Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Volunteer Coordinator

About Us:

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Salary/ Rate: £21 077 per annum (Pay review pending)
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: midday, 19th September 2021
Hours: 35 per week

TMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. We also run the only museum dedicated to telling the story of women’s fight for the right to vote at our Pankhurst Centre headquarters.

We are a diverse organisation, c31% of our staff identify as BME, c12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and 25% aged 55-64. And, c11% of staff identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have taken time to reflect on who we are and what we do when we are at our best. This reflection showed that we can proudly claim to be:

Courageous by challenging inequality, stepping forward and making change

Affirming by supporting and inspiring, paying attention to discover what matters

Generous by sharing our skills, creating energetic positive links, and thriving together

Rooted by being secure in our communities, participating and nurturing a sense of belonging

About You:

You will be a pro-active, reliable individual who reflects the values of PTMWA in all that you do. Your experiences, whether in paid or voluntary work, will enable you to fulfil the role requirements but it is your attitude and character that will make you a successful team member.

You will enjoy a challenge and actively participate in delivering and developing services of the highest standard. You will be an experienced and enthusiastic team member who has good communication skills. You will be experienced in administration and be able to work to deadlines, prioritising busy workloads.

About the role:

All roles are subject to a DBS check and we seek 2 x references, 1 of whom must be your current employer if applicable.

Volunteer Coordinator – 1 role available

You will lead the effective implementation of the MWA Reach volunteer strategy, including the recruitment, induction, training, support and supervision of all volunteers. You will be required to manage the volunteer rota ensuring adequate cover for all activities and events. You will provide regular supervision for volunteers and be first point of contact for any queries. You will prepare reports for Board of Trustees and Management. You will capture outputs and inputs through monitoring the volunteer programme by completion of registration forms, monitoring forms and evaluation forms. You will be able to communicate with a range of people from volunteers to service users and partner organisations via telephone, email and letter. Ultimately you will ensure the efficient and smooth operation of the volunteer programme.

Hours of work: 35 per week

Salary: £21 077 per annum (Pay review pending)

Duration: Permanent subject to continued funding

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time workers

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from or obtained by emailing: Application forms should be returned to: by midnight on 19th September 2021. Interviews will be held on 30th September 2021. If you have not heard from us by 25th September 2021, your application has been unsuccessful.

You can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.

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