SK8, Cheadle



About the organisation

We are an international relief and development charity that asks the question, what makes us human? We think the answer is caring for others an... Read more

Job Description

Role Summary: To support the Compliance officer working within finance and services department

Commitment: 1-3 days per week with a minimum of 3 months commitment. We can be flexible regarding this.

Location: Human Appeal Head Office, Human Appeal, Carrs Road, Cheadle, SK8 2BL (free parking available)

Who are Human Appeal?

We are a global humanitarian and development organisation. We save lives, alleviate poverty, transform and empower local communities whilst championing humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence.

Why does this role matter to Human Appeal?

Volunteers are an integral part of Human Appeal’s success. They are the ones that create real change for those most in need. This is your chance to meet new people, gain new skills and experience and have fun whilst being part of a great cause.

Main tasks

  • Completing thorough risk assesments and due dilligence checks on all potential relations (partners, banks, suppliers)
  • Supporting with completing administrative duties within the finance and services department
  • Supporting with overseeing compliance controls within HA on an an international basis
  • Assisting with creating and conducting training sessions on internal and external regulations

Skills and Abilities

  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Able to adapt to change in tasks quickly
  • Able to take initiative and control when completing independent tasks

Benefits of volunteering with us

  • Experience of volunteering in an international charity
  • Great experience for gaining employment in a compliance role
  • Experience of operating within the Finance and services division of a large organisation
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Opportunity to develop knowledge and skills within Finance and services
  • Offer to provide references after 3 months of volunteering
  • Support in developing your CV (should you want it)
  • Opportunities to take part in Human Appeal events

Learning & Development

To enable you to take part in this opporunity Human Appeal will provide:

  • This is an unpaid position but we will pay for your “out of pocket” expenses in line with Human Appeal’s volunteer expenses policy
  • A detailed induction and training, providing all the information and skills needed
  • A dedicated member of staff to provide ongoing support and supervision
  • A volunteer handbook that outlines all of the policies and procedures you will need to be aware of whilst volunteering
  • Free parking should you choose to drive to the office

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