Volunteer Coordinator, Royal Navy Royal Marines Welfare

Location - Yeovilton

Royal Navy Royal Marines Welfare (RNRMW) is a MOD Naval Service organisation that provides accessible support services that strengthen and enhance the resilience and resourcefulness of Naval Service Personnel, their families, and communities. 

RNRMW Offers proactive and reactive projects, which include: Deployment support, youth and play work, youth forum work, child and family centred activities, social events, trips and residential events.

They are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator based in Yeovilton, to establish an effective volunteer force to work within RNRMW new and existing projects.

In this a new key role, the successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of volunteer recruitment, including identifying new volunteers, induction, and retention and developing volunteering opportunities.

The successful candidate will have experience of Youth and Community work, volunteering, people management and development.

They will be able to demonstrate empathy with service users and be passionate about volunteering and the delivery of cutting edge provision.

Good candidates for this role will be personable and able to establish, develop and maintain fruitful relationships with people at all levels and from a variety of backgrounds.  They will also have the ability to inspire  the volunteer workforce.

Candidates will be conscientious administrators who have the ability to plan, organise, think creatively and manage their own work.

Candidates must have the ability to cope with multiple demands, stretch targets and grasp new information will be an advantage. Candidates must be ITC literate and be able to work effectively and in confidence.

This is a part-time (flexible) post. Candidates may be required to work unsociable hours (evenings and weekend) depending on the needs of the organisation.

Some travel for (training purposes) and overnight stays may be required.

The post holder will work in accordance with all safeguarding requirements and undergo relevant checks.

Candidates who use their own vehicle for business purposes will receive a mileage allowance.

Hours: 37 hours per week, 6 months fixed term (a new contract may be issued for 2 further years dependent upon funding)

Salary: £10 oper hour

Closing date: Friday 23rd February

Email Helen Howlett, Community Business Manager RNRMW at for an application form.