We are recruiting a Liaison Co-ordinator – this is a new role and will support the team of voluntary Club Liaison Leads and support the set up of new Clubs.
Hours: 10 per week
Base: 101 Greenwood Avenue, Hull HU6 9NX (with remote working options)
Report to: Chief/Deputy Chief Officer
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term
The aim is of this role is to support volunteers involved with the organisation of local clubs, to work within the parameters of Fitmums and Friends guidelines, ensuring that the strong principles & ethos of support are maintained and to ensure the expected quality of sessions is maintained within all clubs.
About the role
The Liaison Co-ordinator sits within the central team. You would be joining a dynamic team, a mix of volunteers and paid staff who work hard behind the scenes to support all the activities and clubs that fall under the umbrella of Fitmums and Friends. You will manage the team of volunteer Club Liaison Leads but also directly support volunteers within local clubs.
Specifically the role involves:
The work is flexible, and much of it can be carried out remotely. Face to face visits are essential in the early days as a new Club develops, but once relationships are established and volunteers in place and confident these can reduce as the cluster support takes over.
Current clubs are: Beverley, Boothferry, Cottingham, Dearne Valley (South Yorks), East Hull, Goole, Grimsby, Harrogate, Hedon, Market Weighton, York. We are currently setting up in Howden and Pocklington but we also have new clubs coming on later this year in Brough and Bridlington.
What are we looking for
We are looking for someone with excellent communication, problem solving & negotiation skills.
Prior experience of working as a Club Liason Lead is highly desirable.
Experience of managing people is essential.
We need people who understand the principles of Fitmums and Friends and who are passionate about ensuring quality and the attention to detail that this requires. This may sometimes require the need for resolving difficult situations, whilst having sensitivity in supporting volunteers.
We are looking for people who are team players able to function as a part of the central administration team as well as with the Clubs they are tasked to support.
What support is available?
• Training, support and mentoring as required.
• Regular supervision with the Chief/Deputy Officer to ensure appropriate support in the role.
• Complementary clothing & kit provided.
• Complementary refreshments when office based.
• Travel expenses
Fitmums & Friends is an exciting charity to volunteer for and we welcome applications from anyone interested in this exciting new position.
Please email Vickie email@example.com with your CV and/or an explanation of why you would be suitable for this role by 8th May 2022. An informal interview will follow.
For enquiries please contact Sam Barlow 07870 654586