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Location:   Billing Road, Northampton

Rate of pay:  £10.71 per hour

Hours of work:  37 per week, Monday to Friday

About the role

We are looking for a well-organised, confident person to recruit, train and support our volunteers who form a vital part of the charity's workforce.  You will design and administer an induction system for all new volunteers, including a tailored induction for retail volunteers recruited by shop managers. The Co-ordinator will ensure that there is an up to date list of all current volunteers, and keep accurate records of who is active and involved.  You will also identify, plan and deliver future ongoing training for volunteers, liaising with other staff and outside agencies as necessary.

About you

You will have good verbal interpersonal skills and be able to think creatively.  We are looking for someone who can motivate people of all ages and bring out the best in them, enabling them to make a positive difference in their community.  You will need to be a good listener and be able to provide support when it is needed as well as ensuring that all our volunteers adhere to Age UK Northamptonshire policies and procedures.  

For more information or an informal chat about this post please call Pamela Kom on 01604 611200.

How to apply for our vacancies

Download our job application form and equal opportunities policy.  Complete either the Word or PDF version of the application form and either email to or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
31 Billing Road

Please do not send CVs as they will be discounted.  For more information about these roles and working for Age UK  Northamptonshire, call us on 01604 611200 or email

Closing date for applications:   Monday 26th August, 4pm
Interviews:  Thursday 29th August

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