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Admin Volunteer

The Green Academies Project (GAP) at Dunham Massey aims to help young people become passionate about the environment, learn new skills, prepare for employment or education, and take back their enthusiasm to their community.  We will be engaging with young people aged 11-24 on the Dunham Massey estate and in the community of Partington led by our own GAP Ranger, Sophie Bray.  Participants will have the chance to work on a wide variety of environmental projects and activities including: building outdoor classrooms, food growing, wildlife surveys, wild camping and a range of heritage and conservation skills.  We will also be helping young people develop communication, team working and project management skills.  The GAP team needs volunteers to help us with the general administration of our project including logging activities, maintaining records, preparing documents, helping to organise external events and helping with marketing and publicity.




By getting involved, you could

• Make a real difference to the lives of young people from all backgrounds
• Be part of a new and dynamic National Trust project
• Become part of a friendly and dedicated team in a varied administrative role
• Develop your own skills in office management
• Complete 50 hours of volunteering and receive a free NT entry card to all properties and 20% retail discount


What's involved?

• General office administration – logging records of attendance and volunteering, maintaining accurate databases, preparing information for reports
• Ensuring all GAP paperwork is completed by participants and referring organisations
• Marketing and promotion – help with the marketing of Green Academies at Dunham Massey, including newsletters and stakeholder updates and the organisation of shows, events and bookings
• Producing certificates of achievement and participation for GAP




This role will suit you if you are...

• Organised, have great communication skills and have a good practical knowledge of PC’s and office programmes.
• This role would be ideal for someone looking to develop their own office management skills, keen to learn about innovative ways of working with young people and with an interest in marketing
• An excellent team player with good interpersonal skills.


Extra information

• We’ll help you get to know Dunham Massey, how you can help and how you will work with the rest of the team – with induction and training
• We provide equipment to help you do this role well and safely
• We’ll also cover agreed costs of your travel between home and Dunham Massey or Partington


Time commitment 3+ hours a week or more if you can spare the time.

Who to contact

07771 342265

Where to go

Venue Address
National Trust, Dunham Massey Hall
WA14 4SJ
Last updated date:
08 September 2020

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