Project Officer - Tackling Loneliness, Part time 22.5 hours per week - homeworking

Homeworking, London
£28 000 per annum pro rata
16 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021

£28 000 per annum pro rata, fixed term until May 2023

Application closing date: 01/08/2021

Location: Home based

Part Time: 22.5 hours per week

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a fixed term contract until May 2023 as the Tackling Loneliness Project Officer in the Volunteer Network Operations Department at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

Based at home, with occasional travel to SSAFA Central Office in London, you will co-ordinate the Tackling Loneliness and Isolation workstream within SSAFA’s wider Serving Community Development Project. You will collaborate with SSAFA employees and volunteers to develop this exciting new service and in direct support of our Community Volunteers to deliver activities that improve social connections amongst the serving community and their families.  

About the team

You will be part of the small Serving Community Development Project Team, which is part of the Volunteer Network Operations Department.

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will have an in depth understanding of the way of life for today’s Armed Forces and their families, and a commitment to the provision of quality services to support beneficiaries.

You should be experienced in contributing to the delivery of projects within a set timescale and participating in organisational change. Previous experience of supporting and engaging volunteers is required. You will be required to build and sustain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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