Salary : £19,283.00 per annum

Based in : York Area

Hours Per Week : 37 per week

Status : Permanent

Contract Type : Permanent

Interview Date : TBC

Closing Date : 11/12/2017

About you

Are you experienced in the social care sector, specifically in relation to housing and addictions work with socially excluded people 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, we have an exciting new Volunteer Co-ordinator vacancy that could be the perfect fit.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports 21,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We have been supporting people in the city of York since 2012, running a successful substance misuse service that supports people through their addiction and recovery journey, as well as the Arc Light hostel, and in 2017 welcomed the addition of the York Drug & Alcohol service; whilst having other exciting developments on the horizon.

So it is a great time to be joining our organisation in York.

We’re looking for committed 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

This is a new and exciting addition to the team in York, playing an important role in the continued development and provision of volunteer services within interlinked projects.

As a Volunteer Co-ordinator, you will assess and support Changing Lives service needs through the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers. You will work closely within the Housing and Addictions services in York, supporting the development and provision of existing projects with essential volunteer support. You will play an integral role in developing clear pathways for people to volunteer at our services as well as identifying opportunities for people who have accessed the services to volunteer to encourage and support their recovery journey.

To apply for this role, please see below full job description and application form to be submitted to

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