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Reception Volunteers

Spare time on your hands? Then help us put a smile on someone’s face!

We are looking for Receptionist/Administrator Volunteers to help cover our Reception area. This role is the first point of contact for The Children’s Centre in responding to enquiries internally, and from the general public. The role will involve telephone work, answering emails and basic administration. By dealing with enquiries and queries you will be directly helping to put children, young people and families first.


Good organisational skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, good interpersonal skills and ability to deal with sensitive or emotionally charged situations, sound IT skills, good listening and communication skills. Volunteering is conditional upon us completing all recruitment procedures, and receiving a satisfactory DBS check.

 When Required:

This is a flexible role and can be shared with other volunteers. Time expectation is morning Monday to Friday – morning slot 8.00 until 10.00/11.00 or afternoon slot 4.00 till 6.00 p.m. In addition volunteers are required to resource the role during holiday periods and other absence.

 You will get a lot of personal satisfaction and enjoyment from your volunteering role:-

•              You will be able to develop new skills, expand your knowledge and use your existing expertise

•              You will meet new people, make new friendships and work as part of a dedicated team

•              Training: You will receive full training and support in your role.

 If you are an Isle of Man resident, and would like to consider volunteering in this important front facing role, we would love to hear from you. Telephone 01624 800000 or e-mail us here at The Children’s Centre

Please come and visit The Children’s Centre, look around and meet the team, or please visit our website for further information

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support our work.

  • £3,000 per day to run our charitable programmes
  • £7 benefit for every £1 spent on Thriving families programme
  • 40% of local children and young people engaged in our services
  • 16 groups of all ages hosted at the Farm each week