Help welcome our guests and provide admin support!

Reception / Meet and greet volunteers needed for Guide Dogs for the Blind Association in RG7

This volunteering role is a chance to join a team of eight volunteers and six permanent members of staff at Central Office.

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You would be in charge of welcoming guests, passing on any messages to the appropriate members of staff in a timely manner and undertaking general admin tasks such as handling incoming deliveries and booking meeting rooms.

This is a part time role, particularly Wednesday 1-5pm and Friday 1-5pm plus some potential holiday cover.

We are looking for reliable and punctual individuals with the ability to work independently.

Good interpersonal skills are a must and you should be willing to work in an environment with dogs.

You will receive ongoing support from the team and a basic induction to Guide Dogs and the role.

Contact person firstname
Philippa
Lastname
Hall
Contact person's position
Volunteering Consultant
Their phone number?
01189 838 244
Contact instructions?
9am-5pm weekdays
Location address line 1
Reading Road
Line 2
Burghfield Common
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG7 3YG

Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
Part-time
What times and days of the week?
Wed PMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Reception / Meet and greet
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedPrecise and methodicalSociableCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
A brief introduction to Guide Dogs and the role
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Ongoing support from the team
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Guide Dogs will cover all out of pocket expenses at your request
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
2