Volunteer Mentor Co-ordinator - Young Carers 

Hours: 27 hours per week


Salary :           £30,794.40 per annum Pro Rata


CSM has an ambitious development programme of work to support promote and improve the quality of life for unpaid carers from the age of 5 years.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Volunteer Mentor Co-ordinator to join our friendly team. The postholder will implement a new mentoring programme for young Carers aged 10 – 17 years. This role provides an excellent opportunity to lead on the development of a project from scratch with plenty of scope to input your own ideas.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people aged 10 – 17 years, and will be able to promote the very best practice particularly in terms of safeguarding. You will be a self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to recruit, train, inspire and supervise high-quality volunteer mentors. It would be great if you had experience of leading a team of  volunteers. However, we’d be equally interested if you can demonstrate transferable skills and enthusiasm towards developing expertise in volunteer management. The postholder will be required to work flexibly and predominately when mentors and young people are available, which will generally include after school, early evenings, school holidays and occasional weekends. 

The postholder will be based at our offices in Mitcham but we are able to offer the opportunity for some homeworking.

Carers Support Merton, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We will only accept applications that are completed on the appropriate form, CVs will not be accepted.


Closing Date:  Monday 16th December 2019 5pm

Interviews:  Week Beginning 6th January 2020

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