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VACANCY: Volunteer Coordinator at Communigrow


  Job Title:   Volunteer Coordinator

Reporting to:  Trustees / Operations Manager

Hours:   Part-time 12  hours per week flexible as required

Contract:  Initially for up to 20 weeks renewable subject to successful funding applications.

Salary:  £12 per hour

Working Schedule: To be agreed with the Operations Manager

Location: Communigrow Field, Ditton, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6PE

This role is subject to DBS and due diligence checks prior to appointment

Key responsibilities

To use innovative and creative methods of attracting a diversity of volunteers with the aptitude, enthusiasm, range of skills and resilience to work on the field contributing to the growing activities.

To be a strong ambassador for Communigrow, actively working within the local community, using our website and social media presence in raising awareness of the opportunities that exist to volunteer and participate.

To support the volunteers by having a presence at the field with them and in their work with adults and young people with a range of physical and learning disabilities.

To develop and maintain the necessary processes and procedures for the effective recruitment, induction, ongoing management and safe deployment of volunteers.

To ensure good levels of volunteer retention are achieved

Engage with local businesses where opportunities may exist for CSR volunteering and pro bono / in kind support potential might be obtained.

Maintain a close working relationship with local Volunteer agencies and others who promote and encourage volunteering within the community.

Person Specification


Experience of volunteering

Effective in using networking skills to engage and enthuse others

Excellent in communication (written and verbally)

An interest and some experience in horticulture


Experience of volunteer coordination

Voluntary sector experience

Team leadership or line management

Working with vulnerable adults or young people

Social media and website content management

Educated to degree level,

Experience of CSR / volunteering amongst the businesses community

Skills and attributes:

Passionate about nature and the environment and keen to inspire others

Reliable and well organised

Friendly  encouraging  and approachable

Creative imaginative and enthusiastic

Confident and effective communicator both verbally and in writing

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Self motivated

Able to work with and inspire people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.



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