Salary/Rate: One year contract £13,390 (pro rata £22,520pa)
Location: Margate, Kent
Hours: 22 hours per week
Closing date: 29th October 2018
We are looking for an enthusiastic Volunteering Coordinator to join the Getting On with Learning Difficulties Project (GOLD) team in Thanet, funded by the Big Lottery. The Coordinator will recruit and support people with and without a learning disability as volunteers for GOLD projects, maintain the groups and activities already established and develop new projects. This part time, one year post, is based in Cliftonville and offers flexible working. The purpose of the post is to recruit and support people, specifically with a learning disability, as volunteers for GOLD projects, to maintain the groups and activities already established and develop new projects.
East Kent Mencap is a registered charity which provides opportunities for adults and children with learning disabilities, their families and carers, in all areas of their lives. GOLD is a lottery funded project for local people with learning disabilities, who do not receive statutory funding or are moving out of the welfare system. We support them to remain independent, access their community and feel less isolated.
The closing date for this opportunity is 5pm on Monday 29 October 2018. Applicants will hear from us after this date. If you would like to join our expanding team then please send your CV and covering letter to Suzanne Derham. Click here for the job description and person specification.