Please help to manage our facilities

Administration volunteers needed for Creating Better Futures in RG2

As a Volunteer Office and Facilities Coordinator, you will be responsible for full maintenance of the office premises, equipment and coordination of facilities. You will work closely with other volunteering teams.

What activities will/could I be involved in?

• Process, log and distribute internal post, assist with providing Reception cover
• Manage and resolve office maintenance issues
• Respond to queries for office facilities, maintain the general office email contact list and office distribution lists.
• Liaise with external contractors, such as cleaning and maintenance
• Assist with ensuring meeting room facilities are set up and functioning as required
• Develop and implementing new office maintenance and coordination systems
• Greet visitors, answer and transfer calls
• Organise the office layout and maintaining supplies of stationery and equipment
• Arrange all repair services for office equipment
• Maintain the condition of the office and arranging for necessary repairs
• Coordinate charity merchandise sold from the office or online, ordering, proofing charity stock

What skills and abilities will I need to have?

• Previous facilities and office coordination experience
• Able to deal with/organise basic repairs and minor defects
• A willingness to be flexible
• Good communication skills: written and verbal English. Good communication skills: written and oral English.
• Interested in developing your skills in the charity sector.

How much time should I offer?

Flexible time commitment depending on what suits you but you will need to be ideally interested in taking on the role for at least 4 months, for a few hours a week.

What are the benefits to me?

• Meeting and working with new and enthusiastic people across the organisation
• Learning new skills. adding volunteering experience to your CV
• Getting more involved in and making a real difference to orphans, vulnerable children and their community in Zimbabwe
• Potential to get more involved with CBF in areas that interest you

We currently have several volunteering roles available, please contact HR details.

Contact person firstname
Razia
Lastname
Parvez
Contact person's position
HR and Business Development Manager
Their phone number?
01183271154
Mobile?
07404466923
Contact instructions?
Please email HR
Location address line 1
First Floor
Line 2
Unit 4
Line 3
Beacontree Plaza, Gillette Way
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG2 0BS

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Administration
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloKeen learner
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Information pack and induction is provided to help familiarise you with the work of the charity and the volunteering team.

Online training resources and mentoring is available.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
• You will be supported by your manager and other team members
• Opportunities to meet and network with staff and fellow volunteers
• Regular updates about CBF’s work, campaigns, events and volunteering developments.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
reasonable out of pocket travel expenses
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
16
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
2
Opportunity added on
20 January 2016