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Senior Volunteering & Community Officer

Posted 8 days 15 hours ago by National Trust

£21,466 Annual
Not Specified
County Fermanagh, Enniskillen, United Kingdom, BT740
Job Description

We're looking for a Senior Volunteering & Community Officer to join the team at National Trust Fermanagh; Castle Coole, Crom Estate and Florence Court. If you have experience in volunteer management then we'd like to hear from you.

Contract: permanent, 30 hours per week.

What it's like to work here County Fermanagh is in the West of Northern Ireland, approximately 2 hours from Belfast and Dublin. Fermanagh is a rural community which borders the Republic of Ireland. Our properties are set in wonderful landscapes; Castle Coole is the finest neo classical House in Ireland, with its exquisite architecture and collection, located on the edge of Enniskillen the county primary town. Florence Court is located 8 miles from Enniskillen and close to the border with the Republic of Ireland. Florence Court is the Trust's most westerly property. The beautiful demesne is set against Benaughlin and Cuilcagh mountains. Crom's 2,000 acre estate consists of tranquil islands and ancient woodlands and is haven to a wealth of wildlife including fallow deer, otters and herons. What you'll be doing

You will be managing the development and delivery of this portfolio's strategic plan for volunteering and communities alongside the property leadership team. Managing and embedding change whilst widening and deepening our relationships with existing and new audiences.

You will also increase the confidence and capability of others whilst creating a collective, flexible and inclusive environment for existing & future volunteers, communities and partners.

You will be leading volunteering and community engagement across the portfolio support our volunteer managers to getting hands on with day to day operations. You will be part of the Property Leadership Team and will be required to cover some Duty Manager duties on a rota'd basis.

Who we're looking for

•Understanding and good practice of volunteer management.

•Understanding of good practice in community engagement and involvement, as well as broader participation and partnership working.

•Practical and successful experience of developing and implementing new products and approaches to volunteers.

•Excellent organisational and planning skills.

•Ability to coach and support those managing, supervising and working alongside volunteers and community partners.

•Strong communication skills.

The package

The National Trust has the motto 'For everyone, for ever' at its heart. We're working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It's important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we're for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

•Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary•Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)•Rental deposit loan scheme•Season ticket loan•EV car lease scheme •Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts•Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.•Flexible working whenever possible•Employee assistance programme•Free parking at most Trust places

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