Volunteering Development Support Officer

Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.  

This post is located within the Volunteering Development Team. The team are responsible for developing and improving the volunteer experience and the infrastructure to support volunteers. The post holder will support the team in their work on influencing and shaping the role of volunteering ensuring that volunteering continues to grow in prominence and significance within the organisation. The Volunteering Development Support Officer will be focused on supporting the administrative requirements of volunteering and the team function.  This will include events planning and organising, maintaining the volunteering system Assemble, supporting the work around the volunteer journey, liaising with volunteers and volunteer managers, overseeing and supporting the work around volunteer recognition and the annual survey.

This role is part of the Operations and Volunteering Directorate.
This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on the future success of the charity.
Essential Requirements include:
Experience of working in a volunteer environment
Experience of supporting the organisation and administration for events
Excellent administrative skills including competence with the MS office suite and databases
Experience of working with software packages such as Eventbrite and MailChimp
Good verbal and written communication skills with demonstrable attention to detail and an awareness of the needs of different audiences
Collaborative and cooperative approach to teamwork
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Ability to travel and to spend evenings and weekends away from home

The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer.  We warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity.  

The job profile and person specification can be found here: Job Pack – Volunteering Development Support Officer
Application is by completed Application Form and EO monitoring form available here 

Completed forms or applications should be sent by email to recruitment@ramblers.org.uk