Organisation Name: Heslington Pre-School

Organisation Address:
on site of Lord Deramore's Primary School
School Lane
Heslington, York
YO10 5EE

Organisation's Cause:
Children / Young People / Families
Education & Learning

Type of Voluntary Activity:
Admin / Office Support
Trusteeship / Committees

Location of Voluntary Activity:
At Home / Digitally
Fulford and Heslington Ward

Role description:
Standard secretary jobs are as follows:
 Send out meeting invites and agenda items
 Take minutes during meetings
 Keep track of important decisions made via written resolutions
 Circulate minutes/decisions to relevant parties (committee, staff)

Skills and behaviours needed for the role:
No prior experience required, we'll help you settle in. Get in touch if you would like to help.

Behaviours/skills needed:
- Meet with one or two of our committee members to chat through the role
- Being dependable
- Being fairly computer literate: emails, word processing
- Time commitment required would be ca. 1h per week during school term time (weeks can be combined, e.g. 2h per fortnight)

- We expect the utmost confidentiality on issues concerning children and parents using Pre-School, and for staff and committee members, unless to do so would not comply with safeguarding requirements.

Will there be a DBS check? Yes

Driving Licence required? No

Volunteer's own vehicle required? No

Suitable for:
Ongoing Volunteering

What will the volunteer gain/benefit from:
- Build on your skill set - personal growth - Strengthen your CV - Make new friends - Give back to your community - Enjoy a fulfilling role

When are volunteers needed: From 1 September 2021 onwards. Filling in the necessary paperwork will be done as soon as convenient. We used to meet every half term (6x a year), but since the pandemic more of our decision-making has occurred via written means.

How to get involved:
Please send an email to to indicate your interest. We'd be happy to chat things through too, to see if the role is for you :) Please contact the staff team via 07708155484 who can forward your details to the committee.

Web link: Click here

Closing date: 31-10-2021