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Active Volunteering Manager - Altrincham Leisure Centre - Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Trafford Leisure
Altrincham, Greater Manchester
£28,000 - £32,000 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

Job Details

Active Volunteering Manager - Altrincham Leisure Centre - Altrincham, Greater Manchester 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Trafford Leisure team. We are a Leading Leisure provider across Trafford and we work together to get the people of Trafford to move more everyday!

Trafford Leisure is a community interest company. We exist to benefit the Trafford community and we are committed to being a responsible and sustainable employer.   We are the largest operator of sport and leisure facilities in Trafford, operating nine indoor facilities, one golf course and driving range and 31 outdoor football pitches, attracting over 2 million visits and employing a workforce of over 300 people. Our team support, guide and motivate people and communities to get healthy and be active and we want YOU to become part of this fantastic team.

This is a pivotal point in our evolution as Trafford Council invest millions of pounds into the 5 main indoor leisure facilities in Trafford over the next 5 years. The ambitious investment program will see the portfolio of centres transformed into fit for purpose, accessible, inspiring spaces under a new brand of  for future generations to come. Alongside this we need to ensure we have a developed a committed team across Trafford Leisure to allow us to continue delivering the best service to our customer to help create opportunities for them to move more and live longer, healthier, happier lives.

The Role

The Active Volunteering Manger will play a key role to bring Trafford Leisure’s vision to life as well as contribute to wider strategic outcomes.

You will be responsible for developing our volunteer value proposition and delivering inspirational volunteer opportunities supporting people to live more active lives whilst always ensuring a first-class volunteer experience.

You will work closely with staff across the business and be well connected and engaged with external stakeholders, acting as the first point of reference on volunteering process and policy, identifying volunteer opportunities both with our centres and with the community, leading our volunteer recruitment, induction, training, support, engagement, and retention. he heart

We are looking for a motivated, proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our team at an exciting period of change for Trafford Leisure.  To be successful in this 12-month fixed term contract (continuation subject to funding) you must have relevant experience of working with volunteers, working in partnership with other organisations, as well as knowledge of health inequality.

If you have a passion for improving people’s health and wellbeing, helping communities build connections and excellent interpersonal skills, then this could be role for you!

Working Hours: 39 hours per week       

Location: Your primary location will be Head Office although you would be expected to work from our various sites across Trafford and we are happy to work flexibly with you.

What you can expect from us?

Our business is led by a small, passionate and professional group of individuals.  We work together to support and lead our dedicated teams across the organisation which despite its size and number of locations has a fantastic family feel.  As one of its strongest assets, we focus our attention on the people we employ, by providing training and continual development, only through this can we achieve the high levels of service and provision to our customers.

As well as training and development as a Trafford Leisure employee you will be rewarded with;

  • £28 – 32K (dependant on experience)
  • A progressive, structured and supportive environment in which to work
  • Pension scheme
  • 32 days holiday, raising incrementally to 38 days after 5-years’ service, (including 8 bank holiday’s and 2 Trafford Leisure days)
  • Company sick pay
  • Health and Ride 2 Work schemes
  • Complementary Fitness Membership for you
  • Heavily discounted Fitness Membership for up to 5 of your Family & Friends saving each person up to £300 a year
  • Employee health scheme through SimplyHealth and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, including 24/7 access to a GP and Confidential Counselling, Employee Assistant Programme and as an employee could claim back up to £1150 per year of healthcare costs
  • Access to the Perk at Work Discount scheme
  • Access to Manchester Credit Union for savings and loans


Equality, equity, diversity and inclusion (EEDI)

Equality, equity, diversity and inclusion is critical for the success of Trafford Leisure and the achievement of our vision. We aspire to being a diverse, inclusive and responsible employer as we recognise that having a diverse workforce is essential to bringing fresh ideas and perspectives to our organisation, so we particularly welcome applications from minority, marginalised and diverse groups, and we in turn promise a fair and unbiased recruitment process.

The Next Steps

We’re looking to appoint as soon as possible, so if this sounds like the perfect role for you, don’t delay, apply TODAY by completing an application form and attaching your CV!

We do not accept speculative CV from Agencies and any CV’s received will be treated as a gift.


Trafford Leisure employs a team of over 500 friendly, fully qualified staff who can ensure that whatever your leisure goal, you can achieve it in an enjoyable way. Trafford Leisure is all about, 'More People, More Active, More Often' and with the vast array of leisure activities we provide we have something to offer everyone from toddlers through to seniors to achieve this.

Trafford Leisure currently operates the major leisure facilities in Trafford, and is a non-profit distributing organisation, meaning any surplus that is generated is reinvested back into the facilities it operates. This reinvestment allows the company and the facilities to constantly grow and improve to the benefit of our users.

The cornerstone of the Trafford Leisure operation is its provision of excellent customer care, through you the customers, our expert staff and continual monitoring of the products and services we offer, we are ever progressing to meet your ever changing needs.

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