OPERATIONS ASSISTANT (VOLUNTEER)
LOCATION: LONDON OFFICE
Article 25 is a global reaching humanitarian architecture charity dedicated to building safe and dignified shelter as defined by the UN. We design and build homes, schools and hospitals in poverty stricken areas. Our impact is precise, our buildings sustainable and uniquely designed to meet the needs of the communities they serve. We are currently looking for an Operations Assistant to support our busy office.
This position calls for a dynamic, well organised volunteer who will help our small friendly team of staff and volunteers with our day-to-day operations, to help keep our charity running smoothly. The role includes working closely with our Managing Director, Director of Projects, and Finance & Office Manager to recruit volunteers, manage diaries and emails, maintain admin records, and help us with organising events and fundraising activities.
Skills and knowledge
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organisational and time management skills
Good interpersonal skills
Personable and enthusiastic
Sensitive and diplomatic
Good attention to detail
Problem solving capabilities
Ability to work to deadlines and on own initiative
High degree of computer literacy of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Interested in learning and developing new skills
Strong team player and collaborative working style
Previous experience in HR or an administrative role would be an advantage
Article 25 has more than 85 projects in 34 countries, making us the most far reaching architectural NGO in the world. Our projects are delivered with in-country partners to ensure that local knowledge and relationships are maximised, and that projects are sustainable.
This position calls for someone with good drive and a flexible work ethic who is looking to get experience in general business management and the charity sector. It is a part-time position with flexible hours – ideal as a first step for a mum returning to work or a semi-retired person who wants to be part of dynamic fun working environment, or someone keen to make their first career step into the charity sector.
Deadline: Apply immediately for consideration
Terms: Volunteer position
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Compensation: Volunteer position, stipend paid toward transport costs
Location: Our London offices
To apply: Submit a covering letter and CV to email@example.com with ‘Operations Assistant’ in the subject line of the e-mail.