AboutWe are an independent charity based at the University of Bath. We help students shape their experience so they get the most out of their time at university. We’re led by students in all that we do because we believe that makes for the best experience possible. We offer five key services: • Voice – helping students stand up, speak up and make their voice heard. • Experiences - making friends and memories that last a lifetime. • Groups - broadening horizons with our community of students. • Support – providing advice and support on student life. • Development - developing the skills students need to unlock their future. We employ more than 50 career staff and hundreds of student workers.
Join the Student Union’s Activities team, supporting student-led community volunteering groups and sourcing new projects with external partners!
We have an exciting opportunity for a pro-active individual who enjoys working with a range of partners, including students, University staff and charity organisations, to coordinate volunteer and fundraising projects. You may already be working in a fundraising role or supporting volunteers in a local charity and now want to develop your project and event management skills, as well as the opportunity to mentor a range of students with their own student-led projects.
You will join a busy team to:
Support event organisation
Network with University and charity partners to embed student volunteer projects
Support our student led groups with their events
Provide general fundraising support, including monitoring of accounts
Promote the area to students, staff and the local community
You will be required to build partnerships with internal teams across the Students’ Union (SU) and the University, as well as networking externally across local charities, schools and other organisations, to create a culture of voluntary and social action. You will be responsible for working with our student-led community volunteer groups, including RAG our student led fundraising group, so as to support them with the delivery of their events and the development of their offer to the student body. You will also be required to source a range of volunteer opportunities and provide support with volunteer and fundraising good practice.
We are looking for someone with experience in networking with a range of partners, mentoring volunteers in leading projects, as well as an understanding of fundraising and event management. You will also be required to market and promote student volunteering within the community.
You will be able to work independently and calmly under pressure, yet work well as part of a team and have strong time management and interpersonal skills.
The SU Bath offers competitive salaries, a vibrant and fun working environment and flexible working to enable your work-life balance. More than just a “job”, this is an opportunity for committed and ambitious people to help shape our organisation and the lives of the students we represent. Our staff enjoy a safe and pleasant working environment, with a variety of benefits. Join us and be part of our story!
This role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis (36.5 hours per week), mainly office based with one day per week working from home.
For any informal enquiries about the role please contact Anna Boneham ([email protected] or 01225 383198). However, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.
What we can offer you:
a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.
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