Children's Centre Administrative Support Volunteer

The main role of the Administrative Support Volunteer is to assist in the efficient running of the children's centre and to help welcome families and give them the information they need about services.  The volunteer will assist administrative staff employed by Thurrock Children's Centre.

Welcoming families and visitors, information-giving and answering queries.

Explaining the registration process and helping families to complete the registration form.

Contacting families in advance of appointments to confirm attendance.

Providing refreshments for meetings and ensuring public areas are tidy.

Helping to prepare and distribute surveys and evaluations.

Undertaking basic admin duties, e.g. filing, copying, answering telephones.


Have a friendly, welcoming approach.

An ability to engage with people of all ages and backgrounds.

Good listening skills.

Good basic admin skills or willingness to learn.

To be able to be polite and friendly at all times.


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reimbursement of agreed expenses
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    Relevant training opportunities
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    Other commitments as set out in the Volunteer Welcome Pack

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 02/08/2018

End Date: 02/08/2021

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Availability Details

Times to be agreed with the Children's Centre Manager before volunteering


Aveley Children's Centre Aveley Primary School Stifford Road Aveley Essex RM15 4AA

Chadwell Children's Centre Claudian Way Chadwell St. Mary Grays Essex RM16 4QE

East Tilbury Village Hall East Tilbury Recreation Club Princess Avenue East Tilbury Essex RM18 8ST

Ockendon Children's Centre 2a Afton Drive South Ockendon Essex RM15 5PA

Purfleet Children's Centre Centurion Way Purfleet Essex RM19 1QA

Stanford Children's Centre Copland Road Stanford-leHope Essex SS17 0DF

Stifford Children's Centre Parker Road Grays Essex RM17 5YN

Thameside Children's Centre Thameside Primary School Manor Road Grays Essex RM17 6EF

Tilbury Children's Centre Anchor Field London Road Tilbury Essex RM18 8EY

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