Causeway Volunteer Centre works to bring people together, reduce isolation and give people a chance to feel valued. We work with organisations to create opportunities for volunteers and connect them with the public. We provide support for people to connect to their communities to gain experience, learn skills, meet new people, and promote physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
We work with community groups, statutory organisations, social and sports clubs, schools, charity shops, animal, and environmental groups. We work with the public and ensure that people from less able backgrounds are not left out.
What is the overall purpose of the role?
To provide administrative service for the Volunteer Centre so that volunteers and placement organisations get an increased level of support.
Processing vetting forms, including checking details on forms, supporting documents and liaising with applicants and placement organisations
Submission of online forms to Access NI
Filing and storing confidential information
Desirable skills and experience
Must be IT literate
Have a keen eye for detail and accuracy
Be able to work with minimal supervision
Be able to respect confidentiality
Previous experience of administration would be a distinct advantage
Location of opportunity
River House Castle Lane Coleraine
Days/times when volunteer is required
One morning/afternoon per week, flexible to suit volunteer
All necessary training is provided in the Centre as well as ongoing support.
At the Volunteer Centre we know how to look after volunteers and are enthusiastic about what we do. We make volunteers feel welcome and supported and involve them in everything we do. You will be working as part of a small team and will be given every opportunity to learn and grow. Initially your role will be to process forms and you are free to continue to do this.
This opportunity will appeal to someone who is looking for work and wants to update their CV or to someone who is not currently working but wishes to keep up their skills or use their skills to help others.
We very much look forward to hearing from you and will work with you to adapt the role and the days/times to suit your needs.