Date Added: 11 July 2018
: 30 July 2018
Job Title: Trainee Volunteering Development Policy Officer
Working For: NCVO
Salary: £21,090 p.a. rising to £23,433 after six months
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Contract: 23-month contract
Location: Society Building, London N1
This is an outstanding opportunity to kick-start your career in policy development or volunteer management within a highly influential organisation at the heart of the charity sector.
With a high level of responsibility from day one, and supported by a package of training and development, you will contribute to our crucial work on volunteering development policy and practice. You will monitor developments of interest, carry out research and policy analysis, collaborate with our partners and support volunteering in all its diversity.
Your potential is as important to us as your experience. You’ll already be interested in volunteering with some knowledge of public policy and the voluntary sector. You’ll work well both as part of a team and independently and effectively manage your own workload.
With excellent analytical skills, you will be competent and experienced in handling statistics and researching information. You will also be able to effectively communicate what you find in clear, accessible ways. A natural communicator, you will deliver high quality customer service and engage confidently with a range of different stakeholders and audiences.
Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.
This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society – especially in times of challenge and change.
That’s why, inspired and empowered by our 13,500 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.
NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922.
Benefits for NCVO employees
NCVO offers attractive benefits including: 25 days’ annual leave (for full time staff and pro-rata for part-time staff) and the option to purchase up to 5 more days each year, take 35 hours of volunteering leave per year, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, flexible working including opportunities to work from home/off-site, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities.
Closing Date: 30 July 2018
Closing date: 10.00am
Interviews: Wednesday 8 August 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.ncvo.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/job-ads/2324-trainee-volunteering-development-policy-officer2