Volunteer Admin Assistant of Volunteers

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We are seeking a reliable individual (or individuals) to assist us in supporting our teams of volunteers who work across our three projects: FareShare Greater Manchester, EMERGE Recycling and Touch Wood, as well as our parent charity, EMERGE 3Rs.

With your organisational skills, you’ll assist the Volunteer Management Team in the administration of our volunteer programmes and help us with the day-to-day operation of the office.

ABOUT EMERGE

We operate three initiatives:

* FareShare Great Manchester - the regional hub of national charity FareShare UK, which redistributes overstocked food to community initiatives and food banks, diverting it from polluting landfill

* Touch Wood - our reclaimed wood workshop, which takes wood destined for landfill or incinerators and prepares it for resale or upcycles it into crafted items

* EMERGE Recycling - a pioneering recycling social enterprise

 

The volunteer administration support role is one of the broadest ranging opportunities we have on offer; being a blend of many working practices, from general administration to assisting with recruitment. You will be working with a diverse range of individuals, from many different types of backgrounds and circumstances, so a friendly attitude and an interest in helping people are advantageous traits for applicants.

Typical tasks include:

* Answering and redirecting phone calls and greeting visitors

* Data entry

* Assisting with monitoring information

* Assisting with preparation of induction sessions

* Undertaking routine tasks, e.g. photocopying, laminating

* Preparing information packs

* Maintaining supplies of flyers and forms used for volunteer recruitment

REQUIREMENTS:

Organised and reliable

Comfortable speaking in person and on the phone in a polite, clear and friendly manner

Strong computer skills; particularly familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Accuracy and attention to detail

Good standard of personal presentation

BENEFITS:

A friendly, inclusive and supportive environment

Attainment / development of a wide range of CV-enhancing transferrable work skills, from admin procedures to interpersonal skills

The opportunity to support a great cause and give something back to your community

Reimbursement of lunch costs and local travel expenses

Work reference available after 3 months in the role
 

ou will be required to complete introductory sessions before you are confirmed in the role.

GETTING TO US

We are just a 15 minute bus ride from Manchester Piccadilly, with our brand new base, Maynard House, located on new Smithfield Market, which is only a few yards off a main arterial route into the city, Ashton Old Road. 

Public Transport
The market site can be easily reached by a number of bus services, with the 219 being the most frequent.
If travelling to us by car, please be aware that many satnav systems wrongly direct drivers to the rear of the market site. Instead, please enter by the main gate on Whitworth Street East (off Ashton Old Road). There is plEnty of free parking on site.

There is a bus stop immediately opposite the main entrance to the market.

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Required Role

Volunteer Admin Assistant of Volunteers

Key responsibilities

Answering and redirecting phone calls and greeting visitors Data input Assisting with monitoring information Assisting with preparation of induction sessions Undertaking routine tasks e.g. photocopying, laminating Preparing information packs Maintaining supplies of flyers, forms used for volunteer recruitment. Answering and redirecting phone calls and greeting visitors.

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  • Verbal Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Being Adaptable
  • Non-judgemental
  • Numeracy
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work
  • Time Management

Desirable Skills

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Confidence
  • Event Planning
  • Initiative
  • Listening
  • Planning and organising
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Event Planning
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Being Adaptable
  • Non-judgemental
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Team Work
  • Giving Feedback Sensitively
  • Time Management
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 12-09-2022

Start Time: 09:00 AM

End Time: 05:00 PM

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Location

Manchester M11 2WJ, UK
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