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Receptionist Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer to help provide reception cover in the mornings.
Papworth Everard, CB23 3RG
Reasonable, pre-agreed expenses will be reimbursed.

Papworth Trust is a leading disability charity. Our vision is a world where disabled people are seen for what they can do, and our mission is for disabled people to have equality, choice and independence.

We are looking for a volunteer to help provide reception cover in the mornings from 9am to 12.30pm. You will be the first point of contact for people calling and visiting the office.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience of reception work in a busy head office environment.

Key tasks:

  • Answer phone calls
  • Directing calls to the appropriate departments
  • Sign in visitors in and issue them a visitors badge
  • Help with outgoing post & room bookings (optional)

Personal qualities required:

  • Reliable and organised
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to use computer
  • Able to work independently

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Become part of a passionate and supportive team.
  • Help make a real difference to the lives of disabled and disadvantaged people.
  • Gain new experiences and develop skills and confidence.
  • Meet new people.
  • Spend your time doing something that is worthwhile and rewarding
  • Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses
  • Certificated training provided to prepare you for your role
  • Day to day support from a designated member of staff
  • Have fun!

If you are interested in this Volunteering opportunity, please complete and return the attached application form and equality & diversity form and email it to