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Volunteering Participation Officer

Volunteer Now is seeking to recruit a team member responsible for promoting and developing youth volunteering, youth social action and supporting volunteer involving organisations as they involve young people as volunteers.

Salary Range: NJC pt 20-25 £25,991-£29,577 p.a.

Hours of Employment: 35 hours per week (reasonable hours outside of this are required to fulfil the obligations associated with the post).

Contract of Employment: Fixed Term contract for one year from start date (with possible extension subject to funding).

Location: NI wide programme with office base available in Belfast (please note that this post is based in Belfast but will require travel throughout Northern Ireland).  A hybrid working policy is in place to facilitate home working as part of this post.

Applicants will have a relevant qualification (degree level) or three years’ experience in supporting young people within the last 5 years.

To apply, please download:

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

Completed applications should be returned to

Closing date for applications: Friday 22 September at 12.00 pm.

It is anticipated interviews will take place the week commencing 25 September (subject to change).


Volunteer Now is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To view Volunteer Now’s policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders, click here.

This role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check (with Children’s Barred List check).

Volunteer Now adheres to the Access NI Code of Practice available at and the Access NI Policy on Data Handling available at (or available on request).

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