Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,500 – £27,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Based in Edinburgh; hybrid working will be available upon successful completion of a probation period of three months
  • Closing 9th August 2024

  • Advertised from 3rd July 2024
  • 17.5 hours per week. One-year fixed term contract.


We are seeking an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator to join our team and play a crucial role in enhancing our communications, supporter care, and fundraising efforts.Prostate Scotland is dedicated to actively informing, supporting, and advancing initiatives related to prostate cancer and disease across Scotland. As our Volunteer Coordinator, you will be instrumental in nurturing our volunteer community and shaping our volunteer program for greater impact.

This role will involve:

  • Managing volunteer recruitment strategies and handling inquiries.
  • Facilitating orientation and onboarding processes for new volunteers, ensuring compliance with Prostate Scotland policies.
  • Engaging volunteers in organizational activities to foster a positive volunteer experience.
  • Providing supervision, guidance, and ongoing support to volunteers.
  • Developing and delivering training programs, including virtual sessions.
  • Implementing effective strategies to recognize and appreciate volunteer contributions.
  • Maintaining accurate records, managing budgets, and preparing reports on volunteer activities.
  • Collaborating closely with team members to meet both volunteer and organizational needs effectively.

In this role, your strong people skills will be pivotal in collaborating with local fundraisers and supporters to bolster Prostate Scotland's fundraising efforts across communities and events throughout Scotland. You will also represent Prostate Scotland at local fundraising and supporter events, further enhancing our outreach and engagement.

We require candidates with strong administrative, IT, and digital skills. While prior knowledge of prostate cancer and disease is advantageous, training will be provided, as necessary. Occasional travel within Scotland may be required. This position reports to the Head of Operations and Delivery and is initially available on a one-year contract.

Application notes

An application form can be downloaded below.