Brixton, Greater London
Unpaid
Voluntary
Job description

Ideal time commitment: 2-3 days a week for initial 3 months. Fixed day is Thursday, other days can be negotiated. 

Responsible to: Volunteer Manager 

 

About Be Enriched: 

Be Enriched helps people struggling with access to services they need, social isolation and hunger. We do this by running a series of regular projects and offering training opportunities that give people food, the chance to learn cooking skills and build community. Last year, over 3,000 people benefited from our projects. 

 

About the role: 

The Volunteer Coordinator Intern will be working with the Volunteer Manager in our Brixton office for 2-3 days a week, assisting with administrative duties in volunteer management. 

This is a great opportunity for someone with previous office experience, and there may be further opportunities for additional paid work within the organisation. 

 

Main tasks and activities include: 

  • Administrative duties and assistance; 

  • Dealing with both outgoing and incoming telephone and email queries; 

  • Assistance in volunteering session management; 

  • Visiting our canteen sessions and speaking with volunteers; 

  • Other duties as required by the Volunteer Manager. 

 

Skills and experience required: 

  • Some previous administrative experience required; 

  • Copywriting and editing experience; 

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word; 

  • Familiarity with event management, Eventbrite experience a bonus; 

  • Ability to work independently in a professional manner. 

 

What you’ll get out of the role: 

  • Experience of working within a professional office environment; 

  • Charity experience with a community-focused not-for-profit; 

  • Stronger administrative experience; 

  • Better understanding of volunteer management, particularly within a small charity; 

  • Possibility of project ownership within the role. 

 

How to apply 

Please submit a CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for this role by clicking "Apply" below. 

Be Enriched is aware of the barriers that can be faced in gaining traditional work experience, particularly for BAME, disabled and trans people. We will give weight to this and will consider caring responsibilities, including parenthood, volunteering, and other non-paid experiences and responsibilities when reviewing your application. 

Posted on: 10 October 2019
Closed date: 30 November 2019
Tags: Admin, Volunteer Management

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