We are looking for a new Lead Volunteer – Volunteer Management and Engagement who will work in partnership with the staff team to lead the work of the Volunteer Engagement Team (VET)
We are looking for a new Lead Volunteer – Volunteer Management and Engagement who will work in partnership with the staff team to lead the work of the Volunteer Engagement Team (VET), as part of the wider Core Mission Team. As the WAGGGS Global Team includes more volunteers in more operational roles than ever before, it is essential to have a coordinated and proactive approach to volunteer engagement that is aligned with our strategy and ambitions. On the other hand, the Capacity Building Framework (CBF) is a key piece to better serve and support MOs (Member Organisations) worldwide and within this framework, you will also lead a team that will provide tailored support to current and potential Member Organisations to help build their capacity in areas identified through the Capacity Assessment Tool (CAT).
Can you commit to:
- Take part in regular meetings
- Be open-minded and willing to try new things.
- Consciously practice the WAGGGS leadership model
- Work effectively and flexibly in a highly diverse environment
- Be accustomed to adapting methods to reflect diverse cultures/expectations.
- Understand diversity and that ‘one size does not fit all (regions, sub-regions, MOs)
- Be actively engaged in developing/ assessing/piloting new tools
- Time commitment will depend on the amount of work and the strength of the team; the current role holder gives an estimated 3-5 hours per week.
We are looking for a positive, collaborative, and can-do attitude to serve and lead in this highly skilled volunteer role. We are looking for a volunteer with experience in the following areas:
- Specialist / professional knowledge and experience in volunteer engagement and development in voluntary organisations
- Online community engagement
- Understanding of learning design and WAGGGS approach to facilitation
- Experience (paid or unpaid) in managing or coordinating projects and volunteers
- Good organisational skills and the ability to manage a variety of tasks
- Can work effectively and flexibly in a highly diverse environment. Experience in international/ multilingual settings;
- Working knowledge of English
- Fluency in one or more of the WAGGGS official languages; English, French, Spanish, and Arabic is desirable.
Want to become our Lead Volunteer? Read the terms of reference for this position for more details on the required skills and deliverables and apply. The selection will be done on a rolling basis each week. Please send a cover letter or a video of a maximum of 3 minutes explaining why you would like to serve WAGGGS in this role and why you think you will be good at it. If you want, you can attach a CV outlining relevant experience. You can send a link to the video (we transfer, or a link to a Google drive folder, etc..) with your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are NOT part of our WAGGGS Volunteers’ Pool yet but want to apply for these roles, just follow the simple steps below before applying:
- Get endorsed by your Member Organisation:
- To be endorsed please request that your Member Organisation completes the following Volunteer Resource Pool Recommendation Form - English | French | Spanish | Arabic
- Send it to email@example.com on completion.
Deadline for application: We look at applicants on an ongoing basis so please submit your application as soon as possible
Questions? Email, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Naouel Ghali at firstname.lastname@example.org