Project Assistant

Are you enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to help others? Do you have good communication, IT and administrative skills? If the answer is 'yes' then you could be just the person we're looking for.

We need a Project Assistant to join the Volunteer Centre team and help support projects including South Essex Active Travel.

Project Assistant duties:

Administration - word/excel/database and other administrative tasks

Research - undertake desktop research to support the project and help generate new ideas

Marketing - assisting with developing simple designs of existing materials and creating new materials to promote projects, for example presentations, leaflets

Other duties:

To attend external events and provide a public face for the Volunteer Centre

This role is based at The George Hurd Centre, Audley Way, Basildon SS14 2FL


Good communication and organisation skills

Good IT skills

Team player/ creative/ flexible

Professional telephone manor

Willing to introduce new ideas

Other requirements:

Commitment to volunteer on a regular and ongoing basis

Able to work effectively as part of a team




  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 20/03/2018

End Date: 01/01/2020

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Availability Details

Flexible volunteering role. Ideally we are looking for someone to do a few hours or one full day a week. Preferably on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday but can be flexible.


The George Hurd Centre
Audley Way
SS14 2FL

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