Programme Volunteers

Role Type:

Volunteer

Purpose:

Ethical Reading is a Community Interest Company whose mission is to encourage and embed ethical behaviours inside organisations. We are looking for several volunteers across our programmes to support the work we do.

Description:

Ethical Reading is a Community Interest Company whose mission is to encourage and embed ethical behaviours inside organisations. We do this by enabling action via our programmes and initiatives which include:

  • Environmental Sustainability – Trees for Reading
  • Environmental Sustainability – Active Travel and Cycle Security
  • Workplace Wellbeing – Healthy and Ethical Workplaces
  • Business Ethics – Ethical Recruitment
  • Ethics in Education – Ethics in Schools
  • Ethics in Education – Ethics for university students

We need volunteers across all these programmes and to provide back office admin support as well. Under the guidance of a lead Director, activities include::

  • Helping to develop and grow the initiatives
  • Supporting events related to the initiatives
  • Engaging the community and businesses leaders
  • Spreading the word about what we do over social media

What’s in it for you?

Volunteering with Ethical Reading is a great opportunity for you to make a positive impact locally and support our work across our programmes and initiatives such as Trees for Reading and Ethics in Education. It’s also a chance to apply and enhance skills if you are relatively new into the workface or have taken a break from working and want to return at some point. We currently have around 20 volunteers with a broad range of backgrounds and experience

Support given:

  • Volunteer induction and coaching
  • Regular meetings with the lead Director
  • Training on Ethical Reading (Microsoft) systems
  • Volunteers social meetups

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Proficient in IT systems administration and or software development
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office365 administration would be helpful

Time Commitment:

Depends on the role and is typically @ 4 hours per week on average

Apply:

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