Barclays Fund Volunteer

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator


YMCA Lincolnshire have been awarded funds through the Barclays COVID-19 Community Aid Package to support people in specific areas of deprivation across Lincolnshire, part of this package will be to issue hardship funds to those most in need and support social action within communities.

The five areas that we predominantly are utilising these funds are Spalding, Gainsborough, Boston, East Coast and Lincoln.

We are also looking to utilise this package to support a variety of projects and activities across the areas, for distribution of activity packs to young people and being able to identify any social action projects that could be implemented and achieved in the area with these funds to support them.

Our primary aim is support communities in Lincolnshire who have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This project is due to finish at the end of August 2021.

2 x Volunteer Coordinators per area (total 10 Coordinators)

Lincoln, Gainsborough, East Coast, Boston, Spalding (18 years and Over)

  • Supporting YMCA Lincolnshire with collation and distribution of young person support packages and activity packs
  • Promoting the individual hardship fund through this funding
  • Respond to community action needs in local area and work with the project lead to implement its start and completion for example litter picking event and identifying equipment needs etc

General responsibilities of all staff:

Safeguarding

YMCA Lincolnshire is committed to the principles and practices of safeguarding. We believe safeguarding has paramount importance, and everyone in the Association shares an objective to help keep young people and vulnerable adults safe. Each staff member is required to take personal responsibility for ensuring the safeguarding of others and maintaining own knowledge and understanding through continued familiarity with YMCA Lincolnshire policies and guidance, promoting safe practice and reporting any concerns

Equality & Diversity

YMCA Lincolnshire is committed to upholding the values that underpin current equality and diversity legislation. We recognise the importance of equality and diversity being an integral part of our work, to promote equality and prevent unlawful direct or indirect discrimination. Each staff member is required to take personal responsibility for ensuring equality and diversity is recognised and promoted in all aspects of the role, maintaining own knowledge and understanding through continued familiarity with Association policies and guidance

Health & Safety

YMCA Lincolnshire is committed to the health, safety and welfare of our residents, service users, employees, and all visiting stakeholders. Each staff member is required to ensure that they and others take notice of and operate within Association Health and Safety guidelines.

For the full volunteer description with the Person Specification, please click here.


Please email Barclaysfund@lincsymca.co.uk to register your interest, noting your name and contact telephone number and also noting in which area you are looking to co-ordinate.  A member of the management team will contact you further for a discussion and will send through our short application form to collate further details.