Regional Mentoring Co-ordinator

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Regional Mentoring Co-ordinator to join the Transitional Mentoring Team at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.


About the role


We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate coordinator with the ability to manage and support SSAFA beneficiaries and volunteer mentors within a 120-mile Radius of Manchester to cover the North West region of England.  


You will be required to assess the need of the beneficiaries.   Monitor, support and review the mentoring relationships with regular engagement with the volunteers.    The role will require you to coordinate, manage and record the work of all volunteer mentors.   You will also be tasked with briefing, presenting and coordinating the engagement of Key stake holders in your area of responsibility.


This role is home based with extensive travel across the area of responsibility.



About the team


You will be part of a small team from a varied background who are passionate about the support we provide service leavers.   


About you


To carry out this role successfully you will be able to work as a team, whilst being motivated to work independently.   Ideally you will have experience of managing a large geographic area. Have excellent communication and IT skills.   Volunteer/ people  management would be beneficial whilst a willingness to learn and a passion for making a difference is essential.


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.


For further information


If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Clare Bain Mentoring Service Manager on 07384 458983 for an informal discussion.


To apply, visit SSAFA’s website


Closing date: Midnight on 23 February 2020


Interviews: 4th March 2020 in London [If you are invited to attend an interview youmay be asked to undertake an aptitude test / deliver a presentation as part of the selection process.]


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