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DKMS - Office Volunteer

Details of the Charity:

We create awareness, recruit blood stem cell donors to provide people with a second chance at life, raise funds to cover donor registration costs, and support the improvement of blood cancer therapies through our own research.

We support patients from day one of their diagnosis, providing family and friends with a positive way to get involved by organising bone marrow donor drives that can enhance your donor search, rally community support and provide hope.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

The role of the office volunteer will be to support each department with administrative duties, you will support the different teams in a number of ways:

  • Supporting with data entry for GDPR projects and ongoing fundraising processes.
  • Assisting the logistics team with swab processing and preparing merchandise, including event packs for Donor recruitment drives and support with quality checks of documents received at events.

We are looking for someone passionate about fighting blood cancer and blood disorders, to join us with:

  • Ensure the group fulfils the principles of DKMS UK 
  • Responsible for opening returned swabs and directing post to relevant departments 
  • Support with uploading and in inputting GDPR slips to relevant databases and systems
  • Working with Customer Service team to update inventory
  • Packing event boxes for Donor Recruitment drives
  • Checking Swab forms for DR team they are complete and accurate when received
  • Support other department data entry tasks
  • Welcoming and supervising the reception area during busy times
  • Supporting with ad-hoc tasks to support the charity when necessary

Skills Required:

The skills required:

  • Good administrative and organisational skills
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a small team
  • Good IT skills including the ability to use Microsoft packages
  • Honest and reliable
  • Good communication skills
  • Possess good people skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A genuine interest and desire to support the work of DKMS UK

Additional Benefits:

  • Comprehensive training and support from the DKMS team
  • Material to support your voluntary activities
  • Guidance to ensure all fundraising regulations, charity law and regulations are met and reflect best practice
  • Recognition of your work and achievements
  • An opportunity to feedback on your experience and shape the future development of the program
  • A professional reference from an international charity (after 6 months with us)
  • Lunch and travel expenses reimbursed when certain criteria are met when volunteering
  • Develop customer relations skills
  • Develop administration skills
  • Gain experience in the charity sector
  • Gain experience in Inputting, analysis and reporting skills
  • Use of Microsoft packages and other CRM databases
  • Volunteering in the community
  • Gain experience in data entry
  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Awards

  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the UK
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?
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