Programmes Officer

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 1 month ago

The Kids Network

Job Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated, personable, strong communicator who is passionate about mentoring and volunteer recruitment.

Job Description

As our Programmes Officer you will be bringing in amazing volunteers to support the children in our network live the lives they deserve. You will implement our volunteer recruitment strategy, leading on outreach activity and overseeing the journey of prospective volunteers from application to active mentoring.

You will be organised, proactive, and personable, conducting interviews with prospective volunteer mentors, building external relationships and managing data and CRM systems.

5 days a week (35 hours)

Some weekend and evening work required


  • Flexible working policy

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Option for 2 Mental Health days

  • 25 days annual leave entitlement

  • Option to swap bank holidays for other religious holidays

  • Team Socials

  • Birthdays bonus day off

  • Personal development budget

  • Working with a values led, supportive and fun team

  • See the impact we have on children every day

The Kids Network is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check.

You can find out more about our commitment to anti-oppression on our website.

Job Requirements


  • Track record of manging and developing processes effectively,

  • Strong organisation and administration skills,

  • Excellent relationship building skills, ideally demonstrated through work with volunteers,

  • Ability to be solution focused and self-motivating, and be accountable for your own work,

  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to communicate to a range of audiences with impact,

  • Demonstrable attention to detail,

  • Excellent IT skills with ability to use spreadsheets, emails and databases effectively,

  • Non-judgemental, self-motivated, pro-active, compassionate and solution focused.


  • Track record of recruiting volunteers effectively or staff in an HR setting,

  • Experience in following safeguarding processes and foundation level in child protection,

  • Experience using Salesforce.

Job Overview

  • Job Title: Programmes Officer
  • Salary: £25k-£30k
  • Hours:
    Full time
  • Role: Marketing & Digital
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date: Mon, 11 Sep 2023

  • Location:


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