30 - Administrator
When We Need You
From 01/06/2012 onwards
DAPL (Drug and Alcohol Project Limited) is a counselling service offering one to one counselling and other forms of support to anyone affected by their own or other's drug use. As a volunteer, you would work as part of the administration team undertaking a variety of administration tasks. When answering the phone you would be the first point of contact for clients, members of the public and staff from other agencies, then directing the call to the appropriate person and taking messages as required. There are a number of administrative tasks that you would be trained to fulfil including attending to the mail, compiling and disseminating information packs and electronic data collation. In addition you would be given the experience of working in a busy counselling agency, interacting with other team members, meeting and greeting clients as they arrive for appointments.
DAPL's under 18s team is continuing to support young people and their families by providing confidential 1:1 counselling, information, support and advice. DAPL have recently recruited a Family Support Worker who is setting up groups throughout Fife to support anyone who is affected by substance misuse. The Cupar group currently takes place in the YMCA on Thursday mornings.
Skills & Experience
The volunteer would be required to have good communication and organisation skills. Also be of a friendly disposition, being non-discriminatory in their apporach.
There is an opportunity to volunteer in our office in Leven, 1-2 Parkdale Avenue. Travel expenses will be paid at 37 p per mile to a maximum of £10 per return journey. Ideally we would look for you to volunteer for at least 3 hours (half day) per week.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Police Check, References
Training and Induction Details
Induction will include information about the organisation and the service. Support training will be determined by need of the volunteer and organisation. Support and line management supervision will be given by an experienced named employee.
Administrative / Office Work
Drugs / Alcohol Issues
Mileage is paid at 37 p per mile to a maximum of £10, or public transport costs to a maximum of £10.
Frequency & Commitment
Minimum hours: 3 hours per week
No minimum age has been specified for this opportunity
Opportunity Provided By
Contact: Carol Ferrie
Tel: 01333 422277