Closing Date: 06/03/2024
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Salary: £23,944 FTE
Contracted Hours: Two roles, one 30 hours per week (£19,156 per annum) and one 22.5 hours per week (£13,367 per annum)
Location: Bristol Zoo Project
Contract Type: Fixed Term – 6 months
Bristol Zoological Society, the conservation and education charity that runs and operates Bristol Zoo Project, higher education programmes and conservation projects across the world, is recruiting two Volunteer Services Coordinators. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Volunteer Services team. If you would like the advert in an alternative format, or would like to talk about how we can adjust the interview process to best support you, please contact email@example.com
We are committed to employing from all areas of the community, we value equality and diversity across our workforce and aim to ensure our staff is reflective of the diversity of the community. In support of this commitment, we welcome applications from the Global Majority.
We are looking for Volunteer Services Coordinators to join the Volunteer Services team to support our volunteers across the society. We have over 200 volunteers who support our staff in a variety of different roles at Bristol Zoo Project and in the community. This role would support the recruitment and training of volunteers, supporting the staff in managing volunteers and supervising some volunteer schemes on a daily basis.
With a new strategy in place to create a world-class Bristol Zoo and conservation and sustainability at its heart, Bristol Zoo Project will offer spacious, modern facilities, significant growth in our conservation and education work, and an innovative and exciting visitor experience.
The role will help to realise our vision of saving wildlife together, and you will be involved in supporting our transformation programme – driving visitor numbers at Bristol Zoo Project and excitement as plans for the new Zoo progress.
We know that everyone here at the Society can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture. As a Disability Confident Employer if you identify yourself as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 definition and can demonstrate that you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification, we will guarantee an interview.
• 30 days of annual leave and bank holidays (Pro-rated, inclusive of bank hols) increasing with length of service
• Access to our company pension scheme
• Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health, including access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Death in service benefit (x3 salary)
• Cycle to work scheme
• Other flexible benefits include gym discounts and access to a health cash plan
• Family friendly policies
• Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential
• Free on-site car park
To apply for this role please sign into our recruitment portal and upload your CV and cover letter.
The closing date for applications is 4th of March Interviews will be held on W/C 18th March.