Volunteer Family Support Administrator - Greater Manchester Care Team

Rainbow Trust

We are looking for a volunteer to help provide essential administrative support, helping to source grants, vouchers and days out so families can access fun activities.

Your role may include some of the following:

  • Researching local organisations to support with accessing family days out/trips
  • Attending occasional team meetings
  • Completing family applications for equipment or additional resources
  • Supporting with Disability Living allowance application

What we're looking for:

  • Experience of working/volunteering in an administrative role
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office and willingness to learn our in-house database
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • An understanding of the importance of safeguarding and confidentiality
  • Flexible approach with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Your Commitment :

We are flexible and looking for a volunteer to support anytime during the week (Monday-Friday); times and days can be discussed. The role is based at our office in Oldham and there could be opportunity to visit families in their homes.

Training and Support:

  • A dedicated member of Rainbow Trust staff will guide and support you in your work
  • You will receive a full induction to the charity and a programme of training relevant to your role, to help you get the most from your time with us
  • Training will cover areas such as safeguarding, active listening skills bereavement, health and safety, confidentiality and GDPR
  • Further modules will be available for you if you would like to develop your knowledge

Why choose Rainbow Trust?

  • We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Not-for-Profit organisation and a leading
  • charity for children and young people
  • Training and opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • The enjoyment of becoming part of our friendly and welcoming team, knowing you are making a valuable contribution to the lives of the families we support
  • A calendar of social events for volunteers, including Christmas events and celebrations for Volunteers’ Week
  • We will reimburse your out-of-pocket travel expenses

Selection process:

  • Enrolment form, references, interview, Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

To find out more or to apply for this role please contact our volunteer team on [email protected]