SCVO is recruiting for a Growing Participation Officer

SCVO is recruiting for a Growing Participation Officer

Are you a real ‘People Person’ with a passion for getting people involved (in a practical way) with their local communities?

Are you able to work with a wide range of organisations, groups and the public – to promote the value of community participation and volunteering?

Do you have a passion for digital platforms and social media, as a tool to getting people and groups more connected for mutual benefit?

If so, you could be just the person that we’re looking for!

SCVO seeks to appoint a high-calibre, creative individual to join our team who will play a key role in supporting our aims of increasing volunteering activity and resident participation throughout the Sandwell borough.

SCVO is an independent charity that takes a lead role in strategic representation on behalf of the local VCS, and provides a range of development support services to sector organisations within the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell.

This is a new role within the SCVO team, building on the established foundations of our general capacity development work, to help community groups and charitable organisations to increase their visibility and welcome, so that more residents may benefit from formal and informal volunteering experiences.

SCVO is looking for a self-confident, creative and adaptable individual, who is able to create effective engagement amongst a wide range of contacts. The individual will also be capable of developing the programme over time; working with SCVO’s Operations Manager to move it forward in response to identified needs.

Remuneration: a competitive package that includes:

  • Salary: NJC SCP 23 – 25 (New Scale) (£26,999 – £28,785)  plus 6% employer contribution stakeholder pension.
  • Working hours: 37 hours per week (with flexible, regular out-of-hours working).
  • Holidays: 28 days per annum, plus bank holidays.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this opportunity, please call Stuart Ashmore at SCVO on 0121 525 1127.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday, 2nd September 2019. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 16th September 2019.

Click HERE to download the job description and person specification. (pdf document)

Click HERE to download the application form (please note…this is a pdf form…in order to type into, and save, the document it will need to be downloaded and then opened in Adobe Reader, NOT a web browser. If you experience any difficulties you can find a Word version HERE.)

Click HERE to download SCVO’s 2018 Annual Review.

Click HERE to download SCVO’s 2017/18 Annual Report & Accounts

Click HERE to ’11 Facts about Sandwell’s VCS’

Applications can be:

  • emailed to SCVO at: stuart@scvo.info                          or
  • posted to: SCVO, 1st Floor, Landchard House, Victoria Street, West Bromwich B70 8ER.

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SCVO strives to be an equal opportunities employer.

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Registered charity no. 1071514.           Company no. 03570517

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