Buxton School is increasing community use of its brand new, state of the art building. Events, classes, course and activities will be occurring all year round, including evenings and weekends.
We are offering opportunities to all members of our community to support this amazing project. Whether you are unemployed, returning to work, re-skilling, retired or looking for a change of career or something worthwhile to do, this may be the perfect starting point.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To coordinate volunteer recruitment for Buxton School and Cann Hall Community
To manage existing volunteers (adults and young people)
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Be responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all users, including colleagues in accordance with the Health & Safety and Safeguarding Policies.
Ensure the safe and correct use of all equipment, both by staff and users, in compliance with health and safety legislation / guidelines.
Project and uphold a positive image of the school through good public relations.
To keep up to date with volunteering initiatives and good practice to continuously improve the volunteer project.
To work in partnership with professionals and relevant organisations in order to develop joint working and qualification opportunities
To agree personal training & development plans with all the volunteers.
To complete quarterly project progress reports for and to provide any other monitoring information that is required.
To develop and publish a quarterly ‘Volunteers Newsletter’ to keep a wide audience up to date and involved in volunteer projects.
To interview, select, arrange and participate in the induction process of new volunteers.
Undertake appropriate action in emergency situations, in line with site Normal Operating Procedures and Emergency Action Plans and with reference to incidents requiring first aid treatment, do so in support of the nominated 'First Aider' on duty.
Such other related duties as from time to time may arise or be assigned and that are consistent with the grade of the post.
(You will need an enhanced DBS check and we may be able to help with this)