Receptionist and Admin Role

Portsmouth volunteer centre helps volunteers find placements through the Portsmouth Together website and personal support via emails, telephone enquiries and volunteering drop-in sessions.

We are now looking for more volunteers to join our team, and support with the volunteering advice drop in sessions in Central Library. This is a public facing role, engaging  with people who are interested in Volunteering.

Tasks involve:

  • chatting with the general public
  • dealing with customer enquiries about volunteering, in person, on the phone and via email
  • Conduct short conversations with customers to identify volunteering opportunities
  • basic admin duties such as dealing with emails, updating information on the internet. 
  • Answering the telephone
  • keep up to date volunteering opportunities 
  • keep the volunteering database up to date

Perfect for people looking to use volunteering as a path to employment, anyone who enjoys chatting and helping people, we also can accommodate people who can only do term times. 


IT, ICT, Computing, Admin, Local, Communication 

suitable for under 18s


Good communication skills and pleasant manner when dealing with the public 

Discretion when handling confidential information. 

Ability to work as part of a team.

Basic computer literacy, including some experience of word processing and using google

Training will be given 


  • Limited Physical Access
  • No criminal record (DBS) check required
  • Suitable for Under 18's

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 03/01/2020

End Date: 03/01/2021

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


Central LIbrary
Guildhall Square

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