Volunteer Development Manager

Daisy Chain
£23,000 per annum
Contract Type: 
Full time
Closing date: 
Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 - 11:45


Daisy Chain, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees 

37.5 hours per week 

£23,000 per annum



I am passionate about improving the lives of families affected by autism and believe I can make a difference.Does this sound like you?

Daisy Chain is a well-known and established charity in Tees Valley specialising in helping families affected by autism. We believe that Daisy Chain makes a demonstrable, significant and sustainable difference to the lives of hundreds of families across the Tees Valley. Working at Daisy Chain gives you the opportunity to make a difference on a daily basis and to the see the positive outcomes that your input can make.

Daisy Chain are looking to appoint an experienced and motivational Volunteer Development Manager to drive forward our volunteer offer and support the development of new initiatives across the organisation. 

The post holder will be responsible for all elements of volunteering. The role involves assessing the organisation’s volunteer needs in consultation with Managers/Team Leaders and meeting those needs through recruitment, placement, retention, recognition and monitoring of volunteers, ensuring effective delivery of services. The Volunteer Development Manager will manage volunteers and their relationship with those they come into contact with, including employees and service users of the Charity. The Volunteering Development Manager is responsible for the successful implementation of an organisation wide volunteer journey (includes volunteer attraction, recruitment, training, engagement and management), development and embedding of volunteer policies and practices, volunteer problem solving, developing and delivering a range of volunteer learning interventions and providing high quality advice and practical hands on support to our volunteers and their managers. 

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate.


Application form, job description and person specification can be obtained from our website:  https://www.daisychainproject.co.uk/Pages/Category/work-for-usAlternatively, you can contact the HR Department on 01642 531248 who will send you a recruitment pack.

Closing date for applications         12 noon on 22nd May 2019 

Assessment Day                            29th May 2019

Interviews                                      4th June 2019 


This position is currently vacant. We would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.       

Completed application forms should be sent to recruitment@daisychainproject.co.uk via email or post to Recruitment, HR Department, Daisy Chain, Calf Fallow Farm, Calf Fallow Lane, Norton, Stockton-On-Tees, TS20 1PF

CVs must be accompanied by a Daisy Chain application form. Applications will not be processed without a Daisy Chain application form.

Daisy Chain Project is a Registered Charity Number 1109792, Company Limited by Guarantee 4763989