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Volunteer Administrator to manage DBS applications

DAR (Darlington Assistance for Refugees)


Posted over 30 days ago...

At DAR, our aim is to support refugees and asylum seekers to settle in Darlington.  Since we work with families, our volunteers required DBS certification.  We're looking for someone to manage the DBS process for our volunteers


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Darlington, DL3 8PS

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

You will:

Implement the DBS process for new DAR members in a timely manner Liaise with new members and the DBS agency to ensure documentation is verified and that applications are processed quickly and effectively Issue reminders to current members when DBS renewals are due Maintain accurate, up to date spreadsheets of DBS certification Provide reports and recommend improvements to the DBS process, as appropriate Support the Membership and Volunteer Coordinator, Enquiries Administrator and DAR Secretary with additional administrative tasks and provide cover for these roles when required.  This includes undertaking the following tasks:

Managing enquiries process Ensuring members have completed safeguarding training and updating records Issuing offers to new members Organising and preparing for Trustee and Executive meetings Taking minutes at meetings

What are we looking for?

You will have the following skills/experience: Essential

Previous administrative experience, including maintaining records Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel Ability to communicate well in English, both in writing and orally Organisational skills Willingness to learn Adaptability Collaborative and supportive of colleagues


Lived experience of the asylum or immigration system Previous volunteer/charity sector experience Experience of organising and recording minutes of meetings Experience of using Google software suite

What difference will you make?

Your organisational skills will speed up the process, which will enable new volunteers to join us sooner and improve the service we provide to people who really need our help


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