Recruitment Volunteer

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

We need recruitment volunteers to join the Volunteer Centre team to help match potential volunteers with the right volunteer roles.

Recruitment Volunteer Duties:


  • Deal with enquiries from potential volunteers and provide information and advice to help them to find the right volunteer role.
  • Register potential volunteers on the Volunteer Essex Website where necessary.
  • Refer suitable volunteers to recruiting organisations
  • Follow up referrals with volunteers and recruiting organisations
  • Record progress and outcomes of referrals on designated systems.


  • Upload organisation / opportunity details to the Volunteer Essex website
  • Contact recruiting organisations on a regular basis to check accuracy of existing opportunities.
  • Generate new volunteering opportunities by promoting the volunteer centre services to local charities and organisations

Other Duties

  • To provide general administrative support to the Volunteer Centre Co-ordinator.
  • 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


  • Able to manage and organise own workload
  • Able to work effectively without direct supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Good IT Skills

  • Experience
  • Previous office / administrative / customer services / recruitment experience would be desirable but is not essential.


  • Working knowledge of databases and MS Office Applications. (Some training will be provided)

  • Other Requirements
  • Commitment to volunteer on a regular and ongoing basis.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Flexible
  • Self-motivated


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    From Borough boundary only
  • 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: 27/03/2018

End Date: 27/03/2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Minimum commitment of 1/2 a day a week ideally on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Additional hours would be welcomed and could be more flexible.


This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford

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