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Volunteer Administrator ( Recruitment)

Volunteer Administrator ( Recruitment)

Organisation role · 4–6 hrs/Week
44 Station Road, Taunton, Taunton, TA1 1NS, United Kingdom
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Assisting Volunteering Manager with volunteer recruitment processes for Mind in Somerset

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Hours required: Hours to suit, ideally Tuesday and/or Friday. 


Main Purpose of role: Assisting Volunteering Manager with volunteer recruitment processes for Mind in Somerset. The role would be invaluable experience for anyone who wishes to embark on a career in HR or studying for a CIPD qualification or HR degree.


Key Tasks: 

  • Managing candidate applications received in the recruitment volunteer inbox 
  • Updating volunteer vacancies on recruitment platforms. 
  • Liaising with volunteer candidates and Line Managers to arrange interviews. 
  • Send onboarding documentation to successful volunteer candidates. 
  • Compliance checks including conducting reference checking, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking, proof of eligibility documentation. 
  • Set up essential training modules for new volunteers and monitor compliance. 
  • Book new volunteers onto Induction Training. 
  • To always maintain confidentiality, in accordance with GDPR 


Person Specification 


Essential: Strong IT skills (Microsoft packages), experience in an administrative role. 


Desirable: Experience in Recruitment/HR processes, CIPD qualification or working towards. 


Equal Opportunities:  


Mind in Somerset is fully committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination, direct or indirect. All employees and volunteers are expected to promote and work fully in line with the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy. Mind in Somerset is a Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from disabled people. If disabled applicants meet the minimum criteria for the job, they can request and will be offered a guaranteed interview.



Criminal Record and Right to Work Check: 


Due to the safeguarding nature of our work, the successful candidate will complete a disclosure and barring check (DBS) prior to starting with us. A criminal record will not automatically mean withdrawal of an offer, however, to safeguard our staff, volunteers and clients, further discussion or investigation may be required so that an informed decision can be made as to your suitability to work with vulnerable people to ensure that we are not putting service users at risk. The successful candidate will also need to prove their right to work in the UK. 


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About Mind In Somerset

Mind In Somerset was formed from the merger of Mind in Taunton and West Somerset and South Somerset Mind. We are a mental health charity.