Salary : £20,912.00 per annum

Based in : Stockton

Hours Per Week : 37

Status : Fixed-term until September 2019

Contract Type : Fixed

Interview Date : TBC

Closing Date : 12 December 2017

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About you

Are you experienced in the social care sector, specifically in relation to supporting individuals with multiple-complex and socially excluded needs and looking for a rewarding new career? Do you have experience of recruitment, people and events co-ordination or working specifically with volunteers in relation to their placement, retention and career development? Want to work for, and play an integral part in, an organisation that helps people build brighter futures for themselves and their families? If so, our exciting new Volunteer & Peer Mentor Co-ordinator role could be the perfect fit.

About us

Step Forward Tees Valley is led by the Northern Inclusion Consortium which is comprised of four leading North East charities; Changing Lives; DISC; Groundwork NE & Cumbria; and Mental Health Concern, each with a well-established commitment to delivering community-based services for people with complex needs.

Step Forward Tees Valley is an exciting programme delivered across the five local authority areas of the Tees Valley. There are 29 partner organisations that are involved in the programme, aiming to support 2,500 people experiencing barriers and complex needs move closer toward work and training opportunities. The programme is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund until September 2019 and aims to tackle poverty and promote social inclusion. The position will be based with the Changing Lives team in Stockton.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. Are you ready to change lives for a living? Read more about the job below and apply today.

About the job

The opportunity has arisen to recruit a talented, enthusiastic and resourceful individual to work in a challenging but rewarding field.

As a Volunteer / Peer Mentor Co-ordinator, we are looking for a suitably experienced individual to undertake the responsibility of leading on the provision of a support frame-work identifying volunteer opportunities and co-ordinating the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers. You will also play an integral role in the support and provision of the Peer Mentor programme, working closely with existing members of the team.

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description below and apply by completing and submitting an application form to

Alternatively, you may request an application pack following either of the below methods:

By Phone: 0191 256 2916

By Email:

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.