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Volunteer Growth Coordinator, Norwich Samaritans

OrganisationNorwich Samaritans
LocationNorwich (some hybrid working considered)
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract type2 Year Fixed Term (with possibility of extension)
Salary£25,000 per annum (pro rata 35hr week)
Hours21 hours per week over 3-5 days
Date posted17 May 2024
Closing date16 June 2024

Join Our Team as a Volunteer Growth Coordinator!

Are you passionate about community engagement and making a difference?

Norwich Samaritans is seeking a dedicated Volunteer Growth Coordinator to help expand our volunteer network and promote the invaluable work we do.

Role Overview:

As Volunteer Growth Coordinator, you’ll be at the forefront of our efforts to recruit and support volunteers. Working closely with the Branch Leadership Team, you’ll lead day-to-day recruitment tasks, organise community events, and provide administrative support to ensure the smooth operation of our volunteer programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead day-to-day tasks in volunteer recruitment, working closely with the Branch Leadership Team.
  • Work with the Leadership and Recruitment teams to develop and implement a targeted Volunteer Growth action plan.
  • Organise Norwich Samaritans’ participation in local community events to promote volunteering opportunities.
  • Collaborate with trainers to ensure adequate training opportunities for potential volunteers.
  • Provide ongoing administrative support to the recruitment team, including coordinating volunteer numbers using designated platforms.
  • Organise briefing sessions for potential volunteers to introduce them to Norwich Samaritans and the volunteer journey.
  • Stay updated on new resources and program initiatives provided by Central Office and implement them as appropriate.


  • Proven experience in volunteer recruitment or a related field.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to the values of Norwich Samaritans.


  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the community.
  • Flexible working hours, including possible evening and weekend work.
  • Supportive team environment with opportunities for professional development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

If you’re ready to take on a rewarding role and contribute to the mission of Norwich Samaritans, we want to hear from you! To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to [contact email]. Join us in making a difference today!

How to apply

To apply, download the following documents from below for completion:

  • Job Description including Person Specification & the Samaritans Vision and Values.
  • Volunteer Growth Coordinator Application Form

Please refer to the job description carefully when completing your application – CV will not be accepted.If you are passionate about this role, though might not meet all the criteria, please still consider applying.

All completed applications should be sent to with the subject line ‘Volunteer Growth Coordinator – Job Application’.

For more information about this post please contact Anna McNeil on

Norwich Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to making our recruitment processes accessible to everyone and are flexible in how we receive information. If you would like to apply via a different format or let us know how we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact Anna McNeil.