Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Reception Administrator Volunteer for North East Warrington Credit Union (NEWCU) Limited

Role Type: Regular
Based: Bewsey, Whitecross & Dallam
Categories: Administration, Information and advice
Availability: Monday, Tuesday

What would I be doing?

Volunteer is needed for 2 hours 10.00 -12.00 on Monday and Tuesday
To be responsible for regular office administration duties such as
• Answering calls and checking voicemail messages
• Maintaining the appointments diary for the payments and loans department
• Provide administrative support copying, filing, maintaining stationery and organising the post.
• Keep noticeboards in main office up to date
• Ensuring up to date information is shared with outlying collection points

Benefits from volunteering in this role:
• Working with a team, enjoying social interaction and meeting new people
• Development of communication skills
• Development of administrative skills
• Free training relevant to the role
• Using your skills and experience to contribute to the success of NEWCU
• Experience of working within a financial setting
• References and experience to add to your CV

What skills do I need?

• Excellent telephone manner, communication and people skills.
• Computer literate
• Relevant clerical and admin skills
• Confident to work independently and work within a group.
• An interest in, knowledge of or willingness to learn about NEWCU and credit unions generally
• Understanding of and commitment to confidentiality and equality and diversity

About North East Warrington Credit Union (NEWCU) Limited

NEWCU is a credit union, run solely by volunteers for the benefit of all within the community. It is a membership organisation; membership is based on people having a 'Common Bond' such as living or working in a certain area.
Active since 1992, our Common Bond area covers the whole of the Borough of Warrington.
Our mission is to enhance the financial wellbeing of our members through our community based offering of safe savings and affordable loans and financial well being

Recruitment and training details:

• A full induction to NEWCU and Credit Unions generally
• Full training on all aspects of the role
• Access to external training relevant to the role – dependant on cost
• Regular updates from NEWCU
• On-going support with an allocated person from NEWCU
• Opportunities to become involved in other NEWCU activities and volunteer roles

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