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Join our office administration team

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 a volunteer to join our office team. The main duties are answering the telephone, dealing with customer enquiries, directing calls or taking messages. The role will also involve supporting RISC workers with data entry, research, photocopying, laminating, book-binding & mail-outs and other general office duties.

A friendly helpful manner is essential to this role. Some computer work will be required so confidence with using computers will be needed as will good English language skill and attention to detail.

Contact person firstname
Michele Atkins, Centre Facilities Co-ordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 958 6692
Location address line 1
35-39 London Street
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 4PS

Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
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 AMTue PMWed AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Morning 9.30 am - 1.30 pm
Afternoon 1.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Task type?
Administration
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a specific roleHappy to work solo
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job training provided.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Support provided by line manager and other staff.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel expenses paid.
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?
4
Opportunity added on
2 October 2019