Schools Outreach Administration Assistant - Northern England

Be part of our exciting schools outreach project in Manchester! Help us to get children out of the classroom and exploring the wildlife in their school grounds.

Tuesday 27 August 2019
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Various locations

What we're looking for

You will perform an essential role in this project, supporting staff and volunteers who are delivering outreach sessions across Manchester. We need you to provide effective administrative support that will enable us to grow the project and connect more children to nature. Key duties and responsibilities -Input and maintain volunteer records using our volunteer management system -Input volunteer expense claims using our financial management software -Update and maintain school records using our education database -Input session bookings and update participation numbers and teacher feedback -Provide administrative support for marketing activities -Manage and prioritise workload independently -Ensure deadlines are met -Attend initial induction and training and participate in occasional skills development opportunities

The skills you need

-Experience of working in an administrative role -Well organised, with good attention to detail -Effective communication skills to liaise with volunteers and staff -Good computer literacy - ability to use e-mail, internet, word processing and databases -A willingness to learn new skills -Self motivated, with a willingness to work on your own -Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow our privacy policy

Your time

One day per week in term time
Term time

What's in it for you?

- You'll gain valuable work experience, develop new skills and learn how one of Europe's largest conservation charities is run - You will be a valuable member of a professional team - You will play a pivotal role in helping deliver an ambitious project -A full induction to the role -Induction to the RSPB, it's vision and ways of working -Regular line management support (appraisals, 1:1 meetings) -Training in the use of RSPB volunteer management system, education database and expenses systems -Regular information and updates about RSPB work -Name badge -Travel & out of pocket expenses

How to apply


Catherine Clarke, Various locations


Equipment required -Access to the internet if working from home Commitment -One day per week during term time -Initially this position is for a period of 12 months Location -Home based (Greater Manchester area) with some travel to training at our office in Denby Dale, or office based at Denby dale, Huddersfield.

Reference number 8038