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UK Volunteers Coordinator – Full Time.

Join our award-winning team and our unwavering desire to create transformative play opportunities for disadvantaged children, by becoming our next UK Volunteers Coordinator. This full time position is an exceptional opportunity for an exceptional candidate. You’ll work as part of our dedicated team to harness the contribution of our valued volunteers both in the UK and in Uganda and Kenya.

Day-to-day responsibilities will see you travel across the UK to universities and other higher education settings, presenting to students about Project Play – our longstanding, impactful volunteer projects. You will work closely with educational institutions to build relationships, support volunteers as they fundraise and champion the accomplishments of volunteers throughout the year. The role will enable you to manage both UK and international events and you’ll work collaboratively across our small team to achieve and exceed targets.

Our partners are based across the UK, so you will need a full, clean driving licence and access to a car. There will be an opportunity to travel to Uganda/Kenya for up to three months of the year. If you have charity and specifically student fundraising experience, we would love to hear from you. It’s beneficial to have international volunteering and or travel experience too. However, your skills, personality and passion for fundraising are more important to us at Play Action.

Role Description – Volunteers Coordinator

Application Form – Volunteers Coordinator

Please note, you must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role. Please complete the application form and send an up-to-date CV to apply to The closing date for applications is 13:59 on Monday 15th July 2024. We will contact shortlisted applicants to arrange and conduct interviews within a week of the closing date.

Please contact to discuss any queries relating to this role.

UK University Team Leader – Part Time. Voluntary.

Prepare to elevate your university experience with a voluntary role that combines the best aspects of a society committee position, but with even greater rewards. This role is designed to be flexible, accommodating your full-time studies, while offering you a transformative experience that matches your level of dedication. As a Team Leader, you will be the charity ambassador for your University. Your primary responsibilities are to help Play Action recruit a motivated team of passionate students, support them with fundraising events, and put on socials to foster a vibrant atmosphere and a sense of community amongst the team. Your relatability, reliability, and friendly nature will provide a pillar of support and guidance for fellow students who may find this experience completely new and unfamiliar.

You’ll serve as a crucial liaison between the university, the charity, and the team, providing essential information about university funding and assistance. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring the productive presence of Play Action on campus, optimizing our time and impact.

Please note – You must be enrolled to a UK University to apply.

Role Description – Team Leader

Application Form – Team Leader

Please contact to discuss any queries relating to this role.

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