Volunteer Vacancies

Volunteer Vacancies

Finance and Admin Assistant (Community Savers)

Location:                    Hulme, Manchester

Commitment:            4-10 hours per month

Help community group leaders keep their members active and supported, and their groups sustainable by providing tailored one to one finance and administrative support.

Skills and personal qualities required for the role:

You will be providing administrative support to the committee  members of Aquarius Community Savers (ACS) an affiliate of the Community Savers network supported by CLASS.

Role requirements:
• Attend ACS monthly committee meetings (9.30-10.30am, Last  Wednesday of every month at Aquarius Community Centre)
• Manage financial administration for the committee in consultation with the Treasurer including invoicing and expenses payments. 
• Work with the ACS Treasurer and the CLASS Operations Manager to prepare a monthly finance report for the committee meeting each month. 
• Take minutes at ACS committee meetings and circulate these to all committee members including in hard copies on request. 
• Provide informal one-to-one digital skills capacity building  support to committee members on a needs-led and case-by case basis.

Training and Support available:
• Induction to CLASS and Community Savers. 
• Training in basic financial management and accounting for  community groups. 
• Mentoring/coaching support from the CLASS Operations Manager.

Recruitment requirements:
• Application form 
• Online interview 
• DBS and References checks

How to apply:

Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@class-uk.com. This is a rolling recruitment process there is no deadline.

Finance & Admin Assistant – Role description

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Digital Inclusion volunteers (Women of Wythenshawe)

Location:                    Wythenshawe

Commitment:            1-4 hours per week

Women of Wythenshawe (WoW) is a women-led poverty action network of 12 women’s groups who are working together to take action on gendered poverty.

Having good digital skills helps women to engage in community action effectively.

Community Led Action and Savings Support (CLASS) is a small registered charity that supports women-led community action across Greater Manchester and Sheffield. CLASS convenes the Women of Wythenshawe network and will be the recruiting and supervising organisation for this volunteer role.

Skills and personal qualities required for the role:

Patience: Have you ever helped a parent or grandparent to learn to use a tablet or a laptop?  If you have the patience to do this you will be ideal for the job!

Good verbal communicator: You will be providing tailored one to one support to people with very basic IT skills over the telephone. You will need to be a good communicator, able to explain practical digital tasks clearly, taking a step-by-step approach.

Reasonable ICT skills: You do not need to be an IT expert, but if you make regular use of email, web-browsing, video-conferencing, windows explorer file systems, and cloud storage systems like G:drive and Dropbox you will have the necessary experience for sharing with others.

How to apply:

Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@class-uk.com. This is a rolling recruitment process there is no deadline.

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Digital skills volunteers (Community Savers)

Location:                    Greater Manchester Wide

Help community group leaders keep their members active and supported, and their groups sustainable by providing tailored one to one support with digital skills.

The opportunity:

We are looking for patient and enthusiastic volunteers to build the capacity of Community Savers leaders and members – increasing their ability to participate in local community action and/or manage their group effectively.

Skills and personal qualities required for the role:

Patience: Have you ever helped a parent or grandparent to learn to use a tablet or a laptop?  If you have the patience to do this you will be ideal for the job!

Good verbal communicator: You will be providing tailored one to one support to people with very basic IT skills over the telephone. You will need to be a good communicator, able to explain practical digital tasks clearly, taking a step-by-step approach.

Reasonable ICT skills: You do not need to be an IT expert, but if you make regular use of email, web-browsing, video-conferencing, windows explorer file systems, and cloud storage systems like G:drive and Dropbox you will have the necessary experience for sharing with others.

How to apply:

Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@class-uk.com. This is a rolling recruitment process there is no deadline.

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Volunteer interpreters

We are looking for enthusiastic speakers of other languages to contribute to our community-led movement!

We work with local residents, tenants and community groups across Greater Manchester and Sheffield to support them to form strong community associations and networks and to advocate on issues of concern.

You will work closely with the CLASS team and Manchester and Stockport-based community leaders to enable a broader diversity of people to participate in local community dialogues, activities and initiatives. Many people want to participate but struggle with language barriers and you would use your language skills to provide informal interpretation for them in a variety of group-based situations.

Your main duties will be informal interpretation for local residents, for whom English is a second language, during community meetings and events on an ad hoc basis.

How to apply:

Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@class-uk.com. This is a rolling recruitment process there is no deadline.

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