Administrator

Role Title: Volunteer Administrator
Location: Home/Online (Teesside area for meetings)

About Tees Valley Buddies:
Tees Valley Buddies is a brand new (registered Nov 2020) and exciting charity that has been
set up by Neurodiverse people for Neurodiverse people across the Tees Valley. We believe
that differences like autism and dyslexia and ADHD do not mean that people cannot thrive
and be successful and effective individuals.
We aim to provide individuals with the skills and opportunities to thrive and achieve
whatever they set out to do and help them find their place as valued members of their
community and society.

Purpose of the Job:
We are looking for a Friendly, outgoing, and self-motivated volunteer administrator to work
closely and support our management team by undertaking important administrative tasks.
This volunteer role would be perfect for anyone who is looking to gain experience in an
administrative environment, especially in the charity sector This is an exciting opportunity
for someone who wants genuine opportunity to contribute to the growth of an exciting and
developing organisation, whilst working with a skilled, dynamic, and engaging team.

The role is currently voluntary although there may be scope in the future to offer some
remuneration. We welcome applications from outside the charity sector, and pride
ourselves on being a flexible and supportive employer. We would particularly be interested
in hearing from those who are either Neurodivergent themselves or have lived experience
of Neurodiversity but a sound knowledge and understanding of accounting is the key
requirement. Training in aspects of inclusion and Neurodiversity can be offered if needed
and you will have access to any other training offered to team members.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Arranging internal organisational meetings, training courses and service specific functions
  • Create agendas, take minutes, follow up on action points and print packs meetings
  • Arranging travel and other logistics.
  • Supporting recruitment activity including arranging interviews for new potential volunteers.
  • Assisting with the collation of documents to be processed by other departments.
  • Computerised record keeping of personal and organisational data.
  • Other administrative and support duties to keep the organisation functioning.
  • Remind staff of deadlines for documents to be submitted and help prepare them for meetings through administration support
  • Deal with telephone and email enquiries
  • Collate various monthly and quarterly reports
  • Update forms as and when changes occur/new process are implemented

What we are looking for 

 Someone who is enthusiastic with excellent communication, admin skills and embraces teamwork.  You will also be comfortable using your initiative and working remotely, using virtual meetings to communicate with a team that are based in different locations around the Tees Valley area.   You will also need to be experienced in Microsoft office and able to produce reports.

To apply: 

In the first instance, please either email our CEO Annemarie Head (teesvalleybuddies@gmail.com) for an informal chat, or message us via our Facebook pages.

We are an equal opportunities charity and can support our team in a variety of ways, and we welcome interest from people with difference or disability, although the role will require ability and understanding of finance and accounting, so please do take this into consideration before enquiring.