Administration Assistant Hamilton Information Project For Youth

Scottish Charity Awards 2017 winner – Leading Light – Celine Sinclair, The Yard

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Organisation information

Hamilton Information Project For Youth

Charity registered in Scotland SC024752

Good HQ

Aims & objectives

To encourage young people in the 15 - 25 age bracket to collect, disseminate information relevant to their needs. To provide a guidance/counselling service.
Job number
Time of attendance
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£5.90 - £7.83 depending on age

Job description

• General office duties: including word processing, desk top publishing, managing & ordering stationary, processing mail, photocopying, filing

• Telephone and reception duties: including answering phone, dealing with general enquiries and providing basic information service

• Assisting staff with administration tasks: production of reports, updating information and resource library

• Basic accounting: petty cash, processing volunteer expenses, processing & payment of invoices

• Assisting services users: providing admin support to complete forms, type CV’s

•Opportunities to:

- produce, source and collate information relevant and attractive to young people

- Create innovative ways for young people to access information through use of technology

- Promote youth issues through production of materials and attendance at youth events and activities

This list is not exhaustive and other relevant duties may be added after consultation with post holder.

Person specification

The following skills are essential criteria for the above post:

• Sound verbal/written communication skills and computer knowledge

• Personal qualities: honesty, enthusiasm, reliability

The following are desirable qualities:

• Some experience of working/volunteering in office environment

• Personal qualities: ability to work within agreed timescales

• Ability to relate to young people and communicate with members of the public

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required