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Wild Futures is a UK charity with a holistic approach that combines an educational, environmental and sustainability remit dedicated to promoting the welfare, conservation and survival of our closest living relatives, the non-human primates; working to end the primate trade and abuse of primates in captivity, promoting the rehabilitation of captive primates and the preservation of those in the wild, whilst operating The Monkey Sanctuary for primates in need of a long term home.

Find out more about our current vacancies below.

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Contract: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours:  37.5 hours week. Monday – Sunday, (5 days a week)
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: The Monkey Sanctuary, St. Martin, Looe, Cornwall

The Role:

As Volunteer Coordinator you would be responsible for organising and managing the volunteers and the volunteer programmes. Promoting, advertising  and managing recruitment of all short and long-term volunteers.

What we are looking for:
We are looking for a motivated and positive team player to be a role model and to coordinate, manage and supervise the volunteers daily workloads, ensuring that clear direction and instruction are provided, guiding activities and behaviours and to promote the vision and ethos of the charity. You will be responsible for overseeing the allocation and maintenance of the volunteer accommodation standards.

Background & Qualifications:

  • You will require commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the volunteers.
  • Experience in managing a small team and coordinating programmes within a youth working or teaching environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and proof-reading skills
  • Strong IT knowledge in all Microsoft packages including Word & Excel
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task, prioritise and remain calm under pressure.
  • Be physically fit and be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
  • Possess a full clean driving licence.
  • Have permission to work in the United Kingdom
  • DBS clearance

Desirable but not essential:

  • Good understanding of GDPR
  • Experience with Risk Assessments
  • Mental Health in the workplace training
  • Practical grounds maintenance and tool use
  • Experience in grant applications and report writing.

Download detailed Job Description here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to [email protected] 
Closing date: Sunday 15th October 12pm 

Please note we will be assessing candidates as we receive applications and may hire during this period.

For more information, please email or call us on 01503 262532