Volunteer Coordinator


Where: The Manhood Peninsula, West Sussex

When: All year

Commitment: Flexible

Why we need you:

To assist the Community Conservation Officer and other team members in encouraging and supporting people from across the Manhood Peninsula to participate in wildlife conservation activities.

Supporting and empowering local communities to take ownership of their environment, we believe, is a sustainable model for managing local wildlife sites.

What’s in it for you:

This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to conserving wildlife and heritage and inspiring others.

You will learn about the work of the MWHG, have the flexibility to volunteer when and where suits you, be part of a friendly team and have the opportunity to put your skills to use as well as develop new ones.

What’s involved:

  • Recruitment, selection, organisation, development and support of volunteers.
  • Create volunteer recruitment materials, including adverts, leaflets and role descriptions.
  • Manage local distribution of recruitment materials, maintain database and ensure regular and positive contact with locations and partners.
  • Help to organise and deliver volunteer recruitment campaigns, activities and events and carry out associated administrative tasks.
  • Work with other team members to review and implement volunteer induction processes.
  • Arrange, attend and facilitate volunteer training.
  • Assist with any other duties as reasonably requested.

Training and expenses: All volunteers will receive appropriate training and out-of pocket expenses will be reimbursed as necessary

Contact: Leanne Clements, Community Conservation Project Officer
T: 07798 618575
E: lclements@mwhg.org.uk

All these arrangements are binding in honour only and not intended to be legally binding.

The Manhood Wildlife & Heritage Group is a local charity working to care for and celebrate the wildlife and heritage of the Manhood Peninsula.

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Requirement Essential Desirable
Personal presentation Welcoming
Tidy appearance
Good ambassador for MWHG
Special Skills
Excellent organisational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective and proactive communicator
Computer literate
Experience of working to deadlines
Experience of remote/home working
Experience of working with teams and volunteers
Experience of team / volunteer management
Positive and enthusiastic
Approachable and friendly
Sensitive and tactful
Personality Positive and enthusiastic
Approachable and friendly
Sensitive and tactful
Interests Committed to the conservation of our natural heritage Local knowledge of and interest in community activity across the Manhood Peninsula
Relevant To
Equipped to work from home
Elements of this role can be conducted from home with attendance at the Selsey office, events and meetings across the Manhood Peninsula as required
Driving license and vehicle

The Manhood Wildlife & Heritage Group is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes all applications for volunteer roles.