Office/Administration

Alexandra Place provides social housing for over 55’s in Woodley. They are looking for Volunteer reception help on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am-3pm. The role includes reception duties- answering phones, meeting and greeting and dealing with enquiries. Other duties include chatting to residents and occasionally assisting with the arranging of events and adhoc duties. The volunteer will need good interpersonal skills and basic IT skills.

The Museum of Berkshire Aviation Trust is an independent museum manned by volunteers and open to the public on a limited basis all year round. They are looking for a new Minutes Secretary who will be required to take minutes at committee meetings which take place around five times per year and the AGM which takes place once a year in May. Meetings tend to take place daytimes and in Woodley.

Smart is a charity that helps people to overcome the devastating effects of drug and alcohol dependency. Their dedicated team work with local people, their families and other community organisations. They aim to support people to reach and maintain recovery for the long term. They are looking for volunteer help with administration. The role involves answering the phone, calling clients ahead of their booking to confirm and general admin task. Volunteers must be non-judgemental and empathetic with a professional telephone manner.

The British Dyslexia Association supports people affected by Dyslexia. The Helpline, based in Bracknell, offers free and confidential advice to dyslexic people and to anyone with a concern about dyslexia. They need Helpline volunteers to answering helpline telephones and writing emails. Volunteers must have some understanding/experience of dyslexia and have a good standard of spoken and written English. They currently have the following needs; Tuesday 10am-1pm, Tuesday 12.30pm-3pm, Wednesday 1pm-3pm and Thursday 1pm-3pm. There is some flexibility to volunteer term time if need be.

Youthline Ltd provides high quality face-to-face, one-to-one counselling services to young people aged between 12 and 25. Our geographical area covers the borough of Bracknell Forest, and surrounding areas. Their service is designed to be an early
intervention service that prevents more serious problems arising. At any one time, they have a team of approximately 30 Counsellors working with us providing counselling sessions in the afternoon and evening (usually 3pm to 9pm) on five days
per week, and on Saturday mornings (10am to 1pm) (including school holiday times) at our main base and additional sessions at local secondary schools and in community venues. They are looking for help from volunteer as an Administrator/Support Volunteer to greet clients, answer the phone, taking bookings, updating social media, supporting with fundraising and other general administration.

The Wokingham Winter Carnival was started in 1994 and is a major community event for the town as well as a significant fund raiser. The event takes over the whole of Wokingham Town Centre and is held on the last Sunday of November and is attended by roundly 120 stallholders, plus a funfair and attracts between 10,000 and 20,000 visitors.. The objective of the Carnival is to provide a vibrant, free to attend, fun event, which adds to the cultural status of Wokingham, and which enhances the standing of Wokingham in the eyes of its residents. The event also generated funds on the day and this money is donated to local charities/organisations. The Carnival committee is composed totally of volunteers. They are looking for a volunteer as a Pitch Organiser (and committee member) The role will include the selling and all the administrating the pitches for the stalls. The volunteer will need to have a basic knowledge of Excel and be an excellent communicator. There are no formal hours that the volunteers needs to do, the role can take place from home but there will be meetings to attend on a monthly basis running up to the winter carnival.

 

 

 

 





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