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Administration support volunteer

Help our LGBT+ service to run smoothly

Role available in Ashford

The BeYou Project is our service for LGBT+ young people. You will provide administration support to assist our work with the LGBT+ community.

Our volunteer programme

We’re looking for someone who can give up a few hours each week to assist our BeYou team with administrative duties (ideally between 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday). This will involve:

  • Responding to emails and phone calls
  • Assisting with the volunteer recruitment process
  • Maintaining our database
  • Typing up minutes from team meetings
  • Supporting the team with any ad hoc administration.

This role would suit somebody who is passionate about helping others.

What we need from you

  • A keen eye for detail and good administrative skills (or the willingness to develop them)
  • Good communication skills - whether by email or phone
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude
  • The ability to commit to this role for at least six months
  • We ask that volunteers undergo some training (provided by Porchlight)
  • Two references will be required and a DBS check will be undertaken

Application

To apply for this role please download and complete our application form and email it back to us at beyou@porchlight.org.uk

Benefits for you as a volunteer

  • You can help young people gain the confidence to move forward with their lives
  • You’ll receive training for the role
  • You will gain valuable experience of supporting young people
  • We will provide a reference for future work, study and
    volunteering opportunities