Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Oxford

Salary: £33,837 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Client Services

Division: Skylight Oxford

Hours per week: 35

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

About the role 

Ensure the efficient running of all volunteering activities in Oxford. This will include volunteering opportunities for both the general public and Skylight members, including supporting the development of Crisis at Christmas in the city.  

This is a permanent role, working full time hours of 35 per week (would consider a minimum of 28 hours per week).  

About you 

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Demonstrable experience of developing and supporting a wide range of volunteering opportunities and an understanding of volunteers’ motivations and the benefits they bring. 
  • Experience of working with socially excluded and/or vulnerable people and knowledge of how volunteering can bring about positive change 
  • Demonstrable experience of working successfully as part of a cross-disciplinary team, whilst also being able to work on own initiative 

We want Crisis to be an inclusive employer which then reflects our members and the communities we work in. We want to offer opportunities to everyone regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.

Working at Crisis

As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
  • Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

When you join us you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.

We have 5 staff diversity networks which include Black, Asian and Ethnic people, LGBTQ+ people, those with Lived Experience of Homelessness, Women at Crisis and Disability Awareness.

How to apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.

Closing date: Sunday 19th September 2021 (at 23:59)

Interviews will be held on 27th September


We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email jobs@crisis.org.uk and our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.

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 Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094


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