Administrative Assistant Volunteer

Volunteer Administrative Assistant Role Description
Role Title: Volunteer Administrative Assistant
Hours: Up to 6 hours weekly
Accountable to: Service Manager
Responsible to: Administrative Officer
Status: Volunteer
Base: 39 Aberdeen Walk, Scarborough

Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Mind is a registered charity, providing support to adults and young people (16 years +) with mental health problems in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale.

Purpose
To provide administrative assistance.

Main Duties
To work as part of the admin team to:
• Letter writing, typing, photocopying, filing, emailing, shredding etc
• Monitoring and recording of equality and diversity data
• Information sharing
• Conducting service user and volunteer exit surveys and logging information
• Entering data into database
• To assist admin team to collect, open and distribute incoming mail and to prepare outgoing mail for posting
• Stocktaking

Time Commitment
• We are looking for people who can provide up to 6 hours weekly

• The work will be done in our office

Skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
• Commitment to work in compliance with policies and procedures
• Reliability

Training and Support
• You will be given induction training into the various aspects of the work and our organisation
• You will receive ongoing support throughout your volunteering

Reimbursement of expenses
• Agreed out of pocket and travel expenses will be reimbursed
Benefits to volunteer
• The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping vulnerable people in your community
• Boost confidence and develop team related soft skills
• The opportunity of meeting new people and working as part of a dedicated team
• Valuable experience of volunteering that you can add to your CV and we can provide references for employment or education applications

Application Procedure
• Application Form
• Induction training
• Informal interview
• References (2) and DBS

Skills or experience required?:

• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
• Commitment to work in compliance with policies and procedures
• Reliability

You will require?: Criminal Record Check (DBS)
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Admin & office
Type(s) of cause supported: Mental health
Where is the opportunity located?: Ryedale, Scarborough
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: Up to 6 hours per week
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening