Administration Assistant - VE 2

An opportunity has arisen to work with the Volunteer Co-ordinator and other volunteers, promoting the various opportunities available on the Volunteer Essex database to the general public.

The role would involve liaising directly with the general public and working in partnership with other organisations with regard to available volunteering opportunities.

We are looking for a friendly outgoing volunteer with excellent communication skills, who is capable of working on their own initiative, as well as part of a team.  This is a varied and interesting opportunity, providing support to the Volunteer Centre Co-ordinator.

Duties may also include:

Maintaining up to date records of enquiries and current volunteer roles.

Making contact with local voluntary and community groups by e-mail or telephone.

Monitoring feedback from service users.

Volunteers must be confident when dealing with members of the public, adhering fully to the RRAVS confidentiality policy.

How can volunteering benefit you?

Experience working within the charity sector.

Experience to add to you CV, to be followed by a reference after a qualifying period.


This role would suit a person with an outgoing personality, who has an enthusiastic approach to helping others find their perfect volunteering opportunity.  

Confidentiality is also a key aspect of this role as is an understanding nature.

General administration skills.

Full training and support will be provided.

Good basic knowledge of computers would be an advantage but is not a necessity.

Ability to work independently and also as part of a team.

Good communication skills and a friendly personality.

The ability to multi task.

A friendly and approachable manner.

Patient and understanding.


  • 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: 22/01/2019

End Date: 22/01/2021

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Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Generally this role would be for one or two days a week, from 9.45 am - 2.15 pm approximately. It is possible to assist in this role, every other week and at special events, please contact us for further details. Working in Rayleigh Town Centre.


Civic Suite
2 Hockley Road

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