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Administration volunteer needed for Reading Refugee Support Group in RG1

Reading Refugee Support Group works to achieve the vision of an inclusive society where refugees and asylum seekers of all cultural backgrounds are treated with the same dignity and respect that we all enjoy; where their essential needs are met; and where they are entitled, enabled and confident to engage with and benefit from the wider community.

We are seeking a volunteer to join our friendly and often busy office team, you would be supporting us by:

  • answering the phone
  • taking messages
  • booking caseworker appointments
  • showing clients in to Caseworker office
  • occasional filing/copying or scanning
  • help with small amounts of post.

We usually ask our volunteers for a commitment of a minimum of 4 hours per week.

Contact person firstname
Claire Harris, Office Manager and Volunteer Co-ordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01189505356
Contact instructions?
Contact by email
Location address line 1
1st Floor
Line 2
RISC 35-39 London Street
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 4PS

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Tue AMWed AMThu AM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Administration
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedPatientCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Training on how to use telephone, calendar system.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Regular volunteer meetings
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Expenses are available to volunteers volunteering over 4 hours a day.
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
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?
1
Opportunity added on
1 February 2019