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Recruitment Officer (Volunteers / Education)

Job Title: Recruitment Officer (Volunteers / Education)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
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Salary: £18000 - £21000/annum
Reference: 208631380
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: September 18, 2018 06:44

Job Description

Recruitment Officer (Volunteers / Education)  City Year UK is a youth social action charity which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time social action. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.  The City Year experience empowers these exceptional and diverse young people to realise their aspirations and grow as leaders, both through their impact on children’s lives and through training, coaching and career development opportunities.  City Year was first established in Boston, Massachusetts in 1988 and operates in 27 cities across America, as well as Johannesburg in South Africa. City Year UK launched in London in 2010 and has since expanded to the West Midlands and Greater Manchester. So far 779 young people have given over 1.25 million hours to support pupils across 47 schools. In the last academic year, 138 volunteer mentors completed their City Year.  Position: Volunteer - Recruitment Officer  Location: Birmingham  Job type: Full Time, Permanent  Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 per annum  Benefits: 25 days holiday per year plus one additional day per year after two years of employment, capped at a maximum of 28 days, and a range of other great benefits. Annual leave is expected to be taken at quieter periods, as agreed with the Senior Recruitment Officer; Pension up to 5% matched employer contributions.  Closing date: 10pm 30th September 2018  About the role:  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-growing organisation that recruits and develops young leaders to transform the educational and social outcomes of pupils across the UK. The position offers the opportunity to support with exciting regional attraction work to deliver a pipeline of high quality volunteer mentors excited to apply for the City Year programme.  You will have responsibility to source exceptional leaders motivated to drive and shape social change. You will also contribute to delivering an efficient and effective end to end recruitment service, supporting with selection and onboarding processes; to ensure outstanding volunteers are recruited and retained delivering excellent outcomes for the schools and pupils we work with.  About you:  The successful candidate will be passionate about City Year UK culture, vision and values. You will be a proactive networker who can bring energy to their work and will have excellent relationship building and influencing skills, with outstanding written and verbal communication. You will also show the ability and enthusiasm to work with, communicate to, and motivate, a diverse range of stakeholders, with previous experience of working with a range of stakeholders.  You may have experience of working in an educational background with knowledge of the school leaver and graduate markets and an understanding of the educational background. You will also be a competent user of databases and desktop office software (knowledge of Google Apps an advantage – an awareness of good data management practice e.g. Data Protection would be beneficial.  Experience of working in a careers / recruitment setting and of using an applicant tracking system (ATS) or CRM database would be advantageous but is not essential. It would also be beneficial if you have an understanding of youth social action and the volunteering sector and awareness of good data management practice e.g. Data Protection.  This role will involve some regional travel to recruitment events and work occasional evenings and weekends during peak recruitment time.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.  You may have experience of the following: Volunteer Recruitment Officer, Volunteers, Volunteer Recruitment, Internal Recruiter, Resourcer, Resourcing, Resourcing Executive, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Recruitment, Not for Profit, Human Resources, HR, In House Recruiter, Recruitment Advisor, Recruitment Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment Assistant, Recruitment Administrator, Graduate Recruitment, Education, Education Sales, Teacher, Careers Advisor, Employment Advisor, etc