Volunteer Services Manager

Job Ref: DRCC
Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Dublin 2
Salary: €40,000 - €45,000 depending on experience
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description

Background Information: The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has a twofold mission: to prevent the harm and heal the trauma of all forms of sexual violence in Ireland. We provide therapeutic and first response services through the National 24/7 Helpline, face to face therapy and a developing online counselling programme. We provide accompaniment and support to those who attend the Rotunda Sexual Assault Treatment Unit, Garda Stations, and the Courts. In addition, we offer education and training programmes for a wide variety of professionals and volunteers who work with those who have experienced sexual violence.

The Role: The Volunteer Services Manager will play a pivotal role within the organisation where they will be responsible for managing all volunteer activities from attraction and recruitment through to supporting the volunteers’ journey within the DRCC. The successful candidate will support the delivery of an efficient and effective volunteer support network for the DRCC to enable the organisation to support any person affected by rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment or childhood sexual abuse.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team at an exciting point in the organisation’s development where the successful candidate will be making an important and varied contribution to its work.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the Volunteer Services team providing leadership and support.
  • Responsible for attracting and recruiting volunteers based on the needs of the organisation.
  • Working closely with other departments to ensure high quality supervision standards and the development of a world class volunteer training programme.
  • Ensuring DRCC has quality Volunteering policies and procedures in place.
  • Implementation of a new Volunteer software package within the organisation.

If you have a track record in formal volunteerism, know how a world class volunteer department operates, can demonstrate the strength of your organisational, people management and communication skills, and have solid IT acumen, this could be the role for you!

Applications details: Please email [email protected] for the candidate information pack and application details for this role. Please use the job title and name of the organisation you’re interested in as the subject of your email.

The recruitment campaign for the role of Volunteer Services Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of the DRCC by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

Closing Date: 12pm on Monday, 1st November 2021