Categories Charity Jobs, Fundraising Jobs
Salary £19,000 to £24,000
Start Date 2019-02-28
End Date 2020-02-28
Location Uffculme
Job Information

Coldharbour Mill is one of the oldest woollen mills in the UK having been in continuous production since 1797. Originally owned by world-renowned textile producers Fox Brothers, the Mill took fleece from all over the world and transformed it into yarn, cloth and textiles. Today the rich heritage lives on as one of the finest working wool museums where visitors are not just able to relive the sights and sounds of the industrial revolution but also see crafts men and women making traditional textiles, beautiful knitting yarn and hand woven rugs.

The Museum is now looking to recruit a Part-Time Volunteer Development Co-Ordinator.  You will be working closely with the Learning and Community Engagement Officer and other staff to:

  • To co-ordinate and drive an increase in volunteer activity across Coldharbour Mill
  • Primarily focusing on the pro-active and sustainable creation of volunteer roles,
  • To provide an overall delivery and maintenance of systems and processes to support volunteer’s involvement
  • To implement project planning tools to support the creation and marketing of new roles and programmes
  • Championing and articulating clear routes into volunteering for prospective volunteers
  • To develop relationships with external organisations
  • To develop a training programme for volunteers
  • To act as an effective advocate for volunteering throughout the organisation and across the sector, keeping fully up to date with external developments and best practice in volunteering policy
  • To support the Museum to achieve Investors in Volunteers Standard

We are looking for someone who has:-

  • Experience of co-ordinating volunteer programmes
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment providing high levels of service
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience of report writing and collating / summarising information and statistics for a variety of audiences
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Full job description and person specification available to download here Job description – Volunteer Development Co-Ordinator

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV an covering letter to

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