Hackney, Greater London
Unpaid role
Job description

Bridge the gap-families in need cic is a mutual aid organisation based in Hackney set up to support families and their children in need. We aim to provide a non discriminatory service to families and their children enabling all to feel comfortable. We would love for you to join our warm and friendly team and play a part in creating our future. 


Purpose of the role

  • To provide administrative support to Bridge the Gap families in need as required.

  • To support the efficient administration of the Bridge the Gap families in need Projects. 

Role Description

  • General office duties including word-processing, photocopying, filing and mailing.

  • To undertake administrative duties in relation to the recruitment, training and general support of community helpers where required.

  • To help maintain/manage  the community helpers (Volunteers) database, including data input and analysis.

  • To help maintain stationery supplies and office sundries

  • To support the administration of DBS checks for community helpers (volunteers) and staff and ensure all working within Bridge the gap has a Dbs 

  • Set/ arrange meetings according to directors schedules , between our service and beneficiaries

  • Liaise with Directors and report back any up to date information 

  • Assisting the  team members in maintaining efficient, accurate and confidential records.

  • Minute taking and circulation for staff and Directors meetings where required. (During meetings)


  • Good verbal and written communication, with the ability to communicate by telephone and in writing with a wide range of people. Having the willingness to ask for additional support and guidance 

  • Good time management, being able to manage your time wisely

  • Good organisational skills

  • Great team player

  • Attention to detail

  • Good level of english

  • Confident in using IT software for example word, excel, publisher, zoom, google meetings



The role requires at least 10 hours support per week for at least one year either homeworking or at  our base subject to availability (depending upon the tasks assigned).We meet every month for about 1 hour and a half to discuss updates and plans for next steps. There may be the opportunity to attend other events or activities associated with the Bridge the Gap families In need cic Organisation. This could be a  great opportunity for the right candidate to build experiences .

Bridge the gap Admin helper (volunteer)  will be expected to work within the ethos of Bridge the Gap families in need and have high standards of practice. The need to respect confidentiality is paramount, as is a responsible and flexible approach to the work.


The benefits of working with Bridge the gap-families in need cic team

  • You learn new skills, gain more confidence 

  • Build friendships with others in a caring environment

  • Work in the community with a range of other professionals

  • Being part of a great team and having fun

  • Flexible working hours

  • Receive trainings 


Equal Opportunities

Bridge the gap -families in need cic are committed to achieving an inclusive environment which provides equality of opportunity and freedom from unlawful discrimination for everyone who works within and accesses our organisation and services.


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Posted on: 14 April 2021
Closed date: 06 May 2021
Tags: Admin, Operations