Volunteering

We can offer you an excellent opportunity to get involved in our valuable and personally rewarding work within a team of people with great heart, passion, and determination to make a difference!
• Opportunity to participate in exciting new and ongoing projects.
• Gain valuable work experience and valuable references for possible future work opportunities.
• A certificate of your achievements and training achieved while volunteering.

Requirements:
• Creativity, pragmatism and Ingenuity.
• Enthusiasm and dedication to the tasks performed.
• A kind and polite demeanor.
• Open to new challenges.
• Good healthy boundaries and ability to understand and maintain confidentiality and a good working knowledge of the Data Protection Act. '
• Ability to work as part of a team and independantly.
• Advanced Polish and English is required.
• Experience answering calls to professionals and vulnerable groups and competency using a PC, and a good working knowledge of Excel, Power Point, Publisher
• Two references
• A full clean enhanced Barring and Disclosure Check

Type of activities performing:
•Welcoming and respecting our clients and visitors and helping them to feel at ease.
• Answering phone calls and giving general support and guidance.
• Registering all calls and signposting those that are of an urgent nature to the Manager of the Service
• Recording and managing appointments and referrals
• Taking messages and forwarding them to Staff and Volunteers.
• Providing accurate and up to date information to relevant parties.
• Learning how to manage contact with the media.
• Input into publications, reports and monitoring.

Whilst on duty at the office you will be expected to adhere to a strictly code of professional boundaries whilst in contact with employees, volunteers and clients within the organisation as well as with other professionals of various statutory and non-statutory institutions contacting or visiting us.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please send your application (you can download our application from our website (‘’Downloads’’) along with your CV and covering letter to info@opoka.org.uk

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