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Shine is a charity which provides specialist support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families & carers.

Shine HQ Admin Volunteer

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Applications closed on 30 May.

Could you offer a few hours a week to help our lovely Resources and Fundraising team in Shine’s Head Office based in Peterborough? Tasks are varied and could include: Assisting with a variety of upcoming projects and campaigns across Shine including Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness week, Go Yellow for Shine. Sending out vital resources and information to our Shine members and supporters. Plus, being part of a great team, and knowing you are helping to support people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus.

The role will be based at Shine’s Head Office in Peterborough.

This is a varied role and a great opportunity for you not only to learn new skills but gain experience of working within a charity and its business workings. You will receive a full induction to Shine and to your role and have a member of staff as a named contact who will support you.

You could do one, or all, of the following activities.

Project Management

Assisting with a variety of upcoming projects or campaigns across Shine including Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness week, Go Yellow for Shine. Answering and directing calls and making up information packs for members and fundraising supporters 


Support the Shine Fundraising team and Shine Services team with the annual  programme of virtual and face to face events for staff, members and supporters 


Logging data information on SalesForce (CRM) - (Training will be given). Updating member records, mailing, filing, Scanning documents, preparing materials and writing letters and any other ad hoc admin tasks that might pop up. 


What's the duration of the opportunity?


Where is the opportunity based?

Shine Head Office Unit 4, The Forum Minerva Business Park Peterborough PE2 6FT

Can students travel to the opportunity via public transport?


What attributes would your ideal volunteer have?

Friendly, good customer service skills. Being familiar with IT packages such as Microsoft office.

What skills would the volunteer gain?

Development of skills including - Administration and Clerical, Communication, Event Planning, Marketing, Presentation, Project Management, Time Management.
  • Your CampusPeterborough
  • InterestsAdmin and IT, Children and Youth, Disability, Elderly, Family, Health, Fundraising, Marketing and Media
  • FrequencyOn-Going

Employability skills

  • Application of IT 0
  • Business and Commercial Awareness 0
  • Emotional Intelligence 0
  • Problem-solving 0
  • Project Management 0
  • Self-Management 0
  • Social Responsibility 0
  • Team Work 0