1625ip Head Office Reception & Admin Volunteer

1625 Independent People
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 1 May, 2024 - 23:00
Contract Type: 
Details of Role: 

We are looking for a Volunteer to help with reception at our Head Office in Kingsley Hall, Old Market.

Our Head Office is the first point of contact for our young people, colleagues, contractors, and the public. The volunteer will be working alongside our Head Office Receptionist & Administrator.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly volunteer to help with the day-to-day running of reception, as well as some ad-hoc projects tailored to your skills and interests.

Day-to-day tasks include:

  • Welcoming visitors and signing them in and out
  • Answering the phones
  • Undertaking health and safety checks of the office
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Sorting incoming and outgoing post
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Ensuring the upkeep of the office


Other ad-hoc projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Sourcing and updating relevant posters and materials for reception and the office spaceOrganising and filing in reception
  • Reviewing office contracts
  • Implementing improved recycling system across offices
  • Researching for new and improved systems and processes
  • Event-planning


 Key skills:

  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Ability to work alongside young people and to signpost information
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Work in a confidential and respectful manner
  • Record information accurately
  • Reliable in attendance
  • Capacity to offer one day or two half-days (Mon-Fri, except Weds mornings)


We offer:

  • Travel expenses (inc. mileage where needed), lunch if volunteering for a full day, free tea/coffees at offices etc
  • Access to training
  • Full induction, regular support and supervision
  • Reflective Practice
  • Materials and equipment
  • References for future employment (after six months of volunteering)



  • We are looking for 1-2 days a week 10-4pm (1-5pm Wednesdays)
  • There will be a 3-month trial period


Closing date for applications 1st May 2024

How to Apply: 

Please apply online on our website: www.1625ip.co.uk/volunteer/head-office-reception-and-admin-volunteer/

Alternatively, if you need a paper version sent to you, please email volunteering@1625ip.co.uk

or call 0117 317 8800

Contact Person: 
Puegee Lam
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
0117 317 8800
Postal Address: 
1625 Independent People Kingsley Hall 59 Old Market Street Bristol BS2 0ER