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Ambassador Development Officer - Opening Doors London 

HOURS OF WORK: 21 hours per week 

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: Scale 6: £29,543 – £30,615 pa pro rata incl. London Weighting

LOCATION: Need not be London based but London office meetings required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5pm - Monday, 2nd August 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: 10 and 11 August 2021

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON ZOOM, you must have a stable internet connection for this

We believe that strength comes from diversity of lived experience. We positively welcome applications from members of the BAME, bisexual, trans and non-binary communities. Appointments are based on merit.

Opening Doors London is the largest UK charity providing activities, events, support and information for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer+ people aged over 50. We aim to ensure that LGBTQ+ people over 50 live happier, healthier and independent lives free from prejudice and discrimination. Everything we do is informed by the lived experience of LGBTQ+ people.

Opening Doors London learns from and amplifies the lived experience of older LGBTQ+ people to by recruiting and supporting Member Ambassadors, LGBTQ+ people over 50 who volunteer to represent the charity and share their stories and experience to improve the lives of them and their peers. As Ambassador Development Officer you will recruit, train and support our Member Ambassadors to be involved in activities across the charity, including our training and Pride in Care quality mark delivery, co-production of our services, speaking as a voice of authority to our supporters, fundraising and media work. We are looking for an experienced volunteer coordinator who is energised by challenge, motivated by our values and wants to make a significant positive difference to the lives of older LGBTQ+ people.

The postholder does not need to be London based, but is expected to attend head office 4 days per month.

You will:

  • be an enthusiastic and energetic individual who comes with the experience of managing volunteers
  • able to build relationships with volunteers, staff and external supporters to maximise the voices of LGBTQ+ people in the UK
  • have great interpersonal skills and an ability inspire and manage our incredible volunteers
  • have a passion for supporting older members of the LGBTQ+ communities

If you are interested in joining the Opening Doors London Team, for the full job pack and to apply visit:  https://ageukcamdenhr.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=c6536984-bf29-431e-8cdb-7d6b5b959287

Please submit an updated CV and Covering letter, demonstrating how you meet the shortlisting criteria in the Person Specification. Please also complete and submit the criminal convictions declaration form.