Mulat and Sarah with Islington council leaders, Bharat Mheta (Trust for London) and other voluntary sector representatives at the recent Resource for London re-launch.
Evelyn Oldfield Unit
The Evelyn Oldfield Unit is an independent, membership-based, charitable organisation. We aim to provide, develop and coordinate specialist aid and support services for established Refugee and Migrant Organisations in order to increase their capacity and potential for meeting the needs of their communities.
Our current work is delivered via one key project: the Community Impact Project run by our Development Team. The team work collaboratively with both refugee and migrant community organisations and mainstream organisations to enable and enhance effective working practices and support to refugees and migrants.
To find out about becoming an Evelyn Oldfield Unit member or to renew your membership for 2012/13, please visit our Membership page.
The Evelyn Oldfield Unit (EOU) is recruiting for the post of:- VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT WORKER
NB the closing date for applications has been extended until the 10th of May.
Please note previous applicants need not apply.
We are seeking an experienced person to develop and deliver “The Building the Big Society” – The BME/Migrant Volunteering Engagement Programme. The Evelyn Oldfield Unit (EOU) is a high profile refugee and migrant-led 2nd tier organisation at the forefront of developing the capacity of the refugee and migrant sector. The Unit is passionate about the values of cultural diversity, community leadership and creating a step change towards more inclusive services for refugee and migrant clients of the refugee, migrant and mainstream voluntary sector.
The successful candidate will be a creative, inspiring, energetic, highly committed, and results oriented individual, proven in the development of volunteers with demonstrable experience of creating strategies, developing training programmes, recruiting, inducting and placing volunteers within the BME and Refugee and Migrant Community Organisations (RMCOs).
Excellent communication and building accomplished networks/partnerships are essential engaging with internal and external stakeholders. Ideally you will have previously worked and managed volunteers and volunteering programmes and be used to managing sub – regionally based programmes. You will have some experience of marketing and prompting project work and you will join a team of Development Workers and volunteers in delivering this Inspiring Volunteering Programme for BME/Migrant Communities.
Remuneration is set at Scale PO1 pt36 - £33,310 including ILW 35 hours (Full time)
For an application pack, follow this link –https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9fHEPUq6wfHTTNtbm0zelNaOTQ/edit
or please send a 80p A4 SAE to the Director, Evelyn Oldfield Unit (EOU), 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA
Closing date for applications: Friday 10th of May 2013 at 3pm
Interview will be held on Thursday 16th of May 2013
Funded by Big Lottery Fund