Admin support

To provide administrative help for the team as well as providing a key point of contact with staff, volunteers and general public.

Most admin work takes place during the hours 9-5 Monday to Friday (although this is dependent on duties required) and volunteers join for some of this time.

  • Working with other administrative staff
  • Making and receiving phone calls
  • Data entry, filing, typing and general office duties
  • There may be occasions where you have the opportunity to get involved in other areas, including attending events or other activities
  • To liaise with other departments/volunteers as and when necessary and provide additional admin support where appropriate
  • Where applicable assist with the handling of both incoming/outgoing mail
  • Guide Dogs office/home location
  • Good communicator (verbal and written)
  • Good interpersonal skills and good telephone manner
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and other applications
  • Able and willing to work as part of a team and also be able to work independently
  • Flexible
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Support Guide Dogs to provide mobility services that enable people with sight loss to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else
  • An understanding of how the different parts of Guide Dogs work
  • An opportunity to build skills, knowledge and experience
  • Become a valued and integral part of the Guide Dogs team
  • Regular and ongoing support from your supervisor
  • Payment of all out of pocket expenses
  • Basic induction to Guide Dogs and to the role
  • An opportunity to take part in any general Guide Dogs volunteer training and development that is available
  • Not for this volunteer role
  • 18 years