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Lead Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,120
  • Office based at 51, Cadogan Street, Glasgow G2 7F or working in the community
  • Closing 21st January 2024

  • Advertised from 1st January 2024
  • 35 hours, fixed term until 30 November 2025


Funding from National Lottery Community Fund

New Year…..New Job…..New You?

Join us and help reduce loneliness and isolation in 2024. At the No 1 Befriending Agency we want older people to thrive in later life and live happy, healthy lives. Working with our dedicated volunteers we provide 1 to 1 befriending support. Our work helps older people stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering. Our 90 second film,, filmed to celebrate our Social Enterprise Scotland award lets you hear what our service users have to say about our organisation.

As our Lead Volunteer Coordinator you will perform a vital function in leading a small team in delivering our 1-2-1 and group befriending services across specific Glasgow areas. Your focus on ensuring the successful operation of our day to day work will play a key role in transforming the lives of individuals and leaving lasting legacies. You will engage with service users, volunteers, referrers and other third sector organisations on a daily basis.

With an impressive track record in volunteer management, experience of overseeing project outcomes, combined with a ‘let’s make it happen’ mindset, you will be looking for your next challenge. Occasional evening and weekend working could be necessary.

Application notes

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return via email to

For an further information or to talk informally please email

Please note that no other form of application will be accepted.

Closing Date: Sunday 21 January at 5pm.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 25 January 2024at our Glasgow Office

Previous applicants need not apply.

Visit our website for more details about The No.1 Befriending Agency:

The No.1 Befriending Agency positively welcomes, and seeks to ensure we achieve, diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality.