Join the team! Volunteer Coordinator needed for exciting new project…

Plugged-In Doncaster volunteer coordinator

Plugged-In Doncaster

Job Description and Person Spec for applicants for the role of Volunteer Coordinator 

PositionVolunteer Coordinator at Higher Rhythm Ltd
Hours and days of workBetween 9.00 pm – 5.30pm (Working hours to be agreed) 3.5 days per week 
This is a 18 months position starting April 1st 2023
Reporting toMedia Services Manager / Music Projects Manager
Purpose of the positionThis person will coordinate volunteers and other participants on the Plugged-In Doncaster project, being delivered by Higher Rhythm Ltd
Working RelationshipsInternal:
Media services and Quality Manager
Music Projects Manager
Other agencies and departments as appropriate
External Service Providers
Salaries and Benefits(£23541 PRO RATA) £16416 per annum at 3.5 days weekly

Key Accountabilities

Key AreasAccountabilities
Key dutiesTimetabling activities and resources for volunteers and project participants

Tech upkeep & operation of music production and radio / media equipment

Tutoring (up to level 3 competency) music technology and radio media 

Communication with employees, volunteers and outside bodies 

Keeping records, filing systems and logging information

Operating computers (PC and Mac) and maintaining files 

Undertaking other relevant tasks as may be reasonably required
Training Support Providing training around music & media technology, and coordinating external training provision, for volunteers. Most of this training will be on accredited, community level delivery and short taster courses.   
Systems, Procedures And previous experience.It is expected that the post holder should be competent using music and media technologies and computer applications, as well as office / email applications, and be competent using social media and website admin systems.

The post holder must have experience working within the arts / learning sector / community sector, and have some experience working on publicly funded projects. Excellent organisational and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work to deadlines when necessary.  

Applicants must be able to display the ability to work alone, on their own initiative, and also as an effective member of a team within the organisation.  

How to Apply

Please submit your CV with a cover letter (of no more than 2 pages) which supports your application with details of two references to:

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th March 1pm

Interviews will be held in-person at Higher Rhythm in the week commencing Monday 20th March

The successful candidate will be subject to qualification checks, satisfactory references and enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Find out more about the Plugged-In Doncaster project here.

This post is funded by National Lottery Community Fund.

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