York: Operations and Volunteer Manager, Brunswick Organic Nursery

Full time: 37.5 hours per week – £26,805

Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-4pm

Brunswick Organic Nursery is a charity based in Bishopthorpe, York, which provides a productive and rewarding environment for people with learning disabilities to work in. We aim to build skills and confidence, support wellbeing and develop independence through offering opportunities in different work areas. These include horticulture, crafts, woodwork, administration and cooking.

Are you a proactive and natural organiser?

Do you enjoy recruiting, coordinating and supporting volunteers?

Can you coordinate staff rota’s including cover arrangements?

Do you enjoy coordinating and supporting the delivery of events?

In this role, you need to keep excellent records and be able to organise and retain lots of information as this post is at the heart of our operations. You will need to have great attention to detail and the confidence to make sensible and swift decisions. The role supports our Directors and you will be one of two key postholders that deputise in their absence.

We are seeking a friendly and perceptive individual who can support a vibrant, committed and enthusiastic volunteering community. This role is also responsible for organising the staff rota and managing the Relief Cover team. To do this well, you’ll need to get to know the people that we support, the staff and the work areas at Brunswick; and be able to mentally hold all sorts of variables and pieces of information to decide on the best plan for cover.

You will also be involved in organising events and stalls and you will need to be able to collaborate with multiple colleagues across Brunswick to do this.

Please note: An enhanced DBS check will be sought if you are offered the role.

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Closing date:  26 June 2024