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  • Branch Administration Coordinator
    with SSAFA - The Armed Forces charity (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO95482 - Created/last updated: 17/05/2023


    About this opportunity:There are SSAFA branches throughout the UK and overseas, each delivering support to serving personnel, veterans, and their families. Every branch has a team of volunteers who make this possible.

    The Administrator Coordinator is a key member of the team, ensuring the smooth running of the branch and
    supporting day to day operations. This role is at the heart of the branch, overseeing the group inbox, organising meetings, and liaising with volunteers and external stakeholders.

    Do you enjoy multi-tasking and coordinating events? Is attention to detail one of your strengths? If so, we'd love to hear from you. You don't need an Armed Forces background, just good organisation and IT skills.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Instructor led training alongside like-minded volunteers which will guide you through everything you need to know about casework and volunteer management. On-line training modules to complete at home, so you are up to date on how to keep people and their personal information safe. Local induction and support, from other branch volunteers. Access to a range of e-learning courses as well as local opportunities to keep your knowledge and skills up to date. Support from regional volunteering and operations staff. Regular meetings and events to learn and share information. Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses. Volunteers will be covered by SSAFAs Public Liability insurance while carrying out their role.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45 p per mile and all out of pocket expenses covered

    Experience required:Friendly and approachable people with good written and verbal communication skills. Some experience of coordinating.people or events. Good IT skills e.g. confident using email and online diaries. You.will receive your own SSAFA email address. Respectful.and non-judgemental approach. Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and boundaries. This role would suit someone who would like to volunteer regularly, each week.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Some experience of admin is required

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsRemote from home with possible travel to meetings or events but most happen over MS Teams

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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