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Volunteering Office Assistant

Vacancy Details

Salary: £17,879 to £18,931 per annum
Location: Atherton
Region: North West
Job Type: Support Provider
Category: Fixed Term Contract- Full Time
Closing Date: 12/13/2020
Date Posted: 11/30/2020
Reference: 0000037673


Volunteering Office Assistant
£17,879 to £18,931 per annum + benefits
12-month fixed term contract
Full time
Interviews in 2021

This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association as a Volunteering Office Assistant to join our Volunteering Office in Atherton.

The role
The Volunteering Office Assistant helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by supporting new and existing volunteers by being a first and continued point of contact for enquires. The role will support the organisation in focusing on the onboarding requirements for volunteers such as legislative checks and ensure that the volunteering strategy aims are at the forefront of all activity.

Who we’re looking for

You must have proven experience of providing an administrative/coordination service in respect of large numbers of internal and external customers, demonstratable experience of operating complex administrative systems and processes, and proven experience of responding to enquiries and maintaining records in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

It would be advantageous to have advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including application of formulas, filtering and charts.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to being successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close adverts early.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.


Salary: £17,879 to £18,931 per annum
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