Interests

  • Older People

Activities

  • Administration and Office

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to support the Admin Team with a wide variety of tasks.

Typical roles can include one or many of the following:

- Opening, recording and distributing post received
- Answering the telephone
- Dealing with client enquiries face-to-face and over the phone
- Processing information onto the client database
- Photocopying, scanning, filing, etc.

What skills do I need?

No formal experience is needed, as all necessary training will be given, but ideally you will:

• Be enthusiastic about helping a local charity to support local older people
• Be trustworthy and reliable
• Have excellent communication and team working skills
• Have the desire to find out more about the work of Age UK Horsham District
• Have flexibility and the willingness to volunteer
• Keep up-to-date with the work of Age UK Horsham District to represent the charity in a professional manner

We would appreciate any time you are able to offer.  If you are able to commit to regular hours (such as 2-3 hours per week/fortnight) we would be delighted to discuss this with you.

As it takes an amount of time and resource to welcome new volunteers on board, we would appreciate it if you pledged to support us initially for a minimum of 3 months.

What we can offer you:

• You will be given an induction and any necessary training for this role
• Members of the Admin Team will help and support you when volunteering
• You will be able to develop new and existing skills in areas such as database and computer skills
• Volunteering is fun and rewarding and a great way of meeting new people
• You will be working as part of a dedicated and motivated team of volunteers
• You will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of local older people
• Volunteers can claim all reasonable and previously agreed expenses (such as for travel or reimbursement for items purchased)

Interests

  • Older People

Activities

  • Administration and Office

Details

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When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We can be relatively flexible, within core office hours Monday – Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Location

Age UK Horsham District
Lavinia House
Dukes Square
Horsham
RH12 1GZ

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