London, Greater London
Voluntary (with out of pocket expenses)
Job description

Do you have great administration and organisation skills with an eye for detail?

You will help support in the smooth running of our local offices ensuring that we can continue to provide victims and witnesses with the help they need.

What will I be doing?

  • General administrative tasks such as filing, photocopying and faxing.
  • Organising events and meetings, and booking venues and rooms where necessary.
  • Preparing information and documents and devising and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Collating statistics and producing small reports.
  • Researching and developing contact databases.

What skills do I need?

  • Able to prioritise and deal with differing activities.
  • Good listening and verbal communication skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Ability to volunteer within our values, policies and procedures.

How much time am I expected to give?

  • This role flexible but you should be available within normal office hours. Your time commitment will be discussed and interview stage but the is some flexibility around the hours you would volunteer.

What does the training involve?

  • Foundation - this is eLearning that will take an average of 20 hours to complete over a 2-week period that can be completed at home or at a our offices.

What are the benefits?

  • Full induction, one-to-one support for the role, and opportunities for excellent training and to develop new skills.
  • All volunteers have free access to the Employee Access Programme which provides free, confidential assistance with any work, personal or family issue.
  • Rewarding sense of having made a positive difference to people’s lives.
  • Learn about the work of criminal justice agencies.
  • All volunteers have free access to a wide range of e-learning opportunities.
  • Chance to engage with a wide range of people and diverse community groups.

 What opportunities do I get?

  • Develop your administrative skills in an office environment.
  • Join a team of like-minded people.
  • Contribute to our valuable work.
  • Ability to engage with the Victim Support Volunteer Panel.
  • Opportunities to join in project teams and influence development throughout the organisation.

How do I apply?

  • Apply Here

This opportunity is available to all applicants aged 16 and over, though there may be some restrictions to those aged 16 and 17, who will require supervision. This role requires references and internal safeguarding checks. Volunteers will be asked to provide all relevant documents for VS to carry out these checks.

All volunteers must have an active email address that they use regularly and be willing to engage in our electronic means of communication, keeping up-to-date with information on our intranet, maintaining personal details on our database, and engaging in two-way communication.


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Posted on: 18 October 2019
Closed date: 07 November 2019
Job ref: 2419
Tags: Admin, Volunteer Management