunteer’s service. You will continue to embed the value of volunteering within our organisation, which will involve looking for new opportunities for volunteering. You will have a proven track record of delivering successful volunteering strategies, with experience in recruiting, training and supporting volunteers. You will have the ability to use your initiative to develop new ideas and strengthen and build new relationships with a range of stakeholders. You will have excellent people, problem solving and presentation skills with the confidence to liaise with people from all walks of life.
In return for the commitment and drive that you will bring to the Volunteer Coordination Team, you will receive a competitive salary, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working arrangements and access to salary sacrifice schemes.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the job, we will interview you.
Please fill in the application form and email it to HR.Services@lakedistrict.gov.uk
Alternatively, you can post it to:
Lake District National Park Authority
Kendal LA9 7RL
We are unable to accept CVs.