Reception, Administration & IAG (Information, Advice and Guidance)Volunteer
Worthing Find It Out Plus (FIO+)
Minimum 6-12 month period
Minimum 3.5 Hours per week

We are looking for volunteers who would like experience in a customer service/administrative setting in a busy, youth advice service offering information, advice and guidance to young people aged 11-25 delivered in partnership by YMCA DownsLink Group and West Sussex County Council.

This role will involve working within the team to meet and greet clients in the Find It Out Plus (FIO+) service in Worthing, working alongside the team made up of YMCA DLG and WSCC staff.

You will manage initial queries, support the management of clients in the drop-in space, keep monitoring systems up to date and undertake admin tasks to support effective delivery of the service. The role will also offer the opportunity to develop skills in offering information, advice and guidance on a wide range of areas with appropriate training in each area of remit.

Volunteers will be offered a thorough induction, as well as training and support throughout their time with the FIO+ service. This is a developing service and shifts are currently limited to Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 1.30-5pm, however as the service develops these hours will be expanded.

We ask our volunteers to offer 1 shift a week (minimum of 3.5 hours) with a commitment of six months to a year.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion about the volunteering role, please contact Elinor Adie on 07884 549 349 or elinor.adie@ymcadlg.org.

YMCA DownsLink Group and West Sussex County Council are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

 

Closing date for applications: Rolling

Interview date: Arranged as needed

 

How To Apply…
You can download a Role profile and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org or by hand/post to:

Human Resources
YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP,
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download a role profile here
Download an application form here