Ground breaking non Profit film and Television production training project for schools seeks HR guru and People person

Ground breaking non Profit film and Television production training project for schools seeks HR guru and People person

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Strategic mentoring / coaching
  • HR
  • Office and Administration Management
  • Volunteer management
  • Health and safety


National - though London / South East slightly preferable, W1a 1AA
Remote opportunity


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week

Join UKfilmNet, an innovative non-profit in film & TV production training! We're looking for an HR expert who's a true people person. Transform education in media. Visit to learn more!

What will you be doing?

This vital role involves managing and screening volunteers for our groundbreaking non-profit film and TV production training project. You'll be responsible for selecting volunteers based on specific skills criteria, ensuring they align with our mission and values. The key deliverable is a robust and skilled volunteer team that enhances our project's impact. Collaboration with various team members and departments is essential. While the role has defined responsibilities, we welcome flexibility and creativity in achieving these objectives, making the most of your unique skills and ideas.

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent People Skills: Proficient in engaging with people from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating empathy and effective communication.
  • Organizational Proficiency: Highly organized with an acute attention to detail, especially regarding volunteer agreements and documentation.
  • Skill Verification Expertise: Adept at accurately assessing and verifying volunteers' skills, ensuring alignment with project requirements.
  • Extensive HR and Recruitment Experience: Solid background in human resources and recruitment, capable of navigating the complexities of these fields.
  • Motivation and Retention Knowledge: Understands the intricacies of volunteer motivation, reliability, and retention, and employs strategies to maintain a committed volunteer base.

What difference will you make?

UKfilmnet's mission is dedicated to addressing the gap in vocational training within the creative industries for young people. By focusing on practical skills in film and TV production, they provide valuable learning opportunities that are often missing in traditional education settings. This non-profit initiative not only equips young creatives with industry-relevant skills but also nurtures their passion for the arts. As a volunteer HR and People Manager, your role in building and nurturing a strong team is crucial. You'll be supporting a project that offers a unique blend of education and practical experience, shaping the future of the next generation of media professionals. Your contributions will help foster a vibrant community dedicated to the arts, making a tangible difference in the lives of aspiring creatives.

Before you apply

Please consider provide brief responses to the following

  1. Can you describe your experience in HR and recruitment, specifically in a volunteer-driven environment?
  2. How have you managed to maintain organization and attention to detail in previous roles, particularly regarding documentation such as volunteer agreements?
  3. Describe a situation where you had to verify a volunteer's skills for a specific role. How did you approach this verification process?
  4. Can you provide examples of strategies you've used in the past to motivate and retain volunteers?
  5. How do you assess and ensure the reliability of volunteers in a project setting?
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

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