Finance and Administration Vacancies 

April 2021

Role: Volunteer Clerk to the Board

The person will be required to take notes of the action points and outcomes of discussions during the meeting, ensure that the Fireflies AI system is recording the meeting and afterward go through the transcript of the meeting amending any spoken word errors. MS Teams should also be recording the meeting.

The post holder will also assist the Company Secretary in organising dates for a pre-meeting with the Chair at which the Clerk will take note of the agenda that is to be drawn up and will then ensure that said agenda is distributed to all Directors at least a week prior to the meeting. The Clerk will ensure that the monthly management reports and financial reports have been distributed to all directors and will advise the Company Secretary of any other business Directors intimate they wish to discuss prior to the meeting.

Training will be provided to the post holder in
  • how to use Microsoft Teams to organise and record meetings

  • how to use Fireflies to record edit and download meetings.

  • The post holder should have access to broadband enabling them to take part in online meetings.

  • Cue and Review Recording Service will provide a laptop to the post holder to enable them to undertake this work.

  • A board clerk needs to be IT literate, have good administrative and record-keeping skills be aware of confidentiality and be able to follow relevant policies.

 
Your Availability
  • Works remotely from anywhere

  • 3 hours per week

 

 
Role: Volunteer Social Impact Analyst Assistants

The volunteer will work alongside Evaluation Support Scotland to design and implement telephone surveys that will be conducted with the listeners to our daily and weekly podcast service. They will also survey the views of our volunteer access to audio ambassadors and our volunteer home readers. The evaluation that they draw up will be used to design future funding bids and to highlight the impact that's grant bodies funding has had on our charity our listeners and our volunteers.  

 
Training
  • will be provided through Evaluation Support Scotland

  • how to use Microsoft Teams to organise and record meetings

  • how to use Fireflies to record edit and download meetings.

  • The post Holder should have access to broadband enabling them to take part in online meetings.

  • Cue and Review Recording Service will provide a laptop to the post holder to enable them to undertake this work.

 
Your Availability
  • Works remotely from anywhere

  • 3 hours per week

 
Role: Excel-based Accounting System Volunteer

 

What You'll Work On
  • Update of accounting system in Excel

  • Training and guidelines on how to manage system and generate basic reports.

 

Your Skills
  • Accounting

 

Your Experience
  • Proficiency with Excel

  • Experience setting up a bookkeeping system from scratch

  • Ability to set up regular recording, reconciliation, and reporting practices

 

Your Availability
  • Works remotely from anywhere

  • 3 hours per week

 

Benefits of Volunteering with Cue and Review Print Speaking to the Blind
  • You are valued and treated as part of a team.

  • You receive support from staff to help carry out your voluntary role.

  • You will have access to training to help you do your role well.

  • Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

  • We will celebrate your successes and achievements.

  • We will give you the opportunity to practice and develop your skills.

  • We will listen to, value and take into consideration your opinions and suggestions.

  • We develop flexible and diverse volunteer roles that complement (but do not substitute for) the roles of paid staff. Where possible volunteer roles are adapted to meet individual needs.

 
Our Expectations of Volunteers

We have policies that set out the procedures that everyone needs to follow. We will provide copies of these policies to you and help you in understanding how they apply to your role. In particular, we expect all volunteers to:

  • Have a non-judgmental attitude.

  • Respect confidentiality.

  • Be a good timekeeper.

  • Be a Team player

 
Job Search and Volunteering

If your ultimate goal is paid employment, we are happy to facilitate your job search by rearranging your time commitment with us. Anyone in receipt of JSA, RDS, Universal Credit or any other benefits is fully entitled to volunteer.  It is a good practice to let the Job Centre Advisor know about your volunteering activity. Also on request we can write to your Job Centre Adviser to assure them that your role with us is voluntary and you receive no payments.

 
Confidentiality

In your work as a volunteer for Cue and Review Print Speaking to the Blind you may have access to confidential information from service users and staff that you should not share with people outside of the organisation. In this you will be maintaining confidentiality.

It is not appropriate for you to discuss or disclose personal information about service users, staff members or volunteers outside of the organisation, e.g. addresses, phone numbers, etc.

 

 

 
Person Specification

 

The candidate should be able to demonstrate an interest in the organisation and how their skills can benefit the ongoing development of the organisation.

How To Apply:

Email alastairmcphee@cueandreview.com for an informal chat before downloading and completing the application form below