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Retail Volunteering Support Officer

22.5 hours per week

£22,549 - £24,882 per annum, pro rata

Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley


A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Volunteer Services Team at Dorothy House for a Retail Volunteering Support Officer to focus on the recruitment of volunteers to the shops across the Dorothy House retail portfolio, to support and advise the retail managers on effective volunteer management and to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Volunteer Services team.


Through shop based activity, events, online advertising and other creative methods of attraction, the Retail Volunteering Support Officer will ensure Dorothy House is the number one choice for people looking for a volunteering opportunity. They will work collaboratively with the shop managers and senior retail team to provide a consistently high level volunteering experience and they will utilise networks and professional connections to enable and enhance volunteer recruitment.


The role will be based at the Hospice in Winsley however the Retail Volunteering Support Officer will be required to attend the shops across the area on a regular basis to ensure full support is given to the shop managers in understanding their volunteer and support needs and to ensure the volunteer team, existing and newly appointed are fully supported and receive a high quality experience throughout their time with us.


This role will suit someone coming from a retail background who can demonstrate experience of working with and supporting volunteering teams. The role will be busy and varied and at times there will of course be challenges, however the rewards for your efforts will be endless.

A competitive remuneration and benefits package to include 7% employer pension contribution as well as starting holiday of 35 days per year (pro rata) are associated with this role, as is the opportunity to bring fresh and innovative ideas to the team to grow and develop the role how you wish.


This is an excellent opportunity and we expect demand for the post to be high so do not delay in submitting your application today.


DH is committed to the continued health and wellbeing of its employees, patients, clients and anyone who has contact with its services, as well as wider responsibility within the community that the hospice serves.  Therefore, as a condition of offer of, and continued, employment with DH, all new staff will be required to commit to receiving the Coronavirus vaccinations, or to receive this with the organisation’s support within the probation period.  Also any boosters that may be required during employment with DH.  Exceptions to this will of course be fairly considered in line with Equality Law and other circumstances that may not reasonably fall into these criteria.


Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022

Retail Volunteering Support Officer


£22,549-£24,882 per annum, pro rata


22.5 hours per weel

Contract Type:

Part Time


Winsley Hospice with requirement to travel to shops

Close Date:

Sunday, 30 January 2022

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