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Help us with some admin?

by Barnardo's

We are seeking volunteer support with:
• Office administration such as, preparing and distributing materials, such as mailings, leaflets, training materials and group resources.
• Answering and re-directing phone calls in a professional and efficient way.
• Updating notice boards and creating wall displays, for special events and festivals.
• Ensuring all rooms are kept clean, tidy and safe for the use of children, young people and families.
• Managing room bookings and online calendars.
• Adhering to Barnardo's policies and procedures at all times, including: Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality; Recording policies and procedures.
• Participating fully in training and supervision.
• Volunteering within Barnardo's Basis and Values.

Organisation description

Barnardo's is a children's charity that protects and supports children and young people in the UK who need us. We help bring out the best in them.


Tipton Family Hub
24 Ridgeway Road
DY4 0TB Tipton


Julie Smith
0121 522 5150


Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Preferred skills

Reliable, punctual, and trustworthy.
Approachable and welcoming.
Good communication skills and be able to interact with colleagues,
service-users and visitors.
Welcoming, with a confident telephone manner.
Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks.
Familiar with and having a good understanding of information systems,
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and other computer

Experience gained

Full induction and training.
Other training opportunities relevant to the volunteer role. Regular supervision and support.
Out of pocket expenses agreed in advance.
Access to the Barnardo’s internal vacancy listing.
Our volunteers tell us about lots of other benefits of volunteering.
including experience of working with children, young people and families.
experience for your CV; supporting your local community; meeting new
people; increasing self-confidence; feeling like you are making a
difference; improving your health and wellbeing; and a chance to
contribute to a worthwhile children’s charity.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Pre-school children
  • Primary School children
  • Secondary school age young people
  • Young adults
  • Adults

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Daytime


  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

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