Sunday, 1 July 2012

Volunteer Coordinator Position

Stirchley Stores is a cooperative enterprise, with the aim of supplying ethical, affordable, and local food. Sustainability and community are at the heart of Stirchley Stores, empowering people to contribute to the rejuvenation of their High Street.

An exciting new position is opening in August, working for the cooperative shop as part of the South Birmingham Food Cooperative. We are currently recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator for a fixed term contract of a year on a part time basis. The successful person will be responsible for all aspects of volunteering in the store including; the coordination, recruitment, induction, support and training of volunteers. In addition you would be responsible for managing the budget, helping with bid tendering and organising promotional events.  

This position will be key to coordinating and motivating the volunteers so an active interest in ethical food and living is essential to the position. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. And previous experience of recruiting and coordinating a team of volunteers is desirable.   

The role will be based in Stirchley for 8 hours per week over 2/3 shifts and is paying £15 per hour on a self employed basis.

If you are interested in applying, please clink on the links below for full details. The deadline for applications is 6th July 2012.  

Cat Frazer
07989346738
Cat.frazer@hotmail.co.uk

http://www.scribd.com/doc/97779845 job description
http://www.scribd.com/doc/97779753 job advert
http://www.scribd.com/doc/97779623 person specification 

To apply, please send your CV with a supporting statement to southbrumfoodcoop@aktivix.org 

In the supporting statement please address the points outlined in the job description and include why you want to apply for this post. Also detail how your skills and experience match the requirements of the position, and include details about your interests or voluntary work you've carried out that is relevant to the post. Please write a maximum length of two sheet A4 paper.

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