Birch field Big Local Volunteer Co-ordinator (12 month fixed term contract)









BVSC is Birmingham’s premier voluntary sector support organisation.  We work to:

  • Provide people with opportunities to make a positive difference to their communities,

  • Provide voluntary and community organisations with the resources to help them achieve their goals,

  • Champion the voluntary sector as an influential force for positive change.

Birchfield is one of 150 Big Local areas in England to receive £1million over a ten year period to help residents make a significant and lasting positive difference to the area where they live. It’s about bringing together all the local talents, skills and energy of individuals, groups and organisations to make the area an even better place to live. Birchfield Big Local is about to start its fifth year and the resident-led Big Local Partnership would like to appoint a new Volunteer Co-ordinator to continue to promote and support a wide range of voluntary activity in the Birchfield Big Local area. For further information about Birchfield Big Local please see – 

BVSC act as the Local Trusted Organisation for Birchfield Big Local.

Role description:
The Volunteer Co-ordinator will work alongside the Community Development Worker and Big Local Partnership to facilitate opportunities for local people to engage in volunteering within the Birchfield Big Local area. The role will involve recruiting volunteers and matching them to volunteering opportunities locally, as well as motivating and supporting volunteers to ensure that the experience is an empowering process open to all.  The person appointed will be employed through BVSC who act as the Local Trusted Organisation for Birchfield Big Local.

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 18th January 2018
Interviews to take place on: Monday 29th January 2018

For an informal discussion about this role and Birchfield BIG Local please contact Andrew Simons on 0121 448 5594 or 07421 994752.
To request an application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 678 8899 or [email protected]