Swail House Association for the Visually Impaired- Care worker to Assist a visually impaired male

Care workers needed to work for a visually impaired person in the Epsom area. To assist with general domestic tasks, including some administrative tasks.

Hours – 8 hours a week, flexible.  Pay £12 per hour.

For more information please contact David Thompson by e-mail on davidharristhompson@gmail.com

Kids for Kids – Administrator

Are you passionate about using your skills to help children in Darfur, Sudan trapped in the middle of horrendous fighting? Kids for Kids is providing essential help to thousands of families in desperate need of food, water, shelter, and medical care.

We are looking for an administrative whizz to join our small but dedicated team working from your own home, on a self-employed basis. This is a flexible position needing someone determined to make a lasting difference in the world. You will also have fun as we work together making a lasting impact on the lives of the most deprived children in the world – those living in remove villages in Darfur, Sudan. You will need to be able to visit our office in Dorking, Surrey, one or twice a week so will need to live within a reasonable distance.

About Kids for Kids

Kids for Kids is the only charity founded specifically to help children in one of the most challenging regions of the world, Darfur, Sudan. For the past 22 years we have been transforming the lives of children through a unique package of integrated projects, working closely with the communities themselves. Life in the remote villages in Darfur is amongst the most deprived in the world. You will be helping transform the lives of children long term when you join our small, dedicated team.

About the contract

This is a key position as it will be your responsibility to ensure the smooth-running of the charity, enabling us to support even more children and their families with our sustainable projects.

Your efficiency in keeping accurate records and communicating effectively with our supporters will contribute directly to the extent we can help in Darfur. You will be determined to make a long-term difference to the lives of children, knowing your work will have a measurable impact on their lives. The administrative team is small; so, your position is hugely important. You must have a keen eye for detail and love administrative tasks.

This is a challenging, and immensely rewarding contract, requiring someone who has a can-do attitude, is hardworking, efficient, has excellent attention to detail, can work in a fast-paced environment and good at managing their own time. You will interact with our donors, Patrons and celebrities as part of the public face of Kids for Kids, but most of all you will be as determined as we are to make a lasting difference to children’s lives.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Working closely with the team, Chairman/ CEO, Deputy CEO and Fundraising & Outreach Coordinator, to support fundraising activities

· Looking after supporters, and our many volunteers, from thanking them for their donations, to keeping them up to date with the latest news from Darfur

· In charge of the office, including maintaining office supplies, filing and general office duties

· Maintaining and updating contacts in our database, outlook distribution lists and Mailchimp

· Updating our database with donations

· Run reports from our different fundraising platforms and ensuring all data is inputted in the database accurately

· Updating the website

· Writing reports and updating our leaflets

· Support and administration of our biannual mailings and emailing campaigns

· Accurate maintenance of charity’s records on database, spreadsheets and other systems

· Minute-taking

· Diary management

· Event administration

· Ensuring our Correspondence is kept up-to-date

· Producing Gift Certificates

Candidate requirements


· Must be passionate about administration and keeping accurate records

· Previous Executive Level PA experience or hands on Administrative experience

· Must be available to work Monday-Friday

· Ability to work on your own, and under pressure

· Experienced, self-motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated, with initiative and the ability to work as part of a small administrative team

· Volunteer management experience

· Reliable and responsible

· Excellent attention to detail

· Excellent IT skills with extensive experience of Zoom, Teams and Microsoft Office

· Experience of MS Excel – ability to use spreadsheets, input basic formulae and remove duplications

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, to be able to liaise with volunteers, supporters and other professionals

· Calm and confident with a positive, can-do attitude

· First class people skills and excellent organisational and IT skills

· Excellent research skills


· Experience of MS Access – data input and ability to run queries and reports

· Fundraising / Events experience

· Social media experience

Location & commitments:

· Self-employed contract as the hours may vary, but hours will be 25 to 30 hours per week

· Hybrid – home based with up to 2 days a week in Dorking

· £12-£15 per hour commensurate with experience

· You must have a laptop (not Mac) and Windows 11, MS Office including Access, Publisher, plus a good colour printer and fast internet.

How to apply:

We’re looking forward to receiving CVs from candidates with a passion for administration and sustainable development. Please email a cover letter and CV demonstrating your suitability to: Davina@kidsforkids.org.uk. Only those on the short list will be contacted. Must have the right to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Citizens Advice Surrey Adviceline Adviser

Full-time and part-time posts available. £22,000-£26,000, (pro-rata for part time) 12-month fixed term (with potential for extension).

Office based in one of our local offices in: Camberley, Tandridge, Elmbridge (West), Epsom & Ewell, Esher or Mole Valley – Offices in Dorking and Leatherhead Reigate & Banstead Runnymede & Spelthorne South West Surrey – (Guildford, Ash and Waverley) Woking

There’s never been a more important time to work for Citizens Advice. As energy bills rocket and costs continue to rise, families are struggling to make ends meet, and we’re experiencing record-breaking demand for our services. Join us on the frontline of the cost-of-living crisis and play a vital role in helping people find a way forward. In this role, you’ll have an exciting and unique opportunity to work as part of a new organised, enthusiastic team working across Surrey for one of our most vital and high demand services – Adviceline.

All 10 organisations across the county have agreed to trial a new way of working to increase the accessibility and efficiency of our phone service to deliver an improved experience for clients, volunteers and staff. Your role in this service will be to be the first point of contact for clients across Surrey looking for advice, once the required training is completed.

As part of the role, we are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and organised team player who can help drive forward the service. No experience working in the charity sector is needed but the successful candidate will have a keen interest in helping people in need no matter what their background. You will have effective communication skills and an ability to work pro-actively, both individually and within a team, along with being able to demonstrate effective computer literacy.

For more information please email admin@camv.org.uk

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