Volunteer Coordinator

Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum (pro rata 15 hours per week)

Flexible working considered

We Hear You is a vibrant, local cancer charity providing emotional support through free professional counselling for children, young people and adults affected by cancer, life threatening conditions or bereavement in Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset and Wiltshire. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our busy team.

As our Volunteer Coordinator, you will be responsible for the recruitment of additional volunteers to the organisation, in identified key areas and coordinating our existing pool of volunteers. You will work to recruit, coordinate and support new and existing volunteers, helping the charity to raise awareness as well as supporting our fundraising events and activities. This is a varied role working closely with our fundraising and communications team.

For more information please review the job description and if your skills match please use our application form to apply.

Please send your application to 01373 455255

Closing date: 5pm Friday 1st Feb 2019

Interview date: 12th Feb 2019

Trustees (voluntary role)

WHY is a vibrant, dynamic and growing cancer charity working across Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset and Wiltshire. 2019 marks WHY’s 25th anniversary and in the last four years the charity has experienced dramatic growth. Income has increased by over 110% and our team has expanded by 160% to enable us to deliver more emotional support to people affected by cancer. 

As WHY enters its 25th year we are looking to develop a bold strategy that will enable us to diversify the service we offer so that we can provide the therapeutic support that our community needs in a variety of ways.  

We are looking for new members of our Board of Trustees who can offer us their experience and passion and help shape the next 25 years of the charity, support our continued growth and enable WHY to reach everyone who needs our support.

We are particularly looking for people with the following backgrounds and skills: 

  • Fundraising
  • Healthcare professional (from a variety of backgrounds including nursing, doctors and allied health professionals)
  • Legal
  • Psychologist / psychotherapist
  • Service user

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Melissa Hillier, Director.

A more detailed job description can be downloaded below.

Please feel free to contact Melissa for more information or an informal chat about becoming a trustee for WHY.

Closing date: 4th November 2018

Counselling Internships

Please note, all counselling is provided by professionally trained and experienced counsellors. We do not offer counselling internships.

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