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  • Volunteer Administrator
    with Care and Share Companionship

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO78234 - Created/last updated: 31/01/2020


    About this opportunity:Give your time on a weekly basis to assist the service manager with administration tasks. You will meet potential volunteers, be involved in all aspects of the admin from interview, induction and PVG application to becoming a Volunteer Companion. You will also be involved in organising social of peer support meetings, bringing people together.

    Case and Share Companionship are looking for a reliable organised, friendly, supporting and flexible people with some experience of Microsoft packages. Within this opportunity you will feel valued; either gain new skills or augmenting an existing skillset; share your experiences, knowledge and ideas; make new friends; and be part of a welcoming service. Full induction is given with ongoing training.

    "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction will be on a 1-1 basis with the Service Manager. There will be a short introduction of the organisation's support service and their purpose and aims before continuing with discussions around communication, administration skills, Data Protection, Health & Safety and outlining the role in more depth. Ongoing training will take place quarterly with opportunity for volunteers to make suggestions. Support will be on a 1-1 with Service Manager, regular communications and bi-monthly peer support meetings.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - TRavel Expenses are paid monthly by D/D; mileage rate is 45p/mile.There is a cap on weekly mileage at 15 miles. Public transport costs will be paid on receipt of ticket purchased.

    Experience required:Volunteers need to: have good communication; be adaptable; have people skills; and have initiative. Ideally you would also be reliable, trustworthy, compassionate, organised, friendly, supportive and flexible, with some experience of Microsoft packages.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsOffice is based in: Bennochy Parish Church, 3 Elgin Street, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5LP

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
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