OPERATIONS ASSISTANT (VOLUNTEER)

LOCATION: LONDON OFFICE


Article 25 is a humanitarian architecture charity. We design and build schools and hospitals in the developing world, often as part of recovery after a natural disaster. 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

  • Proactive

  • Sensitive and diplomatic

Candidate requirements

  • 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

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Article 25 has more than 85 projects in 34 countries, making us the largest 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.

Information

  • 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 recruitment@article-25.org with ‘Operations Assistant’ in the subject line of the e-mail.