TOFS is recruiting! Volunteer and projects co-ordinator vacancy

Published: Mon, 5th August 2019, 11:36:00 AM

Many thanks to those who have taken the time to apply for this position.  The shortlisting/interviewing process is ongoing, and we will be in touch with all applicants in due course.

Join our small team as we enter a new stage of growth and development.  We are looking for an outstanding individual to work with the CEO as we take TOFS through a dynamic period of development and growth.    TOFS is a small but growing charity that exists to support those born with a rare disease, (TOF/OA), and this is a particularly exciting time to join our small team in the East Midlands in the role of volunteer and projects co-ordinator.

Oesophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula (TOF/OA) are congenital conditions that occur in around one in every 3,500 births.  Once considered paediatric conditions; the consequences of being born with TOF/OA are becoming more widely recognised and TOFS supports those born with the conditions and their families/carers.  We have plans to grow and develop and need experienced hardworking people who are passionate about our charity and what we do. 

Job Purpose:

The role of volunteer and projects co-ordinator is a crucial step towards the next stage of development for TOFS as a charity.  This role will co-ordinate the recruitment and development of existing and new volunteers, to improve support for those born with oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula.It will provide support to the Chief Executive with key projects that benefit the TOF/OA community. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • To recruit and retain volunteers and manage relationships to maximise volunteer output
  • To support the CEO with key projects that extend support to all born with TOF/OA, young and old
  • To deliver strong communications that will inspire and engage our target audiences, by assisting with print, digital and promotional activity

Please read the role profile spec and apply online via email.  An essential part of the application is a covering statement explaining how you meet our person specification and what you can bring to TOFS.  We are based in Nottingham, and ask that the suitable candidate is able to complete a six-month probationary period at the TOFS office, but thereafter he/she may work part of the week from home.

How to apply

Please submit an updated CV (email by Sunday 25 August, with a supporting statement telling us why you'd be a great fit for the role, and what you can bring to TOFS in these three key areas: volunteer management •  project management •  communications/PR. 

Interviews: Friday 30 August

We reserve the right to reject applications without the supporting statement.  Early application is encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert early, or indeed extend it, if we don't get the perfect fit.

TOFS is a non-smoking organisation.  We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.  Charity Registration number 327735.

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