Hours per week
3/6 months, minimum of 4 days a week, 10:00 – 17:30 with possibility of extension.
50-52 Rivington Street
To assist with all aspects of new project development, review and maintenance of Frontier Group and Partner projects whilst ensuring the effective coordination of volunteer training and pre-departure preparation.
GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE ROLE
To assist the Volunteer Coordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:
- Providing information about projects, expeditions, fundraising, medical and safety issues, insurance, kit requirements, travel arrangements, and cultural issues for all volunteers;
- Developing positive relationships for Frontier through mailings, advertising, public relations, listings and the website
- Working closely with the Partner Projects Manager to help develop new and exciting conservation and research projects globally
- Help with coordinating, planning and implementing the briefing and training weekends for volunteers;
- Continually review and maintain effective marketing literature and project specific information through project feedback from the field.
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
To assist the Volunteer Co-ordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:
- To advise on international travel arrangements and other pre-departure queries for the volunteers;
- To help co-ordinate the quarterly deployment of all volunteers and expedition equipment;
- To manage the administration and sale of expedition kit for volunteers;
- To assist with the quarterly briefing and training weekends, including the recruitment of ex-volunteers and staff, production of briefing material, and organising the food, accommodation and briefing rooms;
- To be responsible for the continual improvement of Frontier’s photographic library;
- To provide information to country HQs overseas as and when necessary;
- To develop the debriefing process for ex-volunteers;
- To maintain databases for former volunteers, media contacts, production contacts, schools and universities, and counterpart organisations;
- To arrange mailings to schools and universities, and respond to their queries;
- To attend fairs and events, promoting Frontier to potential volunteers;
- To ensure that listing information in relevant publications and websites is current;
- To assist with advertising, press relations and website maintenance;
- To develop and co-ordinate the recruitment sessions, including organising presentation material, recruiting staff to assist;
- To send out information packs, answer general enquiries from prospective volunteers and monitor enquiry and application numbers;
- To run the administrative side of the office, including ensuring sufficient stationery and information pack supplies;
- To maintain health and safety standards;
- Any other task which the Managing Director requests.
- To assist with volunteer recruitment by attending careers fairs and giving presentations as required by the Events and Outreach Co-ordinator.
How To Apply
To apply please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your motivations and experience for the role to email@example.com