Volunteer development unit coordinator

Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) opens position of  Volunteer development unit coordinator.

 Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop and guarantee the implementation of a National volunteer strategy
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of a National action plan on volunteer and youth development
  • Improve the regulatory and legal base on volunteer engagement in URCS
  • Coordinate and contribute actively to the development of volunteer related guidelines and tools to ensure qualitative recruitment, management and well being
  • Arrange the educational system for volunteers, including training plan based on Branches needs, training manuals and monitoring mechanism
  • In cooperation with the Psychosocial support Unit, participate to the building of a caring for carers system to guarantee volunteers well being
  • Coordinate and manage all staff, activities and functionment of the Volunteer Development Unit
  • Develop information campaign on volunteerism and youth engagement, to promote image, recruitment and civic engagement
  • Produce information and communication materials on volunteer development, youth engagement and achievements of the National Society
  • Coordinate the volunteer assembly organization and relevant seminars for sharing experience, evaluation and lessons learnt
  • Contribute to the overview of the quality and relevance of the program/project(s) engaging volunteers based activities.

Must know:

  • Knowledge on Humanitarian, development and social fields
  • Knowledge on volunteerism legal frame and methodologies in Ukraine
  • Knowledge on Youth policies, legal frame and engagement methods
  • Knowledge of project management cycle, methodologies and tools
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English, with the ability to translate
  • Excellent level of computer skills MS Office, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Qualification requirements:

  • University degree, preferably in the field of social science, international relations, project management, humanitarian faculty
  • At least two years of professional experience in humanitarian or development organization is required
  • Previous work experience in volunteer management and development of strategy, policies and tools
  • Work experience in international context is an asset
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Integrity and honesty in dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to work independently and execute tasks in a reliable and competent manner
  • Strong ability to communicate with people and colleagues at different levels
  • Management skills and team worker

Please submit your CV in English, along with your motivation letter in English by 7.12.2017 on vacancy@redcross.org.ua

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and interviews.