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Administration volunteers needed for Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) in RG1

Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) is a Development Education Centre close to the heart of Reading’s town centre. We work with schools and community groups to raise the profile of global issues and promote action for sustainability, human rights and social justice.

We are seeking to add to our volunteer team by recruiting new office administration support volunteers.

Tasks  will include:

  • answering telephone, transferring calls or taking messages
  • supporting RISC workers with data entry
  • photocopying, laminating,
  • sorting incoming mail and helping with mail-outs.

The role will also involve assisting the Community Facilities Co-ordinator with setting up and packing away meeting rooms and provision of refreshments to users of community meeting space.

Ideal candidates for the role will be computer confident with a good standard of English and good attention to detail.

 

 

 

Contact person firstname
Fiona
Lastname
Grant
Contact person's position
Community Facilities Co-ordinator
Their phone number?
0118 958 6692
Location address line 1
35-39 London Street
Town
Reading
County
Berks
Postcode
RG1 4PS

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Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
AM shift runs 9.30-13.30 and PM shift runs 13.30-17.30
Task type?
Administration
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedKeen learnerPrecise and methodicalGood sense of humour
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From named supervisor who works alongside volunteer
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel; lunch if working whole day
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
Opportunity added on
23 March 2017