Our volunteer groups around the UK are supported by a dedicated team of RDA UK staff and volunteers and we are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join us. Take a look at our current vacancies – and we look forward to hearing from you.
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RDA UK Volunteer Vacancies
RDA UK has a fantastic team of talented and dedicated volunteers with invaluable knowledge and expertise, supporting the work of RDA at national, regional and county levels. Below are some of our current volunteer vacancies.
If you are looking to volunteer or support your local group, please find them here.
Regional Chair – Please email Faye (details at bottom) to find out if there is a vacancy near you.
The Regional Chair is a vital volunteer position that provides development and direction to RDA groups within the region of West & Central Scotland.
This role provides an excellent opportunity to use your leadership skills and will enable you to drive wide impact to RDA groups across the whole of your Region. We are looking for a professional with managerial experience who is reliable, warm and empathetic with the ability to motivate others. Experience of chairing meetings would be an advantage along with strong organisational and listening skills.
The Regional Chair;
- Provides opportunities to influence the wider RDA community: within the Region and to National Office
- Proactively consults with the region’s groups and members, ensuring collaborative involvement in decisions and actions.
- Works closely with National Office, Regional Volunteers and Groups.
- Encourages high quality recruitment, induction and training of volunteers at all levels, from groups to Counties and across the Region.
Why take on a RDA UK position? You will:
- Make a big difference right across the RDA community
- Have the opportunity to gain new skills or further develop existing ones
- Learn more about RDA and how we work
- Get to meet and understand the impact of our work on our incredible participants and volunteers.
- Be able to add this substantial role to your CV
For more information please contact Faye McKenning, Volunteer Development 01926 405966 email@example.com
Our commitment to Equality in our Workforce
At RDA, we believe in creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued and respected. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants regardless of their background and status which includes their age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We strive to ensure that we have a welcoming and supportive workplace that enables all employees to thrive and contribute to their fullest potential and encourage all qualified candidates to apply for our open positions and join us in building a diverse and inclusive team. We believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all employees and our service users.
We encourage applicants who are from underrepresented groups with protected characteristics, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best candidate. As a Disabled people led organisation, we especially welcome applications from Disabled people and/or people with long term health conditions.
RDA is proud to also be a member of the Disability Confident Scheme. This means we will:
- Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
- Communicate and promote vacancies
- Offer an interview for Disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
- Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required
- Support any existing employee who acquires a Disability or long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work