Role: HR Volunteer
Service: Central Services
Location: Employment Academy, Camberwell, London SE5 8UA
Closing Date: 12th August 2018
Interview Date: TBC
Thames Reach is driven and committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.
The Human Resources team supports this vision through attracting and recruiting committed, skilled and passionate staff and then by supporting and developing them to work successfully with homeless, vulnerable and isolated people.
If you are looking to enter or develop your career in the Human Resources and Learning and Development (L&D) field, and are willing to commit at least 1 day per week for a minimum of 3 months then this may be the opportunity for you. Our working days are Monday to Friday.
Your role will involve the following activities
Preparing short listing and interview packs, recruitment correspondence, sending and chasing references
Printing and collating various training packs
Updating various systems and databases
Organising paperwork and personnel files, taking minutes for meetings, managing incoming telephone calls and emails
What we need from you
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
Good literacy and numeracy skills
A self-motivated attitude, commitment and willingness to get involved
Ability to work positively in a team contributing your ideas to develop the team’s work
Understanding the importance and the ability to work confidentially
Ability to work autonomously and use your initiative to solve problems
What will you get from volunteering with us and the support will give you
You will gain an understanding of various processes in HR and L&D
You will develop administration, team working and relationship building skills
You will be given induction and have access to various training opportunities through the Thames Reach online learning resource which includes various IT and Skills training, equality and diversity training
Written and verbal references
Supervision and support throughout the role
Assistance with CV/application writing
You will also have an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of Thames Reach through completing a shift or shadowing at one of our projects which includes outreach, hostels and community-based teams.
Please download and complete the application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date.