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Volunteer for data entry needed Posted on Monday, 13 February 2023

Role Description: Transport Data Entry Volunteer

Organisation name: Voluntary Action South Leicestershire (VASL)

Volunteer Role:  Transport Data Entry Volunteer

Voluntary Action South Leicestershire (VASL) is a local based charity supporting local people.  VASL Car Scheme is a transport service provided by volunteer drivers using their own cars.  It serves Harborough district residents who live east of Husbands Bosworth (A5199).  Clients who use us are elderly/disabled/rurally isolated or have no transport of their own or have difficulty using or have no access to public transport.

Hours: 

1 – 2 hours per week between 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm on a Tuesday or Thursday

Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Adding new client information to the Car Scheme’s computerised database, may involve telephoning the client.

Skills required:

  • IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to listen as well as talk
  • Reliable
  • Enjoys learning and applies learning to volunteer role

Responsible to:

Transport Office team

Location:

The project team is based at:  VASL, Torch House, Torch Way, Northampton Road, LE16 9HL

Supervision and Support:

The Project Team have an ’open-door’ policy to volunteers so you can pop in any time, ring 01858 46499 or email transport@vasl.org.uk

Benefits of volunteering with VASL:

  • Social contact with other volunteers
  • Belonging to a thriving local organisation
  • Using spare time constructively giving personal satisfaction
  • Making a positive difference to someone’s life
  • Building your skills, networks and confidence
  • Sense of achievement
  • Exploring new types of volunteering /work
  • Your volunteering can be added to CV or job applications
  • Enables you to give something back to the community

Expenses:

50p per mile from the volunteer’s home to office and back

If you are interested in volunteering with us call 01858 468499 or email transport@vasl.org.uk