Office Admin Volunteer
FareShare London redistributes surplus food to charities and community groups across the capital, who turn it into meals for vulnerable people. We operate a warehouse in Deptford, South East London, where we sort and store surplus food and then deliver it on our vans to our member charities and community groups across London.
This role is an important cog in the work of FareShare. You will help us to ensure the smooth operation of the charity behind the scenes. If you’re organised, reliable and want to gain experience in an office environment, this role would be perfect for you.
What will I be doing?
•Answering and re-directing phone calls and greeting visitors at the door
•Updating the volunteer rota and helping to manage volunteer lockers
•Helping to turn the office paperless by scanning, shredding and archiving documents
•Contacting our partner charities & community groups to check and confirm contact details
•Supporting day to day operation by maintaining paperwork for daily van deliveries
•Using google maps to map van routes
•Helping to record satisfaction levels among our partner charities and local communities by gathering and recording feedback
We need you to be:
•Organised, reliable and punctual
•Confident on the phone with a polite, clear and friendly phone manner
•Able and confident to work with computer systems
•Able to work well in a team, on your own and under pressure
•Able to follow FareShare’s policy, procedures and systems
•Interested in food and committed to redistributing food waste to charities
•Available to commit to a reoccurring session each week
•Flexible – there may be times when we ask you to help out in the warehouse or on other projects/tasks
What you can expect in return:
•Support and supervision from FareShare London staff
•An induction and training for the role
•Reasonable travel expenses and a free lunch
•Invitations to events and offers to get involved in other areas of FareShare’s work
•A work reference for those who have satisfactorily committed to at least 3 months
You must be over 18 years old
You need an induction Applicants will be shortlisted Expenses Paid
Age Groups Mixed
This opportunity is available from Sunday 06 August 2017 to Monday 31 December 2018.
The closing date is Monday 31 December 2018, in 464 days.