Role: Volunteer Recruitment Admin Support
Pay: £9.50 per hour (Living Wage Employer)
Hours of work: 25 hours (3 days per week, flexible)
Job Placement Summary: Duties will include answering queries over the telephone and via email, arranging appointments and interviews, liaising with Universities and Colleges, general administrative tasks.
What are the benefits?
- Work experience in administrative support which will complement your CV
- Be part of a team to support service users within the community
What activities will I be involved in?
- Liaising with Universities and Colleges as required
- Updating digital system with case notes from volunteers
- Contacting volunteer applicants to arrange interviews
- Take minutes at volunteer meetings
- Assist Service Managers with the volunteer recruitment process
- Answering queries from potential volunteers via email and over the telephone
- Support Service Managers at promotional events at Universities and Colleges within the West Midlands
Essential skills, experience & qualifications:
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Ability to liaise with staff, volunteers and external service users
- Can work on own initiative and within a team
- Has the ability to prioritise own workload
- Friendly, approachable and keen to learn new skills
Details of employability support (training opportunities/mentor):
The trainee will, as part of their role, undertake a wrap-around 6-month programme of employability and developmental training, delivered by Charityworks – the UK non-profit sector’s talent programme with over a decade of experience supporting young people to kickstart their career to create social change. Learning together with their Kickstart peers across the charity sector, all sharing similar values and career motivations, this programme will be similar in approach to the national Charityworks scheme (www.charity-works.co.uk).
It will comprise a range of onboarding support, skills sessions aimed at developing employability, national conferences, group workshops, peer coaching and practical toolkits all delivered through the Charityworks Digital Learning Platform. Charityworks are currently exploring the possibility for the Kickstart Learning Programme to be an endorsed ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) opportunity, and for them to be able to offer in real life delivery as and when government restrictions allow.
If you interested in this role, you can apply for roles advertised via the Kickstart Scheme by speaking to your Work Coach at your local Job Centre to request a referral.