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Volunteer Personal Assistant

Unpaid role, expenses not paid
Job description

We are a Kingston-based social enterprise using creative thinking to build community cohesion. Encouraging different cultures to unite enables us to share and celebrate essential lessons. Partnering with cultural, social and sports organisation's, we put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance.

We conduct research to challenge preconceptions around race and stereotyping. Our findings are supported by educational opportunities designed to broaden perspectives.

Ready for an adventure? Dive into the heart of Quilombo UK by exploring our website and videos! Discover our mission, values and the impactful work we do to make a difference in our community.

Your journey with purpose begins here

Join us in creating positive change!


Quilombo UK is looking for a volunteer personal assistant to join their national volunteering team working from home. This role offers a great opportunity for the right person looking to gain experience as a personal assistant, developing their office-based and management experience, or simply to ‘give back to their community’. The role provides you flexibility, with specific training provided where necessary to help you develop and grow your skill-set.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing organisation of meetings and appointment
  • Organising events and conferences
  • Managing databases
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures and administrative systems
  • Liaising with staff
  • Miscellaneous tasks to support the team



  • You will need to have good written skills
  • Well organised, pro-active and able to deliver tasks efficiently
  • Good time management
  • To show professionalism at all levels and in all environments
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work independently and ask for clarification when needed
  • Able to volunteer at least 12 hours a week (2 days, 6 hours each day)
  • Access to own laptop


  • Committed to working with the community with a passion for helping others less fortunate
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and excel


  • Will require references
  • Own computer or a secure access to one
  • Must be UK based and hold UK right to work



The Professional Development Programme with Quilombo UK runs over a period of 16 weeks, is UNPAID and requires a minimum of 12 hours commitment per week across Monday, Wednesday and/or Friday.

Upon successful application, our HR team will contact you to arrange an interview. Following a successful interview, we'll initiate the onboarding process by sending you the necessary documents. Once your onboarding and identification documents are received and verified, you'll be invited to a 6-hour HR and System Induction. Subsequently, you'll meet with your Head of Department or Assistant Manager for your First Day.


Job Type: Volunteer

Expected hours: 12 per week


  • Work from home


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote

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Quilombo UK View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Posted on: 18 March 2024
Closed date: 16 June 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Administration