Befriending Together - MVA Job Vacancy22-Mar-2021
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.
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.