Family and Volunteer Coordinator (Parenting Lead), 21 hours per week, £27,298 per annum- pro-rata (including London Weighting), Bexley- Fixed term to end of March 2021

Location: Greater London Salary: £27,298 per annum- pro-rata Hours: 21 hours per week Closing date:

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Pitcher, Volunteer Development Manager on 07811689115

This is an exciting opportunity for a Family and Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate and develop the volunteer and parenting aspects and the activities of the Early Years’ Service team in Bexley. This role will involve recruiting, training and supervising volunteers, as well as facilitating parenting workshops and courses. The post holder will also be responsible for the coordination of parenting support services.
The successful candidate will have proven experience of facilitating parenting groups or supporting parents. You will also have experience of coordinating, recruiting, training and managing volunteers. You must also have awareness of local recruitment organisations in the voluntary sector and the role of volunteers in community projects. We are looking for individuals with the ability to work effectively in partnership with external organisations, parents and volunteers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.

A commitment to safeguarding vulnerable adults and children, as well as commitment to equal opportunities principle and practice are essential. This role requires regular travel across areas where public transport is limited, so a full driving licence and a car or suitable alternative means of travelling are required.

Family Lives was formed over forty years ago by volunteers with the aim of ensuring that all parents had somewhere to turn before they reach crisis point. We know that the right support at the right time makes all the difference. Family Lives provides targeted early intervention and crisis support to families who are struggling.

Please scroll down to obtain the job description, full person specification, application form and guidance. Please note that we only accept application forms, which need to be emailed to: or posted to HR department, Family Lives, 15-17 The Broadway, Hatfield, Herts, AL9 5HZ. CVs will not be accepted

Closing Date: Sunday, 17th November 2019

Interview Date:  Thursday, 28th November 2019

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