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Reference: 71492

Date Added: 13 June 2019
Closing Date: 12 August 2019

Job Title: Volunteer and Training Coordinator

Working For: Parent Gym

Location: London

Salary: Competitive package + bonus

Job Details

Parent Gym is the philanthropic arm of Mind Gym, an award-winning Learning & Development company. Mind Gym uses psychology to change the way people think, feel and behave at work. Parent Gym uses these same principles to improve the lives of primary school aged children, by supporting parents.

The Job

You will coordinate the administration of the Parent Gym coach journey, for both volunteers and “in-house” coaches.

You will be the coaches first contact with Parent Gym and support them from starting their first Parent Gym programme to become a fully trained coach.

This will include:

  • Managing all incoming enquires from new potential volunteers and “in-house” coaches
  • Writing external coach recruitment communications
  • Coordinating with the Programme Associate to reach out through current coach networks in order to get more potential candidates
  • Conducting DBS checks for new volunteers where appropriate and maintain current records to ensure existing volunteer checks are up to date in line with our safeguarding policy
  • Scheduling and conducting screen calls with new potential coaches to assess suitability for the role
  • Organising and managing logistics for introductory sessions for groups of new potential volunteers and training programmes
  • Coordinating all elements of event management, such as venue booking, logistics, organising catering, attendee confirmations and communications
  • Packing and distributing training materials to coaches
  • Organising inductions sessions for newly qualified volunteer and “in-house” coaches

About You

  • A studied learner with academic credentials including a university degree (2:1 desirable)
  • A team player, who can work collaboratively in a team environment to make things happen, whatever the obstacle
  • Someone who is passionate about delivering social change on the ground
  • A “people person”, able to develop relationships with people from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Someone with an eye for detail and organisation
  • A persuasive communicator, both verbally and in writing – getting people to do more, sooner, and better than they had planned
  • A multi-tasker, happy to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Some Recruiting and Events Management experience would be a plus

Closing Date: 12 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview process:

  • Phone call with Mind Gym Talent Acquisition team
  • Face-to-face or Skype interview with Parent Gym Hiring Manager and team
  • In-person assessment at the Mind Gym office

Ideal start date:

  • 1st of September 2019 (flexible if required)

Application Details

Please submit your application here: https://jobs.lever.co/themindgym/b05cddcb-5c51-4c78-93a3-fd0fe4f06a2a/apply?lever-source=MindGymWebsite

Website: http://parentgym.com/

Additional Notes