Volunteering opportunities

We are passionate about volunteering at Only Connect and want all our volunteering opportunities to have mutual benefit for both volunteers and the organisation. We recognise that volunteers can make a significant contribution to our objectives.

There are a number of ways in which you can volunteer at Only Connect. We have opportunities to work with our Members and support our fantastic team of case workers. You could also be a part of the back office team, supporting our research and fundraising.

If you would like to discuss current opportunities, please complete the form below and send your CV to info@onlyconnectuk.org.

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Tell us about your relevant education/employment/voluntary experience and skills you have. This will help us understand what role you may be suitable for.

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Volunteering Job Opportunities - Receptionist

If you think you fit the bill we want to hear from you! Please send a cv and email and a completed Equality & Diversity Monitoring form to: savi.uppal@onlyconnectuk.org by Friday 22 February

Job Title: Receptionist Appointment: Part-Time:

Location: Only Connect Offices, 32 Cubitt Street, London WC1X 0LR

Salary Range: Volunteer Post.  We will pay towards your travel and lunch

Hours: Ideally 1 to 2 days a week, this can be split between mornings and afternoons – as suitable for the candidate  

About Only Connect: We are Only Connect.  We’re on a mission to transform the lives of people with experience of the criminal justice system. We do this by helping Londoners aged 16+ to harness their own potential and progress in to education, training and employment (ETE).

About the Building: The charity, Only Connect is housed in a Grade II listed building, a former Baptist Chapel just a few minutes walk from Kings Cross / St Pancras tube station. 

The building primarily houses two Charities 1. Only Connect and 2. Launch 22.  It raises revenue from renting out a co-working and event space. Launch 22 is an organisation that supports entrepreneurs from all walks of life start their ‘dream job’.   

The building also loans the space to a few other small charities and quirky /creative organisations.  

Purpose Of Role: Your primary responsibility as the first point of contact for all companies will be to meet and greet and welcome all visitors coming into the building and to have knowledge of the companies housed here.  

To take delivery of post and packages for staff  

To help with event set up and hospitality requirements for meetings and events  

To work alongside The Venue Manger and the Operations Manager, responsible for the running of the building  

This job may also suit someone who is studying at University - During reception off peak times you will have the opportunity to carry on with your studies!  

A building induction, first aid and fire warden awareness overview will be given to the successful candidate

We hope to make this a fun and interactive role as you bring energy, creativity and imagination to the post  

Personality Traits

· Positive and enthusiastic ·Patient with clients, our Members and staff · Honest with colleagues and managers about difficulties and challenges