Volunteering Strategy Implementation Lead (Ref SUS3175)

£31,683 per annum pro rata

Base: Any Sustrans Office or Homeworking

Up to 30 hours per week

Initial home working may be expected due to office closures during current C19 restrictions

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant.

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference – creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together!

About the Role

We now have an excellent opportunity for you to support, guide and inspire our UK-wide volunteering teams on implementing and embedding our five year volunteering strategy. Please click here for more information: www.sustrans.org.uk/media/8988/sustrans-volunteering-five-year-strategy-summary.pdf

Acting as a professional senior lead for volunteering, you will provide expert advice and support for all staff managing volunteers and deputise for the Head of Volunteering as required.

You will also manage programmes of work including a focus on inclusion and diversity and a review of IT and digital systems

About You

We believe in working collaboratively, so are looking for someone with a track record of building productive relationships.

You will be someone who thinks strategically and creatively and is a natural influencer, with the ability to inspire people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

If this is you and you also have experience of volunteering project and programme creation, initiation, management and delivery we would love to hear from you!


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Friday 28 May 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Monday 14 June 2021.

Should Sustrans receive an overwhelming number of applications for this vacancy, the decision may be taken to close it earlier than the advertised closing date, so please ensure your application is submitted as soon as possible.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at www.sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We have a dedicated programme working across the organisation to ensure we do this quickly and with excellence.

We actively encourage applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. Sustrans is open to adapting to your needs.