Database Support Assistant Volunteer Roles in Newcastle
Children of Voices is a hugely respected charitable organisation helping to improve the lives of young people and their families through genuine care, love, and support.
We are currently seeking a volunteer Personal Assistant/Office Manager. This role is ideal for an individual with experience as a P.A./Manager looking to work within the charity sector.
Responsibilities typically include:
Acting as a first point of contact for enquiries: (email/calendar management and phone calls, managing diaries
Typing, compiling, and preparing reports, presentations, and correspondence.
Miscellaneous tasks to support the CEO which will vary according to projects and tasks but could include fundraising, event planning, social media, community outreach, press & PR.
Managing databases and filing systems.
Implementing and maintaining procedures/policies & administrative systems
Forming a relationship with our clients as they are part of the community.
Essential skills for this role are:
Organization skills: The ability to prioritize tasks, manage time, and keep track of deadlines is crucial.
Communication skills: should be able to communicate effectively in writing.
Attention to detail: the ability to pick up on small details can prevent costly mistakes from occurring.
Problem-solving skills: the ability to identify and resolve problems quickly and efficiently.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a worthy cause. The organisation has a warm and friendly atmosphere and will be extremely rewarding for the candidate.
Prior to submitting your application for this position, we suggest you visit our website to gain a better understanding of our organisation and our mission.
An exciting and unique internship opportunity to work closely with key senior operational staff in a respected UK international development charity; this position has strong vocational content for anyone looking to break into the international development sector with future possibilities of progression into roles within the UK and/or Madagascar.
The post holder will gain hands-on experience in international development, and understanding and skills across a wide range of duties associated with programmes development, corporate fundraising, volunteer coordination, and practical charity management.
The internship spans a minimum of six months and is a remote role. The diversity of activities that will be undertaken provides training for an early-career development professional who can effectively and efficiently deal with a comprehensive range of tasks related to the complex world of overseas development work.
Reporting to: Programmes & Funding Coordinator, Managing Director
Commitment: Part-time, two days a week for a minimum of six months
Salary: N/A (voluntary)
Supporting the Programmes & Funding Coordinator in securing trust and foundation funding, which will include: performing donor research; drafting, proofreading, and editing grant applications and reports (in part or in full); and ad hoc administration relating to donor management.
Supporting the International Volunteer Coordinator in the running of the charity’s volunteering programmes, which will include: researching new avenues for marketing; maintaining volunteer databases; correspondence with volunteers and partners; and creative evaluation of materials and resources given to volunteers.
Supporting the Corporate Liaison Officer to secure corporate funding, which will include: researching potential donor companies; supporting corporate facing marketing materials; and supporting creation of report and proposal materials.
Supporting the Managing Director to ensure the smooth running of the organisation, which will include: preparing financial reports and documentation; note taking at trustees’ meetings; supporting development of policy and procedural documentation; building on fundraising and networking opportunities; and supporting the recruitment process.
It should be noted that the successful candidate will take on a variety of tasks outlined above. While SEED Madagascar will make every attempt to tailor the tasks to the post-holder’s desired area of experience, this will be balanced by the priorities of the organisation.
Hold or be studying towards an undergraduate degree in or relating to international development (or have equivalent professional/experiential background).
Knowledge and/or keen interest in development and/or conservation issues facing least developed countries such as Madagascar; previous experience living or working in a developing country would be an asset.
Knowledge and/or keen interest in at least one of SEED Madagascar’s four core areas (community health; sustainable livelihoods; environmental conservation; and education infrastructure); previous experience of community-based work would be an asset.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to gather and assimilate information from various sources, compile documents (reports and proposals), and identify lessons learnt and best practice.
Sound ability to adapt material for different audiences.
Be able to conduct internet research.
Be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Be able to financially support themselves for the duration of their internship as there is no stipend available for travel or sustenance.
Strong written English is essential, French and/or Malagasy would be an asset.
Be willing to take on mundane tasks such as scanning and photocopying where necessary.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We're for a backend dev, with machine learning experience and a curiosity to try new things to join a great team on an exciting project.
- NestJS tech stack
- SQL for database
- Python or R
- ML framework (PyTorch, tensor flow)
- Experience with dating algorithms or recommendation system
Soft skill for both
- Good communicator (very essential)
- Willing to Experiment
Hit us up if you think you fit the bill!