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Admin Support for Peer Support Volunteer Programme - EXPIRED

Job Title Admin Support for Peer Support Volunteer Programme - EXPIRED
Contract Type Temporary / Interim
Location Brighton
Salary Out of pocket expenses and lunch
Job Published 04 Dec 2015
Contact Name Volunteers Team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

Organisation: Action on Elder Abuse

Are you organised, confident and motivated?

We are looking for someone to offer administrative support to our Peer Support Volunteer Programme here at Action on Elder Abuse based in East Sussex.

Action on Elder Abuse are the only organisation in the UK that focuses exclusively on the issue of abuse regarding older people. We provide support to those who have been or are at risk of being abused, through our Helpline and our newly established Peer Support Volunteer Programme (PSVP).

As part of administrative support, a key part of the role will involve you researching and exploring potential partner agencies for AEA to become involved with regarding the Peer Support Service. This would involve telephone and email enquiries, identifying what is available and how we would seek to work with that organisation. It will also involve seeking potential referrers into our service in the East Sussex region.

It will also involve sending out application packs to potential volunteers and once received, inputting these onto our system. You would also be preparing information and packs as and when required.

Other duties as and when required.

This role will be flexible and will initially be home-based, with weekly catch-ups via Skype/telephone with the Peer Development Officer.

You will be required to work in accordance with the policies of AEA and participate in relevant training and supervision during your time as a volunteer.

What Skills/Experience Are Required?

  • Good Communication Skills, both orally and in writing
  • Experience of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to use your own initiative and comfortable in working with minimal supervision

Within this role you will have the opportunity to be a part of something new and exciting, as well as developing new skills and experiences.

You will be provided with out of pocket expenses if travelling to the office/events and training as well as lunch.

Supervision and training will be provided regularly.

You will require a standard DBS check and to provide two satisfactory references.

If you are interested in this role and require further information, please contact the National Peer Development Officer, Carly Snead on 020 8835 9294/07495 553150 or alternatively at

Ref: EXPIRED - LF376 | Published: 04th Dec 2015