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Why join us?

We bring people together to overcome society’s most complex issues, building stronger communities through the power of volunteering. We work with local communities, turning local knowledge and energy into action and progress. And because we’re a national charity, we do this at scale.

We want our teams to reflect the breadth and diversity of the communities we work with. We live our values in everything we do and honour the commitments we’ve made to our employees and volunteers to keep our culture of openness, positivity, flexibility, support and inclusivity at the forefront of everything we do.

But it isn’t just about how our teams work together, it’s also about the pride we take in treating people with respect, trust, and compassion. That’s why we hold ourselves to account with our values-based recruitment approach, a candidate charter and ways of working that create a positive, open and supportive place to enable each member of our team to make their best contribution From flexible working to salary transparency, creating a compassionate and inclusive culture to unlimited leave, we’re serious about being the employer each of us has always wanted to work for.

Here is more information about our values, candidate charter and a set of promises so you know what to expect when applying for one of the job opportunities listed below.


Our values and Candidate Charter

We hold ourselves to account not only for ourselves but our teammates. That’s why in 2021 we launched our Candidate Charter, setting out our commitments to any potential job candidate to make sure you can show your best self during the recruitment process.

Our Values:

Download our Candidate Charter

Show the Salary

We’ve pledged to #ShowTheSalary for every single job role we advertise, alongside consistent pay scales for roles at all levels of the organisation. We’re proud to be helping build pay equality and an expectation of transparency within the Third Sector. Because we’re all on the same team and we do our best work together when we trust and respect one another.

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Disability Confident

Volunteering Matters are proud to be part of the Disability Confident Scheme, as we are committed to making this an open, inclusive and enjoyable place to work for all of us. The Disability Confident Scheme is part of our continued commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work, so everyone can benefit from a more diverse workforce and an open, welcoming workplace.

The Promise to young people in Scotland

After the merger with ProjectScotland and Get the Gen in 2021, Volunteering Matters are more committed than ever to ensuring that care experienced young people in Scotland have the same opportunities for social action and personal growth, regardless of circumstance.


Interested in joining the team?

If what you’ve read so far makes you interested in joining Volunteering Matters, well then fantastic! To take your next step to join the organisation, take a look below for more information about our current career opportunities.

Our jobs and other charity jobs also appear on Charity Job.

Note: if you apply for a role with us, we’ll retain your contact details including your name, address, email address and phone number to help us manage your application for up to 6 months. We won’t use your personal data for any other purpose or share it with any third party. You can contact us at any point to update your personal information, or ask us to delete it from our records.

Engagement Manager (Blaenau Gwent)

Engagement Manager
3 Year Contract
Job Ref: V473
28 hours
Salary: £25,000(FTE)
Start date: ASAP
Location: Homebased (travel within Blaenau Gwent)
Closing date: 4th December 2023
Interview date and Location: W/C 11th December, Microsoft Teams

Rheolwr Ymgysylltu (Blaenau Gwent)

Rheolwr Ymgysylltu
Cytundeb am 3 mlynedd
Cyfeirnod swydd: V473
28 awr
Cyflog: £25,000 (cyfwerth llawn amser)
Dyddiad dechrau: cyn gynted â phosib
Lleoliad: Wedi’i seilio o’r cartref (efo teithio o gwmpas Blaenau Gwent)
Dyddiad cau: 4 Rhagfyr 2023
Dyddiad y cyfweliad a lleoliad: 13 Rhagfyr, Microsoft Teams

Volunteer Opportunity (Ipswich)

Volunteer Opportunity
Hours: 1 hour per week
Where: Travel around Ipswich required
Expenses paid (£30 per month)
Start Date: ASAP

Grandmentors Volunteer Co-Ordinator (Milton Keynes)

Volunteer Co-Ordinator  
Permanent Contract
Job Ref: V383
Hours/Days per week: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,000
Start date: ASAP
Location: Hybrid (Milton Keynes)
Closing date: 3rd December 2023
Interview date and Location: W/C 4th December 2023, in person