National Volunteer Manager

12 month contract, 35 hours per week

WAY Widowed and Young, is looking for an enthusiastic and versatile National Volunteer Manager to join our busy team for 12 months to achieve key objectives. This is a varied role and the right candidate will be willing and able to tackle a wide range of tasks and challenges.  They must have empathy for, and understanding of, the emotional and practical issues facing young widows and widowers.

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual, who isn’t afraid of thinking outside the box to develop modern methods of support to meet the needs of our volunteer network within WAY Widowed and Young.

Experience of working with volunteers to deliver training and development or being a member of WAY Widowed and Young with a good understanding of our network is desirable.

This is a Home-based role with the requirement for regular nationwide travel and occasional overnight stays.  You will also be required to regularly travel to our Derby office to communicate with our Chief Executive.

Further information can be found in the job description.

Download an application form, and return to

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 18th August 2019

Please do not sent CV’s as they will not be considered

Interviews to be held in Derby, week commencing 1stSeptember 2019.

To save on administrative costs, we shall not be notifying unsuccessful candidates, for those who have not heard by 29thAugust 2019, we thank you for your interest and regret that your application has been unsuccessful.  Unfortunately, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.

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