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Yiewsley Cornerstone Centre- Volunteer Administrator

Details of the Charity:

Yiewsley Cornerstone centre is a local registered charity working within Yiewsley and the surrounding wards to provide opportunities for members of the local community to enhance and enrich their lives for the better. The charity offers a range of projects and services to improve the prospects of local people. The impact the charity wants to achieve will: Increase knowledge, wellbeing and skills, motivate, provide opportunity and reduce isolation. Our main service provision is the over 65s at present as we continue to run social sessions on a regular basis. The charity has ambitious plans to increase our work and activities within the community but we are in great need of people to help us help others.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

We are looking for a volunteer administrator to help manage the administration of charity. The volunteer opportunity will involve carrying out different tasks for the charity including using the phone. The role is flexible but always vital. Duties may include:

  • Using MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Publisher) to prepare, create and input information.
  • Organising information in an effective manner for meetings and events.
  • Sorting and preparing fundraising resources, materials and donations.
  • Increasing charity awareness and maintaining promotion materials.
  • Undertaking data entry and handling small amounts of money.
  • Researching potential funders and gathering evidence on local need.
  • Using different platforms including social media to engage with the local community.
  • Effectively sourcing materials and resources when necessary.
We pride ourselves on being a welcoming and honest community charity and therefore we try to make ourselves as accessible as possible, if you are a caring and easy going individual and want to make a difference this opportunity is perfect for you.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbally and when writing
  • Excellent Attention to detail, accuracy and ICT skills
  • Able to build sound relationships with a wide range of people and organisations via face to face and phone interactions
  • Can work alone and have the ability to use their own initiative and common sense when problem solving
  • A care for others and working for the greater good

Additional Benefits:

  • Small charity/organisation experience
  • Office and community outreach learning opportunities
  • Customer and social care knowledge & practice
  • ICT, numeracy, literacy,  budgeting  and persuasive writing skills
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Award Ceremony.
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