Receptionist/Administrative Support Fareham

Receptionist needed to assist in front office providing general reception/admin duties for the community charity. You will work closely with and be supported by the Administration Assistant as well as a friendly team of staff and volunteers at the office.

Duties may include any of the following:

Greeting personal callers to Community First in Fareham, signing in and signposting them to projects within the organisation or responding to enquiries; taking telephone enquiries; booking meeting/interview space; photocopying/binding/laminating documents; keeping reception display notice boards up to date; reprinting/re-ordering replacements as required; sending out mailings; franking and sending outgoing mail; occasional banking/going to post office; arranging refreshments for meetings as required; placing stationery orders/keeping stationery cupboard stocked; filing

There are also opportunities to provide additional back office support for our community projects. This might include data entry, producing printed materials using mail merge, telephone work and emailing.

The nature of this post means it would suit a self motivated person who can work unsupervised and identify work that could be carried out during quiet times at the reception desk.

A bright friendly and welcoming personality is essential!

There are various afternoon slots available in 3 to4 hour slots - can be flexible. Community First Fareham office is open from Monday - Thursday from 9am - 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30.

Travel costs will be reimbursed

Access to training as required for the role


Able to give a friendly welcome

Good communication skills

Ability to be self-motivated within a friendly team

IT skills essential including MS Office 16: Word, Excel and Google mail and other applications.  Confidence to learn to use new databases.

Training and on-going support will be given


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel costs reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Access to training as required for the role
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 19/04/2018

End Date: 01/04/2020

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
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Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

There are various slots available in 3 to 4 hour slots - can be flexible.


163 West Street,
PO16 0EF

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