Operations Manager/Coordinator for the Volunteer Center, Elderly Care
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Head of unit, public administration
Work model On location
Are you the one?
The volunteer center is an association whose purpose is to conduct befriending services in the Umeå conurbation under organized forms and based on identified social needs. The association shall identify and offer non-profit social efforts to residents of Umeå (currently within the conurbation) and meeting places that stimulate community in order to increase the quality of life for the individual. The association must also recruit and train volunteers. The volunteer center is located at Sjuan's meeting place, Mariehem. Please read more about our business here. Now we are looking for you to lead the work at the volunteer center. Are you who we are looking for? Job duties As a coordinator, you lead and coordinate the work at the Volunteer Center. You work on behalf of the association's board, which consists of the Red Cross and four pensioners' associations SKPF, PRO, SPF and RPG, and in close collaboration with civil society. In the role, you work to, and in collaboration with others, increase knowledge and awareness of what society's voluntary efforts mean for the individual and society at large. You are responsible for all volunteers with different areas of responsibility. The duties will include, among other things: recruit volunteers, train volunteers, draw up an annual business plan and be responsible for the implementation of decided activities, cooperate with the voluntary organisations, marketing of the business. In addition to that, you have an important role in developing and coordinating the activities and creating a positive cooperative climate together with the volunteers at the volunteer centre. About you To succeed in this role, you have a relevant university education, for example in behavioral science, social work, social science or care and social care. We see it as positive if you also have some form of management or leadership training. You have previous experience of municipal operations as well as practical experience of cooperation between different actors. You have knowledge of the elderly target group and we see it as positive if you have experience in the non-profit sector. You are a committed and driven person with a will and an interest in working for the target group of the elderly. You have a good ability to make use of other people's experience and engage and inspire people. You enjoy working independently, but you also find it easy to collaborate and are good at seeing new opportunities. Follow Umeå Municipality on Linkedin. You can either attach your CV and cover letter or fill in your details in the application form. About Umeå municipality Umeå municipality is the region's largest employer with over 13,000 employees. The municipality has approximately 440 managers and the operation is divided into eight administrations. Our jobs and our value base are based on citizen focus, openness, trust and continuous improvement. Umeå is a cultural city in constant development. In order to meet the goal of 200,000 inhabitants in 2050, we need more people working for growth and welfare. We know that differences enrich and welcome everyone to apply for a job with us. In the next ten years, we will hire around a thousand employees every year. Do you want to become one of us? Here you can find out what it's like to live and live in Umeå: https://www.gatewayumea.se/sv/move-to-umea Umeå municipality is part of three administrative areas for Finnish, Meänkieli and Sami www.umea.se/minoriteter. As an employee with us in Umeå municipality, you can take advantage of a number of benefits. Take advantage of our benefits https://umea.se/jobbochforetagande/jobbochpraktik/kommunensomarbetsgivare/varaformaner.4.1b4d24fb1752122eb843bf.html Do you sell ads or offer recruitment support? Please do not contact the municipality about it! We select and contact the companies we collaborate with ourselves.
Why you should work with us!

Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.

Application due date 2024-06-03
About the employer
Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.
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