LinkAble (Woking)


Volunteer Receptionist/Administrator- Woking

Volunteer Receptionist/Administrator

To enable those with learning disabilities to develop their potential and enjoy socially inclusive fulfilled lives

LinkAble has a reception area which needs staffing Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. We are looking for voluntary receptionists to undertake the following activities:

  • To welcome visitors and service users to LinkAble
  • To refer any visitors to the appropriate member of staff.
  • Inform staff member that a visitor is waiting.
  • Answering the telephone and transferring calls where necessary
  • To take written details of visitor if a member of staff is unavailable, and pass on enquiry where appropriate.
  • Ensure that the visitor can acquire any leaflets/information they need easily.
  • To provide administrative support, on occasion.

Qualities/ Experience/Skills
Good communication and customer service skills are essential to fulfil this role. And:

  • A good telephone manner
  • Having the ability to respond appropriately to different situations is required.
  • Computer skills/experience is necessary as much of the administrative work is computer based. Computer literate including Microsoft Office packages and Outlook.
  • The ability to work comfortably in a team or alone.
  • Previous experience of dealing with the public is desirable but not essential

The person

You should be reliable, with an organised and flexible approach and happy to work as a team or alone. You should be confident and approachable and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. You must be happy to work within LinkAble policies and procedures, and empathise with the aims of the organisation. As a representative of LinkAble the image you present is important so you must be polite and friendly to the public.

 

Time commitment:

A minimum of regular half-day slot on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday; either 9.30am-1pm OR 1pm-5pm.

 

Travel expenses will be reimbursed on production of valid receipts for bus/train. Petrol will be covered at a rate of 45p per mile.

If you are interested in this opportunity please click on the Sign Up button.

 

Mission Statement

To enable those with learning disabilities to develop their potential and enjoy socially inclusive fulfilled lives