Reception Volunteer

The reception at the Bradbury Centre is a hub of activity, all initial contact with the charity comes via the reception. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive, professional reception support and excellent customer service support to Bradbury Centre visitors as well as telephone and email enquirers. The reception team responsible for providing support to colleagues to help improve the lives of older people, whilst aiding the generation of additional income for Age UK Portsmouth. The reception volunteer will help with general guidance and signposting towards all Age UK Portsmouth services, products and staff expertise within the Bradbury Centre.


Good working knowledge of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (email) Organisation skills and ability to be self-motivated An understanding of the need to portray a professional image at all times An understanding and empathy towards the needs of older people Good interpersonal and listening skills An understanding of the need for confidentiality and a positive attitude to equal opportunities


  • Limited Physical Access
  • No criminal record (DBS) check required
  • Not suitable for under 18's
  • Suitable for 14yr olds
  • Suitable for 15yr olds
  • Suitable for 16 year olds
  • Suitable for Families - (under 16's with an adult)
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Will require a criminal record check (DBS)
  • Will require a driving licence
  • Will require own vehicle or access to a vehicle
  • Will require references

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

It is hoped that you could provide a minimum of 3 to 4 hours per week on a regular basis.


The Bradbury Centre
16-18 Kingston Road

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