Befriending Together - MVA Job Vacancy



Befriending Together Job Opportunity

MVA has a thriving Befriending service that, since the outbreak of Covid, remotely supports around 500 Befriendees; we have recently received a further year of funding to run this project. After restrictions are lifted, we will return to also delivering this support on more face-to-face basis.

As part of this project, MVA have a vacancy for a Befriending Engagement and Volunteering Officer.

Click here for the role details and details on how to apply

An overview of the role is as follows:

Hours of work: 18.5 hours weekly, flexible hours to be agreed

Salary: £21,650 (pro-rata)

We are looking for someone to:

• Promote the befriending service

• Undertake baseline assessments of new referrals

• Recruit, induct, train and supervise community befriending volunteers.

• Increase engagement with the Befriending service, and

• Support the development of community-led Befriending volunteering and initiatives.

You preferably need to have:

Experience of working with volunteers, knowledge of the potential needs of clients, well-developed ICT Skills; able to use a number of software packages, ability to work with data, flexible approach to working hours. You will also need to be happy to work in a team, or individually unsupervised.

If you have these skills, and would like to join a dynamic team at MVA, then please telephone our team for further information:

Jane Howard on 07885 578370 or Dalia Halpern Matthews on 07534 435283

As we need the post-holder to start as soon as possible, we will process verbal applications as quickly as possible. Please apply no later than the 1st April 2021.



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