Salaried position with Community CVS: Volunteer Development Officer (Preston)

We’re inviting applications for the post of Volunteer Development Officer, covering the Preston area, as part of our exciting new Action for Jobs project (Strengthening Communities Passport to Health and Employment).

The main duty will be to recruit and carry a case-load of people who are unemployed, economically inactive and socially excluded, to whom you will then provide approximately 12 weeks’ support to help them with job search, employment and education, using volunteering to enhance employability where appropriate.

You will be expected to achieve targets for both recruitment as well as for the number of individuals you support to move into employment or education.

We are looking for someone with a real passion and drive to help get this client base improve their lives through employment and education, build their confidence and help them develop the skills and abilities they need to thrive.

  • This is a 30 hour per week position
  • Salary is £17,723.51 per annum (full-time equivalent: £21,859)

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 30th October.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

For an application pack, please send an e-mail to with the subject heading Job Application.