Volunteer Vacancies

Published on 02/05/2019

Headquarters VCC

Executive Officer (Training)

The Volunteer Cadet Corps (VCC) is a MOD sponsored Royal Navy cadet organisation based in RN and Royal Marines establishments, and consists of the Royal Naval VCC and Royal Marines VCC.  

The VCC is now looking for a new Executive Officer (Training) (XO(T)) to join its headquarters and be a strategic lead member of the senior leadership team.  This adult volunteer role is responsible for the safe, compliant and effective delivery of the VCC’s training syllabus across the organisation, liaising and advising unit training officers as required.  XO(T) is also responsible for overseeing the health and safety of the VCC and continually looking at ways to improve the cadet and adult volunteer experience.

A detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) is attached here.

HQVCC is based in the Portsmouth area so ideally the successful applicant either lives in this area or is able and willing to travel on a relatively frequent basis, although many activities will take place in the virtual environment.  Travel to other VCC units on an occasional basis will also be required.  Reasonable travel expenses will be refunded in accordance with the VCC’s travel and expenses policy.

This is a uniformed cadet force adult volunteer role with no remuneration, and the ideal candidate may be an existing CFAV or Service Helper, or former regular/reserve personnel who has left service within the past five years.  The rank for the successful applicant will be discussed upon appointment but is expected to be SLt/Lt RNVCC or Lt/Capt RMVCC.  Transfers from other UKCFs and non-commissioned CFAVs will be considered.

Applications for this volunteer role are now invited.  Applicants are to send their CV and a brief covering letter (explaining why they think they are suitable) to DComd VCC via email (hq@volunteercadetcorps.org).  Prospective applicants are also invited to contact the VCC for an informal discussion prior to applying and further information about the VCC is available from our website.

Closing date: 28 February 2021


Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

The VCC is now looking for a new Diversity and Inclusion Advisor (DIA) to join its headquarters.  This adult volunteer role is responsible for providing advice and support for all matters relating to inclusive leadership, equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across the VCC. The DIA will champion diversity and work with the Executive Council of the VCC to cultivate a diverse and inclusive culture across the VCC.

A detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) is attached here.

Applications for this volunteer role are now invited.  Applicants are to send their CV and a brief covering letter (explaining why they think they are suitable) to DComd VCC via email (hq@volunteercadetcorps.org).  Prospective applicants are also invited to contact the VCC for an informal discussion prior to applying and further information about the VCC is available from our website.

Closing date: 28 February 2021


Senior Logistics Officer

The VCC is now looking for a new Senior Logistics Officer to join its headquarters. This adult volunteer role is responsible for managing the HQVCC central stores (ensuring that items are secure, maintained and issued properly) and assisting with the sourcing and procurement of articles in support of HQ and VCC units.

A detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) is attached here.

Applications for this volunteer role are now invited.  Applicants are to send their CV and a brief covering letter (explaining why they think they are suitable) to the Executive Officer (Support) at the address in the ToR (email applications are preferred).  Prospective applicants are also invited to contact the VCC for an informal discussion prior to applying and further information about the VCC is available from our website.