Purpose. To support the administrative capacity of Body Positive.
Description. Being an administrator means using your organisational and presentation skills to support the day-to-day running of Body Positive. This includes bringing resources together, mail-outs, supporting the Finance and Administration Officer, sorting documents and helping to organise and set-up spaces for support groups and presentations. The goals can be prescriptive and may suit those who prefer clearly defined tasks.
Locations and Times. Administration hours are negotiable with the volunteer coordinator and Finance and Administration Officer. Volunteering will be at our main office at Bridgewater House in Crewe.
Training. Volunteers will be given free comprehensive training in these areas by Body Positive. The opportunity will give experience that adds well to any CV.
Checklist. All of the following criteria must be met for you to be able to take part as an Administrator for Body Positive. Skills and personal development will be met by Body Positive's volunteer training scheme where appropriate.
Able to maintain clear boundaries and confidentiality
Open-minded; not easily shocked or offended by sexual health issues
Able to work with people whose values may be different from your own
Have a basic grasp of word processing
Able to sort items alphabetically, numerically or by date
Willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check
Completed or willing to attend,
HIV and Sexual Health Awareness
Over 18 years of age
Expenses. Volunteers are able to claim reasonable out of pocket expenses, subject to production of receipts as evidence of expenditure. Process and rates of reimbursement will be covered in the volunteer induction and detailed in the volunteer handbook.
We are looking for people to help us with:
Community and Support
Befriending; Peer Support; Drivers; Drop-In Support; Positive Role Models
Counselling; Alternative Therapy; Clinic Support
Education & Awareness
Sexual Health Promotion; Community Advocacy; Training; Drop-In; Stands and stalls
Trustee; Administration; Fundraising; Events; Publicity and Promotion