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Community InfoSource Volunteer & Befriending Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,150
  • Hybrid: CIS office, currently The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS and at home by arrangement with CIS
  • Closing 27th November 2023

  • Advertised from 9th November 2023
  • 35 hours a week. Fixed term until end Dec 2024, then subject to further funding.


CIS seeks a Volunteer and Befriending Coordinator with experience of developing volunteer programmes and a befriending scheme within a charity setting and managing, motivating and supporting befrienders assisting isolated people.

The person needs to be organised, able to work well with others in a small team and be committed to a human rights ethos and CIS’s values.

We will guarantee an interview to anyone with lived experience of the asylum system who fulfils the essential criteria of the person specification.

This post aims to provide staff working with volunteers in our organisation with practical support with the volunteer life cycle at CIS. The successful candidate will recruit, train, coordinate and support a network of volunteers.

The role also includes managing the Befriending service offered to socially isolated people in the refugee and asylum community.

Community InfoSource has secured funding, from Henry Smith and the United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund for this post. The post is full time, 35 hours a week for a year, until the end of December 2024 and then subject to further funding being available.

A link to the job information is here Phone: 07306 356 840if you require any more information about the post

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Monday 27 November 2023 at 12 NOON

Interviews will be held on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th December.

Please send completed applications to: with “Confidential - CIS Volunteer & Befriending Coordinator in the heading. Please do not send as a PDF document.

Completed applications forms are required (CVs will not be accepted).