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Volunteer Manager - VInspired

Public Services

Location:  Rush Green Campus
Salary:   £15,363 to £16,554 plus £1812 London weighting Per annum pro rata
Part Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:   Sunday 30 July 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 04 September 2017
Reference:  EA12902R

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 12,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our values of creativity, enterprise and innovation drive our organisational behaviours and business, so if you want to join our team, we have some exciting opportunities now available, and we are looking for motivated, learner-centred and outstanding teachers who can inspire students, have a flexible and creative approach to their work, and foster the development of excellent technical learning and entrepreneurial skills.

Barking & Dagenham College has successfully won a grant to deliver a full time volunteer programme.

Based at a state of the art centre in the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, the programme will give unemployed 16 to 25 year-olds the skills and confidence to enter into education, training or employment. Young people will get involved in team building activities and various environmental community projects. They will also get gain a nationally recognised qualification- level 2 Environmental Science Award/Certificate.

The College is seeking a highly motivated, confident and skilled full time volunteer manager who will put young people at the centre of what they do to ensure this programme delivers positive outcomes to those young people on the programme but also provide engagement, fun and involvement of the local and wider environmental community that will be served as a result of the programme.

 A self-starter, you will also have excellent planning and organisational skills. You will have good communication skills, both written and oral, with colleagues, participants and external agencies.

 You will be a capable leader able to enthuse and inspire those with whom you work, have excellent networking skills being able to garner support from employers and key stakeholders to meet the key aims of the programme.

 You will be familiar with guiding learners through a portfolio based qualification, able to give constructive feedback and set SMART targets. You will be responsible for delivering volunteering projects that will take place outdoors during the 6 month programme.

 If you think you have all the necessary attributes to take the programme to the next level, we would like to hear from you.

 

 

 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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