Reception and Administration Volunteer

What’s involved?  Helping us to give a warm welcome to all our Rainton Meadow visitors.  Answering the phone, the front door, processing post and receiving parcels.  Assisting with general computer based tasks such as online research, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Gmail.  Signing up new members, signing out bird hide keys and filling in relevant paperwork.  Doing the odd bit


What will you get out of it?  Confidence on the telephone.  Experience in an office administration environment.  On the job training relevant to tasks undertaken.  Become a valued member of a professional team.  Improved communication skills.  Knowledge that the work you do will benefit local and nationally important nature reserves and the work of Durham Wildlife Trust.  Opportunity to learn/enhance/share local knowledge of wildlife and conservation.  Friendship and socialization. What skills do I need?  An interest in and enthusiasm for wildlife.  Team worker with initiative.  Good communication skills.  Reliable and hardworking.  Friendly and welcoming nature
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Durham Wildlife Trust

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Voluntary & Community Action Sunderland

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  • Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
  • Environment
  • IT
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Media
  • Wildlife and Animals


  • Administration and Office
  • Advice and Information
  • Business Skills
  • Fundraising and Finance
  • General Helping
  • Local Events
  • Marketing and Media
  • Research and Planning


  • Accessibility
    Stairlift access to upstairs, downstairs disabled toilet
  • Age restrictions
    Min age 18
  • DBS check required
    Reference check
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve


Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Rainton Bridge
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