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Volunteer Visitors Manager

Volunteer Visitors Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Office & Specialist Support, Volunteer Management

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  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chenda Mc Manus

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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The Henry Smith Charity is one of the largest grant making foundations in the UK, distributing around £30m of grants each year. It aims to bring about lasting change to people's lives, helping them to benefit from and contribute to society, and achieves this by funding organisations that work with people to reduce social and economic disadvantage.

The Henry Smith Charity is fortunate to have a unique team of around 45 volunteer Visitors around the UK who visit every organisation at the second stage of the grant assessment process. Our Visitors are senior leaders in the charitable sector, philanthropists, lawyers, business owners and grant-makers. We are delighted to be recruiting a Volunteer Visitor Manager who will recruit, train and support the Visitors.

The post-holder will report to the Head of Grants and work closely with Grants Managers and the wider organisation to ensure quality and consistency of Visit Reports and recommendations. The successful candidate will ideally have a proven track record of managing volunteers.

This is a new role within the organisation and the post-holder will be expected to assess current volunteer management processes against best practice guidance and implement structural and process changes as necessary. Highly organised and dedicated, the post-holder will possess excellent attention to detail and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Travel around the UK will be required with some overnight stays.

This is a permanant part time role paying between £38,000-£40,000 per annum (pro rata).


  • Employers pension contribution of 10% (towards defined contribution personal pension arrangements)
  • 24 days holiday p.a. (pro rata for part-time employees), with one additional day for each year of service up to a maximum entitlement of 26 days p.a.
  • Medical Insurance (costing between £600 and £1,600 for each employee)
  • Death In Service cover at 4x salary.

Closing date: 4 December 2018

Interviews: 14 December 2018

For more details on the role please call Chenda at TPP 020 7198 6020 or email Please note the closing date for applications, including CV and supporting statement is the 4th December 2018.