Volunteering programme manager

Come be a part of an energetic and vibrant team who are driven by the desire to improve the lives of people living with kidney disease. Our vision is to free lives from the restrictions, fear, anxiety and life limiting nature of kidney disease. We're looking for an individual who is passionate about volunteering and the value it brings to an organisation, to lead and champion our volunteering programme. You'll bring your experience of recruiting and engaging volunteers to provide opportunities that grow our reach and capacity and bring new skills and perspectives into the charity. Volunteering programme manager requirements: If you're someone who is great at building relationships and thinking creatively about volunteering as well as having a keen eye for the essential behind the scenes admin, we'd love to hear from you. About Kidney Research UK: Kidney Research UK are the leading charity dedicated to kidney research in the UK. Our vision is to free lives from the restrictions, fear, anxiety and life limiting nature of kidney disease. We fund research into all aspects of kidney disease - from understanding the condition, to how we can prevent and treat it. We want to discover better, kinder treatments. Research has given us life-saving kidney transplants, dialysis machines that filter the blood when the kidneys fail, and drugs to keep us going. But these treatments come at a cost. They can be gruelling, confining, relentless. A transplant is not a cure, they rarely last a lifetime. Kidney disease still affects three million people in the UK. And one million of those don't know they are at risk. That's three million people who are someone's parents, grandparents, children, friends. And kidney failure is rising, as are the factors contributing to it, such as diabetes and obesity. That's why our work is more essential than ever. Research is what we do. It is the only way to discover future preventions, treatments and cures. It is vital to keep our loved ones safe. Your support is crucial to make this happen. We're here to be heard, to make a difference, to change the future. Kidney disease ends here. Location : currently working remotely but a commitment to an office-based presence in Peterborough is required Contract Type: Fixed Term, 12 months (maternity cover) Hours : Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (part-time minimum 30 hours per week considered) Salary : £25,000 - £27,500 FTE depending on experience, plus benefits Benefits : We want all our employees to feel valued and engaged and are committed to offering a positive working culture along with a good work-life balance. As well as ensuring we pay our employees fairly, we offer the following benefits: Flexible working, pension, death in service, generous holiday entitlement, employee assistance programme, bike loan scheme, cycle2work scheme, eyecare, discount portal. Closing date: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Interview date: w/c 2 August 2021 If you are interested in the position, please complete the on-line application form and submit your CV, together with a supporting statement, outlining why you are interested and how you feel you meet the requirements. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone and encourage applications from all sections of the community. You may have experience of the following: Programme Manager, Volunteers, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Project Manager, Volunteering, Project Management, Community Development, Volunteer Management, etc. Ref: 100835

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