Are you looking to get experience in a busy reception? This volunteer role at the Spinal Injuries Association could be for you.

The SIA will invest in your training and in return are keen to recruit long- term volunteers for this role.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Answering calls received to the main switchboard and transferring on to the relevant department. Taking messages as appropriate.
  • Being the first point of contact for our office, greeting visitors and dealing with deliveries.   
  • Preparing the meeting rooms e.g. assisting with providing refreshments / room layouts etc. 
  • Assisting with general housekeeping duties.
  • Simple admin tasks, post opening, dealing with outgoing letters and parcels, monitoring stationery and ordering as appropriate, assisting other departments during busy times.
Aim of role Support and assist the SIA reception and general office
Role Title Reception and Administration Volunteer
Start date ASAP
Time commitment We are flexible and can work around school hours but do ask anyone who applies is able to commit to the time on a frequent basis.
Location Milton Keynes, Oldbrook SIA House
  • To be able to work as part of the team
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Outward-going with a cheerful manner
  • Be proactive and engaging
  • Reliable and committed
  • Flexible
  • Someone who is interested in making a difference
  • Trustworthy
  • Being happy and confident in using a phone (training is provided)
What they can offer you
  • Help develop new skills and enhance current
  • To gain work experience and add to CV
  • To meet new people
  • To give back to the community
  • To build confidence
  • Travel expenses with receipts will be covered
  • Opportunities
  • Training
  • Ongoing support

If you are interested please visit the SIA website for more information and contact Volunteer Coordinator Jen Sims j.sims@spinal.co.uk or call 01908 604191.