Job Title: Sligo Volunteer Centre CLG General Manager

Office Base: Sligo Town

Reporting to: Board of Trustees

Hours of Work: F/T Position (35 hour week)

Direct Reports: 3

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Sligo Volunteer Centre is recruiting for a General Manager. This is a replacement of an existing position which has been operating at a leadership level in the social and voluntary pillar across County Sligo. The role will lead the team (currently 4 members), but who support approximately 250 Volunteer Involving Organisations and place over 200 volunteers per annum. This position will focus on promoting volunteering and civic participation across the whole community of Sligo Town & County. The primary objective of the role is to continue to develop and manage a high quality Volunteer Centre to serve volunteers, and Volunteer Involving Organisations (VIOs). The role involves managing the overall running of the organisation and delivery of the service, managing the staff of the centre and managing the future development of Sligo Volunteer Centre along with the Trustees. The Manager will also be responsible for collaborating with agencies and other players in the wider community sector, to ensure that volunteering plays a meaningful and recognised role in empowered sustainable communities in Sligo.

Salary: 8 Point scale in operation €42,750-€49,106. It is envisaged that the postholder will begin on the first point of the salary scale.

Type of Contract: Permanent contract, subject to successful 6 month probation

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum

Place of Work: Due to the nature of the work involved, this role will be largely office based in Sligo Town. Some travel County wide and occasional national meetings.

How to Apply: Send CV and Cover Letter/Personal Statement outlining your suitability for the post to by close of business Friday, 29th September 2023.

Sligo Volunteer Centre is an Equal Opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. Shortlisting will apply and a panel may be formed from which future similar posts will be filled.

Sligo Volunteer Centre Manager Job Description

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