Administration and Reception Volunteers

Looking for a volunteering role that can be different from one session to the next?

Interested in what is going in Basingstoke and Deane, supporting individuals and community projects to make a real difference in Basingstoke and Deane?

Basingstoke Voluntary Action (BVA) are looking for volunteers to support their work with the local community and charities across the borough of Basingstoke and Deane.

Tasks could include:

  • Helping in reception; answering enquiries (phone and in person), directing calls, keeping reception area tidy and up to date, setting up rooms before meetings and clearing away after
  • General office duties in the BVA Office
  • Finding out what services, activities and/or groups are taking place in the borough to update information on our database/website
  • Researching specific subjects to share with the wider team and organisations
  • Supporting the promotion of groups and their activities through social media and local paper


  • A minimum commitment of half a day per week, time by agreementĀ 
  • Interest in the local community
  • Friendly and welcoming with good communication skills
  • Smart appearance
  • Confident in the use of a computer however training is given on our systems
  • Ability to work as part of a team and by yourself


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Not suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel costs
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
    Informal meeting and trial period
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    The role is varied and can be tailored

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings 8.45am - 1pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons 1-5 pm


The Orchard
White Hart Lane
RG21 4AF

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