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Events & Volunteer Coordinator

Vacancy Reference
EVC/FR/UK-R1
Position Title
Events & Volunteer Coordinator
Type
Full-Time
Duration
12-Months’ Fixed-Term Contract (with a 6-Month Probationary Period)
Hours
35 hours per week
Based at
Nottingham, UK
Salary
£22,000-£24,999 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Notes

Role Overview:

The post-holder will be working closely with other members of the Fundraising Department to gain exposure for the charity and the fundraising campaigns run throughout the year.

The Events and Volunteer team is essential to the growth of Muslim Hands both in raising awareness via our events which host thousands of people throughout the year, increasing awareness of our work and generating donations. The post-holder’s role will be central in expanding this and helping further the reach of Muslim Hands.

Application Process & Closing Date:

Send an up-to-date CV and supporting Covering Letter by Email by no later than 24th June 2024

 

Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):

  • Interviews: As and when strong candidates identified
  • Start: ASAP thereafter

 

Note: Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold either a ‘In-Person’ or Online Interview (via MS Teams, Zoom or Skype) with Muslim Hands; therefore, please familiarise yourself with MS Teams, Zoom or Skype prior to submitting your Application

Job Posted
24/05/2024
Deadline for Applications
24/06/2024

Position Summary

Main Responsibilities:

  • • To be the first point of contact for enquires in volunteering and events for post-holder’s local area.
  • • To support, manage and supervise the recruitment of volunteers.
  • • To equip head volunteers with the knowledge, motivation and understanding to carry out their role within the community on behalf of Muslim Hands.
  • • To work closely with key volunteers and groups to maximise Muslim Hands’ presence and work in the local community.
  • • To support our flagship events in post-holder’s local area including Gaza Winter Walk, Ramadan activities and a range of outdoor and international events.
  • • To organise and be responsible for local events in post-holder’s area in order to maximise Muslim Hands presence and raise funds for various projects.
  • • To arrange and attend masjid collections and make announcements to the congregation in the masjid.
  • • To build relationships with key groups and businesses in post-holder’s local area such as schools, scout groups and supermarkets.
  • • Ensure that all practices of the work carried out is clearly planned, monitored and evaluated in.
  • • Ad hoc duties as and when required (some out-of-• Ensure all activity is conducted within up-to-date policies including health and safety and data management.hours work may be expected).
  • • To work closely with the Events and Volunteer Assistant Manager and the broader Fundraising team.
  • • To undertake (/progress towards undertaking) all tasks and duties in an effective, efficient, transparent, and wholly accountable manner.
  • • To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by line manager.
  • • To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands’ Policies and Codes of Practices.
  • • To demonstrate Muslim Hands’ values and ethics in own working practices, approach and conduct
  • • To support with other Fundraising activities from time-to-time, committing to partake in approximately Live-TV-Appeals during our peak periods.
  • • To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by Line Manager
  • • To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands Policies, Procedures and Professional Practices

Essential: Ideal Candidate will:

  • • Right to work in the UK
  • • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills.• DBS Certificate at suitable level / undertaking to cooperate to obtain a DBS Certificate at suitable level
  • • Self-motivated
  • • Approachable with great leadership skills and initiative
  • • Excellent communication skills
  • • Knowledge of database management
  • • Be honest and willing to travel to meet with volunteers and work flexible hours.
  • • Be proficient in IT, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • • Be adequately experienced in supporting advertising and executing successful events.
  • • Possess suitable record keeping and administrative skills
  • • Possess a flexible approach to tasks and responsibilities.
  • • Possess a high level of self-motivation

Desirable:

  • • Access to a car with business insurancesing or Islamic charity capacity.
  • • Direct role experience
  • • A basic understanding of Islamic values and Muslim practices.
  • • Familiarity of UK Events and Volunteers department’s activities
  • • Multilingual Skills

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands is a UK based international relief organisation working in over 40 countries worldwide. The Head Office in Nottingham and a fundraising team in Whitechapel London; occasional travel between the two locations. Muslim Hands UK is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our team during an exciting period of growth and change as we have ambitious plans to grow our activities by 2025.

Muslim Hands is an NGO that is at the forefront of delivering live saving aid and emergency relief to those who need it most, as well as building long term solutions that help the needy and impoverished worldwide.

The Fundraising team is active, diverse and dynamic and is set up to deliver and turn around tasks efficiently in a fast-moving sector. We thrive on new and creative ideas, always keeping the needs of our donors first and foremost.


How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to hr@muslimhands.org.uk or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.