- Our Lady of Lourdes
PACT - Volunteer Coordinator Vacancy
Working as a member of the London Family Services team across prisons and courts in London, you will lead the recruitment and coordination of volunteers and student placements to support Pact’s services.
Please note: ownership of a valid driving licence and means of transport will be preferable.
To be successful in this role you will understand working with vulnerable adults in a challenging environment. You will have experience of working with and managing a pool of volunteers and also those with lived experience. You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a demanding workload. You will have the skills to contribute to planning and to the development of service users' success, and also have knowledge of safeguarding/child protection practice. In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work and build partnerships with a range of agencies.
Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoner’s children and families, to prisoners and those who have resettled back into the community. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focusses on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.
What we offer:
Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional training and interventions worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
How to apply:
If you feel that you meet the requirements of this exciting new role please complete an application form by clicking here.
* We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications including those with a criminal conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).
This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 3-year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment) Level 1 enhanced vetting with child barring and a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note that being bankrupt or having County Court Judgements may affect your ability to be successfully vetted to work in a court setting.