We know the work St George’s does makes a real difference to our community members. But we also know that the way we do things matters just as much as what we actually do.

That’s why everything we do is guided by our values. They tell our community members what they can expect from us, and help our staff make the right decisions.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate person to deliver our LIVE (Lupset Inspiring Volunteer Engagement) Programme.

We need your expertise to develop and implement a volunteer and activities plan that promotes the services and activities delivered by St George’s and ensures our partners, funders and most importantly the community are aware of St George’s offer.

Using the Asset Based Community Development principle you will lead and support a wide range of services, developing new groups and activities for the community. A desire to effect positive change and the ability to link effectively with a range of people will be vital to the success of this role.

Person specification

We are looking for people who have a good knowledge of the VCS, are passionate about supporting volunteers and have the motivation to make a difference.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to connect locally and identify volunteering opportunities and develop peer-led group activities to meet identified needs of local people.

You will need excellent communication and IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, be forward thinking with monitoring and evaluating using an outcomes-based approach.

How to apply

The application process is made up of a formal application and formal interviews. These two stages help us to assess your skills, abilities and knowledge and help you to get to know our organisation and job requirements. If you are unsuccessful at any stage of your application, you will be informed and given feedback if you require it.

In the first instance, please complete the application form detailing how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification. Please read these carefully and be sure to demonstrate in your application how you meet the essential criteria by providing examples of previous experience or knowledge.

Please send the application form to Tracy Scholey, St George’s Community Centre, Broadway, Lupset, Wakefield WF2 8AA or email to recruitment@stgeorgeslupset.org.uk.

Once we have received your application form it will be assessed against the Person Specification contained in the Job Description.

Download the application pack