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Volunteering Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,479 – £30,376 pro-rata
  • Nairn (with the potential for some homeworking) (On site)
  • Closing 14th April 2024

  • Advertised from 27th March 2024
  • Hours: 21 per week (0.6 FTE). Contract: Permanent (currently funded for two years).


The Volunteering Officer will work with the Chief Executive and the wider team to encourage and support volunteering at Green Hive, coordinating, administering and developing the current volunteer pool (numbering nearly 200 people), and leading on the recruitment, induction and deployment of new volunteers for different roles across the organisation - including at Seaman’s Hall in Nairn, our Community Workshop and in support of outdoor activities programming.

Context: Launched in 2015, Green Hive (formally Nairn River Enterprise) is a community hub and a charity that specialises in volunteer-led projects and other initiatives, helping to conserve, restore and sustainably develop the natural habitats and public amenities of Nairn and Nairnshire, while cultivating skills and employability and improving outcomes for residents and visitors. Over the last decade the organisation has developed a suite of core business operations that focus on reducing pollution and waste, recycling and re-using discarded man-made materials and promoting more positive interactions with the local environment. It has done this while gradually consolidating its own financial position in support of longer-term organisational sustainability. Recent investment from the Postcode Innovation Trust takes us to the next level, and a dedicated Volunteering Officer will be key to our plans for growth and diversification. In November 2022 Green Hive took ownership of Seaman’s Hall in the Fishertown precinct of Nairn; over the last year it has been developing public programmes aimed at re-establishing this important historic building as a community hub. We are also formulating capital development plans for the facility. The Volunteering Officer will support these activities, contributing meaningfully to the implementation and continuing evolution of our five-year strategic business plan.

Application notes

Email a CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to before midnight on Sunday 14 April 2024.

Likely dates for interview 24 or 25 April 2024.

If you’d like an informal chat before applying, please contact Matthew at