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Job Opportunity
Community & Volunteer Engagement Officer

This year Ulverston MIND celebrates 30 years of providing mental health services in South Cumbria and, as part of our review to grow activity in the community, we are delighted to recruit to a new position - Community and Volunteer Engagement Officer.

  • Do you have bucket loads of enthusiasm, energy and charisma matched with evidence that you can meet targets and achieve outcomes?
  • Are you passionate about working with others to develop mental health services that are relevant to people's needs, inclusive and part of our communities?
  • How would you feel about having the role of recruiting, leading and developing teams of volunteers to become a highly skilled and motivated workforce?
Job Description

Role: Community and Volunteer Engagement Officer
Salary Details: £19,430 (NJC Scale 20) pro-rata 16 hours a week
Closing Date: Monday 16th April 2018
Interview Date: Friday 27th April 2018 and interviews held in Ulverston, South Cumbria

The postholder will be responsible for all aspects of recruiting, training, leading, suppporting and developing a highly skilled and motivated volunteer workforce that is representative of and relevant to the charity's work across Ulverston MIND teams and projects. They will work collaboratively with project leads including Connecting Mums and Peer Support drop-in groups to initiate new projects and activities and identify and fill resource gaps through skilled volunteers. Working with the wider staff team will include participation in Ulverston MIND activities and projects that help nuture and develop community volunteers and meet project performance targets.

How to apply

Application forms will not be sent out - please download the job application form and guidance (see links below) and complete and return by email to

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.