The Hub Dumfries and Galloway

Charity registered in Scotland SC043384

The hub is a community anchor organisation, with a regionwide community development remit. The hub develops and delivers services that address community needs.
The hub is a resource base in Dumfries town centre which provides wraparound support for community groups, voluntary sector organisations and social innovators.
The hub is home to anywhere between 10 and 15 organisations or projects at any given time and as such is able to offer a wide and constantly evolving variety of volunteer opportunities.

4.1 To advance education, social welfare and the furtherance of health and wellbeing. 4.2 The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage. 4.3 To advance other non-profit distributing organizations in Dumfries and Galloway in furtherance of their own purposes of advancement of education, social welfare and relief of disadvantage. 4.4 The advancement of community development and citizenship to build social capital and resilience in disadvantaged communities. 4.5 To promote and organize co-operation in the achievement of the above purposes and bring together representatives of communities, statutory agencies and non-profit distributing organizations engaged in the furtherance of the above purposes

Current opportunity

The hub is seeking volunteer receptionists/admin support. This opportunity would enhance existing skills and gain experience of working in the voluntary sector with a close supportive team who have a strong sense of teamwork and community. Volunteer tasks will include: • Dealing with public enquiries both in person and over the phone • Signposting • Keeping display area of information up to date and replenished • Processing incoming and outgoing mail • Producing/updating documents using Microsoft packages ie word, spreadsheets, publisher etc • Photocopying • Filing.